Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Lion's Pride Woolspun
Vanna's Collection
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
Find a Store
post code:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
Home : Community : Customer Gallery : Project Linus Tucson Coordinator

Customer Projects - Get Inspired

Would you like to share a project that you have made from our yarns or our patterns?   Hundreds of thousands of people who care about your favorite craft will see your work.  Any submissions, particularly original ones are welcome, as long as the project was made from Lion Brand Yarn. 

Click here to post it!

Project Linus Tucson Coordinator
Created By: Eva Sharp

I have been crocheting since I was seven years old. I am 42 now, and when my husband and I moved into a new house for more space, he looked in the hallway linen closet and found I had stacked it full of blankets I had crocheted. Everyone in the family had a blanket/afghan too. He looked at me and told me I really need to do something with the blankets. That is when I started with an internet search.

That was six years ago and I located Project Linus. It is a national organization that has chapters all over the United States. The chapters help out with children that have had tramatic experiences in their lives, from surgery at a hospital to family trama. I took over as coordinator for the Tucson Chapter in January of 2005 after being just a volunteer. Our chapter has 250 volunteers that make blankets for our children. Since January, we have donated 1200 blankets to our area agencies. It is a shame that so many children are in need of these "HUGS" but then on the upside it is such a warm feeling to know we can provide them with a blanket and security when they need it most. Our volunteers range in age from 10 years to 92. There is no age limit when it comes to making a blanket. We also have volunteers who don't crochet or sew, but they help the organization with deliveries and pick-up sites, so we can get them counted and labled and out to where they are needed. I can really say that this is one of the most benificial charities and much needed. If anyone wants to help out, make a blanket for a child, contact a chapter in your area by visiting

The picture is one of our funtions, a tea and blanket day, hosted by Ruth.

separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font