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Old 04-02-2015, 05:30 PM   #21
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well. some people DESERVE a cr*ppy sweater from W*lm*rt.

you can't beat a lovely hand knit anything.
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Old 04-02-2015, 07:24 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Gemini View Post
Somebody once told me how jealous she was of me that I always wore hand knitted jumpers.

I always thought that handmade was the best quality.

Look how much you have to pay for hand finished suits and shoes!

Tell that lady about Savile Row.
don't call it 'homemade' or even 'handmade.' call it 'bespoke' like custom jewelry, cars, suits, etc.
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Old 04-03-2015, 03:41 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by mozee68 View Post
24 years ago I gave birth to my first child (I did not know how to knit then) the maternity ward had a raffle and I won it. It was a beautiful hand made white sweater with a matching bonnet, I was so happy that I won! I kept that outfit and all of my children have worn it and I have it packed away for some day when I have grandchildren.
Tomorrow, at our Spring Show there will be a whole section of tiny cardies knitted for the local prem baby unit. The hospital always us to carry on and say that the individual items made with care and thought are so much appreciated by the mums, who are not only often short of such small sizes clothes but also love the individuality of the gifts.

Some people wouldn't recognise generosity of spirit if it got up and punched them in the nose. To quote Gandhi - "Be the Change"!
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Old 04-06-2015, 09:52 AM   #24
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well. some people DESERVE a cr*ppy sweater from W*lm*rt.
Even more sad is the fact that some people actually WANT a crappy sweater from walmart
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Old 07-20-2015, 09:35 AM   #25
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most of my knitting is donated
and it is badly needed i church has taken on 400 families
there is huge amount of families in need
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