Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Charity Knitting

One of my new year's resolutions is to get into charity knitting.  This morning I was reading from my new favorite knitting book, which I just got for Christmas.

In the book there is a story about a woman who took up knitting in order to donate handmade socks to a local charity.  After knitting the socks for charity, she knits socks for all her friends and family.  Basically, she knits so much for other people that she never gets to knit herself socks.  She is called "The Barefoot Knitter."

I do believe I am this kind of knitter.  I am at the point where I get to start a whole new batch of projects and all I can think of is who to knit for next!  One of the best gifts I've ever received was a hand knitted octopus from my friend Laura.  Every time I look at it I think of her and the care she took in creating it for me.  I encourage you all to start knitting for others, whether it be for friends and family or for charities.

Also, does anyone want to take up charity knitting with me?  I have lots of ideas and options!


  1. I will knit my first pair of socks for YOU so you can continue knitting for others!!

    Love Mom