A handmade Shawl is a piece of fabric that has been knit, crocheted or woven fabric forming a crescent, triangle or rectangle shape. It may be called a Prayer or Comfort Shawl. This handmade gift from the heart provides comfort, love, warmth, and peace to someone during a very difficult time.
If you would like to put your hands to work making one, many free patterns are available online including at Ravelry.
- Color and Yarn - whatever you are drawn to
- Pattern - again what you are drawn to simple or complex
- Shape: Crescent, Triangle or Rectangle
Completed shawl(s) should be sent to GBKG Member:
Anne Marie Turo
C/O Intergrated Mind and Bobdy
304 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02116
Each item received will be tagged with your first name, carefully folded and tied with satin ribbon. A small prayer will be placed inside each. They are delivered to Brigham and Women's Hospital where the Chaplains distribute them to appropriate patients.