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!

Friday, 11 March 2011

Well Traveled

Good Evening All  SIBOL-ETTES

After a long, long wait.

Your squares have finally arrived in my garden.

From dear friend and very
Mrs. Twins/Sue

Did you know I was her very

But, I started two days before her.
We spent many a nights emailing back and forth figuring the whole blog thing out.
The rest is history.

She sent me 25 square to help put together a SIBOL blanket
I was thrilled.

I can barely contain myself when I look at all this wonderful


And for those who know me well,
yes, it has it's name.


Do you see yours?

The wild things is these squares are very well traveled.
From all over the world to the UK and then onto
my garden on the outside of CHICAGO.

The good news is I have some wonderful white superwash yarn arriving this week.

I can't wait to get out my
and have a go. 

Be sure to pop over to my garden to have a visit
and see how this is coming along. 

Thanks goodness they arrived safe.
I don't think Sue got any sleep while they were in transit.

Good Night, My Friend, Sue
and Sleep Tight.


  1. Oh wow! This is a nice surprise dear Garden Bell! I haven't got to bed yet it's only 4.15am! Just thought I'd check things out and head up for a couple of hours sleep I've been working on something!
    Thanks Kate, Hope you enjoy and yes I am 'relieved' they arrived safely!
    Hugs Suex

  2. Hello Dear, I just happen to leave a message about "purple treasures" and I find myself checking my followers and visit them, then I am entrusted with this great Purple ', not knit, but I love the fabric. I follow several people who spin and weave but not because I buy to decorate my tables with woven rugs, I will join your blog and not lose anything happen! a hug, Rose Marie

  3. Hello Kate,
    Hope you have alot of enjoyment putting these lovely squares into a blanket. Love reading your blog. cathy

  4. Friends helping friends and making new friends and it goes on. So wonderful. Life is good.