KNIT AND NATTER GROUP

Our knit and natter group was set up following the success of knitting twiddlemuffs for Alzheimers and Dementia sufferers.

 

We have recently sent 23 knitted octopuses to Burton Maternity for premature babies.

 

 

We are currently knitting for the following charities:

 

WALK FOR DEMENTIA

TWIDDLEMUFFS FOR ALZHEIMERS

PROJECT LINUS

BONDING TRIANGLES FOR DERBY NEONATAL UNIT

BURTON MATERNITY

KNITTED BREASTS AND HAPPY NAPPIES FOR VISUAL AIDS FOR ANTENATAL CLASSES

FRIENDS OF DERBY BABY UNIT

BONDING SQUARES FOR DERBY NEONATAL UNIT

DOG RESCUES

KNITTED BLANKETS FOR DOGS

FOLKESTONE ROAD OF REMEMBRANCE

KNITTED POPPIES

PREEMIE BABIES AND ANGELS

BLANKETS, HATS, BOOTS, ETC

Dog coats made for a local animal sanctuary

 

 

CHARITY WORK DONE DURING 2016

 

  • 570 Twiddlemuffs for Dementia
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  • £76.25 from sale of knitted poppies to the British Legion
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  • 105 poppies sent to Rembrance Road, Folkestone
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  • 29 pairs of bonding triangles sent to the Linus Project
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  • 29 blankets sent to Thornberry Animal Sanctuary
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  • 8 blankets sent to Yappy Ever After Dog Rescue
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  • 16 hats sent to Preemies Babies & Angels
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  • £167 sent to Treetops Hospice from the sale of Xmas Decs and Hedgehogs

 

Made but still to be donated:

  • 10 knitted breasts for Burton Maternity Unit
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  • 20 pairs of bonding triangles for Linus
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  • 5 dog blankets
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  • 5 twiddlemuffs
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  • 10 pairs of premmie baby booties
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  • 3 beautiful blankets to be raffled

 

 

I am so proud and humbled by my lovely knitting and crocheting ladies J   Tracey

We've done it!,  twiddlemuffs challenge currently stands at 569 completed 

In 2015 we raised £660.00 for Macmillan, at our Macmillan coffee afternoon and fun dog show - thank you to everyone for your support and donations  - This year we are going to support Dementia and Alzheimers, by making twiddlemuffs.  http://www.whh.nhs.uk/_store/

documents/twiddlemuffsknittingpattern.pdf

 

If you can't knit or crochet, we need donations of wool, buttons, beads, ribbons etc