At Apple Yarns, community is everything. We love having such a close-knit group of wonderfully talented people; it makes life all the more pleasurable. We promise to continually strive towards creating, developing and nurturing relationships with you, our esteemed extended family.
Knitted Knockers are Wonderful, Free Breast Prosthetics for Women.
Knitted knockers are an alternative for women who have had mastectomies but have not had reconstructive surgery. Knitted knockers are a soft, comfortable, light alternative to traditional breast prosthetic. They can be worn with most regular bras and can be worn shortly after surgery. They are made by volunteers, and are adjustable for those going through reconstruction. Our purpose is to connect volunteer knitters with breast cancer survivors to offer FREE knitted knockers. http://www.knittedknockers.org/ to request a pair of knitted knockers or learn how to help provide them.
Light the Night AuctionWhatcom Hospice Foundation's annual "Light the Night" Auction begins with the popular silent auction.
For this event Apple Yarns organized a community of knitters to knit a blanket in less than a month. The blanket was auctioned at the Light the Night Auction for Whatcom Hospice House and the winning bid was $1,100.00. We did this for 2 years and have supported the event other years with gift certificates and yarns.
A perfect example of our community uniting (and knitting) for a great cause!