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While so many of us love making things for ourselves and our families, many in the Lion community go further, creating for those in need. Join us in this section and be touched by these true stories of caring and sharing submitted by Lion Brand readers.

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Keeping the world warm

I hadn't knitted for years, but with the new yarns available, I just had to get my hands onto them! I found your great web site and started printing out patterns for my notebook. All those sweet scarves are so beautiful and I took my knitting to lunch to make presents for my family. The ladies at work all wanted a scarf so I told them I would teach them to knit and were they excited! I printed off "how-to" instructions for them from the web site and now have about ten women knitting (including two of our doctors) and more wanting to start. I referred them to your patterns and instructions for the times I am not around and they get stuck.

I have a two-year-old grand daughter and I have made her a hooded sweater
(I am sending her picture)and a knitted vest trimmed in fake fur. She loves all her pretty knits. My thirteen-year-old neice is knitting, too, and I am glad to see college age students taking this with them to school.

I love the support you are giving to the Mississippi hurricane survivors. What about a new slogan: "Knit a person a scarf and they will stay warm for the winter; teach a person to knit and they will keep the world warm". Keep spreading the fun!!

Thanks, Candy Haugen


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