Last week many people visited the booth of ‘Knit for Japan’ at the Tokyo Hobby Show 2014. From morning to afternoon, busy hands were helping to crochet together Granny Squares into blankets.
Maybe some of you remember our young friend, who last year crocheted a square. This year we were happy to see him again, a year older and with longer hair. With his grandmother he made another wonderful motif. Even his younger brother join in.
The Hobby Show was a great success. Thank you all, who came and helped making blankets.
先週、多くの人が東京ホビーショー2014で「Knit for Japan」のブースを訪問しました。 朝から午後まで、皆さんがモチーフを繋いで、ブランケットを作りました。
たぶん、皆様は、昨年来た若い編物男子を覚えています。今年も彼は「Knit for Japan」のブースに再び来ました。彼の祖母と一緒に、素晴らしいモチーフを編みました。でも、彼の弟も手伝いました。
Yesterday I have sent a box full of baby and kids knits to Iwate. Included were several kids sweaters I had received recently. There are really cute and I am sure some kids in Tohoku will be happy to wear them.
Over the last weeks I had received many baby and kids items. Last week I got in contact with a gentleman, how runs a NPO for local temporary housing facilities in Iwate. Today I have send him a large box of baby and kids knits he will distribute to families at different facilities.
This morning I packed 3 more boxes for Tohoku. One is going to the temporary housing facility in Iwate. I am sending them more shawls and scarves. The other one is for Fukushima and quite large. I had a number of cardigans, shawls and other warm items, which should still be useful. The last box is the first one for a temporary housing facility in Miyagi. Some of the residents want to knit and were asking for yarn and needles. All should arrive by tomorrow.
A friend of mine has sent me a box full of shawls, scarves and a hat. She can’t knit herself, but has asked among her friends to make and donate some knits. You don’t need to be a knitter yourself to help.