Ep 73: 9 Months

I have a new laundry room – yay!


Octopus yarns prize of Kaleidescope on MCN base goes to Sylvia1002

Friendship KAL prizes:
Hartlam yarn in Howling North Wind colour goes to Tracy2408
SA beach shell, soaps and knitted washcloth goes to OakBlossom

Finished Objects

12 Red Tent Art chickens
2 dog beds
AND an Ariel at long last !!!!
pattern by Brandy Velten on Ravelry
yarn by Wendy at Yarnstash

Works in Progress
Going for gold shawl with yarn from Wendy at Yarn Stash, she kindly sent a birthday present for Rachel too.

Socks in my new yarn from Sharon Woolcraft sock yarn in pretty pinks and purples

Secret gift for Sally Wooldiaries for our Halloween swap.

Almost knitting
I have picked my yarn for the Westknits KAL

Quilter Caroline has a new pattern out called Yellow Roses, and for October and November 75% of proceeds go to the MIND.org.uk charity

I have been supporting Mind ever since and am really happy to be supporting them with this venture. I have been liaising with their Supporters services team and in particular Maria Healy. I want to be as transparent as possible and will be posting updates in my Clothesline Designs group on Ravelry and on my Instagram page (quiltercaroline)

I would be so very grateful if you felt able to share this information on your podcast and your social media as I really want to make as much money as possible for this essential charity. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or queries.
Many thanks Caroline (Clothesline Designs / quiltercaroline)pic_3_yell_medium2

Yellow Roses is the last in a trio of shawls inspired by my “Grandmothers Flower Garden” Scarf. This one is dedicated to my Fraser who lost his battle with mental health in 2010 aged 30. Although you can knit this in any colour, yellow roses became important to Frasers mum and I after his death.This pattern contains the pattern for a single colour shawl which uses a rose lace pattern on a stockinette base, with garter edge and border. It has both charted and written instructions in a table with regular stitch counts.The shawl is an elongated crescent, which is easy to knit and wear, knit from the top down all in one piece.

Information from the Mind website (used with permission)
What we do
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Our strategy
Because of Mind, millions more people have access to advice and support thanks to our information and services nationally and locally, in England and Wales. We’re building on change, but we know there is much more to do.
Local Minds
Our local Minds support over 375,000 people across England and Wales. Their services include supported housing, crisis helplines, drop-in centres, employment and training schemes, counselling and befriending.
Our achievements
Over more than 60 years Mind has worked to improve the lives of all people with experience of mental health problems. Through public campaigns, government lobbying and more than 1,000 services our local Minds have delivered in communities across England and Wales, we have touched millions of lives.
Our policy work
Our policy work influences government so that people with mental health problems can get the support they need and the respect they deserve.

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