Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
separator
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
separator
New Catalog
separator
Shop
separator
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
separator
Free Catalog
separator
Patterns
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
separator
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
separator
Find a Store
post code:
country:
within:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
separator
 

Stories from the Heart

Free Charity Patterns
Find a Charity
Register a Charity
Your Charity Story
Read Stories
Free Prayer Shawl Cards

Caring and Sharing

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.

Got a story you'd like to share?  Click here to send it to our editors!

 
Search:  
spacer
 

I love to make baby afghans, sweater, caps and botties. My own family has too many now so I have been donating these items to the local crisis nursery and to the local maternity ward at the hospital. I love to use Lion Brand yarn, I try to find it on sale of course since it is out of my pocket. I do not belong to a group of any kind. I just sent 18 blankets, 6 hat and bottie sets to the local hospital. I usually make at least
3-4 aghans a month and 6 or so bottie hat sets. Over the years I do not know how many I have made, I have tried to keep track this last year and have made over 60 afghans, 12 sweaters, dozens of hat and bottie sets.
I would encourage other knitters and crocheters to do something like like on their own if necessary, it really gives me a feeling of good will and I believe every baby needs a warm blanket and every mother needs something special for their baby. The local medical has not reported on my projects but I would love to have work get out in our area because the need is so great.
I will give others I work with credit for donating yarn for me.
I have included a couple of pictures, these are only a few of the aghans I have made, they also include dresses and sweaters
Thank you for listening
Cathy Paceley
438 CR 600 N
Sadorus, IL 61872
217-598-2511 evenings
217-333-6877 work days


Click here to read another story.
 
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