Let's work together on our projects for afghans for Afghans.
It's a knit-along; it's a crochet-along!
Monday, July 28, 2014
Finally finished nine little baby hats in Wool of the Andes. Not the softest so I soaked them in softener and they came out nice and soft. Got them off in the mail this morning and they say they should get there by Thursday.
Oh I can't believe I figured out how to send this!
2014 campaigns for wool hats, mittens, and socks (knit only), for 7 years to adult and baby hats and socks (according to these guidelines) has been completed. Thank you very much for participating!
Our wool gifts will be transported and distributed by NGO Trust in Education.
Please check back to find out what is needed next and by when.
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afghans for Afghans is a people-to-people project that knits and crochets wool garments as a practical gesture of friendship and respect for the people of Afghanistan. In partnership with the San Francisco office of the American Friends Service Committee, our project started in late 2001 in response to the war that unfolded after 9/11. This follows a long-time tradition of knitting for others at times of war and crisis. Afghan families still need to know that we care. Join us here for camaraderie, inspiration, and mutual support with projects.
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