If you like to knit hats but have run out of people to give them to, this knitting charity is for you. Arkansas Children’s Hospital has a great need for hats for their patients. These hats bring a lot of comfort and cheer into the patient’s lives when they need it most. If you would like to help, continue reading about this worthy cause.
Knitting for Noggins charity knitting
Arkansas Children’s Hospital is always looking for ways to make the lives of their little patients better. One way they are accomplishing this is through their knit hats charity called Knitting for Noggins. This worthy charity organizes volunteers that are busy knitting hats for charity. Their greatest need is for large hats for school-age kids, teens, and adults. NICU has need for hats also, but their greatest need is for larger hats.
If you like to knit for charity and hats are your thing, this is a great way for you to get involved. Even if you have never knit a hat before, the Knit for Noggins charity has a free pattern book to help get you started.
After you choose your pattern, here are some guidelines to get you started:
— Knit the hats out of new, not recycled yarn, for infection control.
— Hats should be free from pet hair and any odors such as cigarette smoke.
— For safety purposes, make sure there are no straight or safety pins left in the hats.
— Do not attach your or your group’s name to the hats.
— Choose bright, colorful, and creative hats that will cheer sick children.
— Choose colors for both boys and girls.
After you have finished your hat, you can mail your donations to: Arkansas Children’s Hospital Volunteer Services Department 1 Children’s Way, Slot 108 Little Rock, AR 72202 501-364-1825
Knitting is always fun, but when you knit hats for charity, it is especially heartwarming when you picture the smile on the face of the child that receives your donation. Consider doing charity knitting for Knitting for Noggins and get started today.