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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Round and Round We Go

 Thank you Sue F from Ohio for your thoughtful and generous donation.  So nice to hear from you again.  Lots of knitted warm goodies here folks.  She's knitted some nice thick and warm slippers, scarves, and a Baclava. (gonna count the Baclava with the hats)
 She's knitted and donated 2 round afghans.  Both are very colorful.  Got them folded in half. 
 And a nice thick...maybe double strands colorful stripes afghan.  I love all the pretty cheery colors, Sue F.  I've never made a round afghan, but know they've become pretty popular to make by what I see on Ravelry.  Thank you Sue, and please keep up the good work.

**WOOT WOOT, with your 3 afghans, we've now matched last years totals**

Just one more post before we close out the numbers for our donations for the year 2012.  Please keep checking in folks.

January's focus is Slippers....let's see if we can keep some feet warm with slippers.  Please check the slipper tab for necessary information regarding sizing, colors, and fibers.  AND there's several patterns there you might like to try.

Donations: 2012 

Hats 1051+1=1052  (83 more hats then we donated last year)
Scarves: 663+3=666  (195 scarves over what we donated last year)
Slippers: 148+5=153 (25 over last year)
Sweaters, Ponchos, Shawls, vests:10
Afghans: 52+3=55  (same as last year)
Mittens: 300 (42 more then last year)
Squares: 966 (114 more then last year)
Socks: 281 (52 less pairs then last year)
Rain Poncho's 213 (3 less then last year)
Cotton Washcloths 577 (288 more donated then last year)

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)

**I will continue to add numbers to the years totals after Dec 31st, so all donations received by years end will be counted in the year they are received.  Since each donation is a day, they will be some over flow into January.  Thus year end numbers won't be finalized until then.*

 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!

7 comments:

  1. marj from minnesotaJanuary 8, 2013 at 10:13 AM

    you have been a busy girl..what a wonderful donation. many thanks i am sure from the people receiving these.

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  2. Beautiful work Sue! That was a great donation.

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  3. Thanks ladies for your visits and kind comments, nice to see you all showing such awesome support of each others work.

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  4. I love the third afghan - great colors, bright and vibrant, and it looks super soft!

    Great totals, Mom!

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  5. Thanks Christine for swinging by, I loved the round ghans too, must put that on my list of things to make ...sometime. They were very pretty

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  6. A wonderful donation. I love the circular afghans.

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  7. What a wonderful donation. I love the circular afghans.

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