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, April 1, 2012

Squares and Sweaters Donated from Colorado

Thank you Martha M., our newest pair of helping hands. Martha hails from the state of Colorado. Look at these adorable sweaters for kids. Remember you can always click to enlarge the photo's in order to see them better. In addition to the sweaters, she's donated 2 hats, and 32 knitted squares. Many thanks Martha, we're thrilled to have you join us here on Bridge and Beyond, and hope to see you again, soon.

Here's a bit of a close up of the 2 adorable sweaters, both knitted. Martha, love know what patterns you used for these adorable sweaters.

2012 Donations:
Scarves: 114
Slippers: 51
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 1+2=3
Vest 1
Afghans: 17
Mittens: 120
Squares: 171+32=203
Socks: 102
Rain Poncho's 2
Cotton Washcloths 27
Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, gators, yarn, wrist warmers/fingerless gloves, facemasks, neck warmers, t-shirts etc)

Have you looked around the blog lately? If not please do. Information always changes, additional tabs across the top of the blog with item specific information as to size and color requirements, as well as patterns. In addition the working calendar is always being updated for those who like to know what we'll be highlighting each month.

While you're looking around, take time to admire each other's work, and please leave comments; so we know you were here. Remember you do not need to be a blogger to leave comments, simply click the drop down box after typing your comment and select name and url, leave the url space empty. We encourage all to leave comments, even those who are a bit shy...it's easy, give it try.

**Tomorrow we usher in the month of April. Traditionally April is the rainy month and so we will once again highlight Rain Ponchos, and Cotton Washcloths. Washcloths should be sized for adults, can be knitted or crocheted and are distributed between 3 family shelters; as well as those adults living outdoors.**

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. Welcome to the group. I love your sweaters. Is the 2nd one (the one on the left done in one piece? I'm looking for a nice easy pattern for my grandkids.

  2. Love the hats & sweaters, Martha. And lots of squares!! You sure were busy!


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Additionally, we've had help from Scotland, England, Germany Puerto Rico, Canada, and France! They don't appear on the map, but their help is still greatly appreciated.

Where The People Who Donate Come From, is your state represented?