How You Can Help Needy Children with Knitted Blankets
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How You Can Help Needy Children with Knitted Blankets

Since 1995, Project Linus has been distributing handmade blankets to needy children all over the United States. Learn how you can be a part of their story The story of Project Linus begins with the story of a 3-year-old girl named Laura. Laura was fighting cancer and took her precious blankie with her everywhere. Parade…

How Your Handmade Blankets Can Find Their Way to Needy UK Children
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How Your Handmade Blankets Can Find Their Way to Needy UK Children

If your heart yearns to make blankets for needy children in the UK, Project Linus UK would love to be your partner I love recommending Project Linus to charity knitters. This U.S. charity has distributed handmade blankets to children all over the country since 1995. But what if you live in the United Kingdom? Many…

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Emily’s Hats for Hope Uses Charity Knitting to Warm the Homeless and Working Poor All Over the World

Editor’s note: at the beginning of 2018, Emily decided that the time had come for her to step down from Hats for Hope because she is moving to Europe to attend graduate school. The main office for Hats for Hope is now Linda’s Hats for Hope Initiative . You can also find a spin-off close…

How to Best Knit for the Elderly: Tips & Free Patterns
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How to Best Knit for the Elderly: Tips & Free Patterns

Advice and tips from experts, plus free knitting patterns Do you want to knit for elderly folks but aren’t sure where to start? Over the years, I’ve been heartened to hear of the many knitters who enjoy knitting for people in assisted living facilities, for elderly neighbors, for folks suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, and…

Do You Want to Make Lives Brighter for Homeless Children?
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Do You Want to Make Lives Brighter for Homeless Children?

With easy 8-inch squares, you can offer love and warmth through Love-Squared If you’ve ever wondered how you could make a difference by knitting for charity, you’ll easily relate to the story of Leah and the charity she founded in 2011, Love-Squared. I love Leah’s story because it begins with her learning to knit! I,…