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Great Grape Blanket Caper

Last October, the members of the First Canadian Internet Trefoil Guild ( Girl Guides over 31 years) created purple squares which were sewn together to create a blanket ( and spare squares) which were donated to the Michael's craft store 'Blankets for Canada' project.

This is the first service project for our newly formed Guild and we plan to make it an annual project.

14 out of 43 members scattered across Canada, crocheted or knitted the squares which were sent to two members to assemble and deliver.

One member in particular, had her Granddaughter teach her to knit so that she could participate. Many members have already begun their squares for this year's blanket.

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