Category Archives: Guest Bloggers


Miracle in Seattle – The Gift from Annie’s Readers

In July I wrote about my friend, Teddy Sawka, who is a missionary working in Shichigahama, Japan — an area that was ravaged by the tsunami in March 2011. Teddy started an outreach program called Yarn Alive for the displaced, … Continue reading

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More Than Memories: Teaching Our Children to Knit

By Tabetha Hedrick I have a beautiful friend who, after several years of illness, has made a hard realization that time might be much shorter for her. It’s a sobering thought, especially when one considers that it is true for … Continue reading

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Overcoming Knitter’s Block

By Carri Hammett I bet everyone reading this post has done the same thing. You go into your local yarn shop and fall in love with some gorgeous yarn. Deciding you can’t live without it, you buy the yarn on … Continue reading

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At the Same Time

By Tabetha Hedrick When you start out on your first sweater pattern, you’ll quickly notice a little phrase, “At the same time.” For beginners, this can be a mysterious, confusing term, but we’ll break it down today. “At the same … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of Yarn–Miracle in Seattle: Easier Ways to Get Your Yarn to Japan

by Carri Hammett Last week I wrote about my friend, Teddy Sawka in this post. Teddy is a Christian missionary who started a knitting group called Yarn Alive as an outreach to elderly tsunami survivors in Japan. I told the … Continue reading

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