Woolly Hugs. We are making a blanket for endofthelinefinally whose son has very sadly died.
KnottyAndPistey · 02/11/2016 12:47
You may have heard the dreadfully sad news that endofthelinefinally’s beautiful son has suddenly died. She describes him as kind, clever, good looking and talented, but troubled. Bless his heart. Life has been very cruel to him and them all. We send endofthelinefinally and her family our love and are so sorry.
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 and memories crafted into every stitch. We hope it will be a real tribute to her wonderful son. Endoftheline’s thread is here if you would like to add a message.
So we are now asking for help once again
We need crocheters, knitters and donors (of funds or wool) 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 doesn’t even come close.
- 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
Yellow - please just use these - Paton’s merino extra fine DK ‘Canary’ 00121 or 'sundance' 00120 or Drops Merino Extra Fine DK 24
Oranges, one of these please, Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool DK - Pumpkin (373) or Debbie Bliss Rialto DK - Tangerine (56) or Debbie Bliss Rialto DK - Burnt Orange (43)
Just for embellishments and accents: red but please one of these, Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK WM6 ‘Ruby,’ Drops Merino Extra Fine DK number 11, red.
We have Merino Extra Fine DK brown 09 for sunflower centres, please just ask.
My darling boy had a favourite island. His funeral flowers were bright and colourful sunflowers and blue shades to represent the sun and the sea.
They used orchids and palm leaves for a tropical feel. He loved the sun and the sea.
He was known to his friends as "superman" and they made cupcakes and superman badges for the wake.
He was a brilliant IT and finance expert.
I saved the beautiful butterflies from his flowers to put next to his photograph.
Hope this gives you some ideas.
Thank you so much
Together we can make something very beautiful for them all.
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.
endofthelinefinally, we are thinking of you, your family and your wonderful boy and sending our love.
CommunistLegoOoOoBloc · 02/11/2016 13:00
I'm in. I've got yarn from previous projects so I'll get going
PeaceOfWildThings · 02/11/2016 13:04
Endofthelinefinally, oh love, no words. Hugs, much love and of course I'll make squares.
KnottyAndPistey · 02/11/2016 13:15
There are no words are there?
KnottyAndPistey · 02/11/2016 13:16
Thank you both so much xxxxx
fanjodisfunction · 02/11/2016 13:25
Happy to help as always. Such sad news.
Will check my stash and get back to you.
WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeG0es · 02/11/2016 13:29
I'll help too. Will pm you later.
ChipInTheSugar · 02/11/2016 13:42
Do you have some donor yarn I could use please? Much love to Endoftheline x
MadisonAvenue · 02/11/2016 13:47
Oh no, such sad news...I'm so sorry.
Please count me in to knit, although I would need a kind donor for some yarn.
ImperialBlether · 02/11/2016 13:49
Please can you let me know how to contribute to this? I can't knit or crochet unfortunately but would love to chip in so some yarn can be bought.
BigApple11 · 02/11/2016 13:50
I will happily crochet if you can send me some donor yarn? xxx
MrsHathaway · 02/11/2016 14:03
I'm in; have yarn in stash.
Whatsthatbrightlght · 02/11/2016 14:14
Happy to help but will need donor yarn if that's ok. Have pm'd you xx
KnittingPearl · 02/11/2016 14:34
I'm so very sorry. I'm in, of course. Will have a look at what I have and pm later today.
bookbook · 02/11/2016 14:54
I will gladly do some - will need some donor yarn if thats okay.
KnottyAndPistey · 02/11/2016 14:55
Thank you so much everyone, always such a heartwarming response, folk never fail to amaze. Out at the mo, and will catch up as soon as possible. We do have yarn for those who would like. Hopefully get that in the post on Friday. xxxx
ZingDramaQueenOfSheeba · 02/11/2016 15:19
So sorry to hear heartbreaking news
And of course I'm in. much love to endof & family & friends
RiaOverTheRainbow · 02/11/2016 15:51
Very sorry to hear this, endofthelinefinally and family will be in my thoughts
I have enough yarn for a couple of squares.
SpiralArchitect · 02/11/2016 15:55
I can make some squares; will pm.
Thinking of endoftheline, her family and friends x
WhenDoISleep · 02/11/2016 16:31
Do you have any recommended shade codes for the apple green colour?
GleamingHeels · 02/11/2016 16:48
I have PM'd, I'll make some squares if I can have some yarn. Such a sad event, I read endoftheline's thread today, so moving, thinking of her, her DH, DD and DS2 x
WhatWouldLeslieKnopeDo · 02/11/2016 16:57
thinking of the whole family
I will send a PM too.
TheNinjaGooseIsHooking · 02/11/2016 17:50
Such sad news, thinking of them all
I'll pm now
PiggyPlumPie · 02/11/2016 17:51
Count me in
KnottyAndPistey · 02/11/2016 18:55
Re Apple green: Debbie Bliss Rialto dk Apple is lovely. Drops have a similar shade 'Green'.
KnottyAndPistey · 02/11/2016 18:56
When PMing us and asking for wool, could you add if you are Team Knit or Hook as we have mixed yarn bags ready for crocheters x
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