Crafty Volunteers is born

"Individuals helping their community one stitch at a time" While I've continued knit knockers, some of the other wonderful ladies that knit with me have started sewing items for the Cancer Society because they asked if our little group could help with a supply shortage. At the same time, I've been connecting with new people (primarily … Continue reading Crafty Volunteers is born

It’s about supply and demand

Over the last couple of months I've been calling in to the Cancer Society here in Wellington to deliver knockers, and have had a few conversations with Tracey and Janet who coordinate the many volunteers. It's been interesting hearing about the people who volunteer - that visit people in hospital; drive people to and from … Continue reading It’s about supply and demand

How I started knitting knockers…

One of my long time friends, Diane, is a quilter, and together with a group of likeminded ladies, she makes and donates quilts to the Neo-natal unit at Wellington hospital. I have always admired her for this, and have often wondered what I could do to make a difference in strangers lives, like she and … Continue reading How I started knitting knockers…