Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Casting off the cold is accepting new members for all our groups. So if you are looking for a great cause to donate to, why not choose Casting off the cold!! 
This year we need lots of baby blankets, hats and scarves for the homeless. 
Here are some items we collected at the Stouffville meeting.

Afghans from Beth, She loves crocheting them and she does an amazing job on them. 
Thank you so much Beth.

From Kathy, these gorgeous baby jackets.

A beautiful baby blanket from Marg. Love the colours in this one.

And from Sally a baby blanket.
Thanks every one, for all the amazing donations. Keep up the great work.

Monday, May 13, 2019


Here are a few hats and a neck warmer and two beautiful blankets. Thank you so much for your donation Gita.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Amica Unionville May Meeting

We had a small group at our Amica Unionville meeting for May, but everyone is busy working on projects for next month. We did receive some lovely hat and scarf sets from Jane, Christine and Monica.
These beautiful sets came from Jane

Christine made a soft mens' hat and scarf

This hat, cowl and mitts set was donated by Monica

as well as these two cowl sets.


Our May meeting was very small, but quite a few items handed in.

I guess every one could not wait to enjoy the beautiful day we had. I wished i was in my garden. 
Just to let every one know that the WHITBY, OSHAWA, COURTICE AND BOWMANVILLE GROUP ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS, SO YOU CAN CONTACT ALLISON AT for more info. Hope to hear from you soon.

Here are a a set of hat and scarf from Madge.Beautiful colour for a guy.

 Baby hats from Sally.

 Wool scarf from Sally.

 I love these colours, Baby blanket using the camel stitch.

Two kids hats from Madge.
Well that's it for now. Thank you all for your support and amazing work.

Monday, April 15, 2019


Hello every one, I would like to let you know that we have a few Hospitals to donate Preemie  hats and blankets, so if you can help, it will be greatly appreciated. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, looms are very popular just for you! Give it a try, you will be amazed.

So here are some preemie hat that were donated a while back and will going to sick kids this week.

From Toni these beautiful baby hats, using her loom.
 And this hat and scarf set also knitted on a loom.

As always, from Kathy, these two gorgeous baby jackets.

Beth has been very busy, crocheting afghans for 360 KIDS. They are all amazing. Thank you Beth.

 Two baby hats from a Neighbour
 Blanket from Sally.
Many thanks to all for you devoted support and amazing work.

Monday, April 8, 2019


Well finally we are seeing the sun! I could not wait so raked up my garden and lawn and gave the lawn a little fertilizer. Hope that will give it a good start with the rain we got over night.
From Made these cozy hat and scarf set, one set pure wool, very warm.

This a beautiful blanket with a reverse hdc. It looks amazing.

From Sharon, Hats and a gorgeous set.

Paramjeet has done it again, Love this baby set.

Also from Paramjeet Hats and scarf sets.

The pattern I used for this blanket, is Apache Tears. I really enjoyed working with it, but you have a lot of ends to weave in. I thought it turned out pretty good.
Thanks again to all of you for your beautiful work and support for all these years. Keep up the great work ladies.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Amica Group April Meeting

The Amica group had their first meeting since February, and the ladies donated lots of beautiful items. They must have been very busy during the cold snowy months of February and March! Thanks so much to all of you. A note regarding Babara's purple blanket with patterned squares: patterns for the squares were designed by Elaine Fitzpatrick. If you're interested, these patterns and more are available on her website or on Ravelry under her name.

Hat, cowl and mitt sets from Monica

A hat and a set from Jane

Another hat and cowl from Monica

Barbara's daughter Kathy made this lovely feather and fan
blanket and baby hats and mitts

From Muriel, another beautiful blanket

From Barbara, a hat and scarf set and
baby hats

This baby blanket with seaside themed
patterned squares was made all-in-one by Barbara

Christine donated these hat and scarf sets

Another hat and scarf set from Christine