From one of my other blogs. Some of these hats have shown up on this site before! Sorry the caption for the giving tree isn’t under the picture. I don’t know why. The theme for my other blog has its quirks and I suspect this is another of them.
I’ve found a way to keep the Christmas spirit all year around — even though the best evidence of that comes in December.
As many of you know, I’m an avid knitter. So avid, in fact, it caused tendonitis a year ago. I’ve been knitting since I was 19, and there are countless pieces out there I’ve created. Some I’ve even designed myself.
The Giving Tree
Over the years I’ve used this gift (and I truly consider knitting to be a gift) from time to time to make items for charitable giving. My current endeavor is hats for those who come to my church’s food bank. Every year we have the Giving Tree, and people hang cold weather items such as hats, scarves, mittens on it during December.
Those items are available for a group of people in need, some homeless, some struggling to keep a roof over their heads…
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