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Happy New Year

Posted by Knit4Charities Inc on 1 January, 2010 at 22:49 Comments comments (3)

Happy New Year to everyone who reads my Blog.  I hope you all have a healthy and productive 2010 with time to spare to do the things that make YOU happy.

 

Have you had a look at our 2010 Calendar yet?  Make sure you do, there are some great Charities that we will be helping this year and such a huge variety of items needed that I am sure you will find at least one to make and donate. 

 

If every knit4charities Yahoo group member...

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Where has the year gone?

Posted by Knit4Charities Inc on 26 November, 2009 at 22:54 Comments comments (0)

Christmas is almost upon us again and I dont know about you but I feel as though I am still getting over the last one!!  Must be getting old because the days, weeks and months are literally flying past me --- I dont know how I keep up.  Well I do know actually ----- I dont keep up!!!

 

Knit4charities has had another fantastic year.  Our Yahoo group members have been so generous with their donations.  Every charity we have supported has received a sizeable ...

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And it's about time....

Posted by Knit4Charities Inc on 6 October, 2009 at 0:29 Comments comments (2)

........ I posted an update!!

 

Our Fathers Day Beanie project was a roaring success.  I collected 297 beanies and distributed them between 5 Aged Care facilities.  Every man in aged care received a beanie and the excess I gave to Meals on Wheels to be given to whoever they thought might not otherwise receive a Fathers Day gift.

 

They were all packaged seperately with a little greeting card and I made sure that each nursing home received all differ...

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Is it really that long??

Posted by Knit4Charities Inc on 12 July, 2009 at 2:03 Comments comments (0)

My last blog posting was in March -- I cant believe it's been that long......... well, no, I tell a lie....... I've said many times before I am the world's worst blogger...... it's not really a surprise so much time has passed since my last entry!

 

Obviously a lot has happened in those months both personally and to knit4charities.

 

Personally - we spent 5 weeks away from home, house-sitting for my niece and having a holiday with our grandchildren.  Ano...

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Always something new...

Posted by Pamela on 7 March, 2009 at 15:06 Comments comments (4)

This week I spent quite some time with a new friend who has battled breast and other forms of cancer for 21 years.  It was amazing the information I gained from her regarding headwear and prosthesis.

If you've read my blog you will know that knit4charities has recently been knitting titbits (breast prosthesis) for mastectomy survivors.  Until this week I had never seen an actual proper prosthetic!  Now I have seen one I have realised that our knitted or croche...

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AUSTRALIA DAY Jan 26

Posted by Pamela on 25 January, 2009 at 15:38 Comments comments (2)

Hope you are all enjoying this weekend.

It is a special one for me this year because I was nominated for Australian of the Year!!!   I am still in shock but it must be true because I have a certificate that says so....

http://knit4charities.webs.com/Australian of the Year nomination cer...

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Amost Christmas

Posted by Pamela on 16 December, 2008 at 23:14 Comments comments (0)

and I am going on holidays tomorrow  YAY!!!

Well, I tell a lie because I still take my work with me :(  If I left it for 3 weeks it would take me 6 months to catch up so much easier to do a little each day -- keep on top of things.

We will be spending Christmas with DH's cousins in Bendigo.  So looking forward to seeing them again and also catching up with some of our knit4charities group members while I am there.

I am just so organised!!!  Normally...

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Too busy to blog

Posted by Pamela on 10 November, 2008 at 14:35 Comments comments (3)

Well that's my excuse!!

Since I last posted an entry my DH has been in hospital having his hip replaced.  An amazing operation that seems to remove the pain along with the damaged joint.  This is what is taking up all my time -- assisting him with the things he cant do because he's not allowed to bend his hip joint more than 90 degrees.  And, of course making sure he does all his physio exercises, going to appointments etc etc.

I did get some knitting done while...

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All Squared Out

Posted by Pamela on 4 October, 2008 at 13:55 Comments comments (5)

8 rugs finish and still more squares to put together   They are all packed up ready to send off to various charities. 

I played around with one of them adding a band that extends beyond the width of the rug, put in some button holes and buttons -- voila -- a wheelchair lapghan.  It secures around the waist to stop it from falling off.  This one is going to a nursing home!

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WOO HOO ---- FINISHED!!!!!

Posted by Pamela on 26 August, 2008 at 15:23 Comments comments (0)

34 Beanies -- My challenge to myself -- all done!!!

Finished last night at 8pm -- just made it.

Can you tell I am happy!!

These will be sent off to the Hutt St Centre in Adelaide in the next few days.

What will I do now??  

Sew up squares perhaps -- I only have 240 waiting to ...

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