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We have just announced the 2009 Knit a Poppy campaign in support of The Poppy Appeal.

The background to this appeal is that the Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants. Currently, nearly 10.5 million people are eligible for their support and they receive thousands of calls for help every year. The British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal is one of the ways in which they raise money for their work.

Poppy Brooch designed by Just call me Ruby ©knitonthenet
Poppy Brooch designed by Just call me Ruby ©knitonthenet

Please visit knitonthenet to download our elegant poppy brooch pattern (designed by Just call me Ruby) by making a donation of £2.00 to The Poppy Appeal.

We shall be keeping you updated of the Knit a Poppy Campaign via theknitonthenet blog and website, Ravelry forum and Facebook page. We would love to see photographs of your finished brooches and also hear how much money you have raised.

Please email me the details at ingrid(at)knitonthenet(dot)com.

Knit a Poppy Campaign 2009
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