Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 2/16, from 1-3 p.m @ Panera.
As we continue to knit/crochet the newborns hats, preemie hats & blankies, we like to coordinate it with upcoming holidays. While will continue to collect Red newborn hats (for White Plains Hospital) through the end of February. We’re also making “Kelly Green” color newborn hats for St Patrick’s Day.
Ladies, we will meet-up this Friday, 1/26 – from 1-3 p.m. at Panera.
Note: Susan W. will be collecting all preemie hats & blankies. We’re also making Red Valentine’s Day hats for “Warm Hearts & Hats” newborn babies at White Plains Hospital. Lois is collecting those over the next couple of weeks.
Here is the Knit pattern Cheryl shared for the hats. As well, below are very good ‘how to’ youtube videos which show how to do the 3 needle bind-off referenced on the pattern.
Make in any shade of Pink.
Pussy Hat Pattern
Materials: #4 worsted weight yarn
Size 7 circular needles
Size 7 straight needle
Using circular needles cast on 100 stitches, place marker and join in round, taking care to not twist stitches.
K2 P2 ribbing for 2 -3“. Continue in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 8-9”.
Finish with a three needle bind off. Place 50 stitches on each of two needles. Bind off through stitches on both needles at same time using third needle.
Two great youtube videos:
How to Knit: The Pussy Hat Project and
Pussyhat: 3 Needle Bind Off
Both videos are by Joy Macdonell
Althernative to ribbing. Cast on 100 stitches as above. Knit in garter stitch for 2” (Knit one row, purl one row). Then continue in stockinette stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 8”. Finish with three needle bind off
If we don’t get the snow storm, as predicted, we will meet at Panera on 1/5, from 1-3 p.m.
Happy New Year ladies….guess what!!!??? We have really cool opportunity to give back to our community. Join us in knitting/crocheting for the Arts Westchester – thanks to Cheryl! During a recent gallery exhibition she was conversing with an employee who admired her knit wear … the rest is history!
We’re invited to an “Evening of Knitting Pink Hats” at the Arts Westchester. We’ll have a large table to knit at on the main floor of the gallery.
They will distribute some of the Pink hats and sell some, in their gift shop.
Save-the-Date: Wednesday, January 24th from 5-7 p.m.
Gather Pink acrylic worsted weight yarn, all shades of Pink, and join us in making Pink hats for the Arts Westchester “Pink PussyHat Project
The Stitch & Bitch is joining the Welcome Blanket Project making welcome blankets for refugees & immigrants. They’re accepting blankets until 11/5.
The goal is to stitch and assemble as many blankets as we can out of the 8×8″ squares. Each blanket will be 40″. The museum is offering free shipping Smart Museum of Art, in Chicago. The blankets are on display through December.
I’m calling on you to make exactly 8″x 8″ squares – use 4 ply Acrylic yarn (only). You may knit or crochet, using any pattern you like, any color.
We’ll have a “joining party” when we gather enough squares. Let’s do it, ladies!