Chemo Turban

This stylish hat, designed and knitted by our very own Marilou Matthews, will keep you warm and cosy when made with Juniper Moon’s Neve, a lovely and soft, worsted weight cotton. The welts at the brim offer flattering fullness while the hat gently hugs the head. Materials & Equipment Needles 4.0 mm circular: 16-inch length .... [ continue reading ]

Soctober Sock Drive

Help us to ensure those who are in need of shelter have warm toes this winter! During the month of October, please bring a donation of socks to the Little Red Mitten (store-bought is fine; cotton or wool; adult men/women is the greatest need). According to Jim Nace, Program Director, Inn out of the Cold had 350 individuals .... [ continue reading ]

Hand muffs for dementia

Also featured in Reader's Digest... Little Red Mittten customer Cindy Pandke is thrilled that there has been so much recent coverage of the St. Joseph's Health Care initiative to make therapeutic hand muffs for those suffering from dementia. With the article in the London Free Press and an interview on CTV, awareness has really increased. .... [ continue reading ]

P.U.R.P.L.E. Hats for Newborns

 Thank you, knitters and crocheters!  Because of you, we were able to deliver 43 adorable purple hats to LHSC on October 31, 2015 to support their efforts in preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome.  It was fun to see the little touches you made to these tiny articles to make them extra-appealing to parents.  The purple hats …. [ continue reading ]

Mitten Challenge Results

Our 2015 mitten campaign has now been completed. We’re very proud of our knitting community!!!  Thank you for your generosity! Over 75 pairs of mittens were donated and delivered to Violence Against Women Services, Elgin County on October 31, 2015. Over $158 was donated through the sale of our “Classic DK Mitten” pattern in the shop …. [ continue reading ]

Mitten Challenge Voting Now On

In June, we launched our Mitten Challenge asking customers and staff alike to knit a pair of mittens “that make your heart sing” to be donated to Violence Against Women. (See page 3 of the May 31 newsletter for details.) What beautiful submissions we’ve had! It’s time to vote. Come into the shop before October …. [ continue reading ]