I compiled a list of organizations below of the many charities that accept knitted items.
Many national organizations have local chapters. Check the websites for free patterns and specific information.
Afghans for Afghans
This program sends hand-knit and…
"Gulabi Gang" is a gang of women in India who track down and beat abusive husbands with brooms.
this is too thug not to reblog
That’s not all they do - they’ve got more information on their website.
What else they do that is awesome:
- Stop child marriages
- Persuade families to educate girl-child
- Train women in self-defense
- Oppose corruption in administration
- Create awareness about the evils of dowry
- Register FIRs against sex-offenders and abusive husbands
- Publicly shame molesters
- Encourage women to become financially independent
Yesssssssss. Female empowerment is a wonderful thing.
So many gorgeous leafy lace patterns! And so hard to choose just one to work on :p
1. Leaf beret
2. Spring beret
next Tuesday can’t come soon enough
- I think...
You’re sexy sexy
I got things I want to do to you
Make me make me
Make my tongue just go do-do-do
Flex it, flex it
Flex your muscles, and...
- “If you were to press your heart close up against somebody else’s heart eventually your hearts will start beating at the same time. And two little...”
this is weird because i am now at an age where i could theoretically end up marrying the person that i am dating now and on one hand that is cool...