Mission Statement

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

Friday, February 4, 2011

Crocheted Granny Squares

crocheted granny squaresYIPPEE, more wonderful squares to add to others and make more warm afghans for those folks at Faith Mission. Those Mothers and Children who receive them will be thrilled. Many thanks Liz (minnisoda in Crochetville) crocheted these 35 granny squares. Love the colors, love the patterns and know they will be easy to incorporate as I begin designing next time.

Trying to wrap up the counting etc of the squares received for our 3 month Give a Square Program. It will not go away, just be dormant for a time period. Please feel free to continue knitting or crocheting your squares, but hold mailing until I send up a flag.

Have you noticed the new tab across the top, or the new badge in the sidebar? Toasty Tootsies Project will be our February Focus.

Stay tuned for final numbers from January's Rainbow Project.

Photo's taken and blog posts written and in que for donations from: Sandie from LA, Sandy (me), Eve, Phyllis, Stephanie, Trudy, Sally, Sarah S, Suzy, Marie Anne, Cecile, and Amy. Please check back and enjoy the pictures of their lovely donations.

***Need to track down YNC from Virginia, I don't know who that is. If you're out there,please sing out. Without a note in the box am unsure who this is***

Scarves 43
Hats 75
Mittens 1
Socks 11
Slippers 5
Fingerless gloves 10

Please remember all donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated, and all donations keep someone warm. We help, one stitch at a time. It truly DOES make a difference. THANK YOU!


  1. After Mom had her first stroke, she couldn't write hardly at all and couldn't read. She could speak but she had aphasia and couldn't get the right words out but, in therapy, when they handed her some yarn and a crochet hook, she began to crank out granny squares like they were nothing. You have to be able to count and remember to make those so either that part of her brain worked or it was such a part of muscle memory for her that she didn't have to think about it. I have to think about it whenever I start one. Generally I have very little time to do any of that now. It's so far between that I nearly forget how.

  2. How great though Foxeni that the yarn brought back something she could do. Wonderful story, thanks for sharing it. Appreciate the visit.


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