To Our October 2021 Theme



Have you, like me, had yarn in your stash for a very long time, just waiting to be chosen, but you have passed over it in favour of other, newer yarn? Or, perhaps you have bought some yarn from a charity shop, never used by its previous owner, and it was just sitting there waiting…… then it was chosen by you!


Well, October could be the month when this yarn has its chance to shine, to fulfill its destiny and be chosen to help warm a child in SA, or perhaps even make a toy!

Appliqués or small needlepoint pictures may be at the bottom of a drawer or your work basket too, so please dig them out, for they too have been waiting to be chosen to enhance a square or a blanket that a child will treasure! 

Do you have a pattern that has been on your ’to do’ list for a while? Well this could be the month you try it!

This month isn’t really an inspirational theme, but I hope it will encourage us all to look at what we have, and do what we can for the children. I hope we can also encourage and inspire each other!

Seeing photos of the children at distributions always motivates me to do as much as I can to help them….. and I know that I’m not on my own, we all wish we could do more!

The children in SA will welcome everything you make in any pattern or colour: blankets, squares, hats, hand warmers and toys!

So happy crafting everyone!



Our Colour of the Month for PJ’s is PURPLE there are so many beautiful shades!


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I've missed your creating too -  these are stunning ✔️

Simply great!

I felt I needed to include another blanket at the end of this month’s theme, so I had to work quickly!

I have thought about making a blanket using bright orange and bright green for a very long time, but other ideas have got in first! So finallythese thoughts have been converted into a blanket, they have been chosen!

The blanket is actually much brighter than it appears in the photo.

Wow, Chris, you picked my colours.  Wonderful inspiration.

Oh Chris..... I love these colours, and in such a striking design too.    Very well done!    I do have items to post but have not had chance to photograph them yet.   You've out-done yourself hin X

I've got scrappy bits of paper stuffed in a notebook with various ideas for blankets or squares all waiting to be made one day! Congratulations on getting this idea ticked off the list, Chris. Lovely blanket.

Chris, I admire how beautiful yarn you´ve got in your stash! It´s a great idea to combine solid and variegated yarn together.

Woo Hoo, Chris!! Your blanket is a STUNNER!!!

LOVING the fine stripes of alternating solid colours.  :))

Love the green and orange colours together, Chris. A lovely design.

This little cuddle bug was in a charity shop waiting to be chosen. After a machine wash, he is exhausted, but is now eager to be on his way to South Africa…

He's lovely, Chris. We'll have to look out for him once he's made his long journey south.

He´s really cute. I love his innocent smile.



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