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Projects Completed In 2007


  • Pineapple Pullover

  • Clay items - beads, etc.

  • Abi - Rowan Sweater

  • Several Beaded Necklace/Earring sets

  • Christmas Table Topper

  • Rhubarb (aka "Tomato") knit

  • Larger Than Life Bag - Crochet

  • Vogue Cardi #19 - Knit

  • Summer Bag - crochet

  • Lucy in the Sky with Bob - Knit

  • Spiderweb Cardi - Crochet

  • Bianca's Jacket - Knit

  • Something Red - knit

  • Two tea cozies - one knit, one crochet

  • Square Neck Tank top - knit

  • Doris Chan's Lace Cardi - crochet

  • Nantucket Jacket

  • Fish Bath Mat

  • Crocheted Triangles Purse

  • More dishcloths than one person should EVER make

  • Fountain Lace Cardi - Knit

  • 2 Knit & 1 Crocheted Calorimetries

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  • Knitting Patterns Crochet Patterns by SweaterBabe.com

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March 20, 2007

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deneen

The cardi looks terrific, as does the dishcloth-I plan to start this by the weekend.

First day of Spring-we've been discussing this for weeks-Elena's teacher claims today is the first day of Spring, always on the 20th, but my calendar says the first day is the 21st? The first day of Winter is always 12/21 (I remember because it's Elena's birthday too), but somehow I lost track of when the first day of Spring usually is-solve this for me, please

Adrienne

That cardi looks fantastic!!!!

Bron

Deneen - Here's what an official site says:

"March 20, 2007, is a date that most of us recognize as symbolic of changing seasons. As we welcome spring, people south of the equator are actually gearing up for the cooler temperatures of autumn.

What Happens at the Equinox?

Far from being an arbitrary indicator of the changing seasons, March 20 (March 21 in some years) is significant for astronomical reasons. On March 20, 2007, at precisely 8:07 P.M. EDT (March 21, 00:07 Universal Time), the Sun will cross directly over the Earth's equator. This moment is known as the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. For the Southern Hemisphere, this is the moment of the autumnal equinox.

Equinox Means "Equal Night"

Translated literally, equinox means "equal night." Because the sun is positioned above the equator, day and night are about equal in length all over the world during the equinoxes. A second equinox occurs each year on September 22 or 23; in 2007, it will be on September 23 at 5:51 A.M. EDT (09:51 UT). This date will mark the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the vernal equinox in the Southern (vernal denotes "spring")."

Maybe the calendar says that the 21st is the beginning of spring because the official equinox comes so late in the day??

The the winter solstice and the summer solstice vary too by a day or so each year. It all depends on the position of the earth. :)

Thanks, Adrienne! Once I got the pattern figured out, the cardi's been a breeze to crochet. :)

Lucy

I saw a story about that apron book on tv awhile back....very interesting.

cathy

your cardi is beautiful!!!!!

Vera

The cardi looks great. I hope to get the book today. I looked through it Satruday, but forgot to actually buy it.

deneen

I will print your response and bring it into school tomorrow! Thanks

Kimberly

The cardi is coming along smashingly.

Love the dishcloth - it looks fun & cheery!

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Simply beautiful! They look so natural.

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