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       Hooray for the Red, White & Blue                     

Friend from facebook Jeanne in Texas, submitted this lovely patriotic shell.  This months theme as you may have guessed is 'Hooray for the Red, White & Blue'.  Now Jeanne here, has all three colors in one garment.....as not to box us in, your entry could be red, or white, or blue.  It doesn't have to contain all three. 

I just thought we'd try to honor the flag and it's color.  I'd love to see what you are working on, and I hope you are successful at finishing something up this month.  I have a slight case of startitise, but what's new.

Just email over your entry and I will post it right here for you.  Have a fun, safe and memorable 4th!!


This entry is from Halcyon Yarn in Bath Maine.  They are celebrating their Ruby Anniversary this year, and have been having fun all year along the way.  Here is the Peruby Waves Throw by Beth Emery along with Team Halcyon.  The yarn they used for this creation was Peru.  the pattern sells for $4.95 or is free with purchase of the yarn.  I think this would make an excellent baby blanket as well - Peru is washable!  Thank you Halcyon Yarn for this wonderful entry!  AND, Happy Anniversary, I hope you are in business for another 40 years!!

Lynn Anne Banks/Nonsuch Knits, out of Nebraska shares with us her Claire stole.  Lynn Anne used Rowan Kidsilk Haze for this project (2 balls), and if you are a Ravelry member, then it's a free download for you - WOOT WOOT!  Nice work Lynn Anne!  To read more from Lynn Anne, please check out her blog!

Suwanna comes to us from Florida, and here is her george by Fawn Pea, knit with Plymouth Yarn Galway Worsted.  Super cute for summer.  Thank you Suwanna for sharing your george ;-)

Karen, in Connecticut has a crochet entry for us, the Maia Shawl by Lisa Naskrent.  The yarn that Karen chose for the project is Ball and Skein Ariane Lace.  They call is color Caribe, and I can see why - it makes you dream of the caribbean.  Lovely, thank you Karen for sharing - I'll bet you are proud of this baby!!

Rose lives in Ohio and knit this fun Lil' Devil Baby Hat by Kitty Schmidt.  Rose used Lion Brand lion Wool Solids for this project, and it's so cute -- maybe the perfect Halloween hat??  Thanks Rose for participating!

M.L. comes to us from North Carolina!  Here is her Girlfriend Market Bag by Laura Spradlin using Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy and Lily Sugar 'n Cream Crafters Cotton Solid.  This would be perfect for the Farmers Market trips, and going to the beach, or the weekly knit meetups.  For those of you who are interested in the pattern for this bag, it's a free Ravelry download, if you are a member there.  Thank you M.L. for sharing your work, and M.L.'s LYS is Shuttles, Needles & Hooks in Cary, North Carolina!

This is a free pattern I found over on Ravelry.  It has 'fourth' written all over it.  It's the 4th of July Hat by Mary Jane Mucklestone.  Mary Jane used Bartlett Yarns Fisherman 2-Ply for this project.  Love it - it's perfect!

Our first entry is from a yarn shop - you don't see that every day.  In The Loop, in Norfolk, Massachusetts!  In The Loop is not only one of our supporters, but they are also a page favorite over on our facebook pages.  Thank you Cheryl and Patti for this entry!

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