October 24th, 2011

knit-kill

A call to needles!

Edited to add (ETA): "We knitted jumpers for Blue Penguins affected by the October 2011 Rena oil spills in Tauranga, New Zealand, but there are now plenty, so no need for more!"

bleppo pointed this out to me in a comment to another of my LJ posts:

You Know You Want to Knit A Sweater for A Penguin | Common Dreams



"The New Zealand oil spill coated thousands of seabirds in oil, putting many at risk of freezing and/or being poisoned to death. A call has gone out for knitted woolens to keep them warm until they can be cleaned, and prevent them from nibbling the oil. There's instructions. And c'mon: penguin sweaters!"


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This is also published on my knitting blog.