Episode 8: Are Your Hotpads Stiff?

December 1, 2015

In this episode of On Pins and Needles, we discuss the holidays, children and the mysteries surrounding why people have them, and where to donate crafted items.

Amelia is making an adorable baby Viking hat in Vanna's Choice, and she has ALSO completed five washcloths, as well as some Ugly/Beautiful Slippers in Marble Chunky in MC16
Kayte is so close to being done she can almost taste it on the Scarf of Foreverness (still. yeah.)
Rosie is working on a chemo hat in Red Heart Soft (it's soft. and Red Heart.)


Also mentioned:
Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
Cards Against Humanity
Knitters Against Swatches from Rebelle in Lexington, KY
51 Homes (helps homeless veterans)
Youth On Their Own (helps homeless youth graduate high school)
Take This (supporting mental health in the gaming community)
Your Sister's Closet (provides professional clothing for women for job interviews)
Snuggles Project (blankets/mats for pets in shelters)
Special Olympics Scarf Project (no longer officially hosted by Red Heart)
Project Linus (security blankets for children in need)
Knots Of Love (hats for people with treatment-induced hair loss and blankets for babies in incubators)
My Recovery Buddy (Ravelry group making pillows for people recovering from addiction)
Cyberseams.com (free sewing patterns)
Knit For Kids (sweaters for kids in need)
1000 Stitches for Syria (Ravelry group for donating items to Syrian refugees in Canada)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (helping find a cure for childhood cancers)
Bridge & Beyond (distributes items to the homeless in Central Ohio, not Chicago)
American Sewing Guild
The Knitting Guild Association
Crochet Guild of America
American Quilter's Society
Le Creuset

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