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A bearded birthday swap

Tonight at Purl Jam, we had another 2016 birthday swap!  A little background for this particular post: our knitting group isn’t that big, and I think it’s fair to say that we know each other pretty well (tastes, preferences, pets, etc), … Continue reading

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Purl Jam birthday!

At our last Purl Jam knit night, we had another birthday swap!  This time Catherine was the lucky recipient. Nan knitted her this very pretty cowl and added an adorable kitty cat measuring tape.  happy birthday, Catherine!   By Marissa, who … Continue reading

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First birthday swaps of 2016!

A few weeks ago, we had a birthday swap which I only witnessed via Facebook.  It’s this super super amazing tea cozy knitted for Vanessa by Kelly. The other night, it was Janice’s turn to be on the receiving end … Continue reading

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Stitches West 2016

Today some of us Purl Jammers attended Stitches West in Santa Clara. Here Ilka, Claire, Andrea and Elizabeth met Stephen West of Westknits fame.  http://westknits.com I spent some time helping out at the Mother Bear Project booth.  mother bear project The … Continue reading

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Purl Jam Stash Exchange

Today Purl Jam held its annual stash exchange, which is a great afternoon of yarn, food, company, and knitting. Every year I’m amazed that we still have lots of really good yarn to share with each other. There’s so much that … Continue reading

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Birthday swaps

We’ve had a few Purl Jam birthday swaps lately, so here they are! Somehow I missed this one from 3 months ago- Landis was the happy recipient of these mittens made by Catherine. Then a few weeks ago, Kelly received these adorable cupcakes … Continue reading

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Birthday exchange!

Purl Jam does this awesome birthday exchange thing.  We get assigned to knit for someone’s birthday, like a Secret Santa exchange.  Usually we have a theme like hats, cowls, mitts, etc., but this year the knitter/giver gets to choose.  Well, yesterday … Continue reading

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