Daily Archives: May 5, 2015

It wasn’t lost forever!

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imageI’ve found it! It wasn’t really lost just hiding! I’ve found my knitting mojo!

I’ve decided to try and mobilise some troops and organise some knitting for Nepal. I gave to the monetary appeal which temporarily appeased my concern but I remained bothered about all those Nepolese people living in the remote Himalaya villages. They have NOTHING.

I was fortunate to trek in Nepal for my sixtieth birthday and fell in love with the people and their beautiful country. They had very little then so must be hanging on by a thread now. It gets very cold in Nepal so I thought why not knit something? I have nearly finished a secret Christmas present for Gorgeous Daughter but sorry Darling it’s off to Nepal. Hopefully I’ll knit mitts and hat to go with it. Darling Daughter probably has more scarves than necessary anyhow!

Check out the “reblog” that I did earlier from Bowside knits.

Go to http://www.wildtiger.org

imageGhandruk,Nepal as I remember it.

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Knitting for Nepal

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Great to see this. I have asked my craft group to knit a donation! It can be VERY cold in Nepal and these people have lost EVERYTHING,

Bowside Knits

When something as incomprehensible as the earthquake in Nepal happens, we wish with all our hearts we could just do something. These fellow knitters (and I am sure there are more … I will add them as I see them or you can leave a comment below) are using their knitting powers for good and are raising money for organizations who have boots on the ground in Nepal. Once again, the power of two sticks and some string is amazing. Every stitch truly does matter.

Mystery Shawl for Nepal – proceeds to International Red Cross.

Winding trails for Nepal – free pattern with ask for donation to Global Giving. Also, it appears the proceeds from any of this designer’s patterns will go to Global Giving in the months of April and May.

Tiny Lantern – As always, my pattern is free. However, a small donation to Save the Children is…

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