Global Knit - warming the world one stitch at a time
Bumping this post up for Nov 2009 update:
Join us for a Knitting/Crocheting Celebration!
Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 2 p.m.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Cress Board Room
Knitting author, Susan B. Anderson, will give knitting tips and talk about her new book, Itty-Bitty Toys.
Update at end of this post on Oct 14, 2007
Knit or Crochet hats for Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Further info at Hospital Web site:
Patterns (pdf) available:
Susan B. Anderson, author of Itty Bitty Nursery and Itty Bitty Hats will be at Arkansas Children’s Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, 2-4-PM for their 2nd annual Knit-A-Thon.http://www.archildrens.org/volunteer/knitathon.asp
UPDATE: Oct. 14, 2007
ArkansasMatters.com reports that Knitting for Noggins was a success today!
http://arkansasmatters.com/content/fulltext/?cid=60735The hat count is at 19,794! Their goal is reach 30,000 hats.
Here’s a video clip about the day:
Knit (or crochet) a 80″/20cm Square
…and make an AIDS orphan warm…
Caron Yarn, AC Moore and Project Linus team up with the naturallyBaby contest to benefit Project Linus
Many Arms Reach You (M.A.R.Y.) project is a nonprofit organization collecting and distributing knitted, quilted, or crocheted blankets to disadvantaged mothers and their children.
Here are the guidelines and information on where to send if you wish to make a blanket:
from their website:
“ The Baby Pack Project is a small charitable project aimed at providing under-privileged mothers of newborn babies on the lower south coast of Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, with a pack of the most basic items needed for a new born baby. ”
“We are a group of people that want to make a difference in the lives of the Native Americans who live at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota. ”
they do give addresses on where to send completed items.
Sewing for Babies, Inc. (in the state of Nebraska) http://sewingforbabies.org/index.htm , “is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit, all volunteer organization that has combined our love for babies with our of love sewing, knitting, and crocheting to provide warm blankets and clothing for premature, sick and babies in need.” (quote from their WebSite)They ”deliver to hospitals, social services, crisis pregnancy centers, abuse centers, WIC offices, various other women and children’s agencies, and of course to individual families.”Work group meetings are listed here, http://sewingforbabies.org/work.html , if you wish to help.
Knit, crochet, or sew a baby cap for Midwives kits: