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Wish List

We often get requests asking what sort of things are needed by the various charities, so have put together a Wish List below. This is not comprehensive, we can place almost anything that is knitted, sewn or crocheted!

 

Premature and Newborn Babies

Blankets - 9"x12" through to 18"x24" (no holes to protect tiny fingers)
Bodywarmers
Cardigans
Hats - including ventilator hats through to new-born size
Bootees
Mitts

For the Elderly

Shawls
Lap Blankets (1 metre sq)
Fiddle Aprons
Fiddle Mats
Fiddle Muffs
(all Fiddle items can be knit, crochet or sewn)

For Children and Adults
UK and Worldwide

Blankets - 1 metre square to single bed size
Hats
Scarves (height of person = length of scarf)
Mittens
Gloves including Teddy Puppets
Socks
Cardigans
Jumpers
Dresses
Trousers
Nightdresses
Pyjamas
Children's coats (new or nearly new)
Children's Shoes / Boots / Sandals
(new or nearly new)
Teddies for Tragedy
Bags for Teddies
Wiggly Bags for the IV's used for poorly children. Make sure the tapes are at least 1m long

For Seafarers

Hats

Balaclavas

Fingerless Gloves

Animal Shelters

Blankets (Up to 1 metre square)
Dog Coats
Waterproof Dog Coats
Bird and Small Mammal Nests

For the little Angels

Angel Pockets
Burial Gowns
Hooded Wraps (4ply or finer)
Tiny blankets from 10" (4ply or finer)
Moses baskets/cribs from 4"-6" up to 16"-20"
SANDS blankets (Still born & Neonatal Death Society)
Tiny Hats
Tiny Bootees
Small bears in matching pairs: 1 to go with the angel - the other for the parents

Special Appeals

Worry Monsters and people puppets for children who have suffered life traumas, to assist in their recovery.
Knitted or crochet boobs - for training new mums to breast feed and for mastectomy patients
Innocent Smoothie Hats Yearly Big Knit for Age UK
Shoebox Appeal for Operation Christmas Child small items to go in the box
Francis House Hospice - Easter Chick Appeal
Little Yellow Duck Project