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Old 10-01-2008, 12:47 AM   #1
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October KAL - Make Something for the Holidays!
Can you believe it's already October?!

Before too long, Halloween will be over and done.

Thanksgiving is just around the bend,

and Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas will be upon us!

So....to get ready for the holidays, let's make something special for our home and family with our knit and crochet skills!

Are there trick-or-treaters in your home?
Make them a bag to carry all their candy!! Or make tiny toys to give out to those who knock on your door.
Mini Skull & Crossbones Tote
Skull Knitting Tote
Finger Puppets
Hackey Sacks
Glow in the Dark Jack-o-Lantern
Other Halloween Patterns

Expecting company for Thanksgiving?
Make a nice table runner, placemats, or napkin rings for your table. Or make a pretty towel and dishcloth set, or oven mitts & hotpads for your kitchen!
Dishcloth & Towel Set
Circular Old Shale Tablecloth
Knitted Lace Doily
Kureyon Tea Cozy
Placemats
Potholders and Hot Pads
Table Runners

Celebrating Hanukkah or Kwanzaa?
There are some interesting craft patterns available on the internet!
Knit Kippah
Judaic Crafts
Kwanzaa Craft Projects

Excited about Christmas?
Knit or crochet a stocking, tree skirt, or ornament to make your home festive!
Christmas Patterns
Fair-Isle Christmas Ball
Christmas Garland
Vintage Christmas Stocking

(Those were all knitting patterns, so if anyone knows of any good crochet patterns to share, feel free to list them!)

Our knit-along starts right now, so let's get going!
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