The Humble Stitch Project
Benefiting the Homeless of South Florida

The Humble Stitch Project is a community effort to show kindness to our homeless neighbors.The Miami Rescue Mission and Broward Outreach serve hundreds of homeless men, women, and children in our community. Our goal is to provide one cold weather item for each of our homeless neighbors - a hat, a scarf, a pair of mitts - knitted or crocheted by the hands and hearts of caring people in their community. 

In 2010, we were able to help 233 homeless individuals in our community thanks to our generous volunteer stitchers and yarn donors. In 2011, that number jumped to 588, and 2012 brought 810 items. For 2013's campaign, we hope to break the big 1,000 mark! Please help us give a little warmth to those who deal with so much coldness, not just in the winter, but throughout the year.

Got a Little Extra Yarn? 
If you'd like to do something more, or if you don't have time to complete an entire scarf or hat, The Humble Stitch Project recommends KASCare's Knit a Square project. Knit or crochet an 8 inch by 8 inch square, and it will be joined into a blanket for one of the 1.9 million AIDS orphans in South Africa. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Humble Stitch Project is no longer accepting squares for mailing. Please follow the instructions for mailing on the Knit a Square site.


  • THSP No Longer Accepting Squares While we at the Humble Stitch Project still fully support Kascare's Knit a Square project for South African AIDS orphans. A link to the postal instructions for mailing directly ...
    Posted Jul 16, 2013, 8:06 AM by K.S. Minnis
  • Humble Stitch Exceeds Goal Again! For the second year in a row, we are proud to announce that The Humble Stitch has not only met, but exceeded our goal. This year, we surpassed our goal ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2012, 3:49 PM by K.S. Minnis
  • Stitch Rock rocks for helping Humble Stitch! Flyers for The Humble Stitch Project are graciously being distributed by the organizers of Stitch Rock Indie Craft Fair & Bazaar, taking place on October 6 in Delray Beach, FL. This ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2012, 2:36 PM by K.S. Minnis
  • Two Drop-off locations confirmed Two drop-off locations - A Stitcher's Haven in Plantation and FAU's Jupiter campus - have been confirmed for 2012. Please click Drop-Off Locations on the navigation for full ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2012, 2:32 PM by K.S. Minnis
  • 2012 Campaign Kicks Off! While many of our volunteers have been busy all year long, this year's winter drive officially begins today! From Friday, September 14 until Wednesday, December 19th, 2012, we will ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2012, 7:38 AM by K.S. Minnis
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