Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MARKHAM AUGUST MEETING

I hope you all had a great summer and enjoying the cooler weather.

Now here is just a few items to show you this month. a lot of the members are still away.Hope to see them all in the fall.
This lovely blanket is from Sharon.


And from Shiobhan a unusual hat. I like it.

Love this blanket from Madge.

and a few hat and scarf sets.

Using up my Bernat Coordinates yarn, this blanket was crocheted using a cluster pattern.

And from Monica, a hat and scarf set.

Tow blankets from an on line donor Brenda.

One lined with fleece and the other one she crocheted. Thank you Brenda!
As always thank you all for you wonderful work and happy crafting.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

STOUFFVILLE JULY MEETING

Hello every one, I hope you are all having a great summer, but still knitting/crocheting some thing for a good cause.  Just to let every one know that we are looking for blanket for toddlers and Afghans for teens. If you are looking for a new project, why not try one of these for your donation this year. We look forward to hearing from you and hope you would be able to send us a blanket soon. Happy crafting!!

Now a look at some the projects that were handed in this month.
This is a patter i got from Drops designs, I had a little problem with the pattern in the beginning, but I finally got the hang if it and here it is. I thought it turned out pretty good if I may say so!

Christine knitted this blanket, a very interesting pattern stitch.

This one also from Christine, love the colours.

And another pattern from Christine. Very simple pattern, knit two row of each colours. and that's it!!!

Sharon has been working on some baby jackets, here are a couple of them. This one she used a different  stitch for the ribbing. It looks great Sharon!

So cute!!

Here are some mitts from Sharon, I think she is getting little tiered of the baby jackets.

This blanket was donated by Kathy, I love the colours and the pattern is interesting too. I am going to give it a go when I am finish with the project I am working on right now.

Also a sweater from Kathy. beautifully done.

This one is so adorable, also for Kathy.

And from Janet, this baby sweater and you did a great job on it Janet!!
Well done Ladies and as always, thank you, thank you, thank you!! See you next month.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

DONATION FROM STOUFFVILE

This donation is from Hazel from Stouville, they are all preemie blankets, and so well done. I would like to thank Hazel very much for a wonderful start for our donation to Project Linus.












Thank you so much and keep up the good work.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

MARKHAM JULY MEETING

We are still looking for new members, so if you are interested please contact me any time or you can check the web site castingoffthecold.ca  for the time and dates of each meeting. on the web site page there is a calender that will give you all the info.
Here is some of the items we received from the members this month.

From Margaret this beautiful baby blanket.

And a hat and scarf.

These cowls are from Jennifer, from the senior group.


Here are some lovely hats from Barb.
Mary this is a beautiful blanket.

This blanket is from Surinder, also from the senior's froup.

Love this one, from Joan.

Mary's teddy and leg warmer.

Hats from Joan.

Mary

And from Christine, this lovely blanket.

Here is a hat and scarf set from Jane.

Siobhan, I just love this blanket. Amazing!!!

Here is a beautiful blanket from Liz,

and a cute baby jacket.

Lots of hat and scarf set from Bev.


Another blanket from Christine. Love this pattern.
That's all for now. Thank you all for keeping up the good work. see you soon.

Monday, May 26, 2014

STOUFFVILLE MAY MEETING

 What a great day for Stouffville meeting, I guess most of the members were enjoying the weekend, so we had a very small meeting.Casting Off The Cold is looking for new members to join both Markham and Stouffville group. If you enjoy meeting new people and love to knit/crochet, please contact sally@castingoffthecold.ca for more info.You can join at any time, we meet all year round. Hope to hear from you soon!!! How to show what we received on Sunday.

From Christine, this wonderful blanket,

and here is another, it looks like crochet, but it is a knit pattern. It is beautiful!

A surprise from Betty, some lovely sweaters and her famous blankets.







They are all so beautiful Betty, thanks so much for thinking of Casting off the Cold. And from all of you out there, who has donated to us, many many thanks again.