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Woolly Hugs. A Blanket for the very lovely Daffyduck1. Crafters and donors, we need your help.
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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 19:31

We are afraid we bring very sad news. Daffyduck1’s beloved husband died recently, he had been suffering from cancer. Such devastating news, we are so sorry that life has been so cruel. Our love and thoughts are with her, their beautiful children and family. Love and strength to them all X

We have offered to make Daffy a blanket to show our love and support and to offer what comfort we can, and we are delighted to say she has accepted.

So we are asking for help once again Sad Thanks

We will need crocheters, knitters and donors (of funds or wool) please post on this thread and PM with your offers too.

Thank you so much Thanks


The Yarn we are Using:

  • Artesano Superwash Merino DK
  • Debbie Bliss Rialto DK
  • Drops Merino Extra Fine DK
  • Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK
  • Patons Merino Extrafine DK
  • Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool 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.



    Colours:
    Greens, blues, silver
    Taupe - this one please, Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK WM7 Taupe
    Stone. - Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK WM9 Beige, or Debbie Bliss Rialto 06 Stone
    Cream, one of the following - Debbie Bliss Rialto DK 02 ecru or Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK WM4 cream
    Then for accents/embellishments
    Our red Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK WM6 ‘Ruby’ please.
    and Yellow but this one please… Drops merino extra fine DK no 24 ‘light yellow’
    Plus black for bees
    Chocolate brown from listed brands for Ted the dog embellishments.
    We can help if anyone wants a little bit of embellishment colour, have all in stash.


    Daffy has shared her loves and reminders of her DH - just beautiful Star
    Sunflowers please - these would be perfect
    Loves/reminders of Paul - family /children. Nature. Trees. Rivers. Wild flower meadows.
    Throwing pebbles in rivers. Hills. Boat rides. Maps.
    Walking in the lake district /Yorkshire dales and walking boots.
    Sunshine. Seaside. Strawberries. Ice creams.
    Christmas.
    Scarecrows. horse riding with the children.
    Terraced cottage with a red front door. Number 4.
    Lightening. Bees.
    Autism jigsaw logo.
    Glass half full. Spoon heaped with sugar and cup of tea.
    Red roses (wedding flowers).
    Angel.
    White feather.
    Red heart balloon (kids set these off at the beach last weekend).
    Birthday cake
    We have the family’s initials if anyone would like to undertake them, they also love their chocolate labrador Ted and tabby cat George.

    Lots of ideas, just beautiful.

    Please don't feel daunted, we love plain squares and simple textures too. They look as stunning as the more complex squares and play a vital role in the overall effect.

    Squares to be 6 inches, using 4mm hook or needles.

    All crafting abilitiesgenuinelywelcome, squares made by beginner or experienced are equally welcomed. It really is the love and thought that counts.

    Please do post any questions regarding crafting on the thread or PM if you need help.

    Our Crafting Guide is a good place for support, and previous blankets can be seen on our website too.


    When finished please sew in those ends but don’t block your work. Then PM for details for posting.

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


    As always,thank you so much for any support you give us. These blankets really wouldn’t happen without your wonderful team efforts. Thinking of Daffy and their children, all who love and miss him.

    Thanks
Woolly Hugs. A Blanket for the very lovely Daffyduck1. Crafters and donors, we need your help.
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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 19:34

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Mnp2015 · 19/05/2016 19:38

In.

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 19:45

thank you lovely xxx

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inlectorecumbit · 19/05/2016 19:46

In and happy to do family initials

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fanjodisfunction · 19/05/2016 19:48

So sad.

Happy to help will pm you ladies

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 19:51

Thank you both so much xxxx

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SpiralArchitect · 19/05/2016 19:52

Happy to make some squares; will pm now.

Thinking of Daffy and family Flowers x

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JulesJules · 19/05/2016 20:01

have wool will knit Flowers

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MrsHathaway · 19/05/2016 20:04

Count me in x

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 20:11

Thank you so much everyone. xxxx

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 20:12

inlectorecumbit - if you message us we can let you have them, thank you xxx

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MrsKCastle · 19/05/2016 20:17

I'm in. The memories listed make it so very clear what a special person he was, so many precious times. Thinking of Daffyduck.

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inlectorecumbit · 19/05/2016 20:20

Pm senr

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 20:22

Beautiful aren't they MrsK?


Hope we can capture some onto our blanket Thanks

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 20:22

Away to PMs xxx

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ZingDramaQueenOfSheeba · 19/05/2016 20:25

So sorry to hear the devastating news, sending love and strength to Daffy & family SadFlowers

I'll definitely contribute (thank you so much Knotty for letting me know, much appreciated!), 1 or 2 squares most likely

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 20:37

Thank you lovely Zing xx

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PolterGoose · 19/05/2016 20:40

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KnottyAndPistey · 19/05/2016 20:44

That is so kind, thank you so much lovely Polter xxxx

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ZingDramaQueenOfSheeba · 19/05/2016 20:53

I've read through the ideas again, so many things mean a lot to me too (red roses as wedding flowers, angels, strawberries and bees to mention a few) I kind of want to do a bit of everything.....Blush

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WhenDoISleep · 19/05/2016 21:03

I will help (did try to PM but seem to be having issues with that atm).

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RiaOverTheRainbow · 19/05/2016 21:18

Very sorry to hear this Flowers

I'll PM now

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KnittingPearl · 19/05/2016 21:22

I'm so sorry to read this. I will make a square or two - can't PM at the moment, but will do when tech sorts out whatever the problem is.

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TheNinjaGooseIsHooking · 19/05/2016 21:51

I'll pm now. Sending hugs to Daffy

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BigApple11 · 19/05/2016 22:08

So so sorry to hear this. My heart goes out to Daffyduck. I'd love to help xx

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