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Old 05-01-2006, 05:24 PM   #1
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Old 05-01-2006, 05:36 PM   #2
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Old 05-01-2006, 05:47 PM   #3
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:52 PM   #5
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Kind of like waiting for the new Knitty!
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:56 PM   #7
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But at least with Knitty, you know what the basic theme of the issue is beforehand!!!
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:58 PM   #8
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Old 05-01-2006, 09:53 PM   #9
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You tricked me too!!!!! I was like "oh cool! ... oh., wait, that's my job!"


Last May, the challenge was to knit a flower, so I didn't think I could do that again. SOOOOO, in honor of TWO fabulous events in May, you have TWO challenges this month.

May 1st is the Pagan holiday (Sabbat) of Beltane, celebrating the Sun and Fertility (have you seen a maypole? what do YOU think it looks like???) No, I don't want you to knit a willie warmer, I want you to knit something in SUN colors... red, orange, yellow, pink, lavender, etc. Conversely, knit a sun, or something reminiscent of a sun. It can be ANYTHING (even a willie warmer, or other "fertile" icon), but use sunny colors :-)

Second challenge. Where I was an undergraduate, Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, May 1st was a "special" holiday. Unrelated to May Day, Beltane, Labor Day, etc, May 1st has been celebrated as NAKED DAY for decades. Some professors didn't allow nudity in the classes, but some didn't care... so it was lots of naked men and topless women running around until 11:59 when the public saftey people started preparing to write indecent exposure tickets Your second challenge??? Knit Knaked!! (no, you don't need to send us a picture, we'll believe you).

Happy (naked) Knitting!!!
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That is insane Hilde! If I were a professor I would make that a coast day. Way too much distraction. Whew.

By the way. There is a third very important holiday in May. My Birthday. So you know.

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I will have to see what I can do with this :thinking:
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