Saturday, August 22, 2015


 This huge blanket is 6'x6' that Brenda knitted for casting off the cold to RAFFLE off in the spring. The team is JOYOUS ESCAPE, It is beautifully done too bad you cannot see what all the squares say! Thanks Brenda for this lovely blanket. I could imaging the time and work that went into this blanket.

From Beth, amazing colour combo. Love it.

 another one from Beth.

Also some chemo hats.
Thanks so much for you beautiful work.

Sunday, August 16, 2015


Here are some blankets from Christine, this one is her own pattern. Christine loves working on new stitches, so you never know what she is going to show at the meeting.

Here is another, love the colours.

And this one too!

WOW, this one is just the right blanket for a boy.

From Madge, a cowl and hat and scarf set.

This blanket is call ROCK-A-BYE RAINSOMG  by Carole Prior. I really enjoyed crocheting this one.

The rest of the blankets are from one of our on line donors, Brenda.

They are beautiful.

This one she knitted for us to raffle in the fall.

I love the colours in this one and the pattern.
Thanks to you all for working so hard making the beautiful things for us to donate to those in need.

Monday, July 27, 2015


Sorry this took so long to post, but I got so busy working in my garden, I simply forgot to do this. Well here we are in Stouffville, a very small group but received a lot of items. I really like this. 

From Beth, this beautiful baby blanket. She used the crazy stitch and added a very nice border.

Also from Beth, beautiful colours. love it.

A friend of Kathy's donated this blanket to us, thanks to the donor.

From Kathy,this gorgeous baby jacket.

and this one also.

Marg, the colours in this blanket, is so beautiful! I love it.

Another one from Marg,

and here is another!

Oh and this one too.

Hat and scarf sets from Christine, Love the colours.

Hat and scarf sets for some young boys,

And here are some more for girls.
Beautiful work ladies. Thank you so much.

Friday, June 12, 2015


 Two new members joined the Markham group, Yasnoda and Raji and we also had a surprise from Paramjeet. After a year she joined us and with her was a lot of items to donate. Great I love it!

Now here is a scarf from Sharon.

From the Cedarcrest Manor Senoir's group, Mary crocheted this baby wrap blanket, beautiful!

Here is another beautiful blanket from Mary.

Hats fro Miranda and Luranda
And from Joan this lovely blanket,

also a few hats from Joan.

and from Barb, these hats,

and of course hat for the babies and a pair of leg warmers.

from Christine the lovely blanket,

and this one too! I love the colours.

Here is Madge sowing off the beautiful blanket, that took her one months to finish. Love it.

This blanket is from Paramjeet, beautiful.

  And a scarf,

also a head band and a scarf,

more hat and scarf sets from Paramjeet.

Another blanket,

and another.

All interesting pattern stitch for her blankets.

I found this pattern on Pinterest and could not wait to give it a go. I just love the colours and I must say it is very easy to work up. I am going to make one in different colour blues and white. I hope it will show up as good as this one.
As always thank you all for your time and beautiful work. Goo bless.

Sunday, May 31, 2015


Here are some beautiful blankets from Christine,
This one using up her scraps. I love the colours!

Christine love knitting up dish cloth blanket, one way to use up odd balls of yarn.

This lovely blanket and baby hats was knitted and donated to us by Beth's sister, Margaret. Thank you so much for your donation Margaret.

These colours work so well together, blanket from Beth.

Beth finally crocheted a blanket using the crazy stitch and it turned out beautiful!

And here is another from Beth, lovely!

This blanket Beth got the stitch pattern from Christine, Blanket looks great!  

I found this Juicy Fruit and Whipped Creme Throw pattern a while back from Red heart, wanted to crochet it but kept putting it of f, until i saw one member crocheted it and had to make one. So here it is. I love it!

The rest of the blankets below was donated by Alice an on line donor. Thank you so much Alice for all your lovely work.

Thank you all for keeping Casting off The Cold going for the pass 9 years. And for all the great work you have donated.