How to Give Knitted Hugs to Worried Moms with Sick Children
Children | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Other Illness Patients

How to Give Knitted Hugs to Worried Moms with Sick Children

Knit or crochet a shrug for the Stay Strong Tote Foundation, and you can give a “hug” to concerned moms at Ronald McDonald Houses nationwide Mary Langdon had been delivering donations to her local Ronald McDonald House for years. (Unfamiliar with Ronald McDonald Houses? I’ll explain shortly.) One day, she saw something that haunted her….

Baby/Preemie Items | Cancer Patients | Hats | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Other Illness Patients | Preemies

Throwback: Knots of Love – Chemo Caps & NICU Blankets

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Knots of Love continues to supply chemo caps to those in need — and now NICU blankets, too I take my hair for granted, really. It’s always there. I get it cut, I dye it crazy colors, I style it. When I wear a hat, it’s to add a layer of…

How to Comfort Alzheimer’s Patients: Knit for Alice’s Embrace
Afghans/Blankets/Squares | California | Nevada | Other Illness Patients | Senior Citizens | Shawls

How to Comfort Alzheimer’s Patients: Knit for Alice’s Embrace

Knitting shawls and blankets can offer tremendous comfort to patients with Alzheimer’s If I can be honest with you for a moment, developing Alzheimer’s is one of my greatest fears. My grandfather suffered from it. He was my last living grandparent, and he passed on the very day I graduated from high school.

Cancer Patients | Hats | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Other Illness Patients

Head Huggers: A Knitting Charity Keeping Hairless Heads Warm Since 2001

Head Huggers is a terrific organization that has been in operation since 2001. I was astonished to find that while it has been featured in the Knitting Nuggets Newsletter, it has never been featured here on this website. That changes now!

How to Get Your Chemo Caps to Cancer Patients in Need
Cancer Patients | Hats | Knitting Charities Around the World | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Other Illness Patients

How to Get Your Chemo Caps to Cancer Patients in Need

If you’re looking for a great way to ensure your lovingly crafted chemo caps go to those who need them most, you won’t go wrong with Knots of Love. Knots of Love has been in existence since 2007, offering beautifully knit and crocheted chemo caps to patients with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses all over…

How to Help Needy Families with Knit Baby Cocoons & More
Babies | Baby/Preemie Items | Children's Items | Impoverished | Missouri | Other Illness Patients

How to Help Needy Families with Knit Baby Cocoons & More

Your knitted baby cocoons (and other items for babies & toddlers) for Relief Share help needy families make better lives In the past couple of years, I have come to recognize how extraordinarily fortunate I am. That’s a sharp departure from the first, oh, 40 years of my life. During that time, I was convinced…