Knitting as therapy


I have found that knitting is a wonderful way to relax and create new things.


Some of the charities that I support are as follows: The Mother Bear Project,

Knit for Peace and Threads of Compassion. 











KNITTING MINISTRY

I am looking for help in setting up a knitting ministry here in Nottingham, UK. If you enjoy knitting or would like to learn a new skill and help others in the process, why not contact me on Twitter

The Gospel Butterfly@buf85 or email me on buf85@hotmail.com




Knitting with the saints. - Whilst googling various things as I do, I came across an article which may interest those of you fellow knitters out there Knittingwiththesaints this information was sourced from the Pious sodality of church ladies blog, enjoy!

The Gospel Butterfly

The Spirituality of Knitting - Here is an interesting article about faith and knitting spiritualityofknitting


Here are some examples of my knitting for charity.


Prayer Shawl- on the right is a  beautiful blue shawl, donated by Gina from my local parish at St Pauls and St Marys church Nottingham. This will be packaged and sent to Knit for Peace and could be used as a prayer shawl.


Healing Scarves - my healing scarves have been sent to various refuges in the midlands to assist those who are escaping from domestic violence.Each scarf has a short note explaining that it is offered as a gift of hope as shown in the picture  'A gift for you'.

 


Healing Hats and Headbands

I have also been lucky enough to work with MASH (Manchester Action on Street Health) and I been able to supply them with some scarves, hats and headbands, which have all been well received.


Big Thank you to The Jericho Road project in Nottingham who have received some headbands and mentioned me on Facebook - God Bless xxx