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Big FAHT Charity Competition ~~ June 1 - August 13

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Big FAHT Charity Competition ~~ June 1 - August 13

In an effort to give back to our communities, Fiber Addiction and Harps & Thistles Yarn 

Emporium are joining forces for some friendly competition to see just who has the most
charitable customers. We’ll be collecting donations and handing out tickets throughout the
summer for Akron Children’s Hospital & Forbes House and will top it off with a joint event in the fall to crown the winning shop and draw tickets for PRIZES! Here’s how it works…

1. Purchase yarn to knit or crochet an item for charity. Hat, scarf, baby blanket, etc. **
2. Register your purchase on the sign-up sheet in the shop.
3. Return your knitted/crocheted item and receive 1 ticket for each item. Items made from multiple skeins will be awarded 1 ticket per skein of yarn used.
4. You will also receive a $5 coupon when you turn in your first donation. This coupon is good for a purchase at either shop.
5. Drawing for prize basket will take place August 13th & winner will be notified.

**You are welcome to make donations made from yarn shop quality yarn from your stash but will only receive tickets and/or coupons for yarn purchased from one of our shops. All donations must be machine washable.

Children's Hospital Patterns

Preemie Hat and Booties

Crocheted
Materials - Baby Yarn or 3 ply Sport Yarn, no cotton, no wool
Crochet Hook size F for Hat; size C, D, or E (depending on how tight you
crochet) for Booties
HAT
Ribbed Brim: Chain 7
Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in the next 5 sc, ch1 and turn
Row 2: Work across in back loops of each sc, ch 1 and turn
Repeat Row 2 for 39 rows - do not end off.
Top
Row 1: Ch 1, work 40 sc along long edge of band; ch 1 and turn.
Row 2 through row 6: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each sc across
Row 7: ch 3 dc in next 5 dc, dec in next 2 dc then continue to dec 1
dc after 5 dc across
Row 8 and 9: ch 3, dc in each dc across, finish off leaving a long
piece of yarn for sewing back seam.
Finishing: Sew back seam. Weave long piece of yarn through row 9
and pull tightly to close top. Make pom-pom and attach.

BOOTIES
Ch7
Instep:
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each remaining ch (beg 3
skipped chs count as a dc).-5 dc
Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc on following rows
Row 2: Dc in each dc and in 3rd ch of beg 3 skipped chs, Ch 3, turn
Row 3: Dc in each dc and in 3rd ch of turning ch 3. Ch 14, turn; join
in 3rd chof of turning ch of previous row (mardk 7th ch of ch 14 for
center back
Sides
Rnd 1: Ch3 (counts as a dc on this and following rnds) working along
side of instep in ends of rows, dc in next 3 rows; working across next
side of unused loops of beg ch, dc in next 5 loops working in ends of
rows, dc in side of next 3 rows and in top of same row as last dc
made: dc in each of next 14 chs, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3-27 dc
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining; dec over next 2 dc (to work
dec; draw up loop in each of next 2 dc, YO and draw through all 3
loops on hook-dec made)* sc in next 2 dc, dec over next 2 dc; rep
from * 5 times; join in first sc- 20 sc
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same sc * dec over next 2 sc, sc; rep from 6 times
Rnd 5: Ch 1 sc in same sc, dec around. Finish off-weave seam
together
Top
Hold piece with right side facing you and unused lps of ch 14 at
top: join yarn in unused lp of marked ch at center back.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc on this and following rnd), working in
unused lps of ch 14 and in dc of instep; dc in each st, join in 3rd ch of
beg ch3- 19 dc,
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Edging
Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook-picot
made: (sc in next 3 dc, picot) 5 times, sc in next 3 dc; join in first sc.
Finish off and weave in ends.
Finishing
Sew bottom seams. Make two ties by ch 60. Make 4 pom-poms and
attach to ties after weaving ties through first row of dc on bootie sides.

Knitted

BOOTIES
Baby yarn - plain yarn, pastels only - no fuzzy yarns, no cotton, no wool
#4 or #3 needles - do not knit too tightly
Gauge: 7 stitches = 1 inch 12 rows - 1 inch
Cast on 38 stitches loosely starting at sole of bootie
Knit 11 rows in garter stitch (knit all stitches each row)
Row 12: K 17 stitches, K2 together and K2 together, K 17 stitches=36 stitches
Row 13: P 16, then P2 together and P2 together, P 16=34 stitches
Row 14: K 15, then 2 together and 2 together, K15=32 stitches
Row 15: P 14, then 2 together and 2 together, P14=30 stitches
Row 16: K 13, then 2 together and 2 together, K13=28 stitches
Row 17: K entire row (wrong side row)
Row 18: K1, * (yarn over needle) K2 together, repeat from * to end, ending with (yarn
over needle)K1=29 stiches
Row 19: K entire row(wrong side row)
Row 20: K1, * increase in next stitch, K next 3 repeat from *, end with K3=36 stitches
Row 21: K across (wrong side row)
Row 22, 23, 24: Kl, Pl (ribbing stitch)
Cast off on wrong side in stockinette loosely. Sew bootie together.
Crochet two laces that are each 14" to 16" long and weave through holes to tie booties on.

HAT
Baby yarn, plain yarn, pastels only - no fuzzy yarns
#4 or #3 needles (if worked on double pointed needles, then all rows knit)
Cast on 78 stitches
Work in ribbing for 2 1/4 inches (K1, P1) ending on wrong side
Then begin stockinette stitch (K1 row, P1 row) until 1 ½ inches
Decrease on knit rows
1st decrease row: *K3, K2 together, repeat from*across row ending with K3=63
stitches; P1 row
2nd decrease row: *K3,K2 together, repeat from*across row ending withK3=51 stitches;
P 1 row
3rd decrease row: *K3, K2 together, repeat from* across row ending with K1=41
stitches; P1 row
4th decrease row: *K3, K2 together, repeat from* across row ending with K1=33
stitches; P1row
5th decrease row: *K3, K2 together,repeat from*across ending with K3=27 stitches; P1
row
Next row: *K3, K2 together,repeat from*across row ending with K2=22 stitches
Draw yarn through all stitches and fasten inside. Sew seam and add pom pom if desired.


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