Long-time Inyoni Creek resident Sue van der Neut cast out a challenge to her fellow residents recently – knit 67 squares each for Mandela Day. The residents of the Lyndhurst-based Rand Aid retirement village accepted and 1 529 squares were the end result. These were handed to 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day to be made into blankets for people needing assistance in keeping the winter chill away. Pictured is Sue, who personally made 212 squares.
Inyoni Creek employees Johanna Lebisi and Marinda Looyen (deputy manager) count the squares.
Inyoni Creek residents Rosalie Melaned and Yvonne Chenik happily knitted squares for Mandela Day.
Resident Vicky Arderne with some of the squares she made.
Jackie Klein of Inyoni Creek completed a whack of squares.
Marge Garden with her pile of red squares.
Jenny Cubitt, who recently moved into Inyoni Creek with her husband Clive, was one of the Mandela Day knitters.
Mandela Day contributor Sydelle Morris in action.
Jean Garlick works on a pastel-coloured square.
Proud knitter Merle Matthews.
Adelle Rogoff was happy to contribute to the Mandela Day campaign.