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Tonight I will briefly cover several topics.  I am having a lot of trouble focusing, and this is what I came up with.  

Sara Teaches Us How to Make a Quilt Block
DK Quilt Guild:  Making a Patchwork Heart Block
Try this - we'll show and tell next week!  

Stay Healthy, Craft More

Computer time and craft time can be a strain on our bodies.  Stretch often - walk around too.  

Some of my favorite anti-computer stretches are based in yoga, including Inverted Prayer:

Also, Cow Face Pose.  One of my favorites is starting in Savasana, or Corpse Pose, and twisting my leg over while i turn my head in the opposite direction.  I can't find a photo of this online and I'm not sure if it is a separate pose or not.  

A Weird Local Event In Which I am Participating

I've shared a few links of guerrilla knitting before.  Well, it has arrived in my hometown, SLC.  The event is associated with the famous and long-running Utah Arts Festival.  I am part of the publicity.  I have committed to covering something in my front yard with knitting, and attaching a tag promoting the event.  Please don't tell the legislature that the Utah Division of Arts and Museums is sponsoring this ;-)  I am kind of tickled to be participating in my first yarn bomb.  

Knitting Around the House (and Out and About)

Daughter's scarf is nearly done - I owe her about 6 rows and then she will try it on.  She is very interested in learning to purl, and we will do that on her next project.  We are going to make a matching scarf for Libby, her American Girl doll.  

I taught both kids "finger crochet" with a yarn scrap during church yesterday.  It was an exceptionally quiet activity, esp compared to the Legos that futureX sent to church with son.  

I am making progress on both the spontaneous hat of chunky cables and my beautiful lace shawl.  

And I think I am in on Frankenoid's knit along.  Everything is so crazy around here, in my mind, in my home, in my life, and in the world - why not? ;-)  I am spying some yarn, and thinking about Alpaca Cloud Lace in Midnight Heather.  

I noticed in a tweet that March is National Crochet Month - I was not overly impressed, as I knit in public all the time, and if I could crochet, I would probably crochet in public too.  Doctor's offices.  Schools.  Churches.  Restaurants.  Meetings.  So Happy Hooking.  I guess.  ;-)  

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