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the KWH iPad Show #19 πŸ’œ friendly fibre & neighbourly farewell

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Hello & Welcome
to my 19th episode of the
KWH iPad Show!

Today’s feature is fibre-friendly
fondness forΒ neighbourly kindness πŸ™‚


knitting, needles & yarn from Sylvia

Hey… remember a few weeks ago, when our neighbour surprised me with a bagful of assorted yarn? Well, now look!

Another neighbour (an especially friendly clerk from our local Safeway store) has knit a red vest/slipper set and packed it in a canvas “Safeway” shopping bag with 3 pairs of 5 mm straight knitting needles, plus 3 big balls of gold/pink fuzzy-tufty fashion yarn! SuchΒ a sweet surprise πŸ™‚ The canvas bag will beΒ a handy tote for knitting projects. But what would you suggest to knit with yarn like this? I’m not sure what to make from it…

Yarn is always fun πŸ™‚

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snow cherub

But then, this past weekend was moving day for our dear “snow angel” neighbour Randy. Now their house is empty and I’m feeling a bit sad. Randy cared about his neighbours and was like a staple in the community πŸ™‚ We’re blessed to have known him and very thankful forΒ his diligent effort to clear the snow from several neighbouring driveways, including ours. There were days when the snow just kept coming… and so did Randyβ€”frequently ploughing our place 2-3 times in one day!!! The weather was harsh, but Randy’s heart was warm. He knew hubby was on crutches and I’d be the one shovelling. So he definitely helped make our winters more bearable! Shovelling is okay and can even be fun (fresh air, sniffling neighbourly interaction, frozen faces, etc.). But y’know it can really cut into my knitting time πŸ˜‰ So instead, it was my pleasure to knit special gifts of appreciation ❀

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A quick search through my blog found 6 posts mentioning Randy… 6!!!
Click the following linksΒ to viewΒ those posts.

1st post ::: March 24, 2013
2nd post ::: November 6, 2013
3rd post ::: December 30, 2013
4th post ::: January 18, 2014
5th post ::: March 30, 2014
6th post ::: December 31, 2014

snowy sunsets ❀ #10

Now those days are gone… But lo and behold, look what I found! A snowful blast-from-the-past video of the last time Randy ploughed our driveway (dated March 2nd, 2015). How amazing for it to have survived all these months on my iPad! Who could have know that this glimpse of him in action would bid a fitting farewell… We’ll miss seeing them around the neighbourhood, but that’s life… God bless Randy and his wife in their new home ❀

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Thank you for visiting my Knitting With Heart blog today!
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YourΒ friendly neighourhood fibre-lover… β™₯ Jackie

7 responses

  1. Lovely post, Jackie. Sounds like a great neighbourhood.

    Liked by 1 person

    August 27, 2015 at 1:13 am

    • Thanks Jean πŸ™‚ Yeah, it’s a peaceful area and we have some nice neighbours! Wish more of ’em were knitters, though πŸ˜‰ β™₯ ❀

      Liked by 1 person

      August 27, 2015 at 5:36 pm

  2. Lovely.

    Liked by 2 people

    August 28, 2015 at 2:56 am

    • Thank you, Bob πŸ™‚ Glad to see you here and on fb, too πŸ™‚ β™₯ ❀


      August 28, 2015 at 12:49 pm

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