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Old 08-07-2011, 12:55 AM   #1341
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So do we work with themes like with the baby blankets or what? I've got tons of white, lots of red and multiple shades of blue super saver... I've got three cones of ombre yellow/white Peaches N' Cream cotton. (That I can see right this moment...) And if I recall what the first page said, we knit with two strands on size 10 needles right?
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Old 08-07-2011, 04:09 PM   #1342
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Good questions!

Yes, we name our blankets, just like we do with the Oddball Baby Blankets. Makes it easier to keep up with discussions about each blanket. Otherwise, we'd be saying, "I finished my section of that blue and red and orange blanket....who's next?"

If you'd like, you can start a "Patriotic Pets" snuggle with your red, white and blue. Send it to me when you finish the first section, and I'll add a section to it.

You are correct about the way they are made:

Size 10 or 11 knitting needles. Cast on 72 stitches.
Two strands of yarn held together throughout.
Each section is 5 inches long.

We use either acrylic or cotton....but the fiber should be consistent from beginning to end. Each snuggle should be entirely cotton....or entirely acrylic.

Here's our blog, which hasn't been updated in over a year.
http://oddballsnuggles.blogspot.com/

I'll update it when we get some snuggles started. I don't know the status of the earlier snuggles. Maybe Mulderknitter can tell us where they are. But, I prefer to focus on starting up new ones.
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Old 08-07-2011, 05:34 PM   #1343
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I'll pick up a set of needles on my next trip to town, Shandeh!
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:07 PM   #1344
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Awesome!

So, are you going with the Patriotic idea? If so, I need to get others to sign up to join in making that snuggle.

Did you want to knit the last section as well, so you can get your needles back? If you are, then we only need two more knitters.
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:11 PM   #1345
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I was definitely liking the patriotic idea, and getting my needles back would be lovely, though as long as they keep circulating to keep this going, I'm fine with that as well. (Run-on should have been my middle name...)

Anyway, when it comes right down to it, if we can get a third member that would be lovely, otherwise, I'm happy to do the final slot.
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:17 PM   #1346
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I try to fit too much in a sentence too.

So now, we know the details for sure.

We need TWO MORE KNITTERS for the "Patriotic Pets" snuggle.
Anyone interested?
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Old 08-08-2011, 11:34 PM   #1347
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first oddball pet snuggle
I am interested. Sign me up.
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Old 08-09-2011, 08:14 PM   #1348
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I am interested. Sign me up.
Awesome!
I'll add you to the list.
Now, we just need one more patriotic knitter.
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Old 08-10-2011, 03:23 PM   #1349
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Today, I am sending out a message to all those who participated in our Oddball Pet Snuggle project earlier.

Hopefully, we will get some of them participating with us. Right now, I have 4 knitters on our list, but I'm sure we'll have more very soon.
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Old 08-10-2011, 05:06 PM   #1350
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Just got the PM.

I'd love to join up again! I will warn you that I am a bit of a slow knitter -- it was taking me about two weeks to finish my section when I participated before, and I was on maternity leave then! I'm working full-time now and I expect it will take me longer.

If that's not a problem, go ahead and sign me up! I can even start a blanket.

I'm an acrylic girl; if I ever make a dent in my acrylic stash, maybe I'll consider cotton, but right now I'm looking at this being a stash busting exercise.

I also have pets so I can't ever send to Shandeh.
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