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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Excitement for Bridge and Beyond

The above is a picture of a just released new book about crocheting, the healing benefits of it. A fellow blogger, Kathryn Vercillo is the author. She writes a blog, Crochet Concupiscence, that I highly recommend you visit. Please notice she's been added to the blog log here on Bridge and Beyond. (the picture of the book is a live link and will take you to the amazon page where you can order it and read a bit more about the book and Kathryn)

The excitement I wanted to share with you all today is she has listed Bridge and Beyond in her book in the resource section. How cool is that! Naturally I appreciate this, as it gets the word out about what we all do here together as a team. The knitting and crocheting, and the caring that goes on...day after day, stitch after stitch.

I was surprised, and thrilled when she informed me she listed Bridge and Beyond
in her book. What a sweet and thoughtful thing to do. And so, I hope you all pop over and visit her on her blog and add the book to your shopping list. It's not yet in local book stores, but is available on line through Amazon....which is awesome, we can order sitting here in the comfort of our computers chairs, while...we're no doubt crocheting and knitting as we speak, read and write. (to order through amazon click the picture above). AND for you hi-tech Kindle types CLICK HERE

Thank you Kathryn, and best of luck with your book sales.

2012 Donations:
Hats:
502
Scarves: 285
Slippers: 126
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 30
Mittens: 262
Squares: 359
Socks: 124
Rain Poncho's 209
Cotton Washcloths 369
Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, gators, yarn, wrist warmers/fingerless gloves, face-masks, neck warmers, t-shirts, soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothbrushes etc).

AND if you missed yesterday post about how you can help get text book for school to kids in need, PLEASE scroll back. Help is need, and this is something non crocheters and knitters can do. This is something you can do when you need a wee break from your yarn. This is something you can to give even more. Thank You!

All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated, and all donations keep someone warm. We help, one stitch at a time. YOU truly DO make a difference. THANK YOU!

4 comments:

Sue said...

Congratulations Sandy! This is a nice acknowledgment of all the work you do.

SSeger said...

So nice that Kathryn mentioned Bridge and Beyond in her book!

CrochetnQuilt said...

Congrats to Bridge and Beyond AND to Ms. Vericillo. Both blogs are great!

CrochetBlogger said...

Thanks so much for spreading the word about the book, adding my blog to your blog log and especially for doing the great work that you do!

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