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My Odds and Ends Box

At the end of every knitting project I always have yarn left over -depending on the time and amount of yarn I knit scarves-mittens-hats etc.and put them in my odds and ends box until a charity call of some kind appeals and the box gets emptied-I've always wished there were more appeals closer to home so a few months ago when a call went out to furnish children who had to leave everything when their parents were arrested and they were sent to foster homes without warm clothes in our county I was delighted to be able to give baby blankets and the other items I'd knitted knowing they'd be useful locally


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