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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

Monday, November 24, 2014

Crocheted Fair Isle Afghan Donated

WOW, look at this beautiful afghan crocheted and donated by Sheelagh S.  Isn't it awesome.  I love it, makes me think of when I was young and the ski sweaters we wore.  This will truly make someone's day.  This afghan is made in the Fair Isle design, carrying yarn as you go, so you know how nice and thick and warm it is physically.  Plus, it's so beautifully done the warmth and love someone will feel when they receive this, will surely make them feel loved and know they do matter........even to the stranger that made this especially for them. 

 That's what's so important about we do folks.  Yes we knit, we crochet, we loom, and we donate warm items that ward off the cold for those that have less, but we are gifting them something very special, a piece of us and our wishes for them to improve their state.  We're telling them they matter, we're telling them we care.  That's why homemade is so important in the cause.

Many thanks Sheelagh for your hard work, please keep up the good work.

This afghan is from Leasure Arts Book #1, ISBN 0-942237-24-2, 1993, titled Afghans For All Seasons.  I asked because I thought you all might want to know.  Thanks Sheelagh.
Please stay tuned, as you know I often break up larger donations to help us with a post a day, please stay tuned as Sheelagh was most generous and you don't want to miss anything.

Hats: 750
Scarves: 371
Socks: 187
Afghans: 18+1=19
Slippers: 86
Rain Ponchos: 61
Mittens & Gloves:111
Wrist Warmers/Fingerless gloves: 4
Cotton Washcloths: 309
Misc. (Shawls, Sweaters, Vests, Poncho's, Skirts, cowls/mobius,  and Shrugs etc.) aren't tabulated.
Personal Care Items: Shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, cream, hand warmers, lipbalm, floss, soap, shaving cream, razors 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 comment:

  1. Very nice afghan Sheelagh! It looks so warm. Someone will love to have it in their home. Looking forward to seeing the rest of your donation.


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