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Friday, December 12, 2014

Team Crocheting Aids the Homeless

 This afghan is the result of what I call team crochet.  A good friend of ours from New York, AnneMarie made these lovely squares, and another good friend of ours Sherry K, a fellow Buckeye edged and assembled the afghan.  What a beautiful result.  You might have seen this afghan earlier on Sherry's blog.  I love the jewel tones, it reminds me of a kaleidoscope.  Great work ladies!
Sherry's also been busy crocheting hats, slippers and a scarf .  Many thanks Sherry for tagging the hats and slippers with size, much appreciated.

Both Sherry and AnneMarie have been long time supporters of Bridge and Beyond, thrilled to have them with us.  Not too long ago, I posted a retro Avon's Calling post.  In addition to crocheting for those in need, Sherry's an Avon Representative.  I suggested you all might like to double your help by buying Avon from Sherry.  How does that help double?  Well, when you buy from Sherry, you give her the ability to get more yarn which turns into helping more people.  AND, you could even order personal care items from Sherry for the homeless here on Bridge and Beyond and help both with her Avon=yarn, and the personal care items needed for the shelters.

Or perhaps you need to do some Christmas Shopping.........Sherry's Avon Page is linked above.

2014 DONATIONS:
Hats: 823+3=826
Scarves: 388+1=389
Socks: 187
Afghans: 21+1=22
Slippers: 96+2=98
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves:120
Wrist Warmers/Fingerless gloves: 4
Cotton Washcloths: 329
Misc. (Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, cowls/mobius,  and Shrugs etc.) aren't tabulated.
Personal Care Items: Shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, cream, hand warmers, lipbalm, floss, soap, shaving cream, razors etc aren't tabulated

**Still looking for Jane Burmeister or someone from The Sullivan Group, if you're out there, please use the contact form in the right side bar to hail me.  Thank you.

All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated. The Power of One is awesome, and when we work together The Power of One becomes The Power of Many.

4 comments:

  1. marj in minnesota/34 degreesDecember 12, 2014 at 6:08 AM

    Gorgeous Annemarie and Sherry. This is a wonderful afghan and reminds me of a stained glass one a friend of mine did not too long ago. This is a real work of art, Especially when done by two.Thanks also for the hats and scarves., Very nice addition. Thanks for teaming up for the homelss ladies, this is a real gift.

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  2. annmarie and sherry , I like both your afghan and hat and slippers.Nice donation for the homeless Rosemarie.

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  3. Love the afghan Annemarie and Sherry! It does look like a stained glass picture. Someone will be happy to have that afghan. Also nice hats, scarf and slippers Sherry.

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  4. That's a beautiful afghan. Nice job done through this collaborative effort.

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