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Woolly Hugs...We are making a blanket for MamaTeeTee and her children : Lovely donors and crafters, we need your help.

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KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 19:08:05

You may have heard the dreadfully sad news that MamaTeeTee’s husband died suddenly at the end of December. Mental ill health can be such a devastating illness. Bless his heart. Life has been very cruel to them. We send MamaTeeTee and their little children our love and are so sorry for their loss. thanks

We are so glad that she has accepted our offer of a Woolly Hug, we hope it may give whatever comfort it can. There will be love crafted into every stitch. MamaTeeTee’s thread is here...

So we are now asking for help once again sad thanks

We need crocheters, knitters and donors (of funds or wool) Sincere thanks. thanks If you would like to be involved in any way, please post on this thread and PM us with your offers: crafting, donating, need wool, etc, we can help you with all of it.

Thank you so much thanks

Our Yarns
* Drops Merino Extra Fine DK
* Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK
* Debbie Bliss Rialto DK
* Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool DK

* Artesano Superwash Merino DK
* Patons Merino Extrafine DK

Just from the brands listed please because we know they combine for wash and wear. If you still have any of our wools that have been discontinued - Rowan Cashsoft DK, Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK or James C. Brett Pure Merino DK in your stash, please do use them.

Our listed yarns are all easily available online - Try Wool Warehouse, Wise Badger, Laughing Hens

The Colours
* Greys
* Blues

From MamaTeeTee
His favourite things were family time, food and the gym. Our initials are M, C, L, Z. He was a builder and loved his work. He was so talented. He loved music - he would listen to anything. He was born in the wrong era as he loved 50s and 60s music.

I'm overwhelmed by your kindness. It's such a lovely thing for you all to do for us. X

Bless her heart, we will make something very beautiful for them as a tribute to her fabulous DH.

Simple or complex, made by beginner or expert, we genuinely welcome them all. It really is the love and thought that counts. There is support for buying colours on our website, here. Squares to be six inches, using 4mm needles or hook. Previous blankets can be seen on our website If looking for ideas for a pattern, there are many linked to from our website under Crafting

We also have a Facebook page Woolly Hugs and are on Twitter @Woolly_Hugs

When ready for posting, please PM for info. As always, we thank you so much for your support,

So sad that another blanket is needed. MamaTeeTee, we are thinking of you and sending our love.

thanks

PenelopeClearwater Tue 22-Mar-16 19:27:12

Sent a PM. I'll make some squares.

Lots of love to MamaTeeTee and family xxx

GleamingHeels Tue 22-Mar-16 19:29:21

So sad, I will make squares, but will need yarn as I have used most of the blues and greys from the colours I have. Will PM

sending love to MamaTeeTee and family

away to pm now

KnittingPearl Tue 22-Mar-16 19:48:19

PM sent. Sending love to MamaTeeTee and her children.

KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 19:51:27

Thank you - we have yarn and will get on with sending it out tomorrow, please do PM if we can help. thanks

PolterGoose Tue 22-Mar-16 20:06:25

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KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 20:07:56

Thanks lovely Polter - do you need yarn? xxxx

thanks

SpiralArchitect Tue 22-Mar-16 20:08:09

I will make a few squares - I have yarn; will PM.

Thinking of MamaTeeTee and her children flowers x

KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 20:11:22

Thanks lovely thanks

Off out for a bit now, back later, thank you everyone, do keep PMing xxx

fanjodisfunction Tue 22-Mar-16 20:11:47

Such sad news be happy to help. Off to pm.

RiaOverTheRainbow Tue 22-Mar-16 20:12:41

So sorry to hear this, I'll be thinking of MamaTeeTee and family flowers

I have some lovely blue yarn I can use.

JulesJules Tue 22-Mar-16 20:14:24

So sorry to see this.
Have wool, will knit x

TheFairyCaravan Tue 22-Mar-16 20:29:02

Have sent a PM. I'll do some squares.

Lots of love to MamaTeeTee and her family flowers

notonyurjellybellynelly Tue 22-Mar-16 20:30:09

I can't knit well enough to do a few squares but Im happy to contribute the wool so someone can get her pins out. smile

How would I do this?

KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 20:53:33

Thanks all thanks

Jelly - that is so kind. Will message you. Thank you. thanks

KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 21:19:58

Right back to PMs, thank you everyone xx

KnottyAndPistey Tue 22-Mar-16 21:25:21

Hopefully have replied to everyone for now, thank you so much, please do keep PMing us, all welcome to join and help make this for MamaTeeTee thanks

ifyoulikepinacolada Tue 22-Mar-16 21:32:17

I can't knit unfortunately but would love to buy some wool. Can I get an amazon order sent to one of you or something?!

MadisonAvenue Tue 22-Mar-16 21:49:19

I'm a very basic knitter but would love to do a few squares, I would need yarn though.

QOD Tue 22-Mar-16 21:52:34

I'll donate for wool. Will check in tomoz for paypal.Addy .
bit tiddly now

Ginxed Tue 22-Mar-16 22:34:54

So very very sad, my heart goes out to MamaTeeTee and her family. I can do some squares, I'll pm now.

Wolfiefan Tue 22-Mar-16 22:36:42

I followed Mama's threads.
I will PM you.
flowers

KnottyAndPistey Wed 23-Mar-16 06:52:23

Morning all and thank you. We can help everyone. thanks
Including paracetamol for QOD, if needed smile

Off to PMs

KnottyAndPistey Wed 23-Mar-16 07:49:17

thanks thanks We already have a lovely donor to thank, honestly your donations mean so much to us, we always want to be inclusive, for everyone to join in if they would like to, and some folk just wouldn't be able to afford to. Your kind donations make it possible. Thank you.

thanks notonyurjellybellynelly star

You really are a star, bless your heart. Wool will be going out today to crafters who will make beautiful squares for MamaTeeTee and her children from you both. Thank you again thanks

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