My final Christmassy project was some cheery woollen scarves, which I hope will be keeping some very special people warm and cosy this winter. They have been handed out to homeless people in the Lincoln area.
With 25p donated to Age UK for every bottle of Innocent smoothie sold, sporting a knitted or crocheted hat, it’s time for us to join in with the big knit.
Let’s see how many gorgeous little hats we can make. And what better way to use up all those oddments of wool?
There are some fabulous new patterns to try out this year. Or better still, let’s go freestyle and design our own.
Watch this space for photos of our hats.
handmadebysoo is knitting lots of wobbly jelly babies using the pattern from Jean Greenhowe’s Little Gift Dolls to help raise awareness of nystagmus ahead of Wobbly Wednesday on 4 November.
Nystagmus, also known as Wobbly Eyes, is a complex condition where the eyes move involuntarily. This makes it harder to see. Few people with nystagmus drive and most face difficulties in everyday life.
Every year hundreds of children are born with nystagmus, often with no known family history. Adults can develop nystagmus too, due to accidents or illnesses like stroke or MS.
Nystagmus Network funds research into nystagmus, provides information and support, raises awareness and educates people about the daily impact of nystagmus.
Find out more, here: http://www.nystagmusnet.org