Do You Know About The Welcome Blanket Project?

Do You Know About The Welcome Blanket Project?

UPDATE: While there’s no tour right now, The Welcome Blanket Project invites you to join them virtually on Zoom on Friday nights. You can be working on a Welcome Blanket, or stop in to just say hello. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8485986103, 8pm ET / 5pm PT

“The proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico is almost 2000 miles long. Imagine if the massive distance of this wall was re-conceptualized and re-contextualized not to divide, but to include. Instead of wall, a concrete line, to keep people out, what if lines of yarn became 3,500,640 yards of blankets to welcome people in?”

Make a blanket and share your story as a gift to a new immigrant to the United States.

Do You Know About The Welcome Blanket Project?

Learn more about The Welcome Blanket Project, visit welcomeblanket.org.





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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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