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Crocheted Headbands


Sunday, November 18, 2012




The shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child were collected last week to send to the distribution centers, but I have already started on next year's boxes. I have been using up some of my small amounts of left over yarn to make crocheted headbands for the girls boxes. They are quick and easy to make and I've been working on them while I watch TV at night.
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ISLANDRITER 11/28/2012 2:36PM

    Shari, I haven't been on here in a while. It is good to read your up date and see your strong, sincere and inspiring spirit doing the good you have always done. I have had a rough year. An ankle sprain in Dec. of 2011, the surgery on the same in April, hip issues in August, finally walking in Sept. and then found another tumor in Oct. Finally, I think I can say...after recurrence from breast and thyroid cancer this time...it is gone. Or is it? You telling your day-to-day story does so much to strengthen me and give me courage. I especially like that you give so much of your time and energy to help others. But just as important is your day to day self care and routines. Thank you for sharing and caring enough to tell others how to keep doing what you do. It makes a difference!! to others who face illness each day!!

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OPALMOON 11/19/2012 6:15AM

    They are so sweet, Shari, and sure to delight the little girls who receive them! It is so generous of you to help others like this - and it's one of many ways you inspire so many of us.

Hugs and blessings to you, Nattacia

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AUNTRENEE 11/18/2012 10:15PM

    Those are cute. Do you have a pattern for those? I would love to make a couple for my grandniece Katelynn. Her mommy puts those on her.

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BEST_LIFE_NOW 11/18/2012 9:09PM

  They are very cute! You really are nice Shari. emoticon

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KERRYG155 11/18/2012 6:32PM

    Those are really cute!

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TXMEMAW6 11/18/2012 6:26PM

    How cute! I, too, love to crochet and I think it is so admirable that you are able to make something that will give so much pleasure to children. Way to go!!!

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CELLOPLAYER1 11/18/2012 6:21PM

    Cute!

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ELLFIN3 11/18/2012 5:14PM

    I like those! You are so awesome! You are My Hero!!!! Have a nice evening!! Love You!! ((HUGS))

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CARRAND 11/18/2012 5:04PM

    Those are so cute!

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NPA4LOSS 11/18/2012 3:53PM

    Beautiful. It is emoticon that you are able to use up the small bits. emoticon

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1STATEOFDENIAL 11/18/2012 3:38PM

    Those are sweet.

I was thinking about you yesterday when I was watching my local Saturday morning news. They did a story about a local craft fair and a woman was featured who had this incredible idea for crochet-topped towels. BUT not like any I've ever seen (my mother has made these too). These are not attached to the towels permanently. She had a loop for the towel to hang from, then a covering that went over where the towel bends to hold it in place. So when you wash it, you can remove and wash just the towel part, leaving the yarn looking newer for much longer. And when the towel wears out you just use a new one. Here's what I'm talking about: http://www.crochetnmore.com/nosewto
weltopper.htm

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0309COOKIE 11/18/2012 3:37PM

    Aren't they adorable! I crochet my prayer shawls during the commercials. It beats watching them, lol.

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BETHGILLIGAN 11/18/2012 3:17PM

    those are adorable!! They bring back sweet memories as my mom used to knit headbands for my daughter when she was little. Thanks for taking me down memory lane today!

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BATCHICK 11/18/2012 2:41PM

    Super cute! I love to crochet and watch Rom Coms.

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KNYAGENYA 11/18/2012 2:10PM

    That is such a nice thing to do. I run my own knitting charity and we are getting ready for the big Christmas scarf donation.

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