2019

What a busy year! From baby clothes to blankets, and egg cosies to twiddle muffs…. find out about the fabulous groups and organisations we worked with in 2019.


St George’s Crypt
St George’s Crypt are a charity from Leeds, UK and offer care, compassion and hope to the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from substance dependence.
We made:
500 handmade items to sell in the St George’s Crypt shop.

The Lewis Foundation
Based in Northampton, The Lewis Foundation provide gift packs containing overnight essentials and toiletries, letter-writing kits, hydration supplies, puzzles, miniature radios complete with batteries and headphones, and lots more for hospital patients.
We made:
150 blankets.

Halifax Young Singers
Halifax Young Singers encourage young people to enjoy singing and to develop their vocal skills.
We made:
200 Christmas decorations to be sold to raise funds.

Naval Children’s Charity
Based in Portsmouth, the Naval Children’s Charity help Naval families and children all around the UK and the Commonwealth.
We made:
100 pairs of bunnies.

Colchester Special Care Baby Unit
The unit has a dedicated team of nurses and doctors specialized in the care of the premature or new-born babies who require additional support.
We made:
212 baby blankets
206 baby hats.

Armley Helping Hands
Sunshine Foundation Romania is a recognised charity that seeks to improve the lives and living conditions of abandoned children from oppressive and poorly managed orphanages.
We made:
253 lap blankets
253 twiddle muffs
256 market bags.

Tŷ Olwen Trust
Tŷ Olwen is a charity organisation which provides are care and services to palliative care patients who are suffering from cancer and life limiting diseases.
We made:
111 lap blankets
59 twiddle muffs 109 shawls
100 Christmas stockings.

Sunshine Foundation Romania
Sunshine Foundation Romania is a recognised charity that seeks to improve the lives and living conditions of abandoned children from oppressive and poorly managed orphanages.
We made:
936 hats
715 hats and scarves 739 handmade items of clothing
250 other donated items, including toys and stationary.

Derby Hospital
Twiddle muffs are knitted or crochet items that can be worn on, or held in, hands and provide comfort and stimulation activity for people with restless hands.
We made:
103 twiddle muffs.

Fourfields Dementia Care Hone
Fourfields is a care for people living with dementia in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.
We made:
141 blankets
60 twiddle muffs
32 shawls.

Simon on the Streets
Simon on the Streets deliver outreach on the streets to the homeless community and those that are most vulnerable in Leeds, Bradford and Kirklees.
We made:
464 hats, gloves and scarves.

SSNAP
SSNAP are a charity organisation based in Oxford who provide Support for the Sick Newborn and their Parents.
We made:
437 knitted and crocheted blankets
Over 200 knitted toys.

SANDS
At the beginning of 2019 we began a year-long project with SANDS, the Stillbirth and neonatal death charity. Among many the many forms of support SANDS provide for bereaved parents are memory boxes, which contain a hand knitted or crocheted blanket, along with other keepsakes.
We made:
Over 2,500 white baby blankets.