As at 12th August 2014

We have now made 813 'Sunshine Blankets' and
63 'Shawls' which have all been hand delivered by
myself and a few other Ladies over time to Care &
Nursing Homes in the UK.

Thanks to everyone for your support. x

SIBOL BUTTERFLIES.

Butterflies are always needed for decorating our Sunshine Blankets and Shawls for the Elderly.
If you are interested in making any please follow the Link to Netties Blog in Australia. Thank you.




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


'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@talktalk.net Thank you!

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Are you good at writing poems? We would like some new ones for SIBOL!

Good Morning,

Welcome to SIBOL on a Sunday!

When SIBOL first began some of our SIBOLETTES very kindly wrote some poems about our work. 

Are you good at writing poems?
Maybe these ones will get your 'creative juices' flowing!

Put pen to paper or fingers to keyboard and see what you can come up with!
I'll be very happy to receive them.
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I hope these Squares, Find their way to you, They're made with love And Friendship true. And though the miles And seas divide, Our crafting love Is just as wide. So make some Squares, For Mrs Twins, To spread some warmth And give some grins. When we give Squares, That we're proud of, We show we care With warmth and love. So, when crafters unite, Hooks and threads they twirl, For those in need, You mean the world. 

Annette Young. June 1, 2010.


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Whilst rummaging in the scrap cupboard, I heard a plaintive cry " She never looks in our little bag, Can you tell me why? " A voice replied, "We're old and tatty, A little bit worn out, Our colours dull, our fibres matted, Now don't give me that pout!" "But I want to be a 'Sibolette', I really, really do! To be part of a Sibol, Made by the lovely Sue. It's my destiny, my dream, my fate!" The voice was getting higher, "I may be old but it's never too late, I'm not ready to retire". "Oh gosh", I thought, That sounds like me, Slightly worn, with a dodgy knee. So I'm off to college, A Diploma to gain And the voices of the Lost Stash? "Sibolettes" they became!

By Sally (UK) -'Chunky Hooker'
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Bethel of Bethania said...... Welcome to your new home...... nice lady lives here...... She will play with you often...... feel you, smell you, admire you. She will then let you have a wee rest.... then introduce you to some more new friends!.... You will love what she does with you..... She will give you a new life..... So new little friends don't be afraid....... all will be well!........

By Bethel of Bethania.



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Have a good day and thank you!


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1 comment:

  1. Happy Sunday to all of you and Mrs. Sue !...Happy to announce that I will be a grandma this year.I'm so happy to announced ,my first grandchild.
    Blessings to all of you !

    Happy Crocheting !

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