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…

How to Help Orphans & Other Needy Folks During the Holidays
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How to Help Orphans & Other Needy Folks During the Holidays

Thanks to shoebox collection charities, or “shoebox charities,” you can provide hope and a smile to orphans and other needy folks come the holidays For anyone away from home, impoverished, suffering an illness, orphaned, or otherwise in need, every day can be difficult. But the holiday season — when we’re often expected to be joyful…

Hats | Knitting Charities Around the World | Knitting Charities by Donation Item | Knitting Charities by Recipient | Troops/Veterans

Reach across the World with Charity Knitting: Hats for Israeli Soldiers

Your charity knitting can warm heads on the front lines of battle through Hats for Israeli Soldiers I have written about charity knitting efforts for people in the military many times; however, these have all (or nearly all) been for American military. (I am, after all, in the United States!) This does not, however, mean…

Knitting Charities Around the World

Mindfulness and Prayer Join with Knitting and Comfort through Women4Women – Knitting4Peace

Knitting has long had a tradition of allowing one to be fully intentional and present. While we may knit in front of a television, while listening to music, or hearing a book on CD, we are still actively making connections between our minds and what our hands are doing, even if subconsciously.

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Keep Refugees Warm This Winter through Knitting with Heart

As I recounted last week, I’ve received so much information about knitting for refugees lately. I also promised last week to introduce you to a charity based in Serbia (an Eastern European country), and so today I’d like you to discover Knitting with Heart (“Pletenje Srcem” in Serbian).

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Knit for Charity and Honor a Humanitarian through 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela

By knitting for charity through 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela, you’ll not only help keep needy people warm, but you’ll honor one of history’s greatest humanitarians A few weeks ago, I received this tweet regarding a program called “67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela.” The tweet from Veronica Buzby said, “We knit/crochet/quilt blankets for the needy….