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Old 12-25-2009, 01:47 PM   #1
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KH New Year's Eve Party 2010 - Prizes, Quizzes, Fun!
Hi everyone!

Every year, for New Year's Eve, I host a discussion in our forum to bring in the New Year.
This year, we will be offering PRIZES! Woo Hoo!
Since I have been blessed with such a large stash, I'll be offering some skeins of yarn, and a few knitting booklets. (Sorry I don't have any crochet books to offer, but I'm sure the yarn can be used by everyone.)

To be eligible for the prizes, just join in our discussion between 11:30 & 2:30 AM (Eastern US times), and tell me (Shandeh) to add you to the drawing. At 12:00 and 12:30 for North American time regions (Eastern, Central, Mountain, Pacific), I will draw a name out of a hat to determine the winner. The prizes will be random, so it's the luck of the draw what you'll get! (See prizes here.)

Winners do not have to be online at the time of the drawing. I will notify you by private message in the forum if you are a winner.

I will also ask a few quiz questions (about Knitting Help) at various times of the night for more prizes. FUN!



We will use this discussion thread, starting at 11:30 PM (Eastern US Time) on December 31st. I will stay in the discussion until 3:30 AM (Eastern US Time), until the New Year is welcomed all over the US.


The rest of you can have the New Year's Eve Party in your part of the world as well. Just log in to the forum, open this discussion, and start typing. We want to see the KH New Year all over the planet!


Feel free to post photos of your party, as well as photos of your current knit and crochet projects in the works.
Happy New Year 2010!

I'm looking forward to seeing all of you!

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Old 12-26-2009, 09:19 PM   #2
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I'll be here to keep you company......if anybody finds an easy, fun, 2010 pattern, let us know!
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Old 12-27-2009, 10:58 AM   #3
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Thanks Pam!
I'll make an extra glass of champagne, just for the occasion.
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Old 12-30-2009, 09:51 PM   #4
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Just a reminder that tomorrow night is our New Year's Eve party! If you plan on joining us, bring your knitting and crochet project, and your glass of bubbly to your computer. We'll welcome 2010 together, and have fun "talking" to each other.

I'll be knitting on some bulky slipper socks during our party. I need them to keep my feet warm this winter!

I'm using the "Red Hot Slipper Socks" pattern from the Lion Brand website to make my bulky slippers. I gave a pair to one of my sons for Christmas, and he loved them! So, I'm making several more pairs for family members....and for myself! I'm just grabbing different bulky yarns in my stash to make them. fun!


What will you be making, Pam?

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Old 12-30-2009, 10:37 PM   #5
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Actually...I need to make myself slippers, too! I ended up giving away all of the ones I made this year...even the ones I was wearing!

I'll probably do the pocket book pattern...I really like it and wouldn't have to learn a new pattern.....or mess it up when it gets a little late!
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Old 12-31-2009, 02:56 AM   #6
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Cool! Maybe we'll call our party a "Slip-Along"! Ha!
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Originally Posted by sgtpam View Post
Actually...I need to make myself slippers, too! I ended up giving away all of the ones I made this year...even the ones I was wearing!

I'll probably do the pocket book pattern...I really like it and wouldn't have to learn a new pattern.....or mess it up when it gets a little late!

Too funny and what are the odds - I have the yarn, needles and pattern right in front of me to make a pair of those slippers! Our knit guild asked us to bring slippers to our next meeting to donate to a nursing home and I think this pattern is cute.
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Hi! I just joined today after I saw the Live News Feed on Facebook, regarding this event.

I am just teaching myself to knit (started about 2 weeks ago) and am working on a scarf from a kit that my DH got me for Christmas. I have been crocheting, also self taught, for a little over a year. I haven't done any "fancy" projects with crocheting. Mostly hats for chemo patients. I think I'm really liking the knitting though!

I look forward to joining in tonight!

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Welcome to the KH Forum, LifeIsGood!
I'm looking forward to spending the New Year with you!
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I'm thinking of casting on a http://www.cometosilver.com/patterns/palindrome.htm scarf with some yarn I may repurpose!
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