Tuesday, June 20, 2017


We had a good turn out on Sunday, lots of gorgeous work for donation.
Here are some beautiful blankets from Beth. This one is a Project Linus pattern, it turned out great Beth!

I love the combination of  colours Beth use. Beautiful!

Here is another one from Attic 24, it is very simple and using different colours  gives it a different look.
Beautiful work Beth.

Feather and fan candy strips. Great job! Love it!

Another Attic 24 pattern, same as the one above. Looks different right!

Rainbow blanket by Beth.

Marg knitted cowls to match these hats. Great job Marg.

Here is a beautiful boy's blanket from Marg. Great colours.

WOW bright colour for a baby, from Marg. Love it!
 And from Kathy, these gorgeous baby items, a lovey pullover,

and this cute jacket for a boy.

Another jacket for a boy or girl.

Love this one, for a girl.

I love the border on this jacket, so cute!

This blankt i used the Granite Relief Stitch and added a border around. Very easy work up, but next time to make it, i will work the border in at the same time.
Well ladies thank you for your amazing work. Could not do this with out you all.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017


Hello every one. I am sure you are all waiting for the warmer weather, hopefully this will be it. I can't wait to be outside putting around in the garden. Anyways I should let you know who did these items.
Here are some blankets from Gita,

Two beautiful cowls,

and a couple of hat and scarf sets.

Two hats from the Seniors group.

This lovely blanket is from Joan.
 and here is another blanket from Joan.

Beautiful colours in this one, from Mary.

WOW, lots of hat and scarf sets from Christine. Beautiful colours!

This is so cute, from Sharon.
Thanks again ladies and enjoy this weather that is coming this way. Looking forward to it myself!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Hat and scarf set from Joan

And this beautiful blanket.

from Christine, a blanket for a boy.

Lovely blue and white blanket for a boy , from Christine.

Another beautiful blanket from Christine.

And here is another from Christine.

This is a shell stitch blanket from Mary.

I love using a colourful border on a plain white blanket. From Sally.

This blanket I used the waffle stitch. I love the look.
Well that's all for now. Thank you all for your wonderful work. Keep up the good work.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Donation from MaryLou

We just received a lovely donation of baby blankets from MaryLou who heard about Casting Off the Cold through an old friend and wanted to help out. Thanks so much, MaryLou! The blankets and baby hats are beautiful.

Monday, April 10, 2017


We receive quite a few hats and some of the members will match them with scarves or cowls. This hat Marg knitted a cowl to match it. Good match!

Beth knit/crochet scarves and cowls for these hat.

Here is a shell stitch blanket from Beth.Beautiful!

This pattern is the Lazy Daisy Blanket. I love the look.

More scarves from Eugenia and her friend.

Also this lovely blanket.

These booties are so adorable! From Eugenia.

Eugenia and her friend is working on knitting up all the fun fur yarn I have. First lot done.
many thanks to you all again!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Amica Meetings in March

The Amica ladies have been busy in the last little while. There are so many other events going on that they sometimes have to squeeze in the knitting! Everyone is busy now working on baby blankets that are always needed by Casting Off the Cold. Here are donations from March;

A baby blanket and a hat from Anne:

Hat and scarf sets from Monica:

And a crocheted blanket from Monica:

We look forward to seeing the ladies at our next meeting.