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Old 08-31-2010, 08:50 AM   #1
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2nd Oddball Orphan Blanket - "Fiesta"!
Hello amazing charity knitters!

Believe it or not, we are starting up another large Oddball Blanket. This morning, I finished up a blanket we worked on over the past few years, and it's on the way to an orphanage in Mexico. (Josiah and Bethany Children's Home)


Now, we are starting up our second blanket for the orphanage.
I finished the first section last night, and it's FULL of color!


We have 12 knitters. Each knitter will knit for about 5 inches. (Keep in mind that every row has 200 stitches.)

If you would like to join in on knitting some sections of our blanket, just reply here.

I will need the following information from knitters:
Name, mailing address, pets? smoker?, allergic to pets?, allergic to tobacco?

I arrange knitters so that all allergic knitters are first in line, then we finish up with pet owners and smokers. When the blanket is complete, I will finish it up, give it a good wash, and mail it to the orphanage.

Here are our instructions for working on the blanket:
http://oddballknitters.blogspot.com/...-lapghans.html

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Old 08-31-2010, 10:54 AM   #2
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You know I am in!
Yay! Thanks Holly!

I know your mailing address. Now, remind me if you are a pet owner, smoker, or have any allergies. Just send me a private message.
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Shandeh,
The first blanket you all did is beautiful I may be able to help with the new blanket but will let you know for sure in a couple of days. I just wanted to point out that your link with the directions say to knit for 3 inches but your post says 4 inches...

Happy Knitting!
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Count me in too! We're a non-smoking house but we do have pets. I'll send you a PM with all my other details.

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Originally Posted by yarncharmer View Post
The first blanket you all did is beautiful I may be able to help with the new blanket but will let you know for sure in a couple of days. I just wanted to point out that your link with the directions say to knit for 3 inches but your post says 4 inches...Happy Knitting!
Thanks! I've decided to use fewer knitters than the usual amount for this blanket. So, we will be knitting an inch more. I think I will make a new page of directions for the orphan blankets. Thanks for letting me know about the discrepancy!

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Count me in too! We're a non-smoking house but we do have pets. I'll send you a PM with all my other details. Beth
Thanks Beth!
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I would like to help with this blanket. Sending pm with info.
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I'd like to help with this blanket also. We are a non-smoking house, but have a dog. I can pm my address to you.
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I'll take a spot on this one...non-smoking, one dog and lots of yarn!
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Thank you, my friends! We are filling up with knitters quickly on this blanket!
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