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Our mission is to warm those in need through knitting, crocheting, looming and quilting. Our NEW hand made items provide hope to those living outdoors and those in temporary shelters. We provide for Men, Women, and Children in Central Ohio all year long. Specific details available by clicking item specific tabs, or the Who we Help Tab. If you have further questions, please contact me via the contact form. ALL DONATIONS MUST INCLUDE A NOTE WITH AN EMAIL ADDRESS.



Goal: 36
Start: #19
Current: 20

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Recycling and Kool Aid Fun

knitted hatsLook at these fun colored knitted hats from Becky. Aren't they fun? The hats are made of re-cycled yarn. By that I mean, Becky takes apart old sweaters and re-cycles the fiber/yarn. Now, as she explains to me this can only be done if the sweater wasn't surged, (it's seams that is). Then she used Kool Aid to dye the yarn. She had fun with the process, is warming heads of those in need, and is recycling...that's what I call a Win, Win, Win situation!

Thanks bunches Becky for your donation. Been out of town and am trying to catch up a bit with documented donations.

We've got about a foot of snow on the ground right now folks, so all your hats, scarves, and mittens are doubly appreciated.
Scarves 59
Hats 62+3=65
Mittens 7
Socks 28

Hats 368
Mittens 66
Scarves 147

Stay tuned for a donation from Alma
Socks 79 pair
*counts from day 1, Dec 2 2008


  1. What a wonderful idea and such pretty hats

  2. God has greatly gifted you
    I enjoyed visiting your blog
    God Bless; http://westbob.blogspot.com/2010/02/encourager-part-1.html

  3. Thanks Marla and Bob appreciate your nice comments.

  4. Gorgeous hats!!! I just may have some scarves to go with some mittens I have to send you. I have discovered the rake looooommmmm!

  5. Sounds fabulous Linda...and looks like you're having a great time with the loom!


  6. Never heard of the koolaid thing, thats pretty neat.


  7. Kool-aid is a pain to try and get out of clothes so I would imagine it would work well as a dye. These hats are very nice. I love that they are repurposed sweaters!


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