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Old 02-01-2007, 09:37 PM   #1
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KH Monthly Challenge: February
Ahhh February... wintery, snowy, windy, gray... thank goodness it only has 28 days!!! In spite of the bleakness of February, we *can* find a little splash of color if we look hard enough...
February's birth stone is the Amethyst, and the February flower is the violet. February is, mostly importantly, the birth month of our beloved Andrea, who ****LOOOOOOOOVES***** the color purple. So, your challenge for February, is to knit something PURPLE.

Red is *so* overdone in February, don't you think?

This would be a great project for those of you wanting to learn fair isle! Amy's video is here.

Purple is one of the spring "it" colors, again, so maybe it's time to start on a cute twin set, or light sweater.

Your project can be all purple, have a little bit of purple, use varying shades and tints of purple..be creative!!! This is completely open-ended... just bring out that purple yarn and make it into whatever you want!

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Old 02-01-2007, 09:56 PM   #2
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Old 02-01-2007, 10:06 PM   #3
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Oooh! I am so doing this!

I ahve to knit for my sisters boyfriends dad and his GF who are having a baby in... uh.... July. Or it might have been June. I need to knit anywho and purple would be a lovely colour for a boy OR girl
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Old 02-01-2007, 10:12 PM   #4
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count me in, i have lots of purple and partially purple sock yarn!
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Old 02-01-2007, 10:45 PM   #5
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I'd love to join! I have some purple sock yarn in my stash, AND it will count as a stash buster project
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Old 02-01-2007, 10:45 PM   #6
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I'm in. Will be my first challenge. My birthday is Feb 8. Making a b-day present for me.
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:20 PM   #7
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OMG --I had purple in my hands today!



Didn't get it though. Now me thinks I might have a plan
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Old 02-02-2007, 12:05 AM   #8
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Ooooh...I've got purple in my stash...
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Old 02-02-2007, 12:28 AM   #9
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I can't believe you picked that Hildie, I just finished this for my SIL's new addition... so i finished it technically in January, does it count?
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Old 02-02-2007, 12:38 AM   #10
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Oh, yay! I *never* get to do these, but the clogs I'm knitting are mostly purple!!! Now I have a reason to focus on getting the 2nd one done!!
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