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: #16
Current: 17

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Crocheted Scarves being Donated

Day 20 of Jack Otis Memorial Month

Crocheted scarves from Elaine our newest pair of helping hands. Nice long warm soft scarves donated by Elaine from Georgia. The men will love these and be able to wrap up which adds added warmth. We're happy to have you join us and look forward to seeing you around The Bridge often.

If I had to pick a favorite, believe it would be the blue and black scarf, very nice!

2011 Donations:

Scarves 379+3=382
Hats 853
Mittens 211
Socks 258
Squares 551
Rain Ponchos 146
Cotton Washcloths 338
Sweaters/Poncho's 9
Slippers 95
Afghans 43 (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 etc.

Please avoid open airy and lacy stitches, as items made with these types of stitches aren't warm enough for those living in the elements. Not sure whether or not your stitches are lacy? Can you poke your finger through and or see your hand through the item? Try going down a needle or hook size, it can make all the difference. If the skein suggest size I hook go down a size to H. We want our items to be warm and sturdy.
For those wanting to keep track of their donations, you might consider printing the blog post where your items are posted.

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. Great work Elaine! I love how the blue scarf is striped but with colorblocking. Looks great! And cozy warm which is obviously most important.

  2. Great looking scarves and they look like they are good size too for keeping warm! Welcome!


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