Woolly Hugs. A Blanket for lovely Notapizzaeater whose wonderful DH has sadly died.
KnottyAndPistey · 10/05/2021 18:15
I'm afraid we bring very sad news. Notapizzaeater’s wonderful husband died earlier this year, he had been suffering from cancer. Such devastating news, we are so sorry that life has been so cruel. Cancer is such a vicious, indiscriminate illness. Our love and thoughts are with her, their son and their family. There is no separate thread, notapizzaeater has been posting in the amazingly supportive thread ‘Still the storm” in the topic Life-limiting illness. Love and strength to everyone over there.
We have offered to make notapizzaeater 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
The Yarn we will be Using….
Debbie Bliss Rialto DK ( can only be bought from Love Crafts)
Drops Merino Extra Fine DK
Jenny Watson Pure Merino DK
Katia Merino 100% DK
King Cole Luxury Merino DK
Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool DK Currently on sale on at Black Sheep Wools
Patons Merino Extrafine DK Currently on sale at Lady Sew and Sew Knits
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 - Artesano Superwash Merino 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
Greens and blues from sky to deep denim shades. All the blues.
Yellow, this one please.. Drops merino extra fine DK no 24 ‘light yellow’ can be bought here..
No particular themes, except sea, beach and nature themes
Important crafting info
Squares to be six inches, using 4mm needles or hook. Please knot off VERY carefully when finishing or changing colour and sew your ends in, thank you! No blocking please, makes it much easier to join squares.
Simple or complex, made by beginner or expert, we genuinely welcome them all. It really is the love and thought that counts.
When posting, it will be the Teddington address, please make sure you add your name and who the squares are for, and if you would like to include a card for notapizzaeater and her family, please do, we will pass it on.
I am on a lengthy jury service and would really appreciate it folk could wait until June 1st to post. Otherwise DH tends to just pile things up in random places, it would be much safer to hang back!
Last posting for this project is July 1st.
Thank you so much lovely Woolly crew.
FiveGoMadInDorset · 10/05/2021 18:18
Will order some, we were on the same thread sadly 💐
Bearfrills · 10/05/2021 18:21
Sending my thoughts to her, their son, and family.
I can do some squares, I need to top up my Drops stash so will do an order.
bookbook · 10/05/2021 18:37
So sorry to hear this . I will gladly do some squares . Much love to the family
EversoDelighted · 10/05/2021 18:40
I'd be very glad to crochet a square or two.
WitchDancer · 10/05/2021 18:41
Such sad news - I’m in. Can I have wool please. I’m having trouble with messaging - I’ve either sent a PM several times or not at all 😊
BlueEyeshadow · 10/05/2021 18:53
I will do some squares, and will check my wool stash. Should be OK with those colours.
WhenDoISleep · 10/05/2021 18:53
Very sad news. I will do some squares.
Whatsthatbrightlight · 10/05/2021 18:56
So sorry to hear this. Will gladly do some squares x
SDTGisAnEvilWolefGenius · 10/05/2021 19:13
Count me in - and I won’t need yarn.
caringcarer · 10/05/2021 19:13
My crafting is not good but as always I am happy to purchase some wool and get it delivered to a clever crafter to knit or crochet the squares from us both. Please send me name/address of crafter to send the wool to. X
PiggyPlumPie · 10/05/2021 19:14
Count me in - also having trouble with PM's.
KnottyAndPistey · 10/05/2021 19:18
Why is it that every time PMs go wonky?!
KnottyAndPistey · 10/05/2021 19:19
Huge love to you @FiveGoMadInDorset xxx
KnottyAndPistey · 10/05/2021 19:19
Thank you so much everyone. Maybe just post on here if you need yarn and we’ll go from there.
ToadyPoady · 10/05/2021 19:27
So sorry to hear this, please count me in. I have the yarn already
Redbrook · 10/05/2021 19:30
Count me in, I have yarn.
Trumpton · 10/05/2021 19:38
Sent a PM but only by not replying to you by return but setting up a new message.
Happy to do as many squares as you send me yarn for.
Huge love and I hate bastarding cancer.
TheWoollybacksWife · 10/05/2021 19:38
Much love to notapizzaeater and all who knew and loved her DH.
Like witchdancer I have either sent a bajillion PMs or none. I would be honoured to make a square or two but I would need some donated wool.
SpiralArchitect · 10/05/2021 19:49
I'm in, I have yarn.
Thinking of notapizzaeater
TheNinjaGooseIsHooking · 10/05/2021 19:59
I'm in, have already pmed. Sending much love
MadisonAvenue · 10/05/2021 20:03
Please count me in, I’m also having trouble messaging you though so could I please have some wool?
Sending much love
Pauleen · 10/05/2021 20:06
I’ll do some.
I’m going to order some wool in assorted colours.
I can also join if needed.
Yiayoula · 10/05/2021 20:09
Yes, of course - thanks to a very generous donor from a previous MN blanket , I have yarn .
BacktoB · 10/05/2021 20:09
I will knit a square. Sure I have suitable yarn. Will check stash x
BacktoB · 10/05/2021 20:11
Much love to @notapizzaeater and all who miss her DH x
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