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Give a little shelter – purchase now to donate for hurricane Harvey

Gimme Shelter – give help for Harvey relief efforts! #HarveyRelief

This week thousands of people were displaced from their homes due to hurricane Harvey. It’s not over yet, as the storm has cause unprecedented damage to the people and environment of the Texas Gulf Coast. This is a time for all of us to do what we can to help!

$10 donation for every Gimme Shelter Scarf Project

For each Gimme Shelter project purchased (pattern and 3 of skeins Victorian Boucle Yarn or 5+ balls of  Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn) from now through Sunday, September 10th, Halcyon Yarn will donate $10 to hurricane Harvey relief efforts. We’ll donate half the proceeds to the Greater Houston Community Foundation, and half to the Houston ASPCA to help with animal rescue and shelter. We’ll keep you posted on the progress – help spread the word by sharing this post! #HarveyRelief #GimmeShelter

 

Victorian Boucle Yarn Victorian Boucle Yarn
Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn

The Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets is one of our favorite quick and easy knitting projects, perfect for keeping cozy as fall arrives. The pattern is available as a download or print copy. Knit in three skeins of Victorian Boucle Yarn, it’s lovely in a solid color. Or pick a mix of colors for a gradient or striped look. Here are a few of our favorite combinations:

 

Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets  Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets
Victorian Boucle Yarn Victorian Boucle Yarn

 

Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn
Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn
Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn

 

Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn
Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn
Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn

 

Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn
Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn
Victorian Boucle Yarn  Victorian Boucle Yarn

Want something extra fluffy? Try it in Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn, using 5-6 balls.

 

Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair Yarn

Project requires size 10.5(US) knitting needles.

 

Nova Platina Single Point Knitting Needles  10"  Size 10.5   by Knitter's Pride  Nova Platina Single Point Knitting Needles 10" Size 10.5 by Knitter's Pride
Bamboo 12" Single-point Knitting Needles, Size 10.5  Bamboo 12" Single-point Knitting Needles, Size 10.5

 

Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets  Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets
Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets Download  Gimme Shelter - Hooded Scarf with Pockets Download

Please keep the people of the Gulf Coast in your thoughts and share this project. Help us send help to those who need it!

If you’d like to donate directly to hurricane Harvey relief efforts this article describes several more wonderful relief organizations.

 

 

 

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