Friday, November 26, 2010

Knitting Barter

I used to do a lot of counted cross stitch and hardanger, but now my eyes won't let me do it. I started a cross stitch pattern on a sweatshirt using waste canvas, but had to stop after just a few stitches. None of my family was willing to finish it for me, so it sat in my closet for several years. Recently, Just Relax and Stitch, a needlework shop opened close to the Caribou coffee in Osseo where we knit at every Friday. Kind of jokingly I asked if anyone there would want to barter. I would knit a pair of socks or shawlette if someone would finish my sweatshirt. Here are her socks and my sweatshirt!



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