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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
It's Raining Socks!
Just finished up pair # 10 in my second push for the summer's Baby Shower. The remnants in my sock yarn basket have decreased noticeably, which is always very satisfying. Any even more satisfying is knowing that 10 more little babies will go home with warm socks for the winter.
All these socks are knitted with fingering weight wool. You can see that, for some of them, I ran out of self-striping yarn and had to complete them with solids. Next stop for these socks is the Post Office.
The next few days will be very busy for me, but I hope to get another couple of pairs finished before the end of the month. It's great to sit inside on a hot day, listening to an audiobook and knitting tiny socks.
Our 2016 campaign was completed the first week of August 2016. Our wool gifts were successfully transported and distributed by NGO Trust in Education.
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Update August 2017:
Unfortunately, we do not have plans for a new campaign at this time because of hurdles with logistics. We'll do our best to solve, but nothing promising yet. Thank you for participating while we had the opportunity!
afghans for Afghans is a people-to-people project that knits and crochets wool garments as a practical gesture of friendship and respect for the people of Afghanistan. In partnership with the San Francisco office of the American Friends Service Committee, our project started in late 2001 in response to the war that unfolded after 9/11. This follows a long-time tradition of knitting for others at times of war and crisis. Afghan families still need to know that we care. Join us here for camaraderie, inspiration, and mutual support with projects.
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