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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Donations from the State of Texas help Ohioans

 Look at this haul folks.  Scarves, hats, cotton washcloths, a poncho, a shawl, and 2 afghans!  Woot Woot, she me doing a happy dance.  Look again, cause I'm definitely dancing.  This wonderful donation comes from a new pair of helping hands from the state of Texas.  Not only is Maria Teresa R a new pair of helping hands for us here on Bridge and Beyond, she is a newbie knitting wise.  I don't know about you, but in my book....she's got the knack!
 Wanted to show you a close up of this knitted scarf...love, love the colors.  Doesn't it look perfect for this time of year with all it's yummy Autumness.  (not really a word, but seems like it should be)
Here you can see a close up of the heart in her blanket/afghan suitable for a young girl with the pretty pastels.  To the right upper corner in the first photo, you'll see a black and purple adult sized afghan.  Very nice!
Donations: 2012
Hats 711+2=713
Scarves: 459+11=470
Slippers: 138
Shawls: 2
Sweaters& Ponchos: 3+1=4
Vest 1
Afghans: 32+2=34
Mittens: 278
Squares: 461
Socks: 193
Rain Poncho's 209
Cotton Washcloths 438+6=444

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, hand and foot warmers Teddy Bears and footies etc).

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!

8 comments:

  1. Everything looks wonderful! I especially like the scarf with the fall colors.

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  2. Congrats Maria for such a wonderful donation and for making Sandy dance lol. I love the afghan with the hearts and was wondering if you would share where you got the pattern?? Thanks

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  3. Welcome Maria and you have done wonderful work!

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  4. Welcome Maria Teresa! Thanks so much for helping keep our neighbors in Ohio warm this winter. I can tell that your needles and hook have been flying! Hope we see you here lots!

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  5. Welcome Maria! Glad you made Sandy dance. Love the hearts on the blanket.

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  6. Fantastic job, Maria Teresa. Thanks so much for helping out. Beautiful work!

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  7. What pretty hearts. I hope it lets someone know they are loved.

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  8. Thank you all for the visits and nice comments. It's heart warming to see how you support each other and admire each others work.

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