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Back to School Knitting

Now that the kids are back to school, Moms finally have time to themselves again. This is the best time to clean out one's stash - I take advantage of those blissfully quiet hours and pitch anything that doesn't belong.  Lots of churches and senior centers will take random amounts of yarn, so I try to donate what I can.  A stash should be cleaned out every now and then - bugs, dry rot, weird odors, can all become big problems quickly - better to purge anything that seems too old and protect the bulk of the stash. Next, I make a list of everything I have to knit by the holidays.  Do I need white angora?  November is NOT the time...

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Oddball Knitting Parties

It's a great time to get together with friends and knit away in the garden or on the deck or hiding in the AC, depending on the day. I like to have themes for my knitting parties when possible, and my favorite is Oddball Trading. The idea is that everyone brings a skein of something interesting from their stash. Most knitters have something they purchased impulsively and just can't seem to use. It's fun trade these oddballs, and it's also a great icebreaker because there are often stories behind these strange purchases.

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