Tuesday, 4 February 2014

And this year's tally is ......

Last weekend I persuaded the HD3QBEM to sit on her bed surrounded by her knitted garments, partly as a record and partly so we could count how many in this year's tally.
So here we are!
Generally we take them to the local Hospice Shop just before Easter as that has traditionally been the change to cooler temperatures.  This year Easter is later and who knows what the effect of all this global warming will be down here in the Antipodes.   So we will make the trek, laden with bags of knitteds, at the end of March.   Just enough time for the HD3QBEM to produce at least 5 more ;-)
Tonight she is making rapid progress on sweater number 33 and I am about to continue snip snip snipping each fabric thread on my hardanger pieces, all the while hoping I concentrate enough to ensure that I do not accidentally cut the buttonhole edging.   If you hear weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth you will know what has happened!

8 comments:

  1. Are you sure there is a bed under there? Well done that lady!

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  2. Oh goodness! Very impressive! And so kind, donating those beautiful garments.

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  3. What a wonderful thing for your mom to do! I agree - well done and very impressive.

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  4. Wonderful, colorful knitted garments! Lucky the recipients to get such lovingly made sweaters.

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  5. Oh my Margaret, I can't tell you how impressed I am with what your mum does. It's a wonderful way to help others, your local hospice must look forward to seeing you both every spring. Please tell your mum that I think she is amazing.

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  6. Those are going to make a lot of people happy (and warmer!)

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  7. Such an awesome accomplishment and a very generous thing to do :) Congratulations to your Mom! That rainbow sweater at the front left is especially dazzling and is sure to make a lucky kid very happy ;)

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  8. That is an amazing collection of knitted sweaters! It is such a kind thing for your Mum to do for others.

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