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Old 06-19-2007, 08:16 AM   #1
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Need for baby items
Our church contributes to a program called "Into His Arms". The group provides burial clothing for babies found abandoned. I have been asked to contribute knitted blankets and caps.

How sad that these innocent lives end abandoned and alone. I feel the need to wrap these little ones in a hand-made blanket and by doing so wrap them in love.

If you would be interested in knitting simple, small blankets and caps please PM me.

I also have a stash of baby yarn that I would be happy to send to anyone who would like to contribute and needs some yarn.
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Old 06-27-2007, 01:52 PM   #2
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Mary, Hi. I'm currently rearranging my yarn priorities. So I don't know if I'll be able to help your project or not. I think the program is so sweet. I wish you well and hope you get a lot of support.
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Old 06-27-2007, 02:03 PM   #3
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Thanks for your kind words. If you find the time, there will always be a need------how sad is that.
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Old 06-27-2007, 06:05 PM   #4
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I'll be glad to help. Just send me your mailing address, or the address for the church or the organization.
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Old 06-28-2007, 05:02 AM   #5
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Sandy, thank you!

I don't know how you find time for all the wonderful things you do!

I'll PM my address-----I think you have it from the Oddball blankets and shawls, but I'll send it again.
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Old 06-28-2007, 10:45 AM   #6
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Newborn sized hats? My mom is a crazy fast knitter and loves loves loves to make hats, since she can basically do one in a night.

I'm gonna ask her if she wants to make some.
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Originally Posted by MaryB View Post
I don't know how you find time for all the wonderful things you do!
Well, I have time, because I don't really like to knit for myself. I'm a plus-size girl, so it takes FOREVER to make myself anything. Plus, it uses a LOT of yarn when I do. (The only thing I really ever make for myself is socks.)

I don't knit Christmas gifts, because I did that one year, and didn't really see that it was appreciated as much as I thought it would be. So, I prefer to knit for those that really need it.

I have lots of yarn, because people are always giving me yarn for my charity knitting. (Once I got a bag full of 200 skeins from a lady who works for a yarn company!) So, I'm equipped to do lots of charity knitting.

I knit ALL THE TIME, carrying a project with me wherever I go. I knit at stoplights, doctor's offices, dentist offices, church, restaurants.

If I'm sitting, I'm knitting.
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Old 06-29-2007, 02:13 AM   #8
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OK~ Question for you : what if its a CROCHETED item and not knitted? I just recently learned to crochet () and I have found that baby blankets go much faster crocheted than knitted IMHO.. would you be interested in crochet and/or knitted items.. Or do you just want knitting?
I baby items.. they are small and so quick to make~!
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:10 AM   #9
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Crocheted items are very welcome. We just want to wrap these tiny ones with love. I'll PM my address.

Thanks!
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maryB .. I PMed you~!
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