Knitted Knockers Knitting Circle for Mastectomy Patients


I recently received an invitation to join a group. I receive invitations to join groups often but this one caught my eye. I was intrigued so I checked it out. This is what I found.

Knitted Knockers Knitting Circle for Mastectomy Patients (click to check it out and/or join us)

“Many women cannot afford the upfront cost the government requires to get their mastectomy bra’s,… and when they do, a lot find them too heavy or uncomfortable to wear. Knitted and Crocheted Knockers is an alternative to this problem. This group is looking for men and women who love to knit or crochet to make knitted knockers for women who cannot wear or cannot afford traditional mastectomy bras. If you would like to help or would like one or a pair please join and make someone’s day by giving them their breast(s) back and a smile on their face.”

So one brave woman who is living with breast cancer stepped forward and started this group on Facebook. I joined and I am glad I did. I haven’t crocheted any yet but will gladly give my time to do this. I never even thought about women having to buy these products. They even give these “made with love” items free just for asking. How much better could it be? I am so impressed.

The main page for the knitted knockers is here. It gives more info if you need it. I am hoping that I can find women like me who would love to share their crocheting talent and ability to help these brave women who need us. We can do this! I am so excited. Please check this out.

Photo: Please share this group with as many people as possible. We are making knitted or crocheted knockers for women who have had single mastectomies and bilateral, so we can put a smile on their face after their fight for life! Let's show them we care!<br /><br /><br />

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Hallmark Get Carded Challenge

Hallmark. It is a name we have known for years and years. We associate it with quality and good taste. But with the popularity of computers today, we get away from the personal touch we used to have with our family and friends.

I jumped at the chance to participate in the Hallmark Get Carded Challenge. It is the opportunity to connect and reconnect with the people you care about. This is the challenge to send seven cards in seven days. I was sent a package of ten cards and even the stamps to send them.


I am on day three. On day one, I sent a birthday card to my daughter Becca. It was a little late but I am anxious to hear from her. Today I mailed a birthday card to my oldest grandson, J.J. who is turning 17 years old on the 10th. This opportunity couldn’t have come at a better time. With six children and twelve grandchildren, it is a challenge in itself to remember birthdays.

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Next I will mail to two of my grandsons a card to encourage them for the new school year. Mikey lives in Maryland and Joseph lives in Virginia. Sabrina, my granddaughter will receive a late birthday card but I am adding a pair of earrings along with the card. She won’t care that it is late. I have chosen a special card for a special sister-in-law. She is always thinking of others and it will be nice to remember her just because.

This is one post that will be a work in progress. I will share with you the response from these mailings.


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