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Free Knitting Pattern Cochlear Implant for Toys
Free Knitting Pattern Cochlear Implant for Toys The Cochlear Implant is a device that helps to provide a sense of sound to a person who has severe hearing loss. This toy accessory for dolls, plushies, or other toys is an easy way to add inclusivity and diversity to play. This pattern includes 3 sizes of implant. Great use for scrap DK yarn. Designed by Victoria Brown.
Free Doll Knitting Pattern Comfort Doll Sets
Free Doll Knitting Pattern Comfort Doll Sets Inspired by the comfort dolls for charity knitting, these easy dolls are knit in one piece from the bottom up. Options for knitting flat or in the round are included. Pictured patterns are Pretty Izzy Dolls, Fairisle Friends, and Flower Girls. Sizes depends on yarn weight: Fingering 4 3/4"; DK/Sport 5 1/4"; Worsted 6". Great stashbusters! Designed by Esther Braithwaite.
Free Shawl Knitting Pattern Joylin Prayer Shawl
Free knitting pattern for triangular shawl knit in garter stitch with striped eyelet border. 3 sizes 50 x 24 (58 x 28, 62 x 30)”. Designed Emily Johannes for Chronic Joy Ministries. Knit for personal use or donate to Chronic Joy Ministries. Aran weight yarn.
Free Pattern for Higher Love Scarf Trimmed Hat
Free Pattern for Higher Love Scarf Trimmed Hat - Beanie with 4 pairs of large eyelets which allow you to weave in a scarf or ribbon. The designer YaYa Lovestoknit shared this for you to knit for those you love or who are in need, with a particular wish to bring comfort and joy to someone receiving chemo treatment. Aran weight yarn.
Knitting Pattern for Wombat Toy to support Animals Australia
Knitting Pattern for Wombat Toy to support Animals Australia -An Australian wombat to knit and cuddle. Use 8ply/DK to make the larger wombat (14" long) or 4ply/fingering to make the small wombat (10" long). The pattern has detailed instructions for assembling the pieces, which are made flat on two needles. For every pattern sold till the end of June 2020, AU$5 will be donated to “AnimalsAustralia” who support charities caring for injured and displaced animals. Designed by RianAnderson
Pet Knitting Patterns
Free Knitting Patterns for the Snuggles Project - If your pets have everything they need, consider knitting a security blanket or bed for a shelter animal through the Snuggles Project to give these animals a little warmth and love while they wait for their forever homes. It also calms them and reduces their anxiety. The Snuggles Project was founded in 1996 by Rae French and also has patterns for crochet and sewn blankets as well as knitting projects.
Puppet Knitting Patterns
Free Knitting Pattern for Teddy Bear Hand Puppet - An easy pattern designed to be simple enough for children to knit. It’s a garter stitch rectangle with some cast on and bind off for arms. Ears are shaped by sewing along head fold. Designed by Shelley Pearson for Knit a Square Charity.
Puppet Knitting Patterns
Free Knitting Pattern for Goldilocks Finger Puppet - This finger puppet by Amanda Berry is easily customizable into other characters by changing skin color, hair, and dress. The designer allows you to sell the finished project to raise money for charity.
Comfort Knitting Patterns
Free Knitting Pattern for Twiddle Muffs or Mitts - Twiddle muffs have a calming effect for people with dementia and other cognitivie difficulties. The muffs provide simple stimulation that has been shown to reduce agitation and restlessness. Twiddle muffs have also been used as a sensory comfort aid for autism, ADHD, and anxiety. Knit the muffs or mitts with colorful textured yarn from your stash and then add buttons, ribbons, beads, toys, anything that would be fun to fidget with!
Stash Buster Knitting Patterns
Knitting Afghan Blocks for Charity - A stashbuster with heart! Knit 6 x 9 rectangle blocks with your stash and the HAPpy Stitchers will assemble all the blocks they get into afghans for injured servicepersons, homeless veterans and vets in veterans homes.
More Stash Buster Knitting Patterns
Knit Nests for Rescue Birds and Animals - What better use for your leftover yarn stash than to keep orphaned birds and small animals warm and safe! Knitting for Charity published a call for nests from Second Chance Wildlife Rescue along with links to patterns for knit and crochet knits.
Comfort Knitting Patterns
Free Knitting Pattern for Prayer Shawl - This easy shawl is offered by the Prayer Shawl Ministry. The designers Victoria Galo & Janet Bristow say, “The making of a prayer shawl is a spiritual practice which embodies our thoughts and prayers for the receiver… Made in prayer, as prayer, for prayer, the shawls are passed on hand-to-hand and heart-to-heart.” Pictured project by Suzzanne who says there is “something comforting about the knit 3, purl 3 rhythm when knitting prayerfully for a friend.”
Prosthetic breasts made of yarn provide an alternative for women who have had mastectomies
Prosthetic breasts made of yarn provide an alternative for women who have had mastectomies Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Knitted Charities Inc. is a nonprofit national program that helps provide free patterns for the prosthetic breasts and distributes the finished results.