Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

Octopuses (Octopi?) For Premature Babies

I have recently become aware of a new strategy that is spreading throughout neonatal units in a number of countries. People have been crocheting and knitting octopuses (octopi?) for premature babies in these units. (See the “Octopus for a Preemie” Facebook page.) According to a press release from Poole Hospital, Dorset, in the UK, the… Continue reading Octopuses (Octopi?) For Premature Babies

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

Handcrafting to Support Charities

  There are many ways you can use your handcrafting to support charities. In my recent article “Baby Knitting” I mentioned the Plunket Society in New Zealand, and the “Knit For Plunket” programme they run to help support babies in families who are struggling financially. The neonatal units in our hospitals are also always very… Continue reading Handcrafting to Support Charities