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The Penultimate Day of Camp

2 Jul

These days and weeks are flying by so quickly!  Here I find that we have completed our penultimate day of knitting/crochet camp and everyone has made such great progress, I am so proud of our students!

Cute little pom pom bunny.

Cute little pom pom bunny.

Lots of knitting!!

Lots of knitting!!

Shoelaces.

Shoelaces.

Shoelaces.

Shoelaces.

Knitting on the patio.

Knitting on the patio.

Hair scrunchie.

Hair scrunchie.

Working away.

Working away.

Shoelaces.

Shoelaces.

Snack time and knitting time.

Snack time and knitting time.

Snack time and knitting time.

Snack time and knitting time.

Working on the inside of the paper pulp bowls.

Working on the inside of the paper pulp bowls.

Inside of our paper pulp bowls.

Inside of our paper pulp bowls.

Embelishing the outside of our bowls.

Embelishing the outside of our bowls.

Ready for the 4th of July!

Ready for the 4th of July!

Shoelaces.

Shoelaces.

Hair scrunchie.

Hair scrunchie.

Outside of our bowls.

Outside of our bowls.

Outside of a bowl.

Outside of a bowl.

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Fun Knitting!

25 May

So many fun things being created in class!

Spool knitted coaster.

Spool knitted coaster.

Half of the front of a sweater complete!!

Half of the front of a sweater complete!!

Crochet.

Crochet.

Spool knitting.

Spool knitting.

Playing with buttons.

Playing with buttons.

Spool knitted coaster.

Spool knitted coaster.

Monster stuffed toy finished!!  So Cute!

Monster stuffed toy finished!! So Cute!

Working on a scarf.

Working on a scarf.

Learning some new crochet stitches and techniques.

Learning some new crochet stitches and techniques.

Little bear pom pom.

Little bear pom pom.

Braided Headband.

Braided Headband.

Getting better at knitting.

Getting better at knitting.

Working on her chick.

Working on her chick.

More crochet - a scarf.

More crochet – a scarf.

New knitter working hard.

New knitter working hard.

God's Eye.

God’s Eye.

Two tone.

Two tone.

Very classic and muted colors.

Very classic and muted colors.

All of our students made a 4-sided and a 6-sided God's Eye.

All of our students made a 4-sided and a 6-sided God’s Eye.

Love that variegated yarn!

Love that variegated yarn!

Lovely color choices!

Lovely color choices!

Knitting Class

16 Oct

Our knitting classes are in full swing!

3rd grader bow.

3rd grader bow.

This third grader worked hard to finish her very first project!!  Way to go!

3rd grader working on the strap to her bag.

3rd grader working on the strap to her bag.

3rd grader finishing up a slipper.

3rd grader finishing up a slipper.

Working on some VERY tiny knitting - size US1 needles and thread.

Working on some VERY tiny knitting – size US1 needles and thread.

3rd grader finished bag.

3rd grader finished bag.

3rd grader purse.

3rd grader purse.

Don’t their projects look great?!

Knitting Class!

25 Sep

We have such a fun time in knitting class!  Our students get so much done!

Sewing the last little bit on a hat.

Sewing the last little bit on a hat.

4th grader hat knit in the round.

4th grader hat knit in the round.

This student did such a great job on her hat.  She cast on with circular needles, knit for 6 1/2″, changed to double pointed needles, and then cast off and sewed the top closed.  Isn’t it such a cute hat?!!

Side view of hat.

Side view of hat.

Spool knitted bracelet with buttons being sewn on.

Spool knitted bracelet with buttons being sewn on.

Finished, embellished bracelet!

Finished, embellished bracelet!

Another bracelet!

Another bracelet!

What is just so wonderful about these knitting classes is the friendships that are being made.  The students are all so supportive of each other.  They help each other with challenges and celebrate finishes together!

Aren't those buttons fabulous?!!

Aren’t those buttons fabulous?!!

Hair bow by a new knitter.  Great job!

Hair bow by a new knitter. Great job!

Bows were very popular!

Bows were very popular!

This session of knitting is over but the next one starts right up next week!!

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