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Guest Blogger, Dale Cox - Canada 150 Project

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We hope you've had a chance to see the Pharmacy window downtown Georgetown to preview a few of the finished blankets and a display of beautiful red and white panels. If you haven't, you still have time. The Pharmacy has asked us if we want to keep the display there for a few more weeks into July. What wonderful news! People love looking at all the work you've put into this Canada 150 project.

As a bonus, Dave and I will be set up in front of the Pharmacy this Saturday morning for the Farmers Market for anyone who is interested to see Dave winding cakes of yarn or me knitting some panels. What fun! If you're in the area, please drop by to say "Hi".

Attached are 2 photos of 2 more completed blankets. (#5 and #6). There are 8 in total completed to date, 1153 panels finished, and a list of 138 knitters and crocheters participating.

Thank you to everyone who is adding to this fun adventure.

Watch for our second display in the library showcase at the bottom of the stairs near the back of the library, beginning June 17 for 2 weeks.smaller image knitblanket06

Dale and Betty-Anne.

Featured Project - Sail Away Kimono

Sail Away Kimono

The Sail Away Kimono design is worked from the bottom up. The colour striped ribbing adds the addition “pop” to the lacy pattern in the body. This design features Sugar Bush Cabot which is a perfect blend of pima cotton and linen and adds the natural feel to this trendy kimono.

Hook size: 5.5 mm (I)
Yardage: 2037 - 2328 yards (1863 - 2129 m)
Sizes available: S/M - L/XL
Crochet terminology: US

Sugar Bush Yarns Birthday Party

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On June 13, Sugar Bush Yarns will be 1 year old and like you would for any one year old, Georgetown Yarn is holding a week long party from June 12 - 17.

June is also my daughter's birth month and this year she turned 15 so all week long, Sugar Bush Yarns will be 15% off.  Happy Birthday Sabrina and Sugar Bush.

To celebrate Sugar Bush, we are having games and prizes and free gifts.  The first 21 people who come in and purchase Sugar Bush Yarns will receive a free pattern book.

Everyone who purchases Sugar Bush Yarn during the week long party will have their name entered into a draw to win one of two grand prizes.

 "Guess the yarn fibre" and be entered to win a free skein from Sugar Bush Yarns new Autumn lineup.

On Saturday, June 17 join us for cake and the drawing of the prize winners at 3:00 p.m.

Keep your sticks clicking,

Spa Day Facecloth

It is incredible how many wonderful light weight projects there are available on Ravelry.  For example these Spa Day Facecloths made with DK weight yarn are fun, attractive and portable so great for road trips this summer.

Spa Day Facecloth

Designed by Anne Mancine, this DK weight facecloth knits up quickly and makes a wonderful gift. Or make some to pamper yourself - you deserve it!  Directions are also included in the pattern for a sturdier facecloth in a worsted weight yarn.  Paired with Cascade Sunseeker (cotton, acrylic blend) you will have beautiful cloths.Cascade Sunseeker

Keep your sticks clicking,

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