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Project Linus Afghan

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Project Linus is a Nation-wide organization with international affiliates. The goal is to bring handmade security blankets to terminally ill infants, children, and adolescents. These may be quilts, knitted or crocheted afghans, almost anything.

To find out more information, or to find out about participating, please visit the Project Linus Website at http://www.projectlinus.org . From here you can find out more about the organization, find the chapter nearest you, or get in touch with coordinators of the Organization.

Here's a really easy pattern for a carseat-sized/security blanket.

materials:

2 - 7 oz. skeins Red Heart Baby Soft -- nursery
1 - 7 oz. skein Red Heart Baby Soft -- white
size "G" hook

pattern:

afghan:

with nursery, crochet a simple, 40 round granny square

border:

with white
Rnd 1: sc around with 3 sc in ea corner ch-sp
Rnd 2: dc around with 3 dc in ea corner st

That's it, plain and simple. Please join this wonderful cause along with me. I think it's well worth the effort to know you've made a child smile.

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