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While so many of us love making things for ourselves and our families, many in the Lion community go further, creating for those in need. Join us in this section and be touched by these true stories of caring and sharing submitted by Lion Brand readers.

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Knitting for the Humane Society and more

My local knitting group, the Sweet Stitchin' Betties of Broward County (FL), has each member knit an item for a charity of her choice. As we are a new group that just formed this summer, you might be surprised to know our group has knitted 4 blankets for our local humane society, three hats, and a baby blanket. The hats have been sent to Afghans for Afghans and the Dulaan Project (in Mongolia) and the blanket is being donated to Project Linus.

Lion Brand Yarn is great for the washable blankets our cat blankets are made from! I've attached 2 photos. One has a brim made from lionbrand landscapes yarn. It was sent to Afghans for Afghans. The other is a completed blanket for the broward county humane society made with lion brand yarn that my cat is sitting on as a model!

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