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FINALLY PUBLISHED!!!

It's that's whole self-published thing at lulu.com, but still...

I've only really been online enough to communicate with the charity group that I belong to, and upload my work to get published.

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Yellowsleeves

It's finished. I actually finished it out much earlier in the week...

posted it on my yahoo blog

http://360.yahoo.com/thegarterstitch

just didn't get a chance to post here yet...

It's already out to the charity and hopefully in the next few months be on some lucky baby.

Hope you like it.

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robert

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Cast on another "My Design"

AC4C (All Crafts 4 Charity -- the group that I knit for) absolutely loved the sweater/jacket that I did up...

So, I've cast on another one with a different variegated -- has more of a yellow bit to it, so, I'll do the solid sleeves again in yellow.

'cool...I love it when things go well with a pattern that I show everyone.

OH YEAH...and football is just around the corner!!! Patriots had mini camp this week!!! I can feel it in my bones already. I'm ALL over that!!!

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robert

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My Design

Once people get to know me and my knitting and such, they'll understand that one of my biggest influences (besides my late grandmother who taught me to knit when I was five years old) is the brightest star (IMHO) in the world of knitting: Elizabeth Zimmermann.

She presents in her books patterns, but not so much just patterns to follow and make, but ideas to create -- and also a new sense of bravery to just cast on and knit -- and then just plain common sense in garment making.

So, I combined a couple of techniques from her books and came up with this. It's off to a charity in Georgia, but I thought I'd share a picture with everyone.

Sorry 'bout the quality -- a grainy webcam is all I have at present, but, good enough to take some pictures of stuff that I really want to share with people.

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robert

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...and away we go...

I've joined the 21st century and have begun the whole blogging thing...and later on I'll end up just like everyone else...writing what I will, posting another picture here and there, etc. etc. etc.

I miss my little internet hermitage already!!!

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robert

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