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: #19
Current: 20

Friday, July 20, 2012

Donating Afghans for Project Welcome Home

Please join me in once again saying thank you for your on going support, your thoughtfulness, and your skillful hands to our good friend AnneMarie from New York. This awesome ripple will be well received by someone as they transition from shelter living to their own place. The picture makes it look gray, but it's really more of a green. Not sure wade shade it would be called. This would work as a lapghan for an adult, male or female and or child to totally cover up in.
But, wait........There's more. I love the colors and texture in this 2nd afghan. Again, sized and suitable as above for adults, teens, or children. So nicely done. AnneMarie...your ROCK!
And no.........she didn't stop there! LOOK at this pretty Lilac/Lavender Afghan. To see it's message, please click to enlarge. This is larger then above afghans and will make a nice adult/teen afghan for a female and or a family afghan.

Anne Marie, please keep up the good work, we all truly appreciate you.

**Have you read about the change in square donation policy? If not, please do.
***Have you read about and gotten involved in the latest contest? Not much participation, though the contest was announced on July 1st. I'll be altering it to try to improve participation...please keep checking in. AND, if you're not gotten involved so far....DO IT NOW.

2012 Donations:
Scarves: 269
Slippers: 121
Shawls: 2
Sweaters 3
Vest 1
Afghans: 24+3=27
Mittens: 257
Squares: 345
Socks: 120
Rain Poncho's 198
Cotton Washcloths 369
Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, gators, yarn, wrist warmers/fingerless gloves, face-masks, neck warmers, t-shirts, soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothbrushes 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. This is so wonderful. Thank you, Anne Marie, for your wonderful, giving spirit!

  2. Hi Sandy, I can't see how else to contact you so apologies for leaving this as a comment. Would your charity like some bears like these?
    You can contact me on rachaelknits[at!]yahoo.co.uk

  3. No reason to apologize Rachael. Comments are always fabulous. Would love some of those cute bears. My email addy is in the mission on the top of the blog will try to leave here as well though it might not work link and all so will type it out differently sandycrochet at gmail dot com. slipped over to your page but didn't see a way to leave comments. Will also try to email you. Thank you!!

  4. AnneMarie-these afghans are so awesome! What a great contribution.

  5. How wonderful. Love the message in the lavender blanket.

  6. AnneMarie, you sure have been busy. Love the afghans!!! They are so nice.


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