October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month in the US, and Lorna’s Laces reminds us that 20% of the proceeds of the sale of their Flamingo Stripe colorway of Shepherd Sock are donated – year round – to Breast Cancer research.
If you’re a survivor, or you are knitting for one, you may find yourself in need of Beryl’s Tit Bits
. The Tit Bits
website provides links to other resources and information.
Knitty’s Fall 2004 was a Special Edition
for Breast Cancer Awareness with patterns to comfort and support sufferers and survivors, and to provide discussion fodder.
Classic Elite Yarns has provided a pattern
for a Breast Cancer Awareness scarf.
Denise offers a set of pink interchangeable needles
, with $5 of each sale going to Breast Cancer charities. If you’ve already got a set of their needles, buy yourself some pink cords – $1 of that sale is donated, too.