Our SIBOL TOTAL IS 1376! Thank You!

Slideshow of Sunshine Blankets (Click on Left/Right Arrows).

Challenge Blankets
I'm Sue and can be contacted on

It is so important that email addresses and names are enclosed with your donations of Sunshine Blankets, Shawls and Butterflies please. Thank you!

Butterflies LINK

'Crochet keeps our hands busy so our minds can rest. It is a gift to help quiet the world around us, if even for a moment. To create -- and think of those we create for --is a quiet prayer of hope, love and dreams all wrapped up in a hook, a book and a ball of yarn. Author Anonymous. Thanks Cynthia.
I NO LONGER ACCEPT KNITTED OR CROCHETED SQUARES. I DO HOWEVER ACCEPT MADE UP BLANKETS FOR THE ELDERLY IN CARE HOMES. I'D BE VERY HAPPY TO RECEIVE YOURS! THANK YOU! 'SIBOL' is a charitable outlet for your Crocheting and Knitting Skills why not join us? Together we are 'Sending a ray of Sunshine into the Lives of the Elderly.' All enquiries please contact Sue on sueatpigsty@virginmedia.com Thank you!
Please Note

Please may I remind you to enclose your email address with parcels delivered to my home. If I don't acknowledge receipt it's because I can't find your address. Thank you.

Total 1384 Thank you!

Monday, 8 November 2010

Squares from Austria and the UK!

Hello Everyone!

I hope you all had a nice weekend.  The weather here in the UK has been pretty dreadful all day long. We have had rain, rain, rain! So dark and miserable. I hope we have a bit of sunshine tomorrow or Wednesday because I will have my latest SIBOL to show you. I need some sunshine please!!!!

Thank you to the Ladies who have been over to the Flickr SIBOL Group..  I asked for ideas for future Blankets. Would you like to join us over there? I am welcome to any ideas you may have. These will be announced in the New Year. 

While I am talking about Squares. I keep meaning to ask you.  Tinka (ATheeC Flickr)  was enquiring about  'colour diagrams' for Squares that she could try.  She lives in Belgium and finds Crocheting instructions hard to understand, like myself I add. If you have any, or could tell us where you have obtained yours from, would you share with us? Thank You. My email address is sueatpigsty@talktalk.net or you can leave a comment on this SIBOL Blog for her.  Pertinitaco has helped her in the past, and she was most grateful for her help.

Now I have had some Squares come in today which will be great for our Mens Challenge.  The actual Mens Challenge has ended, but I can still use them because I'm  doing the Strawberry and Cream theme at the moment.

So thank you Elke (Austria) for your Squares and the beautiful Card. Just take a look at this. Yummy yarn!

 Elke (Austria) Thanks so much for these Squares.Gorgeous! Look at this yarn card, I love it! Squares in time for the Mens Blankets.

Purple and Green, my Mothers' favourite colours!

Then Pippa has sent me some too along with some Ribbon, thank you very much. These Squares too will be useful for our Mens Challenge.

Here's Pippas' Squares.

Pippa (MSE) (UK) Some late Mens Squares arrived this morning. Beautiful Thank You!

So thank you Pippa and Tinka!

Bye for now......


  1. Woah! The green blocks are soo nice. You are really lucky to have all these people send you these lovely squares!

  2. and the Elderly people will be even more luckier Saskia! Thank you x

  3. Great squares. We must keep the men in mind!

  4. Beautiful colors and squares.:)

    Also an idea for the Sibol's , why not making a Hexagon blankets? Instead of squares ,making hexagons.

  5. Well thank you all for your comments.

    Luna. This has been suggested by Isolde already. I wouldn't want to do one, because I think it would take me longer to make them up because I don't think I would be too good with hexagons.
    I'd rather myself stick to squares, but I will have a chat with Isolde and see if she wants to take it any further.

    Thank you for your suggestion though.
    Love suex