My knit-in for the Make Your Mark Purple Crying Cap Campaign on Sunday, October 24th was a success! Thank you so much for those who volunteered their time and knitted up a hat or two (or three in some cases, right Jennifer?) for a very good cause. I was seriously banking on only having maybe 3 or 4 people show up, so imagine my surprise when there was seven of us knitting away on these sweet little baby hats!!
I hope the others had as much fun as I did. Yes, the seats could've been a little more comfy considering that some of us had sat and knitted for 6 hours straight. But other than that, it felt like a regular knit night except we were all knitting away with purple yarn, making a difference. At the end of it all, as I was packing up those dear li'l hats to send off to BC Children's Hospital, I had counted 30 hats!! The above photo only shows 29 (for those who are counting!), I had a last minute addition an hour before I taped up the box.
I'll also be applying for the Make Your Mark grant on behalf of our efforts and am really hoping that $400 will be making its way to Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome BC. So a huge, huge, HUGE thank you to Jennifer, Wendy, Nancy, Megan, Carolyn, Michelle, and Kanista! Thank you so much ladies for everything!!