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Knit an Elephant Campaign

Do you love knitting? Fancy a new project? Try your hand at knitting one of these cute little woolly elephants, and help raise funds for our new hospice.

Skanda Vale Hospice is run by the monks and nuns of Skanda Vale Monastery – a sanctuary for hundreds of birds and animals. Standing head and shoulders above this menagerie of beasties is our beloved temple elephant Valli.
Elephants are close to many people’s hearts. Valli has greatly enriched the lives of many of our patients and volunteers – meeting her can be a moving and memorable ‘bucket list’ kind of encounter.Valli inspired Cath (our Clinical Nurse Manager) to take up her knitting needles once again, and create a whole herd of baby wooly elephants. They’re selling like hot cakes – Cath can’t keep up with demand, so we really need your help!
Using the pattern below (or any other pattern if you prefer) choose your colour yarn and get knitting. When your elephant is finished please post it to us – or sell it on our behalf. We recommend between £8 and £12 as a guide price. Here’s the address to post it to:
Sister Gemma
Skanda Vale Hospice
Saron
Llandysul
SA44 5DY
If it’s not practical to post us your elephant then you could always sell them locally and donate the proceeds to the hospice. Please contact Sister Gemma: sister.gemma@skandavalehospice.org if you have any questions. Have fun!
Knitting pattern here