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Attention Knitters! Some Adorable Penguins Need New Sweaters

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Do you knit? Do you keep saying you're going to learn to knit and then getting too caught up in a Real Housewives of New Jersey marathon to bother going to the craft store? Well, your excuses are officially over, because some cute penguins need you to knit them some sweaters. In yarn store Skeinz' spring 2011 newsletter, they announced:

As you may be aware the oil spill & potential disastrous effects to wildlife & environment off the coast of Tauranga is frightening. A small number of little blue penguins have already been caught in the oil spilled to date with growing fears that more will be effected. Skeinz has been asked to help with the penguin relief by knitting small Penguin PJ’s to help protect the birds & prevent them from preening their feather & ingesting the toxic oil. If you can help out by knitting a penguin jumper – send them to Skeinz at the address below.

You hear that, everyone? Some seriously cute animals need our help. Let's get on it.
· Skeinz [Official Site]
· WWD'sMoschino Showcases a Meatpacking March of the Penguins [Racked NY]