Some Good Market is inviting knitters and crocheters from all over to make a warm hat (or mittens, vamps, socks or scarves) in any size or shape to welcome Syrian refugees when they arrive in Canada.
Update : Hi everyone! We are happy to report that we will be hosting Some Warm Welcome Knit-Along during Some Good Market at St. Thomas Church on Military Road, Saturday Dec 5 from 10 until 4 upstairs in the Comfy Couch Room...bring your project and a friend! Thanks!!
From CBC Newfoundland and Labrador :
For those on Facebook:
On the Some Good Market page:
EXCITING NEWS! We are very excited to announce a partnership with the Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries for the Some Warm Welcome Project. 95 locations across our province will act as collection points for our generous knitters and crocheters as they make warm things for Syrian refugees! Check with your local branch to see what special events such as help with pattern searches and knit-ins! Some good thanks go to Jewel Cousens for contacting us and for lots of behind the scenes work! #welcomeRefugees #somewarmwelcomeproject #welcomesyrianrefugees
Check the www.nlpl.ca website for a library near you.
Laurie has made these tags to attach to each item with 'Welcome to Canada' in English, French and Arabic with a space for the giver to write a message. A template is available for anyone who needs to print off tags...please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get them sent to you.
Hats can be dropped off at:
- Any Some Good Market (Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 19, Feb. 6 and continuing)
- Cast On Cast Off at 685 Water St., St. John's
- The Bay Roberts Visitor's Information Pavilion - call for hours 683.1798
All 95 public libraries in Newfoundland and Labrador
(more locations to be added).
Hats will be collected and once tagged will be delivered to the Association For New Canadians where they will be distributed to people as they arrive.
Hats can mailed to:
Some Warm Welcome
c/o Laurie LeGrow
Any questions? Please email email@example.com