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, March 17, 2013

Colorful and Warm Donations

Thank you Sue F from Ohio for this wonderful donation.  I love those slippers!  Folks be sure and click the picture so you can see them better.  I believe she's used double yarn; but am not certain what type of yarn.  Sue...is it double DK or sock yarn?  Very nice and I love fun mix of colors.  She's also knitted 3 nice warm hats and a pair of mittens, and a crocheted scarf.  Again, I think the hats and scarf is double yarn?

Thanks also for remembering to tag those hats and slippers with size...that's very much appreciated.  Please keep up the good work.

Folks this is blog post #973...can you believe we're only 27 posts away from hitting 1,000!!!!  That's pretty exciting to me because all those posts represent wonderful donations from good people like YOU!

Have you joined the facebook group yet?  If not, please do.  I post daily there the names of those who've sent boxes as my friendly mail carrier delivers them, and always a link to the post here of the day.  We're working hard to attract more helping hands.  Help us spread the word.

2013 Donation Totals:
Hats:  258+3=261
Scarves: 222+2=223
Afghans: 4
Slippers: 77+2=79
Rain Ponchos:2
Mittens: 19+1=20
Cotton Wash Clothes: 151
Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's: 4
Misc. Items: include personal care, headbands, handwarmers, cowls/gators and all meal prep related items, etc aren't tabulated

All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated. The Power of One is awesome, and when we work together The Power of One becomes The Power of Many.


  1. marj in minnesotaMarch 17, 2013 at 7:38 AM

    Very nicely done Sue, and they look so nice and warm. It is 7 degrees in Minnesota this morning with a storm coming in tonight. Can only imagine how much these items would be appreciated. I love the scarf.Beautiful mix of colors. Thank you

  2. Glad I could help. Yes, everything but the mittens are two strands of regular worsted weight yarn. I was using up my scraps but I love the patchwork-y look of the slippers with the different colors.

  3. Wonderful donation, Sue. I love the slippers!

  4. Thanks all for the visits and comments, and Sue thanks for popping in to answer the question about the yarn. Loved the slippers!!

  5. A nice warm donation Sue. Everything looks so warm to wear!


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