Could You Knit a Midwife by May 5th!

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For more details about the campaign go to https://knittedmidwife.wordpress.com/

In proper Blue Peter style… here is one we made earlier!

Knitted midwife

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29 thoughts on “Could You Knit a Midwife by May 5th!

    ISABEL Pattison said:
    March 28, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    I’d love to help out I can knit one or two or three !! I’ve tried to find pattern and it seems to be confusing how to get into it !!

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      Sheona Brown said:
      March 29, 2017 at 2:35 pm

      Hi Isobel, thank you so much for getting in touch. We would be happy to have midwives of any size, shape or colour, knitted, crocheted or crafted. Feel free to decorate as you like. You can follow any pattern, the ones included in the flyer are just for information and have been shared with permission from amygurus blog and wee folk arts website. Please forward any donations to me Sheona Brown University of the West of Scotland, Hamilton Campus, Almada Building Room 3.21 ML3 0JB Thanks again xxxx

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    Joanna Broadhurst said:
    March 29, 2017 at 7:21 am

    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/family/how-knitted-octopus-toys-helping-9798842.amp

    Asking for knitted octopuses could help all your prem babies too! Just a thought 😉

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    maureen said:
    March 29, 2017 at 11:36 am

    wish i could help but did that much knitting f

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    Heather Henderson said:
    March 29, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    Why has it just to be Midwives Nurses week starts from the 5th May (international Midwives day & finishes on the 12th international Nurses day & Florence Nightingales birthday so why can’t it be Midwives & Nurses we’re all linked

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    Karlene said:
    March 29, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    I don’t knit, but I crochet, so if there’s a crochet pattern I’d definitely give it a go.

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      Sheona Brown said:
      March 29, 2017 at 10:39 pm

      Thanks Karlene, we are happy to accept any knitted, crafted or crocheted midwives 🙂 Follow any pattern and decorate in any fashion, size, shape or colour x

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    Tracey said:
    March 29, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    Bit confused (doesn’t take much!) but the link says they are needed for the conference in Oct 2016! Are you still collecting them?

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    Raymond Duffy responded:
    March 29, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    The answer is yes. If you want to know what to do with them instead of handing the over to the original conference call fro them contact sheona.brown@uws.ac.uk See the comment that Sheona has posted above

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    Fiona McMath said:
    March 29, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    I have also been unable to download a pattern, I could certainly do a few by 5th May and could tag a few knitting/crotchet friends into the information

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      raymondduffy responded:
      March 29, 2017 at 7:42 pm

      That would be brilliant Fiona!

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      Sheona Brown said:
      March 29, 2017 at 10:42 pm

      Hi Fiona, feel free to use any pattern, we have included amygurus and weefolkart as examples, however we are happy to accept any size, shape or colour. Feel free to decorate as you like, all donations gratefully received 🙂 x

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    Victoria Irwin said:
    March 29, 2017 at 9:05 pm
    Julie Tooth said:
    March 30, 2017 at 7:26 am

    Have you got the pattern for knitted midwife please x

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    Sheona said:
    March 30, 2017 at 9:54 am

    Hi Julie, you can use any pattern you like, you can knit, craft or crochet the midwife, there is a link to a pattern in the comments above. We have included a pattern from weefolkart and from amygurus as examples, but feel free to individualise your midwife. Any size, shape or colour would be perfect for our colourful display in celebration of International Day of the Midwife. Many thanks for your interest in our campaign.

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    Sandra taylor said:
    March 31, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    I have a knitted midwife on her way to you

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    Sheona said:
    March 31, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    Hi Sandra, that is great news, thank you so much for supporting our campaign xxxx

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    Lynn Toogood said:
    March 31, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Hi I’ve just finished knitting my midwife. I will be posting her to you tomorrow.

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      Sheona said:
      April 2, 2017 at 1:10 pm

      Lynn that is fantastic, thank you so much for supporting our campaign. I look forward to seeing all the colourful midwives together and raising lots of cash for Kicks Count xxx

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    Sheila smith said:
    April 12, 2017 at 6:58 am

    What happens to them after your event please?

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      sheonaj said:
      April 12, 2017 at 10:14 am

      Hi Sheila, thanks for your interest in our campaign. We will be offering people the opportunity to provide a forever home for one of the midwives for a small donation. All monies raised will be donated to Kicks Count a charity empowering women in pregnancy. We are hoping for as many mini midwives as possible, of all shapes, sizes and colours.

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    CAZ said:
    April 13, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    A very new crochet beginner can I add a picture for the 2017 midwives requests to see if you would have mine . X and is it the same address. Many thanks Caz.

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    Caroline said:
    April 13, 2017 at 10:08 pm

    Hi Is there a way I can post you a picture of my crochet midwife to see if you can use it. I’m very new to crochet? How can I add a pic please. Regards Caz.

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      raymondduffy responded:
      April 14, 2017 at 12:42 pm

      Hi Caroline, unfortunately, you can’t add a picture here but you can e-mail one to the organiser. sheona.brown@uws.ac.uk She will get back to you quite quickly if you do.

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    sheonaj said:
    April 18, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    Just a quick update to say today we received a donation all the way from Australia, our first Kangaroo midwife, we are delighted. Thank you so much Jan for your kind donation.

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