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Happily married for lots of years to great guy, mother of one wonderful daughter. I have lots of interests and wished I had more time to explore them all.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Hats, Beanies, Taboggan so many words

crocheted hatsThere are so many words one can use when talking about a hat. Here's just a few: Hat, cap, beanie, beret, bonnet, cloche, fedora, skull cap, sombrero, tam, and toboggan. Toboggan can be confusing, as many think of a sled rather than a hat. Depends, I believe what part of the country you're from. But, whatever you call it; hats are awesome to aid the homeless in keeping warm. And, whatever your word choice is these hats from our good friend Sandie in Louisiana are awesome as always. Her work is always so well done. These 2 crocheted hats are nice and warm and large enough for adults. I know they will make 2 more people warmer, and glad to be wearing a hat,cap,beanie, toboggan, beret, bonnet, cloche, fedora, skull cap, sombrero/tam.

Many thanks Sandie for your on going support, it is greatly appreciated.

Photo's taken and blog posts written and in que for donations from: Sandy (me), Eve, Phyllis, Stephanie, Trudy, 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 46
Hats 113+2=115
Mittens (gloves) 53
Socks 13
Slippers 5

**Please read about Toasty Tootsies**

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. Glad to help. I haven't been posting around as much lately, busy busy, but I've been reading. Great job on all the wonderful things being donated to keep these folks warm.

  2. I know those hats are a light color which is probably not very good for the homeless since they don't have washing facilities. I think I made those for someone and they changed their mind about what was needed. They are still warm though. I'm sure you found a good place for them. I will strive to choose darker colors in future.

  3. Not to worry Sandie, there is always a need. Believe I sent these onto the folks at Faith Mission. Many thanks for your ongoing support.


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