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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

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Better than an Easter Egg Hunt, warming the homeless!

crocheted hats and scarvesNo surprises here look at these hats and scarves crocheted by Sandie. The 2 ton green and black scarf is doubled..crocheted with 2 strans of yarn for extra warmth. Great colors and sizes. Everyday is like Christmas here when I open beautiful hats, scarves, and mittens from you all. Thank you, thank you Sandie as always we're lucky to have you help our cause.

I appreciate you all so very much, and I know all your items knit or crocheted with love and concern for others truly make an empack on those in need.

Thank you all for helping to warm the homeless, keep up the good work and Happy Easter.


Scarves 125+3=128
Hats 175+3=178
Mittens 13 pairs
Socks 28 pairs

Hats 368
Mittens 66
Scarves 147
Socks 79 pair
*counts from day 1, Dec 2 2008


  1. Great hats and scarves. I love coming here to get new ideas.

  2. Great items to add to the collection, does nay one have an easy crochet hat pattern they could share with me?


  3. Brenda I tend not to use patterns, but if you'll hop over to Sandie's blog, she does have patterns. Her hats always are good sizes.

    Thanks for asking and for the visit.

  4. Always glad to help. In the past I've used Dorothy's Hat pattern. The Ships Project does not accept these for soldiers anymore as they want single crochet hats or knitted ones. The pattern is going to be removed, as I understand it, so if you want it, hop over there asap and get it. It is basically worked in the round with 12, 24, 36, 36, 48, 48, 60, 60, 72, 72 (stitches per round). You increase 12 each round. When you get to the size you want, just work dcs around.

  5. I can't work with black very much these days, but it's a very popular color with me. I have found my "white light" lamp is very helpful when I do need to work with the darker colors. Just a little tip for those of us with older eyes. heh

  6. I tend to save black for daylight hours Sandie for exactly the same reason. I can do some crochet stitches ok with it at night; but knitting or small crochet stitches...not so much.

  7. Sandy,Utube is a great way to learn to knit or crochet.Thats where i learn my patterns from and Google Rosemarie.

  8. I've used utube a few times, but not as a rule. I grab one of my books usually.


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