How to Celebrate a Miraculous Preemie with Mighty Miracles Foundation
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How to Celebrate a Miraculous Preemie with Mighty Miracles Foundation

Join with Mighty Miracles Foundation and send your crocheted octopi and/or your knitted or sewn hearts to bring comfort and healing to families of premature infants Amanda Dickinson visited my church prayer shawl group recently with a story to share. She shared with us the story of her second child, Kaleb, who had to be…

How to Help Preemies with Crochet and Tentacles
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How to Help Preemies with Crochet and Tentacles

You’ll love this amazing way to help preemies with crochet: octopuses for preemies When I first saw a photo of crocheted octopuses for preemies, I found it irresistible. I mean, take a look at that sweet, sleeping preemie cuddled up next to an octopus above. So precious, right? Yet I wondered: although yarncrafted octopuses are…

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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…

Knit for WV Preemies with the Amelia Project
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Knit for WV Preemies with the Amelia Project

West Virginian babies born too soon need your help! When I found preemie knitting charity the Amelia Project and discovered it operates in West Virginia, I wondered if Knitting for Charity has ever featured West Virginia programs. I took a look and discovered that we’ve never focused strictly on West Virginia. Today I’d like to…

Salvation Knitters: Helping the Needy in Michigan
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Salvation Knitters: Helping the Needy in Michigan

Give a hand to Michigan new mothers and newborns in need by knitting for Salvation Knitters We’ve all heard of the Salvation Army; it’s a hugely successful humanitarian organization, serving needy people all over the United States and even internationally. Today, I’d like to introduce you to one branch in Michigan, in the Grand Rapids…

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Knitting Rays of Hope: Charity Knitting in California for Cancer Patients & NICU Babies

Since 2012, Knitting Rays of Hope has been creating and donating handmade hats both for cancer patients and for premature infants. As of this writing they have contributed well over 3,000 hats to NICUs and cancer centers to warm the heads of those suffering illness.