Badge Help – Pen & Paper #17

Occasionally, when looking at a badge requirement, you will find that you have completed it (or part of it) without realizing that you have. Using construction paper and a sewing machine, you can create a garland to match any theme.

This month I am focusing on the Pen and Paper Badge.  Requirement #17 says to make decorations for a party or troop activity using paper.  A few years back, our Pioneer Unit hosted a baby shower for one of the troop leaders.  The paper products they found had pink and blue polka dots on them, but they could not find any decorations they liked to match, so we got creative and made our own. Continue reading “Badge Help – Pen & Paper #17”


July Dishcloth

Here it is July. I can hardly believe summer is almost half over. My determination to knit a different dishcloth each month to include in my Christmas gift sets continues.

July Dishcloth

For this dishcloth I used my trusty size 6 needles and a skein of Bernat 100% cotton yarn. The color is “Torrent” or navy blue for those of us who are less technical. The pattern is by Emily Jagos, and can be found for free here.

Hope you enjoy and happy knitting.