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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

Friday, October 21, 2011


crocheted slippers and cotton washcloths5 Cotton washcloths (crocheted), 22 pairs of slippers (crocheted), all different sizes and several sexy styles! Cheryl S doubled her slippers. She made what would be 2 pairs, put them together (one inside the other), did several rows of crochet around the ankle part which made them nice and thick and warm. Others she lined with felt by sewing in a lining...very cool ideas here Cheryl. Love how they turned out. Please to enlarge so you can see the various styles, the cut little brown teddy bear ones, and see how she made the double slippers a different color inside so they can be reversible.
This is a nice thick ghan that some child/teen will love. It's suitable for a girl or a boy and has been donated to The Homeless Families Foundation for our Welcome Home Program. This is also crocheted.
Who doesn't love the traditional Log Cabin Quilt Design! Awesome. This ghan was also donated for our Welcome Home program and will be wonderful for any family as a true Welcome Home Gift.

In addition to this lovely items, Cheryl also donated 2 pair of mittens, 14 hats, 4 ponchos, and personal care items. On the day these photographs were taken, something went berserk with my camera and or when they were loaded to the computer, as the picture for those items is gone. This happened also to 2nd picture taken of Carol S's donation. I really am bugged and have no clue what went wrong. I've only had that happen a couple of times over the last couple of years. Weird and irritating. I also note the items and the amount donated so use that when calculating our numbers. Additionally, she included 4 bandana's and 1 black long john shirt.

Many thanks Cheryl for your thoughtful donation, keep up the good working. Work is continuing on Snow Cone, the ghan being made from some of the squares Cheryl donated. Scroll back a few days to see it.

2011 Donations:

Scarves 343
Hats 717+14=731
Mitts 140+2=142
Socks 124
Squares 515
Rain Ponchos 80+4=84
Cotton Washcloths 318+6=324
Sweaters/Poncho's 7
Slippers 86
Afghans 34+2=36 (2 sent to our friends at Pine Street)
Misc Items I've not counted misc items like all the personal care items, the neck warmers, head bands or yarn.

TIP: Think warm, sturdy and durable for your donations please. Please avoid special care fibers.

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. Wow! The donations here just make my day. I'm going to refer to this post on days when I feel grumpy and forget the goodness of people - because what an awesome reminder this is of generosity and love.

  2. I soooooooooo agree with you psmflowerlady

  3. Absolutely awesome donation! Very beautiful!

  4. Thanks Harvest, appreciate the visit and the kind words. Love to see you all supporting each other's work.

  5. Oh my goodness, that is amazing. I don't have the patience or the skill to make slippers. Good Job!

  6. Jessica, please check back, I'll be adding some patterns to the blog that might be helpful. I'm hunting EASY ones. Thanks for the visit always good to see you here.

  7. Oh Wow, I absolutely love that crocheted afghan!

  8. Thanks for the visit and nice words Anna, am sure Cheryl appreciates it as much as I do.


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