Crickleknitters Yarn Appeal

The amazing knitting enthusiasts of our weekly Wednesday group, Crickleknitters, have submitted their annual report for this year. It has been an incredible year and they’ve turned out so many wonderful garments for a variety of good causes. Don’t take my word for it – read below what one of the group’s regulars, Amanda, has to say:

Crickleknitters have been very busy this year and loved every minute of it. We have knitted little cardigans and blankets for UCL Hospital. Purple hats for the neonatal ward, for World Prematurity Week, at St. Marys Hospital, and 50 Orange and white hats for the Maternity ward there. Cosmic at St. Mary’s crowd funded to buy the wool. Scarves and hats for the Seafarers Mission. Baby cardigans and hats for Coventry and Warwick Hospital. Hats for the premature babies at the Royal Free Hospital. Baby hats and cardigans for the Royal Brompton Hospital. Hats, scarves and mittens for Homeless Women at Glass Door. We have knitted out own Bunting and a Christmas Garland for the library as well as our own projects!

I’m sure you’ll agree the things they’ve made are gorgeous, and the causes very, very worthy.

They’re making an appeal for yarn and needles in order to allow new knitters to get started straight away when they join. Oh, and they’d love some new members too! If you have any lying around at home that you’d like to see put to good use, please drop it off at the library desk.

Crickleknitters Knit Baby Hats for Winnicott Neonatal Unit

The busy knitting ladies of Crickleknitters have been hard at work knitting getting on for 100 baby hats for the Neonatal Ward, Winnicott, at St Mary’s Hospital.

Some of the group went down to present the hats to the unit and they were very warmly received. We’ve also received donations of yarn and patterns for the hats, and the group have been working their fingers and needles to the bone to produce some very cute baby hats. There is always scope to join in if you fancy it. Just drop in any Wednesday between 1300 and 1500. No need to book.