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Heart to Hand Stitchers Social - Fairfax

Bring a charity knitting or crochet project to work on or donate a finished piece.  The knit/crochet knit-a-long is optional.

Current needs: • Blankets: baby: 24” up to 40” square or rectangle as small as 24” up to 40” long child: 24" sq up to 36" or 40" & not necessarily square adult: 40” x 70” lap: 30” x 42” fetal still born: 12” up to 18” square Linus Project: 40” x 60” • Chemo Blankets/Shawls 30" x 48" • Chemo caps – all sizes; male and female including children • Preemie and infant hats – fits a large orange to grapefruit • Wool winter hats, gloves and scarves – all sizes; male and female including children • Squares or rounds for animal shelters – 15” to 18” up to 3 feet • 7” x 9” squares for Warm up America! Fiber requirements: • Chemo caps and shawls, lap blankets, Linus Project, preemie and infant hats and fetal stillborn, baby and child blankets are donated to the hospitals and cannot contain any wool/animal fibers due to potential animal fiber allergies. Acrylics and cotton are acceptable. • Adult blankets, winter items, and animal shelter rounds or squares can use blended yarn including wool blends. • Warm Up America! squares 100% acrylic; worsted weight


2014 Winter Stitch-a-Long (Hats for the Homeless)

Operation PBJ, website: assembles bags of items for the Homeless. Included in these bags are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches – Hence OperationPBJ!  How cool is that?  In addition they provide toiletries and seasonal items such as hats, gloves, and scarves!  This is where Heart to Hand can assist. From now until April 15 our Winter Stitch-a-Longwill be hats for the homeless.  Any pattern goes, knit or crochet, adult sizes only.  Any warm fiber can beused including acrylic, wool and wool blends. Please bring completed hats to any of the Heart to Hand Meetups.  I will hand deliver hats to Operation PBJ. Participation is optional but encouraged

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    Thanks! I'm glad I'll be going next week because I have lots of things to do before my trip. I should have never retired, it seems like I had more time when I was working. However, I am very happy I was able to retire. I'm enjoying every second of it.

    April 30, 2014

  • Fredi H.

    Have a safe trip. Glad you aren't going this week.

    See you in June.

    April 30, 2014


    I won't be attending any meetings in May. I'm leaving for Tampa on May 5 and will be there for about a month. I'll be happy to see everyone in June. Yesterday's meeting was great. Welcome to the nice new ladies!!

    April 30, 2014

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