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JaneE Crochets Prayer Shawls and Children's Sweeaters

Share Your Story: Crochet Enthusiasts Share Their Experiences With Crocheting for Charity

By JaneE

What Types of Items Do You Crochet for Charity?

Prayer shawls and children's sweaters

Which Organization(s) Do You Donate Crocheted Items To?

I crochet sweaters for World Vision Knit for Kids-25 made so far

I also crochet prayer shawls for those with physical, emotional, or spiritual afflictions. I get the names off of my church's prayer list, and also by word of mouth-115 made so far

Advice

  • Pray for the people who will be receiving your gift

Have Your Experiences All Been Positive?

Yes. I have received heartwarming thanks from prayer shawl recipients.

It just feels good to help other people and I believe that is what Jesus calls us to do. Crocheting also is a calming experience for me.

Are There Any Pitfalls to Be Aware of?

Not getting your housework done.

Rising postage.

Which Yarn(s) Do You Use When Crocheting for Charity?

Homespun for the prayer shawls

Acrylic for the children's sweaters

Where Do You Acquire the Yarns?

Donations, thrift shops, yard sales, Joann's, Michaels, ACMoore

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