Nittany Knits

Thursday, October 05, 2006

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, a large focus of the charity donations will undoubtably be on hand made items going to women with breast cancer. I've already talked about the SOS project and collecting 150 scarves to be distributed at Howard County General Hospital, and now let's get into the hats for chemotherapy patients.
A number of websites have great patterns for these hats. Make sure the yarn used for these hats are SUPER soft and do not contain novelty yarn, because the head is very sensative to the fibers.

One of the local yarn shops in the area has a chemo cap pattern called Colleen's Cap in honor of the owners mother. The site is

A larger Chemo cap pattern made for being able to wear a scarf underneath of it is

Enjoy the great knitting weather!!!!!!!


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