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I'm only resurfacing from the craziness that is NaNoWriMo (36K as of yesterday!) to share this:

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A yarn store on New Zealand sent out a call for help from knitters all over the world - to knit sweaters for the penguins who were affected by the oil spill. The sweaters serve a dual purpose - to keep the penguins warm until they're well enough to be cleaned, and to prevent them from ingesting the oil on their feathers. The response was overwhelming!


Skeinz penguin sweater blog can be found here

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Date: 2011-11-09 06:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bluespirit-star.livejournal.com
Oh, sooooo cute! ♥ McShepguins for real! *g* And Rodney!guin is wearing his orange fleece. :)

And yay with the writing - go, Zin, go! *\0/*

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Date: 2011-11-09 06:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] timespirt.livejournal.com
How cute!

My cousin in Canada years ago knit my parrot one of those but she didn't give him openings for his wings and it was a turtleneck to boot! LOL

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Date: 2011-11-09 01:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sgamadison.livejournal.com
OMG, these are *adorable*. And I can just picture knitters all over the world joining forces to make little sweaters.

"Hi hon, whatcha working on?"

"A sweater."

"Kind of small, isn't it?"

"It's for a penguin. Several, actually."

This is a conversation I want to hear!! :-)

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Date: 2011-11-09 01:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] babydracky.livejournal.com
OMG! But this is just the cuttest thing ever!
I really wish now that I was able to knit -_-

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