KnitHope began in 2008 when our founder, Dana Getz, took up knitting and wished to do something useful with the scarves she had made. Since then, we have collected and distributed over 10,000 hats and scarves for those in need in our Pittsburgh community.
Each fall we collect handmade hats and scarves and partner with local organizations to distribute them in time for winter. These items provide more than just physical warmth. They represent someone's time, effort, and care. We at KnitHope believe that regardless of one's situation, everyone deserves to feel valued and cared for.
Knitting or crocheting a basic hat or scarf requires beginner level skills and inexpensive materials. People of all ages can make a difference by crafting from home and on their schedule!
With all of us working together, we can accomplish great things. If you have questions or wish to contribute to our collection, send us a message. We'd love to hear from you!
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