Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Sit & Knit at Pleasant Home! A Worthy Cause!

For all you people who like to knit, crochet and sew, why not have fun and help others while doing what you love!

Knit Crochet Sew for Charity!

StitchCraft Circle of 1st UMC United Methodist Women & Pleasant Home Sit To launch the Head2Toe Project
The Head2Toe Project is a new initiative started by the StitchCraft Circle of the United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church of Oak Park to provide handcrafted items that cover those in need from head to toe.


Preemie Hats & Booties will be donated to area hospital neo-natal units.
Squares will be sewn together to make afghans to be donated to organizations assisting women and children Scarves & Hats will be combined with socks and delivered to area organizations to be delivered to chldren in foster care and those without homes.

Information

Date: May 31, 2008
Time: 9am - 7pm
Place: Pleasant Home,
Oak Park IL
Cost to participate is $2 per person. Please make
checks payable to United Methodist Women-FUMCOP.
Yarn and patterns will be provided. Knitters and crocheters are required to make a minimum of any two of the following items: Preemie Hat, Baby Booties, Square or one Child or Adult sized hat or scarf. Any yarn remaining becomes the property of
the crafter. Classes are free of charge but materials will not be provided. Please state a preference for two classes so we can plan accordingly. Please dress comfortably as be prepared to be outside or inside. We can hold only 100 knitters indoors. We do not have room for portable knitting machines or spinners. Outdoor space is available on the grounds. Please remember, this is a public event and people will be coming and going as they may. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal belongings. If you can leave them at home or in your car, please do so. Food will be available. We have no control over the content of food items. If you have any allergies or dietary requirements, please exercise caution before partaking. We will have entertainment throughout the day and there will be a gospel concert at 6:15 pm and all items made will be blessed and then prepped for distribution.


Information and sign up form and all the patterns can be found online at
Knitter's Restaurant!

Looking for a unique gift? If you attend the event, be sure to stop at Unique Freaque on Saturday, May 31st mention the Knitter's Event at Pleasant Home and save 10% off your purchase!

SEE YOU SOON!

Unique Freaque, Ltd.

2 comments:

Beverly said...

Thank you so much for putting us on your blog! We are looking forward to having everyone show up at Pleasant Home for a day of giving!
Thanks, also, for giving a discount connected with the event. I will put the discounts up on our blog so people will see them. We will name you as a sponsoring partner.

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