A Blanket for 3girlies: Sign up thread for donors and crafters. Can you help us?

(280 Posts)
RatherBeOnThePiste Fri 03-Aug-12 14:16:43

We have heard the desperately sad news that 3girlies daughter Flora has lost her battle against a brain tumour, she was 6 years old. 3girlies' thread is here

We send 3girlies our love and are so sorry for her loss. She and her family are in our hearts and thoughts X

We have offered to make the family a blanket, and hope it may give whatever comfort it can to them. We are so pleased that they have accepted.

So we are calling out for knitters, crocheters and donors. Can you help us?

If you would like to be involved in any way, please post on this thread, and also PM me so we know. I will coordinate and match crafters and donors, and deal with any admin. We now have Paypal to make donating easier for all. So please PM if you would like to join us, or if I can help match you. Knotty will try to answer any queries you may have. Sincere heartfelt thanks. thanks

Once again the wool we are using is:

* Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK (NOT the baby cash)
* Rowan Cashsoft DK
* Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool DK
* Artesano Superwash Merino DK

The Colours
Pinks, warm purple, greens, blues, silver, cream
If choosing cream we ask that you go for the Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK 013

Themes
Flowers please, also initials F, P and L.

4mm needles or hook.

Do use the crafting guide on the website to help you with lots of practical info, and if interested there are a lot of linked suggestions for squares.

Previous blankets can be seen on the Woolly Hugs website and we are on Facebook and Twitter at MNWoollyHugs which are good ways to keep in touch.

But once again, we thank you so much for your support X thanks

KnottyLocks Fri 03-Aug-12 14:19:52

Thanks for starting this thread, Pistey thanks

Our thoughts are with the family x

KnottyLocks Fri 03-Aug-12 14:21:59

I have a few Wifi issues at the mo but please post any questions you have on the thread and we will hopefully be able to help. Thanks

AfternoonDelight Fri 03-Aug-12 14:23:51

I'm in.

So sorry for your loss, 3girlies x

Olbasoil Fri 03-Aug-12 14:26:19

I am so sorry xx

jendifa Fri 03-Aug-12 14:26:50

I'm in. Never done squares before, but can knit etc.

NoWayNoHow Fri 03-Aug-12 14:27:16

So so so sad sad

I still have left over wool so count me in too.

(((big hugs 3girlies)))

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Fri 03-Aug-12 14:28:17

So sad there is another MN'er in need of a blanket.

I'm in though, please match me with a knitter Pistey and i'll send some wool.

soremummy Fri 03-Aug-12 14:31:30

Can I request a donor please I'm in queue posting other squares now

mothmedalisnotaverbmagnet Fri 03-Aug-12 14:31:30

It's so sad sad

Best wishes to you and your family 3girlies. Flora sounds like a lovely girl.

I will pm Pistey.

pixiestix Fri 03-Aug-12 14:33:47

Please count me in.

I'm so sorry 3girlies sad

BarbaraWoodlouseAspiringHooker Fri 03-Aug-12 14:34:39

Desperately sad. sad

I'm posting for the other blankets on Monday (always go to the wire!) so will start for this one then. PM on its way.

Much love to 3girlies and family.

soremummy Fri 03-Aug-12 14:37:54

Will pm later can't do it on phone

Mouseface Fri 03-Aug-12 14:41:55

Just going to PM now Pistey.

Life is so incredibly cruel. Too many tiny little lives being taken far too early.

Much love to 3girlies, my heart goes out to you all xx

AllMuddledUp Fri 03-Aug-12 14:42:26

I'm so sorry 3girlies, such sad news.

I'd love to knit some squares in memory of Flora.

MildewMayhew Fri 03-Aug-12 14:43:16

I'm so sorry for your loss, 3girlies

RatherBeOnThePiste Fri 03-Aug-12 14:44:36

Thank you everyone, such a heartwarming response already X

Will pm you now

WoollyWoolfe Fri 03-Aug-12 14:47:30

So sorry to hear this tragic news. Thoughts and hugs are with you and your family 3girlies x

tribpot Fri 03-Aug-12 14:50:32

Just checking in.

MABS Fri 03-Aug-12 14:51:09

so sad sad can i donate money as i can't knit..

RatherBeOnThePiste Fri 03-Aug-12 14:58:55

Hello lovely MABS - I shall PM you

Thanks everyone thanks

Oh no sad

Pumping you pistey

Sorry pming, not pumping

sayanythingrogerjustrogerme Fri 03-Aug-12 15:05:24

I'm in too.

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