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    March 2021 - Craft Month Finished Thread

    March is Craft Month and we love to cheer on goals met.

    Show off your finished objects, how you got there and be sure to list yardage used towards your goal. If you need help with the math, give a shout out - we have several numbers folks that would be happy to assist.
    Tell me something good!!!

    Stashbuster MAL 2022: WTD +0; YTD 20
    Stashbuster MAL 2021: +435
    Stashbuster MAL 2020: -286

    #2
    First finished object of March. Some slippers for the kiddo with fabric poms. Cant figure out if this is hideous or adorable, but the kiddo loves em. πŸ˜„

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    Stashbusting MAL 2020: WTD=12, YTD=-69

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    Here is my first finished object of March. Also slippers, if you can believe it!!

    I used a hand-dyed fuzzy wool I got on sale at a LYS last year. I needed to do a small project to keep myself interested as I am trying to de-stash all of my yarn and am working on a big, repetitive blanket with lots of ends to weave in. I used the Bulky Winter Socks crochet pattern. The purple is much darker in real life than it is in these pictures.

    The only problem is I still have some purple wool left! Now I've got to use that up!
    "Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.” --St. Francis de Sales

    🌷Garden Hardiness Zone: 6b
    🧢 2021 Starting Stash:~62,185 yards; Current:~30,400 yards

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    #4
    I made a charity scarf yesterday. Sock yarn double strand.

    A total of 720 yards.

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    Kathie from Indiana

    2022 Stashbuster: WTD 0, YTD - 58
    2021 Stashbuster: YTD +41

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    #5
    Here’s another charity scarf, made with acrylic yarn in my β€œunknown” bin.

    Total of 334 yards.

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    Kathie from Indiana

    2022 Stashbuster: WTD 0, YTD - 58
    2021 Stashbuster: YTD +41

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    #6
    Very nice. You are very generous!
    "Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.” --St. Francis de Sales

    🌷Garden Hardiness Zone: 6b
    🧢 2021 Starting Stash:~62,185 yards; Current:~30,400 yards

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      #7
      Does one square count as a completed object? I guess I can call it a non-absorbent washcloth. One Tunisian Simple Stitch square completed.

      78 yards
      Gardening Zone: 9a

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      #8
      Here's another charity scarf. The yarn is one strand Regia in a tan color, and unknown cone heavy fingering in a cream color.

      533 yards

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      Kathie from Indiana

      2022 Stashbuster: WTD 0, YTD - 58
      2021 Stashbuster: YTD +41

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      #9
      My project for today - modifying a dog harness to be a no-pull harness. We purchased a no-pull harness and it chafed Carly's front legpits (like armpits, but on a dog!). Then we bought her a regular harness that fits nicely but she pulls. The difference is a ring for the leash on the front of their chest (under their chin), not up on their back. The answer to the problem - I sewed a D ring onto her regular harness!

      Ingenuity - 10 miles, time spent sewing - .005 miles!

      How in the world do we figure out points for little crafty jobs?

      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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      #10
      A neckwarmer for my grandson for next winter.

      160 yards
      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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      #11
      Here's another charity scarf. The yarn is one strand Berroco Comfort Sock - wool and a fuzzy light blue fingering.

      Yardage is 420

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      Kathie from Indiana

      2022 Stashbuster: WTD 0, YTD - 58
      2021 Stashbuster: YTD +41

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      #12
      I finally finished my Sparkle Patriot Shawl. 11 skeins, 1,800 yards, just over 1 year in the making.

      110 yards during March to finish it off.

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      Stashbuster MAL 2022: WTD = +6; YTD = -751
      Stashbuster MAL 2021: -379
      Stashbuster MAL 2020: -61

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      #13
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      Sewing, skip stitching, and crocheting = 657 yards. I used almost a whole cone of Sugar 'n Cream. My only disappointment with this project is that the fleece is much thinner than I expected. Ordering it online was the only way to get enough of the same dye lot but the downside is I didn't get to feel it. It shows wrinkles from the bedding underneath and the seams wrinkle more than the one I made with a thicker fleece. Oh well, it looks tidy and hopefully some colorful pillows will take your eyes away from any wrinkles.
      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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      • Spice2s
        Spice2s
        Expert Crafter
        Spice2s commented
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        I think a nice colorful bed scarf for the foot of the bed would be a marvelous idea ! I also think you did a good job!

      • lovestostitch
        lovestostitch
        Expert Crafter
        lovestostitch commented
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        From a color perspective, I think a bed scarf would be nice too but then there is reality. Hubby goes to bed first and he will not want to deal with a bed scarf - at least not neatly! I don't want to be the maid to do a turn down service so I think the bedscarf idea won't fly. What is not in that picture is that there is a black cedar chest that goes at the end of the bed. That might help a little. I do plan on colorful pillows.

      • FreedomLover
        FreedomLover
        Expert Crafter
        FreedomLover commented
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        This looks great, I hope you share another picture with the chest and pillows.

      #14
      I actually finished something! A pair of socks. I used 324 yards of the green Tehete. The white was from a leftover ball out of my jar and I don't even know what brand so I couldn't count it accurately. Probably only a few yards anyway. The celtic knot chart was from the knitting fool website. They have several Celtic knot patterns.
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      Natalie from Oklahoma
      "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in your life, you will have been all of these."
      George Washington Carver


      Stash busting 2022 YTD +44 WTD+2
      2022 Reading Challenge
      40 of 80 books read/ 18 of 30 New-to-me read

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      One card done. You can't tell in the picture but he has a glittery shamrock and bow tie and glossy eyes.

      Char
      Administrator
      Char - Do papercrafts count for mileage?
      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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