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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.

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scarves for a cure

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in the summer of 2003. After surgeries I started getting arm pain, I was worried about Lymphedema.

I learned exercises to combat this problem associated with breast cancer and realized it was similar to my knitting positions. Although I have not knit since I was about 15 years old (I am now 46) I started knitting. I have become addicted especailly with all the new Lion Yarns.

I am now making scarves, scarves and more scarves. I am selling them at craft shows and will give the proceeds to local breast cancer charities. I have even taught a co-worker to knit who has taken on this project with me!

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