Sunday, 26 June 2011

Lovely email, lovely squares and lovely blankies!

Just a quick update to share with you firstly a lovely email from Christina, whom I originally made contact with when I was trying to find an address to send our blankets to. She very kindly lets me know when the blankets have arrived. I thought I would share with you her latest email -


Just letting you know that we received more of your blankets and kids toys! Thank you so much. At the moment, the weather is getting really warm and humid so we'll just hold onto the blankets for now and then hand them out in a few months when the weather cools down again. The toys on the other hand are darling and we are looking forward to handing those out. Will try and get some photos and send them to you.

Thanks for all your support and kind generosity.

How wonderfully typical of children - blankets are not high on their list of priorities! So for a while, we will be sending knitted and crocheted toys. My boys still love and need cuddly toys so can you imagine what it must be like for kids who have lost everything to be given something that belongs to 'them' . 

So, if you are inspired to join in, please please do and send some love in the form of knitted and cuddly toys!! Thank you xx

Now, my demon-hooking-friend - Angela, with the longest suffering anti-crochet husband on the planet has done it again........ 60 squares!

They are now all blankets and I shall be collecting them on Tuesday to post off - I will take photos before I send to show you just how good they looked :)

I have another demon-hooking friend who makes the snuggliest ripple blankets in jewel brights and zippy colours 

I took these photos inside on a rainy day so I am sorry to say that my pictures do not do these lovely blankies justice - but believe me they are gorgeous.

All for now, I will keep you up to date of any news, please think about knitting or crocheting toys and then reach for some stash and a hook or some needles and then before you know it you will be busy crafting a little love for a child who has lost every thing xxxxxx


  1. thanks for the update from Japan - so wonderful to read the toys are going down well.

    OK, I will finish the last blanket and think about toys; might need a pattern.... we can discuss at KnK this week!

  2. lovely email about the toys. Sorry I can't help with knitted toys, or even crocheted ones as I'm hopeless with those. If I get time, will try to felt some.

  3. Hello! Good to know the kids enjoy their toys :-) I'll hold on to my granny squares untill winter then and will see what I can do about toys. I am not the greatest in crocheting animals, but for these poor kids I'll sure give it a go.


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