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Thread: Calling all knitters and crocheters!!

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    Default Calling all knitters and crocheters!!

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    St Thomas’s hospital have run out of bonding squares on their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

    Bonding squares are pairs of 5 inch by 5 inch knitted or crochet squares (any colour, design, and wool - please do be aware it needs to be washable in a machine for accidental spit up moments). One square is put with the poorly baby, and the other square is with the parent, and then these are swapped over daily. They are so crucial for our little superstar premature babies, our sicky newborns and parents who are separated at such a stressful time.

    Please please please dig out your knitting needles if you can and help our tiny humans
    Please send them to:
    Neonatal unit
    St Thomas hospital
    Westminster bridge road
    SE1 7EH

    Thank you! The babies and mummy’s will be so happy

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    The perfect tension squares, I think. When I finished my knitting, I shall have a rummage

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    I have just finished a 'twiddle'blanket for a friend in the end stage of dementia. This will use up the wool which is just waiting for another project.

    Thank you for the link.

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    I came across your post yesterday and had to find again to forward. I talked to a few of my friends that knit yesterday and they are going to make some of the squares and forward to the hospital. Don't know when or how many they will do, but I just wanted you to know that some knitters that don't even belong to e-bid will be helping.

    Thanks for sharing.

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