Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 12-02-2007, 09:05 PM   #1
knitncook
Working the Gusset
 
knitncook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Just a purl shy of a sock
Posts: 1,493
Thanks: 58
Thanked 172 Times in 153 Posts
Best yarn for chemo hat?
We just found out that my dh's mother has cancer and her only glimmer of hope is chemotherapy. Because of health issues she is not a candidate for radiation and this sort of cancer is inoperable (liver cancer of some sort, I can't remember the name). Anyway, I thought I would make her up a really nice scrumptuous cap to wear. I was thinking MMMmmm since it is so soft, but wondered whether it would be a good yarn. I wondered about such things as washability. Is that an issue with chemo? I mean if it just sits on her bald head in a care facility (she is in a resident facility due to her poor overall health) is she going to have to worry about washing it? She's in Oregon and she gets cold easily. Thoughts? Should I just go get the MMMMmm and make it for her? Any other or better yarns you could suggest? I thought I might make her up a couple.
__________________
Michelle
http://knitstuffs.blogspot.com
"The world now has the means to end extreme poverty, we pray we will have the will"

knitncook there, too!

OTN: Laughing Carrots; Jaywaler
FO: Potamus socks; Palindrome
knitncook is offline   Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yarn 4 summer chemo cap/kids nascardudette Pattern Central 3 07-29-2008 03:54 PM
best yarn for chemo cap tarrentella General Knitting 7 09-10-2007 06:16 PM
Best choice yarn for a chemo hat? Rennagayle General Knitting 8 11-24-2006 01:22 AM
Baby yarn for chemo cap?? hippodamia Pattern Central 1 03-09-2006 01:51 PM
Yarn Yarn Sisterhood Needs Yarn for Chemo Caps foldedbird Buy/Sell/Swap 6 09-03-2005 09:17 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:08 AM.