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Knit Wits Prepare for Fun Filled 2020

Knit Wits enjoy their holiday party.

The holiday season was upon us in December and the Knit Wits were busy creating gifts for loved ones as well as items for our various charities. A wide variety of knitted and crocheted goods, from tiny preemie hats to large afghans, were making regular appearances at our weekly meetings. The end of the year…

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Strawberry hat.

Carol Chiarello Several fun patterns have found their way into our meetings. Barb K. showed the ladies her reversible, two-color knitted bag, and a handful of members (actually twelve) could not resist doing it for themselves. The nice thing is that you can use up some stash yarn to get it done. Tina Marie had…

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Carol Chiarello How about a bit of spring cleaning? The Knit Wits are checking their stash to see what fibers they will not be using. These are going to be swapped with other Knit Wits in our De-Stash/Yarn Busting event. We have a habit of buying more than we can possibly use. Also sometimes our…

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Carol Chiarello World Wide Knit in Public Day is Saturday, June 8. The Knit Wits will be showing their talents at various benches located in La Encantada, a nice shopping area here in Tucson. Come visit those who will be enjoying the sunshine and socialization. Knit in Public Day started in 2005 as a way…

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Carol Chiarello Yes, we have done it again! In late February, the Knit Wits held the annual baby shower in support of SaddleBrooke Troop Support. Beth came to our meeting to share stories of the vetted families who will receive our baby and mom items. She also brought along Marlene, who volunteers at the Military…

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Barb Kervin On January 30, members of the Knit Wits Club were given a tour of Kids’ Closet in the Mammoth area. The ladies were given a private tour of this amazing and well organized SaddleBrooke Charity by our own Melanie Stout. Melanie answered all of our questions with pertinent and informative answers. The Knit…

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Carol Chiarello 2019 is off to a great start for the Knit Wits. We had our monthly “show and tell” which always gives us lots of ideas, especially for the new year. It sometimes also gives us just the poke we need to finish off an old WIP (work in progress) or one of our…

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Carol Chiarello Greetings in the New Year! Have you considered joining a social/craft club whose members knit or crochet for themselves as well as others? It’s a great time to become a Knit Wit for the incredible price of $12 per year. Co-presidents Tina Marie and Barb are busy cooking up delightful classes and road…

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Carol Chiarello The ladies have been busy with baby sweaters. Last month we offered a class for doing a ripple design baby sweater, very feminine for baby girls. Members can knit for one of our charity groups, or their own babies. Most recently, Bette Stephens offered her skills for teaching buttonholes in those sweaters. The…