Cindy Stickney is the first to donate to Knots of Love via Laurel Hill’s new program
It was Cindy’s sister Becky who first told her about Knots of Love (www.KnotsofLove.org), an amazing nonprofit 501c3 that donates caps to men and women, including veterans, undergoing chemotherapy, burn victims, brain surgery patients, head trauma patients, and individuals with Alopecia. They also donate tiny blankets to fragile new lives in incubators. And Cindy, a breast cancer survivor herself, wasted no time in becoming involved.
A self-taught crocheter, Cindy has already created 12 hats for Knots of Love. She explains that she can relate to the difficult journey others are experiencing, and it is her way of giving back.
Coincidentally, Cindy began crocheting for Knots of Love around the same time that Laurel Hill , the source for beautiful handcrafted crochet hooks, knitting needles and fiber arts tools, announced that the company would donate a portion of all sales to the organization. Laurel Hill’s goal is to equip the yarncrafting community with the tools to knit or crochet with a giving heart.
Right after the big announcement published in Knots of Love’s monthly newsletter, Cindy discovered Laurel Hill and placed her first order knowing that she had found another way to donate to Knots of Love, and hopefully some helpful, comfortable tools for her craft. Here’s what she had to say:
“I just wanted to let you know that I received the Laurel Hill crochet hooks, and I love them! The day they arrived, I decided I needed to sit down that evening and give them a try. They are so lightweight in your hand and glide through the yarn very nicely. They’re very comfortable in my hand, so I can understand why they would be great for those with arthritis. I only wish that I’d purchased more!”
We are honored and delighted to welcome Cindy to the Laurel Hill family and to thank her for her giving heart and generous spirit.
Happy Yarn Crafting!