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Old 12-02-2007, 01:49 AM   #1
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KnittingHelp Monthly Challenge - December
This month's challenge will be a little different (I hope it's okay with AMy and the mods)

This month, how about we try to complete all the projects we started this year? But that, I mean finish all our WIPs so we can get a fresh start on the New Year, and make rom for all the new projects we'll be starting from our gift yarn! Come on, it'll be fun, and this actually will be a challenge!

If you don't want to do that, than how about Holiday Knitting? Knit projects with the theme of whatever holiday you choose to celebrate. I will go with options one and two, the second being Meg Swansen's Christmas stocking that she's knitting on Schoolhouse Press website.

I hope you have fun with this challenge(s). I'll be in every day to offer help and advice, and support.
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Old 12-02-2007, 02:00 AM   #2
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It's a busy month for everyone so I think this is just fine, Braden. We can get started with a new theme for January.

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Old 12-02-2007, 03:07 AM   #3
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Yeah, just today I decided to make my sons and their wives hats for Christmas.... At least 3 of them will be using stash yarn though, maybe even all 4. Good thing hats only take a few hours...
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Old 12-02-2007, 08:35 AM   #4
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I'm in. I will be casting on the Pick Up Sticks Poinsettia Wreath this week for a Xmas gift to my MIL.
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Old 12-02-2007, 09:29 AM   #5
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I'm in too! i think it's a great idea Braden!

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Old 12-02-2007, 09:30 AM   #6
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That sounds like a plan to me! I'm not doing much in the way of holiday knitting. I just got Oddball Blanket #1, and have to do that first, but then I'm planning on finishing up a couple of shawls that have been sitting here for a few months. I'm not planning on starting anything new (unless it's a wee traveling project). But if I can get those two shawls finished by the end of the month, I'll be happy!
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Old 12-02-2007, 10:48 AM   #7
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oh my have you seen my list below? that doesn't include a few things... I better get to clicking those needles ...which would be a lot more if I turned the computer off...

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Old 12-02-2007, 01:32 PM   #8
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Great Idea! I am totally in! I could use a little motivation to help finish some of my projects....*chuckle*
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Old 12-02-2007, 03:44 PM   #9
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Count me in, too. I've got a a pair of socks that have been a WIP for a couple of months now.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:21 PM   #10
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I am in! i figure I should list the WIPs i should finished (and a couple that are getting frogged)

to finish:
  1. moms swirl bee socks
  2. dads clogs
  3. moms palindrome scarf
  4. my hairy wisp (50%)
  5. my jaywalker scarf
  6. a yellow hedgie
  7. little yellow socks for my niece
to frog:
  1. jasons vest
  2. my Swan Lake stole
yikes! i need to get knitting!!
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on my needles - socks!!, hat, SOTSii, bday dress for dd on my hook- one big granny square baby blanket
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