Category Archives: Knitting Charities


The Sisterhood of Yarn–Miracle in Seattle: Easier Ways to Get Your Yarn to Japan

by Carri Hammett Last week I wrote about my friend, Teddy Sawka in this post. Teddy is a Christian missionary who started a knitting group called Yarn Alive as an outreach to elderly tsunami survivors in Japan. I told the … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of Yarn and the Grace of God

by Carri Hammett I have a girlfriend named Teddy who lives halfway around the world — in Japan. We’ve never met in person, but we’ve built our friendship around a common love for knitting, a belief in the healing power … Continue reading

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