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Thu Sep 01, 2016 - Fri Jan 20, 2017


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Do you knit or crochet? We need your help with Little Hats, Big Hearts!

#LittleHatsBigHearts is the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s campaign, in connection with The Children’s Heart Foundation, to collect knitted or crocheted red baby hats. The hats will be distributed to babies born in hospitals across the country during February, which is American Heart Month.

Volunteers across the country are recruited to create the hats during the fall and early winter.

Las Vegas collection information:

Deliver to American Heart Association office by January 20, 2017 - 4445 S. Jones Blvd, Ste. B1, Las Vegas, NV 89103

Yarn Specifics:

  • Red
  • Cotton or Acrylic
  • Medium to heavy weight
  • Machine washable and dryable


We recommend simple hat patterns. See webpage for examples. While we love bows and buttons, they can come off and be dangerous for little ones.

Other Ways to Help:

  • Yarn Donation
  • Washing
  • Packaging
  • Delivering

For more information about the #LittleHatsBigHearts project, including how to find your local AHA/ASA office if you are not in Las Vegas, go to or email


  • Crocheting
  • Knitting

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