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Lori Thueme
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What I'm working on now  - 
 
Sitting at the muffler shop waiting on daughter's car to be fixed. Working on my Notched Hem Tank Top, hope to have it finished before we leave for vacation on Thursday.

#knitting #knittinglodge #wipwednesday #ravelry ÔĽŅ
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+Jenn Zeyen I agree! Yesterday I was at the tire shop with hubby's car. Guess that's what I get to do since I don't work.... Lots of knitting time ūüėČÔĽŅ
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Couldn't help it, had to start another project. I've been looking for a pattern for this yarn and I finally found it! It's even prettier than it looked at the store

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/aimeriana101/notched-hem-tank-topÔĽŅ
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+Lisa Wood thank you. It was the only skein left at my LYS and I grabbed it a while ago, been waiting for the perfect patternÔĽŅ
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Weekend trip to my daughter's house and working on my Ashton Shawlette while hubby drives. 2 repeats left on chart 2

#knittinglodge #shawl #knitting #wip ÔĽŅ
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+Lori Thueme Wow I've still got a way to go. I'll take a photo of mine and share. ÔĽŅ
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Sand Castles Shawl KAL blocked and finished. I used Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi in Natural Ecru and Napa Valley. This is the smaller size shawl.

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/aimeriana101/sand-castles-shawl

#FOwhenever ¬† #SandCastlesShawl ¬† #SandCastlesKAL ¬† #knittinglodge ¬† #YarnMountain ¬† #KAL ¬† #knitting ¬†ÔĽŅ
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I've got the bug now for shawls. Thank you +Jenn Zeyen‚Äč‚Äč for sharing the Ashton Shawlette pattern! Using the turmultiquoise yarn I just got in the mail from +Knitivity‚Äč‚Äč

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/aimeriana101/ashton-shawlette

#knitting #knittinglodge #shawl ÔĽŅ
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Wheeee! All the Blog Reader Specials have been reskeined and posted to the Blog Reader Specials page! Several of these put a whole new definition to "one-of-a-kind"!! http://www.knitivity.com/blog-reader-specials/ÔĽŅ
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Can #Knitting  save your life?
"Knit on with confidence and hope, through all crisis." - Elizabeth Zimmerman
Stories of Recovery with Knitting and Crochet used as Therapy

Knitting is just a hobby or passive distraction, right?   Maybe, if you're stressed out from a long day at the office or overwhelmed with household chores.   For those in less mundane circumstances, it can be a bit more.   What if you find yourself unexpectedly out of work, or recovering from illness or injury, addiction, or abuse?   What if the awesome career, promising future,goals and dreams have been shattered by a car accident?  What if the person that you loved the most hurt you the worst?  What if your diagnosis included the words, "Never again..."?

(This is really cool)  Each week, homebound (for whatever reason) members of our global community are gathering via Google+ #Hangouts   and finding a vibrant social community, making connections with others that can relate to their circumstances, and in the middle of a lively, interactive social environment, they are finding hope again.....and they are #knitting .   Knitting is not just an empty distraction, but a re-focused attention that involves the challenging artistic insight of creating, slows down the thought process to practice finer motor skills with texture and color, and provides motivating, rewarding results.  Through technology, those that were once stuck at home and alone for many hours a day now have the opportunity to become a part of something bigger than themselves and their circumstances.   Now that's knitting the world together in a really cool way.

Why Knitting?
1)  Blogger Heather Buckler tells her story of how knitting filled her days during  recovery from benzodiazepine addiction, providing a creative and productive outlet instead of a downward spiral.  Read more:  http://beyondmeds.com/2013/07/21/crafty-recovery/

2)  Author Kathryn Vercillo tells her story of how she battled depression, anxiety, fear and treatments as a college freshmen recently diagnosed with a brain tumor in her book Crochet saved my Life.  She speaks of choosing hope as she dropped a knife from her wrist to pick up yarn instead.  Find More here:  http://www.crochetsavedmylife.com/

3)  Soldiers recovering from severe injury and suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are finding healing through hobbies, as described in a recent article in the Navy Times.   #Knitting  is one of them.  Read more here: http://goo.gl/HNPSZ4

If you have a story to share on how you have seen the benefits of hobbies and crafts during recovery, I would love to hear it. Your story may be the encouragement that someone reading this needs today. Please add it in the comments below.

Could you, a family member or friend  benefit from knitting as a therapeutic past-time?   Please consider introducing them to the engaging, fun, and friendly group of knitters and crocheters in The Knitting Lodge community on #Google + to help them get connected.  Find it here:  http://goo.gl/ADH9HX

This photo depicts my favorite hobbies,   #knitting  and #hiking , that both seem to have a humbling way of keeping me in check.  Have a good weekend, Everyone! - Christina

h/t +Yarn Mountain +Dave Bennett +Beverly Tilton 
#knittingtherapy ¬† #yarnmtn ¬† #knittinglodge ¬† #knitwithme ¬† #knittingtogether ¬† #hobbies ¬† #crafts ¬† #therapy ¬† ¬† #communities ¬†ÔĽŅ
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Look what I made!  - 
 
Ashton Shawlette finished, thought that overlooking the water was appropriate for the turmultiquoise yarn since the colors remind me of waves crashing on the beach.ÔĽŅ
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+Knitivity¬†Thank you for doing that. I know what I'm buying when I get home from work tonight! :)ÔĽŅ
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What I'm working on now  - 
 
10 rows to go on Ashton Shawlette, hoping I have enough yarn!

#knittinglodge #knitting #shawl #wipÔĽŅ
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That's beautiful!ÔĽŅ
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Well, isn't this just pretty as can be!  This is why I have learned to trust my customers!   http://www.knitivity.com/2015/06/09/trust-the-customers/
Merino Lace Quadsets, ready for claiming.¬†ÔĽŅ
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Sand Castles Shawl KAL blocked and finished. I used Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi in Natural Ecru and Napa Valley. This is the smaller size shawl.

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/aimeriana101/sand-castles-shawl

#FOwhenever ¬† #SandCastlesShawl ¬† #SandCastlesKAL ¬† #knittinglodge ¬† #YarnMountain ¬† #KAL ¬† #knitting ¬†ÔĽŅ
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+Lori Thueme¬†Great minds think alike. ¬†I thought about replacing the chevrons in this pattern with stars.ÔĽŅ
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What I'm working on now  - 
 
I've got the bug now for shawls. Thank you +Jenn Zeyen‚Äč‚Äč for sharing the Ashton Shawlette pattern! Using the turmultiquoise yarn I just got in the mail from +Knitivity‚Äč‚Äč

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/aimeriana101/ashton-shawlette

#knitting #knittinglodge #shawl ÔĽŅ
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Thank youÔĽŅ
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Saint Clair, MI - Marysville, MI
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I wear no uniform, no dress blues or army greens. But I am in the military among the ranks rarely seen. I have no rank upon my shoulder. Salutes I do not give. But the military is the world in which I live for I am the mother of 2 Airmen!
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Air Force Mom, President Blue Water Chapter MI180 Blue Star Mothers, Vice President Blue Star Mothers of America Big Dipper Auxiliary, Director at Military Apparel Company and grandmother to my angel in Germany
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Director and Senior Recruiter at Military Apparel Company
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Networking, Office
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  • Military Apparel Company
    Director & Senior Recruiter, 2010 - present
  • Blue Water Council BSA
    Scout Shop Manager, 2008 - 2012
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Excellent staff, always cheerful and friendly. Hygienist Deb always goes out of her way to make sure I am comfortable during my cleanings.
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