(resending message with all links working) FW: charitable knitting and sewing for this holiday season
> Hi, friends. When you are knitting and sewing, don't forget to make an
> extra item or two for charitable giving. There are many opportunities
> to donate items this year, including our own Mitten Tree project (as
> pictured on the front page of the Yahoo Group). Over the next few days
> I will be sending some info about project ideas.
> Today I am highlighting our Operation Toasty Toes project. We have one
> of the earliest-formed groups of this project. Since 2001, we have
> sent more than a thousand pairs of slippers to troops stationed
> overseas. Read more about it at our website, on this page:
> In 2001 TV personality Jason Davis came to Rocking Horse Farm and
> taped a live segment that has been shown on stations across the
> country. Here is a link to the segment details:
> A free pattern is available here:
> And finally, this page has information about the origins of the
> project. It began in Ohio, in the jurisdiction of the senator that
> hosts this page:
> In the past few weels we have received shipment of several parcels
> containing slippers to be sent. They will be used to decorate our
> store "mitten trees" for a few weeks and then passed along to the
> local coordinator to be shipped in the next shipment.
> You can participate by donating money for postage, yarn, or completed
> slippers. They can be hand knit, crochet, or machine knit.
> Let's make it a happy season for everyone by continuing to be