St John center lutheran church

called by god to share the good news of jesus christ

Hands of Hope

Prayer Shawl Ministry Reference Manual Table of Contents

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Click for Babies

Click for Babies is a grassroots campaign that invites knitters and crocheters to make purple colored baby caps and booties that will be delivered to families to increase awareness of the Period of PURPLE Crying and help prevent the shaking and abuse of infants.

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Knittin​g4Peace

Knittin​g4Peace harnesses the power of love through compassionate creative action that invites, involves, and serves people of all genders, children, and families in our own communities and countries around the world.

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Knots of Love

Knittin​g4Peace harnesses the power of love through compassionate creative action that invites, involves, and serves people of all genders, children, and families in our own communities and countries around the world.

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Lancaster General Hospital



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Online Angels


Online Angels uses squares to make lap-ghans for Veteran Homes and Nursing Homes to the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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Patriotic Stitchers for Veterans


Patriotic Stitchers for Veterans creates quilts and afghans for local Veterans under hospice care as a final thank you for their service to our country.

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PA Breast Cancer Coalition

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition offers free care packages through its "Friends Like Me" program to women recently diagnosed with breast cancer in Pennsylvania.  That care package includes a pink handmade scarf.

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Pine Ridge Reservation


Volunteers seam squares into afghans that are distributed to seniors living on the Pine Ridge Reservation, one of the poorest areas in all of America, to bring warmth in the cold South Dakota winters.

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Red Scarf Project

Foster Care to Success lends support to foster children who are headed for college and who might not have any family support behind them. They provide a Student Care package which includes a handmade scarf.

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Seamen's Church  Institute

The Seaman's Church Institute's Christmas at Sea is the oldest and longest continuously-running charter knitting program in the US.  High quality knitted and crocheted items are delivered to mariners who cannot be home for the holidays.

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Tiny Hats for Tiny Babies

For babies in low-income countries, hats that help to keep little ones warm are a matter of life and death.

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Warm Up, America!

One of WUA's many charity projects is coordinating volunteers who seam rectangles into blankets that; are distributed around the country through shelters and agencies such as the American Red Cross.

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Wrap Up Lancaster

Wrap Up, Lancaster! collects donated hand-made scarves and hats and leaves them in public locations around Lancaster City and Columbia, PA. Each item contains a tag stating that it's not lost, but is available to anyone who needs it. The goal is that the recipient loves the item, uses it, and that it helps them get through one more day.

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Knitting 4 Peace

Knitting4Peace harnesses the power of love through compassionate creative action that invites, involves and serves people of all genders, children, and families in our own communities and countries around the world.

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Items Most Needed

Knit or Crocheted Baby Hats

Knit or Crocheted Baby Washcloths


Yarn Type

New Baby yarns or other very soft acrylic yarns


Yarn Fiber

Acrylic only for hats

Cotton only for washcloths


Yarn Colors

Other than extremely dark colors, any color will work since hats and washcloths are given to both boys and girls


Hat Sizes

Circumference - approximately 14" to 16"

Height - approximately 5" to 6"


Washcloth Sizes

Micro Preemie to Newborn

Must have and elastic fit, 

especially around the forehead


Other Requirements

All donations MUST be laundered
prior to donating.
Remove all pins or needles you may
have used in construction.



Still Remembered Project

The Still Remembered Project provides bereaved parents and families Christian-based support and encouragement for a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.

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Items Most Needed

Knit or Crocheted Baby Hats

Knit or Crocheted Baby Blankets


Yarn Type

New worsted, DK, Sport or Baby yarns that are washable

Soft yarns are preferred

No bulky yarns


Yarn Fiber

Acrylic or cotton only;

No wool, alpaca or yarn made from any animal fiber


Yarn Colors

Only pastels and light shades; variegated yarns are accepted if they are pastels or light shades

No dark colors or florescent or neon colors


Blanket Sizes

Minimum - 24" x 24"

Maximum - 36" x 36"


Hat Sizes

Micro Preemie to Newborn

Must have and elastic fit, 

especially around the forehead


Other Requirements

All donations MUST be laundered
prior to donating.
Remove all pins or needles you may
have used in construction.



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Monthly Service

$49

Per Month

Best Package Offer

1 hr session

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Weekly Service

$29

Per Week

Best for General Upkeep

1 hr session

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Daily Service

$9

Per Day

Best for Busy Homes

1 hr session

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