>
Fons And Porter

Chemo Caps

knitted hat

Making hats for kids undergoing chemotherapy is a worthy cause that we can all contribute to. Hats are an easy and fun project to make, even for the beginner spinner. So, please, search through your stash, and spin, knit, crochet or sew a few hats for this endeavour.

Please, check with your local Cancer Society to see if hats are required in your area and the best place to send them. An example of someone working on this type of project is ChemoKids.

ChemoKids is seeking help from anyone with fiber related skills with our cause.

We are a non-profit organization that collects caps for children undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy for the
treatment of cancer or leukemia.

Because patients often loose their hair, they lose their self confidence. The caps offer an alternative to expensive wigs and also can help the children maintain good
health by keeping them warm and comfortable.

Presently, I handknit all of the caps that are donated, but I need help. Anyone willing to donate yarn, caps (handmade or store bought) or other supplies will be helping restore confidence and health
to a child in need. I am also requesting any knitting or crochet patterns for making caps, which can be put on the web site for others to use in their donations.

Sincerely,

Robin Burr

Founder of ChemoKids

Comments are closed.

This page last edited on December 4, 2015

by


All Fiber Arts by Paivi Suomi is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Advertisements

This website contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on the links. This helps to cover the costs of keeping this website alive. Thank you for your support.

Interweave Kits

Beading, Crochet, Jewelry, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing and Craft
  • Branch Out (LaPointe, WI)
    Trees have been an inspiration for centuries for artists, poets and storytellers. Celebrate their beauty and diversity by using trees as a basis for composition and design! During this week on Madeline...
  • Contemporary Abstract Mixed-Media Assemblages: Screen Print, Stitch, & Paint (Coupeville, WA)
    In this mixed-media interdisciplinary workshop, we will be creating wall art by drawing upon techniques from both the textile and the fine art traditions. Pavlos will be sharing his signature mixed-media...
  • Shape Shifting (LaPointe, WI)
    In this class we will study photographs and slides of a variety of historic and ethnic decorative objects to help uncover some of the motifs and symbols which may have powerful personal resonance. Each...
  • Making Memory Cloths (Mineral Point, WI)
    Leslee Nelson was invited by the Voices of Women Museum, Durban, South Africa to share the Memory Cloth process in the United States. She will bring several of her embroidered Memory Cloths related to...