Leftover wool wanted

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Leftover wool wanted

Post by cj » Tue Sep 02, 2008 6:56 pm

A lady I know, along with a whole load of other ladies, makes blankets to be sent to children in orphanages in Romania, they are made of what she calls 'peggy squares' - they sort of look like patchwork to me. The child gets the blanket and keeps it all the way through their life in the orphanage, i.e. it becomes their own rather than belonging to the orphange.
They need leftover wool - part balls are fine - to knit them with. Wool is preferable as its so cold although they do apparently intermix squares with part wool part acrylic too.
So all you knitters, if you have bits of wool sitting there that are too much to throw away but not enough to really use, or will just sit around forever waiting to be used, maybe you could consider PMing me for my address and send them over here and I will pass them on :D Or Chch people I am sure I can come to a nappicino and pick them up (might even be on time next time :wink: ).
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Post by Happi » Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:54 pm

operation mobilization?


mission without boarders?



:)


I used to be at the church that packed the bales of blankets into the containers for shipping its a wonderful opportunity and I am involved in a knitters circle that is putting the blankets together here too now.
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Post by j-j » Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:59 pm

Yes, i was wondering if there was a group close to the hutt that i could give wool to for the same/similar thing?
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Post by cj » Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:21 pm

Happi wrote:mission without boarders?


Yes, thats the one :D
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Post by sable » Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:53 pm

Does it matter what weight? I'm sure I have some DK and there might be some heavier weight stuff too.
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Post by cj » Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:04 am

not that I'm aware of Rochelle.
She says they normally do the op shop thing and unravel jumpers and all sorts.
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Post by Happi » Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:33 am

we just knit the 2 strands of a smaller ply together.
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