Hatliners Blog

Category: Inspiration


by Pamela
on 12/31/15 05:31 pm

For as long as Halos of Hope has provided hats and caps to those in need, it has always been the most challenging to think about the children, and their families, battling this disease. From our Camp Happy Times campaigns, then going Under The Sea with the Atlanta Knitting Guild to benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Sending over 18,000

by Pamela
on 07/13/14 07:16 pm

Not long ago, our charity received an email asking about a crocheted hat that would be appropriate for either a man or a woman, and had a brim. We pointed the requestor to our Windish Hat, designed by Rohn Strong. The requestor was not convinced. "I don't think yellow would be good, and I'm not sure I can see it

by Pamela
on 07/01/14 09:18 pm
From the Purlescence Yarns Newsletter:
"Our family room is always open....
...whenever the shop is. Drop in for a cup of tea and a bit of knitting or crochet. Bring your wheel or drop spindle and spin for a while. You can even bring in your loom. There's nothing better than crafting with community. Folks in the family room are always inspiring (and enabling) each other."

For a

by halosofhope1
on 02/03/14 10:27 am
Sometimes the thank yous we receive from cancer centers and individuals are so wonderful, we want to share the actual letters!

From Praxair Cancer Center in Danbury, CT. Praxair was one of the centers to benefit from The Crochet Dude's TM Chemo Cap Challenge at Stitches East.


by halosofhope1
on 01/04/14 02:04 pm
Welcome to our Guest Blogger - Pat Salvatini!

Hello Halos of Hope friends, I've been asked to be a guest contributor for Stripe it Up January.

I'm so giddy I'm uncertain where to start. Do I tell you the story of how I met Pamela Haschke and became so moved I began knitting hats for her organization? Do I explain that her spirit is so infectious that just making hats wasn't enough I felt needed to share with the joy with others so I

by Benjamin Levisay
on 12/06/13 06:31 pm
Hello Friends! Our founder and president (and my dear friend), Pamela Haschke, asked me to contribute to the HatLiners Blog every once in a while. This new site has been up for a little while now... and I just haven't been able to find the time. Today I am making the time to tell all of you a great story.

Since I joined