A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Did you know you can view all images posted by a member? Learn how here!
Total Members: 311,416
Currently Running With Scissors:
500 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I want to knit for charity...but....  (Read 635 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Krisnotes
« on: April 08, 2008 08:48:17 PM »

I have a real interest in knitting for charity (especially for project Linus). However, my husband is a smoker. I know that many if not all charities will not allow donations from a smoker's home. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can do this? Or am I out of luck until he puts the fire out?   Sad
THIS ROCKS   Logged

It's a toothpaste on the wrong side of the toothbrush kind of day.
DaniFae
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2008 06:24:15 AM »

you could always send him outside to smoke...
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kissthegirl
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2008 09:45:31 AM »

can you do your knitting elsewhere?? like a cafe, and then keep your knitting in your car?? that way it's never around him, and you can still knit....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

someone once told me there's nothing wrong with wanting a fairy tale... everyone lives happily ever after.
Krisnotes
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2008 02:09:24 PM »

can you do your knitting elsewhere?? like a cafe, and then keep your knitting in your car?? that way it's never around him, and you can still knit....

I've thought of this. Hmmm...I guess I could knit at one of our area libraries. I could totally zone out with my MP3 player, too. I would just have to clear sometime to spend at least an hour a week there. I'll probably do this. Thanks for the responses. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

It's a toothpaste on the wrong side of the toothbrush kind of day.
knitty_kitty
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2008 11:39:44 PM »

I have a couple of suggestions:  When you bring your projects home from your remote location, keep them in a Zip-lock type bag (they are made in even giant sizes).  Also, washing your project in a baby friendly detergent, maybe Ivory Snow or something, might help to make extra sure no smoke clings.  Hang it outside to dry and voila!  Clean, fresh charity project.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
The Lab TV: Eric White
Dela: Live Art Painter With An Environmental Message
Aaron Axelrod: The Making of the "Bad Reception" Art Installation
How to Draw Rito Yuuki
Oil Painting For Beginners
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Zucchini Pineapple Loaf
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.