How to Improve Quality of Life for Veterans through Knitting
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How to Improve Quality of Life for Veterans through Knitting

Your charity knitting can bring comfort and warmth to veterans through the HAPpy Stitchers Afghan Project Do you ever wonder if your charity knitting is really making a difference? As a charity knitter, it can be frustrating to deliver or send a donation to a charity and then a) wonder if it was received, b)…

How to Help at the Pine Ridge Reservation through Knitted Squares
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How to Help at the Pine Ridge Reservation through Knitted Squares

No need to weave in ends – your knitted squares can help Lakota families through Afghan Squares for Pine Ridge Reservation I have a simple question for you, charity knitter: do you enjoy knitting squares but hate weaving in ends? Maybe you don’t actually hate it, but boy, you’d be thrilled if there was a…

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

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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….

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Blue Light Babies: Giving Babies Born in Unusual Circumstances the Best Start

Recently I was contacted by Jo Owen via the Knitting for Charity Facebook page. She wrote to let me know of Blue Light Babies and their need for knitters. Here is what she wrote: