Tuesday, July 19, 2022

CHALLENGE #26-2022 is Complete

 Bright Horizons
Norfolk, Nebraska

Bright Horizons began in 1976 with one woman opening her home for abused victims in the Norfolk area. Today Bright Horizons covers a 10 county service area and is reaching more survivors than ever before. They are dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence and sexual assault through empowerment, education, social action, and support services.

Slippers and Washcloths

10 Small women -  DONE
25 Medium women -  DONE
9 Large women -  DONE
3 Men/Teen Boys - DONE
6 Preteen Girls -  DONE
6 Preteen Boys -  DONE
5 Youth Girls -  DONE
5 Youth Boys - DONE
5 Toddler Girls -  DONE
5 Toddler Boys -  DONE
3 Booties Girls - DONE
3 Booties Boys -  DONE
85 Washcloths -  DONE


Pet blankets may be knitted, crocheted or sewn, but must be washable. Knit or crocheted blankets should be a tight weave, fairly thick (use several strands together or a single strand of #5 or #6 bulky yarn.) Suitable fabrics are denim, flannel, heavy cotton with batting in between layers and stitched from corner to corner so the batting doesn't bunch up when washed.
3 Small (20" X 20") -  DONE
3 Medium (24" X 24") - DONE
3 Large (24" X 30") - DONE

Happy Hands

10 skeins of yarn -  DONE
10 pair of knitting needles -  DONE
10 crochet hooks - DONE
10 blunt tip scissors (like the kids use for school)-  DONE
10 yarn needles (large-eyed) -  DONE
-You may send used knitting needles and crochet hooks, but please do not send plastic knitting needles if they are bowed or bent. No 14” knitting needles, please.
-Yarn: Worsted or bulky (#4 or #5) preferred. No partial skeins or balls.
-Knitting needles: 8” or 10”, single or double point. Circulars are fine, too. Preferred sizes for knitting needles are 7, 8, 9, 10, 10 1/2, 11.
-Crochet hooks: Preferred sizes are G, H, I, J, and K.
-Scissors: We ask that scissors be children’s blunt tipped scissors for safety reasons and they are sharp enough to cut yarn.
Mail by: August 26, 2022
Mailing Address:
Bright Horizons
Attn: Lacy Kimes
601 E. Norfolk Ave.
Norfolk NE 68701
If you would like to make a pledge on this challenge, you may send it via email to:  ThePinkSlipperProject (at)gmail(dot)com or send it through the message box (top right).  Please include your full name and city/state and category or categories and the amount of each you wish to pledge.  If a size//gender category has already been filled, we will let you know and ask if there may be another size/gender that you would like to make and send.  Our challenges are also posted in our Facebook Group ('PSP Challenge Group') and most pledges are made there.  Please feel free to join our group there, too!

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