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Old 06-16-2007, 06:03 PM   #1
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Please note: this is just an idea and I will not be attempting to organize this project. I was thinking, since scarves are really quick knits, if a lot of people made 2 scarves, we could donate them to a charity that helps the homeless, especially in cold areas. What do you think?
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Old 06-16-2007, 06:57 PM   #2
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My Hebrew School once did a hand-knitted scarf drive like that (there were a lot of knitters in our ranks) and we donated them to a local shelter.

The shelter was very very appreciative; homeless people often don't get brand new clothes that are also handmade with love.

I think it's an awesome idea!

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I think it would be a wonderful thing to do scarves are so easy to make and you can do so many different designs. Are you going to knit some scarves for your local shelter knitwit88?
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Shandeh~ How is this different from the Red Scarf Project?

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It actually sounds a lot like the Red Scarf Project. That project is just to benefit orphans, though.

We could look for a place that accepts handknit scarves, and just mail them there ourselves.
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Hello, I belong to a small church group who routinely make handmade items for our various church members. We once made scarves and hats for our church traffic team and they loved the items. They were not people in need but the appreciation was evident! Your idea would also be appreciated.
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Old 07-09-2007, 09:32 AM   #8
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read a blog somewhere
she knits scarfs and then and the crochets them together
end up a mass of pretty colors
and makes a pretty afghan
i have seen some drab stuff donated\
lord knows their lives are drab enough
i am going to try this
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Old 07-09-2007, 11:37 AM   #9
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charity scarfs
i am sorry i should have said crochet scarves
and then crochet them together
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