Thursday, November 29, 2007

Here's that hat again! Featured charity


(Clipart from cutecolors.com)

This time I have a photo of it to help you make it!



Bev's Quick Kids Hat
copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2007
Size H hook
about 2 oz ww 4 ply yarn or scraps
The Chain 3 at the beginning of each row counts as a dc.

Ch 4
Rnd 1 sl st to join to form a ring
Rnd 2 14 sc inside ring.
Rnd 3 Ch 3, *1 dc in next sc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * around – 21 dc. Sl st to join.
Rnd 4 Ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * around – 28 dc. Sl st to join.
Rnd 5 Ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * around – 35 dc. Sl st to join.
Rnd 6 Ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * around – 42 dc. Sl st to join.
Rnd 7 Ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc on next dc*, rep from * to * around – 49 dc. Sl st to join.
Rnd 8 Ch 3, *1 dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * around – 56 dc. Sl st to join. Dc in the next stitch and then dc evenly around and around without joining for several more rows till hat is about 7 " tall- for me it was 6 more rounds + 1 round of alternating front post and back post dc around. Make a little 'brim'

Sl st to join at end of last round. Cut yarn tail about 5" long and weave in and out back inside the hat.



Now... places to send them?
I am going to feature ONLINE ANGELS today as a great place to send your finished hat, if you don't have a local shelter or school who could hand them out.

ONLINE ANGELS has a chatty, fun yahoo group too! =)

My friend Mary, and friends at OA, collect handmade and other items to include in boxes that go out all over the country! People can email to request a box to be sent to someone who is going through a tough time right now.

They also need mittens, gloves, scarves, bookmarks, crosses, angels, baby clothes, etc and 6" granny squares, all colors, to make into lapghans and afghans to mail out too. When my hubby went through all kinds of tests and lung surgery for possible cancer a couple of years ago, they sent him a box with a lovely, warm, fleece blanket, crocheted angels and crosses etc. He loved it and I am sure it helped him, along with lots of prayers and fasting, to heal.



Church
Window Cookies

No BAKE! And they only take about 10 mins to make up! Always been a traditional cookie in our home at Christmas :-)
1/2 cup butter or margarine
12 ounces chocolate bits
1 cup walnuts, chopped
10 ounces colored marshmallows
14 ounces flaked coconut
Instructions:

Melt butter and chocolate bits over low heat. Allow to cool slightly. Stir in nuts and marshmallows. Spread coconut on wax paper. Divide chocolate
mixture into two rolls. Roll in coconut. Place in refrigerator for 24 hours. Cut in 1/2-inch slices.




I need to run! So remember to HUG THE ONES YOU LOVE!!

Bev's Christmas pages!

And some great books and music!


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