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August Knitting Therapy update

What’s been happening at Pineview Designs Knitting Club during this summer at Knitting Therapy?



We've been busily knitting outside, sitting under the tent, staying safe and socially distancing ourselves, but still getting together and having fun.

Here are some of the finished projects created during this time:


Mary Grace’s Baby Surprise knit in Baby Crofter:

This is such a satisfying knit. If you've never knit Elizabeth Zimmermann's design you should really try it! It's all worked in garter stitch with some increases here and some decreases there. After the last bind off all you do is fold it a certain way and all of a sudden there's a little jacket and all you have to do is finish the shoulders and maybe add a collar. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-surprise-jacket



Zelda’s Square Blanket by Eweknits knit in Ella Rae Sunkissed: A great pattern knit from the centre out so you can just keep repeating pattern elements until the blanket is the size you want.





Kim’s Glen Echo Baby Blanket knit in Cascade Luna



Jane’s Muskoka Shawl: Knit with worsted weight yarn which Jane purchased as a kit from Eweknits in Toronto. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/muskoka-shawl; Smokey is impressed too!



Ann’s Thatch Eves Poncho knit in Ella Ray Sunkissed. This poncho is knit side to side with a lovely elongated stitch pattern. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/thatch-eaves





Liz’s Beyond the Dunes knit in Zooey. Lovely details on the shoulders, side-seams and the back neck. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/beyond-the-dunes




Liz’s Night Shift knit in two balls of Noro


Liz’s Hug Shot Shawl with a kit bought from Serenity Knits in Newmarket



Mary Grace’s River knit in Pima cotton from a kit bought at Serenity Knits in Newmarket



Zelda’s Baby Blanket knit in a fade

Knit from a hand dyed braid bought at the Kitchener Knitting Fair in 2019



Balm by Liz, knit from a kit by 3dogknits, bought at the Purple Sock in Coldwater.



Jane converted the Cancun Crop Top into a beach cover up! Lovely modeling Jane!!!


Liz finished one of her UFO's, the Stained Glass Cowl, a few years in the making knit in fingering weight yarn. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stained-glass-cowl-3



Zelda finished crocheting the squares of the Great North American Afghan together for her friend Sue who knit them years ago. A lovely birthday present for Sue! Now she can use her blanket.



Breathe and Hope by Liz, knit from a kit bought at Unwind Yarn House in Newmarket


Susan knit this lovely Log Cabin Blanket using a variety of worsted weight yarns.




Liz's Seaside Dreamer, knit in merino https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/191-6-seaside-dreamer. This was a Winter class and got finished this spring.




This is what it looks like in the evening. The green weeds on the table is Catnip drying. Really!!!

Stay well and creative and keep those needles and hooks moving!

Until next time,

Happy and Productive knitting…

Gabriela

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