Diabetic Knit-Wits

Come in and share your favorite patterns, tips and tricks.

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Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2014

Welcome to the Group!

We diabetics have to focus so much of our energy and time into our daily care, that it's nice to be able to just dive into something that lets us forget about our woes at least for a little bit. I noticed that there wasn't a group yet started for those of us here that like to knit or crochet. So I started this one. I'm really looking forward to sharing patterns, projects and ideas with other kntters here.

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Comment by Ruth on July 24, 2012 at 2:06pm

Hi, I'm a fairly recently diagnosed type one. I both knit and crochet. My latest obsession is hand knit socks.

Comment by Pastelpainter on December 13, 2011 at 11:46pm

Check out Etsy before you make a lot of hats for sale, there is usually a lot of easy to make stuff for sale there. Bet they are nice and warm for you and your family.

Comment by Heavenly Flower 79 on December 13, 2011 at 11:34pm

Well I don't "actually" knit. I have a knitting loom. I've been making tons of scarves and hats. If I can get some pictures, I'm thinking of putting them for sale on etsy. I made a bunch of boas for the girls in an orphanage in Thailand. Great fun!

Comment by Bianca on December 13, 2011 at 6:25pm

I don't know how to knit yet but i'm a biginner crochetter. It don't take long for me to learn a new pattern, I just need to learn from a patient person and be patient with myself

Comment by Heather on December 3, 2011 at 3:31pm

I only know how to make slippers and book marks.

Comment by Laura S. on June 16, 2011 at 3:03pm
I would love to join in......when I can! I'm self employed,and lately always trying to figure out how to make money. That has really set my hobbies and interests to the side. I want very very much to learn to knit and crochet (well) and to do some writing. If you dont mind, I'll join up and see how things go.......
I'm sure to be able to learn from someone here!
Comment by Janice on June 16, 2011 at 1:36pm
Oops! I didn't mean to add my entire group of photographs...couldn't up-load from my computer. It kept buffering. But perhaps you all won't mind since most of the pictures are of knitting projects, The pictures that I initially intended are of the up-side down daisy hat and the beautiful (IMHO) baby sweater from Oat Couture.
Comment by Janice on June 16, 2011 at 1:26pm
Find more photos like this on TuDiabetes
ere is one of my latest project. Shhh it's for my latest grand child--a baby girl.
Comment by April on April 21, 2011 at 5:03pm
Well, I guess this group is not really taht active! I knit a lot of prayer shawls for my church.and for loved ones going through difficult's really more a meditative and prayerful practice for me...but I am working on a toddler cardigan at the moment, too. Thank to the person who started this!!!
Comment by Pastelpainter on October 9, 2010 at 4:54pm
I knit and crochet for Anglicare, which distributes items to needy families in Western Australia. Last year our group donated 14 blankets, sundry scarves, toys and a few other items.

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