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Subject: Crocheters?? Help, please
Date Posted: 6/13/2011 7:46 PM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2008
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My daughter has a senior project to complete for high school by the the middle of the 2011-2012 school year and has decided to collect crocheted squares over the summer and then assemble them into afghans for distribution to community organizations that help the needy. I am putting out a call to see if anyone would be willing to donate a square or two to the cause. The nice thing is that each square only takes a small amount of yarn -- leftover yarn,off colors, etc. are fine, as are any patterns, granny squares, double crochet, single crochet, etc.

She is looking for 8-in. squares made from medium weight acrylic yarn and will be assembling each group of 48 into afghans that are 6x8 sqaure (finished size 48x64 inches).

I plan to put this in the Club Members Thoughts forum as well, but wanted to post here because it's a crafting section.

If you think you can help, please send me a private message and I'll give you more details.

If this request is inappropriate, please let me know, but please don't bash me, since I can't always remember what we can and cannot ask on these message boards.

Thanks in advance!

Last Edited on: 6/13/11 7:50 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/14/2011 6:48 PM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2008
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I'll help.  I would suggest you post this in RAOK as well.  

PMing you for your address.

Date Posted: 6/20/2011 3:31 PM ET
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I'd be willing to help as well...I'm just a beginner, hope that's ok :-D

Date Posted: 6/24/2011 11:47 PM ET
Member Since: 7/15/2009
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I sent 8 8x8 in squares off today. How are things going? have you had a good response or do I have to keep crocheting?

Subject: 8x8 squares
Date Posted: 6/28/2011 11:56 PM ET
Member Since: 6/17/2008
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I can send you a few. Just give me your info on where to mail. And as soon as I finish this one project that I'm doing. I'll whip some up and mail them out.

Mary A. (mzbellz)

Subject: 8x8
Date Posted: 7/21/2011 7:09 PM ET
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I am putting 12 in the mail tomorrow. How is the project going? Mine are a little irregular but sewing or crocheting together will even them out.