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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

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Got Brown, I'm in Love

I love, Got Brown. I really enjoyed watching this afghan come together. It's traditional, because it's made from granny squares. It's fun, funky, and modern because it's not colors you see together in granny squares often. There's a mix of squares in that some are solid some aren't. It's 64inches by 62...well, before blocked that is. Probably a little larger and more squared up afterwards. It's drying here.

The squares were crocheted by our friend Liz (minnisoda on The Ville), who's been a wonderful supporter here on Bridge and Beyond. Many many thanks Liz. I added 2 full rows of double crochet to each square in black, joined in black using the join as you go method, and added 2 rows of sc for the border. This ghan will be donated through our Project Welcome Home. (you can read details by clicking on the badge in the right sidebar).

I have a challenge for you all today. Please visit and comment on the following 2 blog posts. They happen to be a couple without comments and I'd like to change that. Remember, you do not need to be a blogger to leave a comment. Type your comment, click the drop down box and select name and url and leave url empty if you don't have a blog. Everyone appreciates comments on their creations and spending time on the blog, reading and posting comments helps the blog. Soooooo, please; though I know many of you visit I want to encourage you All to leave comments.
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2012 Donations:
Hats: 41
Scarves: 5
Slippers: 1
Shawls: 2
Afghans: 1
Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, yarn, etc)

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. That ghan looks great! Very large too. Should keep someone nice and toasty. I love the different shades of brown and the blue bits of color. Nice job!

  2. Sandy, I went to leave comments on the other pages and oddly, the search and that whole section appeared below the posts, not on the right as in this post. Blogger funnin'. heh

  3. Sandy, really LOVE this ghan! It is like a piece of modern art! Someone is really going to LOVE this one and stay warm and cuddly too! Awesome job!

  4. This is beautiful. That color combination is one of my favorites.

  5. I like the blue with the brown. Looks great!

  6. Very nice! Love the brown & blue together.

  7. It looks very moder with the smooth geometric design and simple colors!

  8. I love this afghan. This is my favorite granny square. Sandy you put squares together so well.

  9. Liz and Sandy - your talent at making and joining squares is the stuff of which legends are made! Very nice!

  10. Thanks all for your kindness, thank you for your support with visits, and comments as well as with your skillful hands. All is truly appreciated.


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