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  • donnellyja@comcast.net
    Jan 6, 2006
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      Hi Kimberlee!  Yep, you're chatty.  That's fine with me!
       
      We usually stay at Caribou until closing, one or two of us anyway.  Mom's nights out are precious and rare!
       
      Please come join us on Wednesday (13th), and please bring a Stampin' Up catalog, there are some things I may want to order. 
       
      Hope to see you Weds.!
       
      --
      Jen Adams Donnelly
       
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      From: "Kimberlee" <thanksalatte@...>
      Just wanted to say hi. My mom taught me to knit 3 years ago and I
      struggled with it. Then the next year she tried to teach me to
      crochet. I didn't like working with just one needle. This year I
      have found so many friends who knit/crochet including my SIL, that I
      figure I better pick it back up or be left behind! My MIL just
      taught herself!! If she can teach herself to do it, than I can too!!
      My 4 year old son has shown interest in knitting, not learning, but
      seeing what you can make. Probably comes from his love for sweaters.
      He's asked his self-taught grandma to make him a "yellow, blue, and
      red" scarf.
      I was wondering when you meet at Caribou, how long are you there
      knitting away? I'm not sure when I'll be able to join you b/c I
      never venture to Orland or Tinley. And I am pretty busy a few
      evenings a week with my Stampin' Up! and BeautiControl businesses.
      (Sorry about dropping names).
      My SIL lives in Forest Park and just a 5 minute walk away from
      beautiful downtown Oak Park. She hasn't been to Nina's in Oak Park
      but she did say she's been in Chix w/ Stix. I know, a hike for us
      all, esp w/ kiddos! But lucky me! We go to their place once a month,
      so one of these days I'm going to browse through those stores. There
      is a Peggy's Strands of Heaven store in downtown Plainfield that I
      haven't gone into yet. I always have my kids with me when I drive by
      it.
      I just haven't picked a pattern for my first "real" project yet. So
      I don't feel worthy enough to go in and drool over fibers. I get too
      ambitious. I picked an "easy" pattern out of the Woman's Day
      knitting special thinking I could do it. I don't have circular
      needles (I almost spelled it "kneedles!" LOL). So I thought I
      could "halve the recipe." Ugh. Nope. So I have this long narrow
      piece. I could probably knit it a little more and put a big button
      on it and make it a skirt for my 10 mo. old! Husband demands it be a
      lot longer!

      Well, since I've blabbed on long enough...I look forward to your
      knitting mentoring in the future! (And yes, I normally am chatty, so
      maybe you won't want me joining you at Caribou! Just make sure I get
      decaf).
      kimberlee




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