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Charity Knitting Supports the Needy and Offers Companionship through Stitches of Love in Eastern Tennessee

Do you live in eastern Tennessee and hunger for companionship with your charity knitting? Are you a Tennessean who would love to support organizations in your own state with your charity knitting? If the answer to either question is “yes,” then you must know about Stitches of Love.

Stitches of Love is a group of knitters and crocheters in eastern Tennessee with a collective needlework experience spanning 600 years. Together, they work to create items for a group of organizations that include homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, and cancer centers.

Based in Seymour, the group gets together to knit, crochet, and cross-stitch every Tuesday at the library from 1 to 3.

Want to Help?

If you live in or near Seymour, Tennessee, you can join these avid needlecrafters any Tuesday. If you live anywhere else in Tennessee, you are still welcome to add your work to their causes!

What can you make? You can create hats, scarves, shawls, and even blankets. These projects may go to any of the following programs and places as of this writing:

Bereavement group in OH; angle wraps/cocoons and hats and blanket.
CAPA in Beaufort, SC; “lovies” which are 24 x 24 or so blankets, hats and scarves for ages baby to teens.
Esther’s House in El Salvador; blankets, ponchos, toys.
Coat drives in East TN (Operation Warm Wings at TN Museum of Aviation) and in Beaufort, SC;  hats and scarves to accompany the coats.
Women’s Care Center in East TN and in Beaufort, SC; mostly booties and hats, other bay items as received.
Chemo hats for East TN cancer center.
NICU at UT Hospital; preemie to newborn hats, booties, blankets

You can get more information about this group, including the mailing address for shipping items and many beautiful photos of donated projects, at their Facebook page.

What a wonderful way for Tennessee knitters to make a difference in their corner of the world through charity knitting!