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Goal: 36
Start: #16
Current: 17

Friday, June 10, 2011

Donate Cotton Wash Cloths for Homeless those in Need

cotton washclothsThank you Sally for your 5 cotton washcloths for our June focus, much appreciated. Three of them are knitted in the traditional corner to corner style and 2 are crocheted. These will go into personal care packages for our folks at Faith Mission. The mothers and their children living at Faith Mission have been abused and or homeless and this is temporary housing. Their needs are great. Additional will be supplying our men living under the bridges with personal care packages too.

The current plan is to divide by size and color and package with whatever personal care items have been donated, plus those I have on hand.

This focus of cotton washcloths will run til the end of this month.

There are 5 more days until the lucky winner will be announced for our Comment Contest. That lucky winner will receive a $40.00 shopping spree at JoAnns. As soon as the winner is announced I'll make contact for a mailing address for the gift card. Keep checking in. AND...you still have 5 more days to improve your chances at winning. Remember, the more you comment, the better your chances are.

Scarves 208
Mittens (gloves) 104
Socks 75
Slippers 41
Ghans 29 (2 went to Pine Street Earlier)

Squares 241
Sweaters 5
Ponchos 43
Cotton Washcloths 7+5=12

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. YOU truly DO make a difference. THANK YOU!


  1. The cotton washcloths are lovely. I especially like the varigated blue one! I think that it's cool that you can knit and crochet!

  2. I think the washcloths are wonderful. I also agree with Harvest Hill Farm's comment I think it is also neat to be able to crochet and knit. I only know how to crochet. Some day I want to learn to knit.
    Take care

  3. Knitting and crocheting are both cool, both are helpful, and both help those in needs. So, which ever you do. Just do it...isn't that like a N commercial or something? I do both but am more comfortable and confident with my crocheting then with my knitting...but working on knitting alot these days. Bothers the arthritis less it seems.

  4. These are very nice and someone will be happy to receive them. I also love the corner to corner pattern. It's one that I can do without thinking too much about and it makes a pretty cloth.

  5. Thanks, Ladies for all the comments. It is fun to both knit and crochet. I learned to knit as a child but gave it up. Did lots of crocheting as a young mother (it was quicker) but over the last few years have returned to knitting. Now I am a grandma (MeMe) and have a bit more time to knit.

  6. The yellow cloths look buttery soft! I'm sure they will be so appreciated!

  7. They all look lovely and so soft. What brand cotton was used. I have never made wash cloths before.

  8. Hi Karen
    Thanks for the visit and comment, I'll send Sally an email to ask about the cotton for you.

  9. Oh I just realized now that I can craft again, I could pull some cotton yarn out and look at that knitting class I was taking. Maybe I can get a decent dishcloth to you. I will do my best! If that fails, I'll turn to my faithful crochet hook.

  10. Good luck Sandie, but remember crochet is just as dandy

  11. Hi Karen, the brand of cotton was Lily Sugar and Cream. Hope that helps!

  12. Thanks for letting me know. I will have to try to make some.


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