Month: April 2011

Village Mountain Mission Project

My name is Sarah Punderson and I design for Plymouth Yarn.  I initiated a group with the teacher Margi Wright to teach the students how to knit or crochet and make hats for babies in the Dominican Republic. It’s a great way to broaden the number of knitters/crocheters and gain awareness for the Village Mountain Mission Project. A former Spanish teacher from Monsignor Donovan High School runs the mission programming for the Village Mountain Mission Project.  (it is not a religious mission)  Groups of students, usually, go down for 9 days and build houses.  Thank you Plymouth for donating...

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The finest fixer upper!

I’ve heard about yarn being used for various things other then knitting or crocheting.  For things like hair on a doll, as a piece of string to hold a little porch tree straight, arts and crafts and even a hair accessory.  When I received this link the other day it totally blew me away.  It showed me a whole new use for yarn,  something I would have never dreamed of ……  A pothole filler!!  Yes that is correct a pothole filler.  What a terrific and funky idea!   Just think of how great, some of our cities could look...

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Snuggle Knit Bunny

Spring has sprung here at Plymouth Yarn.  With the Easter season upon us we are reminded of warmer weather soon to come.  This is the time of year when the birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and the sun is shinning.  So I was thinking what another great idea for Easter.  An adorable hand knit bunny.  This pattern is made using the Dreamin yarn.  How much fun would it be to give your little ones a hand knit basket made from Galway and this snuggle bunny from Dreamin.  Contact your local yarn shop to purchase pattern...

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Pattern for Easter Basket

I have to share a wonderful project knit with Galway.  What a great gift for your kids on Easter morning.  Just a few hours and you can knit this beautiful pattern. Not a hard knitting project to complete before the holiday. Pattern P512 Using our Galway yarn and you can accent with any novelty yarn. Consider this pattern for a gift for your favorite little one on Easter Sunday. Knitting for the holidays is always fun....

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