Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Red scarf for Craft Hope

I sent off this red scarf for Craft Hope's Project 6. If you haven't heard of Craft Hope, it's an organization that collects handmade items and distributes them to worthy organizations. Through past projects they've collected sock monkeys for kids at the Little Heroes Preschool Burn Camp and dolls for an orphanage in Nicaragua. They also recently raised $30,000+ for Doctors Without Borders through their Craft Hope for Haity Etsy shop.

This is for the Orphan Foundation's Red Scarf Project. The Orphan Foundation helps young adults who grew up in the foster care system make the transition to college or the workforce. See? Worthy cause. The red scarves will go into Valentine's Day care packages.
Sorry for the crummy picture. I only have my cell phone camera because my other camera bit the dust. And by "bit the dust," I mean it was dropped on the floor for the 114th time. Evidently it had a 113 drop limit.

I used the Star Stitch pattern on the Craft Hope site. The pattern was a little tricky for me, but I got the hang of it and I think it turned out pretty cool. I can't wait to see their next project!

8 comments:

Leah said...

Wow, that's so cool. The scarf looks great. I know that it will be appreciated.

Robin said...

that is awesome, Katie.
stinks about your camera, though.

Tracey J said...

it's beautiful!

(Red is my favorite color, so I might be a bit biased)

Tammy said...

Katie: How long did it take you to knit this scarf?

Natalie said...

You should enter a contest to win a new camera.

Katie B. said...

Tammy: Hard to say how long it took, because I'd pick it up, work a little bit, and then put it down. I worked on it over several weeks, but maybe 6 hours total? It was a tricky pattern, and I had to rip out my stitches and go back a few times.

Nat: New camera has been ordered and is on the way!

Anonymous said...

You are remarkable, Katie. And so thoughtful and talented.

Grandma

Anonymous said...

Luv it. MM