Knitting for Joey and his pals

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While we watch, helplessly, at the devastation that the Australian fires are causing to the wildlife — some of us are picking up knitting needles, crochet hooks and sewing kits to craft emergency care items for the orphaned animals.

I'm knitting a range of joey pouches, one of my pals has started knitting koala mittens, while another is sewing liners to go into the joey pouches. And who even knew of a Bat Wrap!

Sending it to Australia

Bentley in Crewe has offered to deliver several crates to enable these items, along with tons more from around the country, for dispatch to Australia. Talks are underway with a couple of major airline companies to ship out.

There is a Facebook group for this, where you can find more information, called UK Crafters for Australia Animal Rescue effort — click here.

If you look in the Files area, you will find patterns and suggestions of what to knit and what materials to use. For example, it can't be anything with a lacy pattern, as they could get their paws stuck.

If anyone wants to join in but has no wool — I have a fairly large stash that the husband would be pleased to see the back of.

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