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Wow! Great award for the college student led knitted knocker project in Tanzania! Way to go Angelica! "Our Knitted Knockers community service project was chosen and nominated by my school and I am really happy to tell you that my school and group was chosen by AISA as the winner in Africa. I am so excited!!! With this award comes a $2,500 fund which will enable the group to buy yarn and materials to carry on knitting and crocheting more Knockers.There is something called AISA service award (Association of International Schools in Africa), which was established to promote and encourage schools to develop and promote service learning opportunities within their schools. The AISA award for Excellence was established in 2008. The awards are given in recognition of an outstanding project or student or group of students who are involved in a community service project in an AISA member school. It also provides the school with additional financial support to help develop and sustain the project." ... See MoreSee Less
Love it when someone "adopts" a medical clinic. If you want to support a medical clinic register with us at knittedknockers.org as a knitter/crocheter and we will get you matched up. We have over 300 clinics waiting to be adopted!Boobs ready to travel. Thanks, everyone for getting involved! Going to Providence Breast Center and also the Mobile office of the American Cancer Society. When they run out, I will post on this page which size are needed. Glad to help out in our community. We have the patterns for knit or crochet and the yarn and needles. I offer a discount for anyone making them and happy to help you get started. Www.knittedknockers.org Knitted Knockers ... See MoreSee Less
Rwanda.. it changed my life. Philippa of the Breast Cancer Initiative of East Africa said my life would never be the same if I came and she was right.We would like to express our gratitude to the Texas state leaders of the Young Survival Coalition who hosted us at their Meet and Greet yesterday at their new facility. We had the privilege of meeting some incredibly strong and brave women who have struggled with, and are struggling still, but overcoming their breast cancer journey's. It has been incredibly inspiring to be in the presence of such fierce women who've overcome their obstacles and are now dedicated to helping spread awareness to others. We were able to meet Philippa Kibugu-Decuir (bottom left), a breast cancer survivor herself, the founder of the Breast Cancer Initiative East Africa (BCIEA) a nonprofit dedicated to reducing the burden of breast cancer in Rwanda and East Africa. In this picture we are modeling "Knitted Knockers" which are literally knitted breast prostheses which are hand made by the women of the Rwandan villages. These "Knitted Knockers" are beautiful, light, soft, user-friendly, inexpensive and a huggable alternative to the traditional silicone prostheses. If you would like to donate to the Purpose Driven Knitting project please check out their GoFundMe page at this link: www.gofundme.com/purposedriven-knitting-project
#breastcancerawareness #savethetatas #ysc #sigmalambdagamma #uhdgammas #hbugammas ... See MoreSee Less
Kenya touches my heart.While breast cancer is responsible for about a quarter of cancer cases in the country every year survivors continue to struggle with high costs of affordable... ... See MoreSee Less
I volunteer with the Bellingham group, which is the founding headquarters. No salaries - all donations are used to support and provide knockers and materials for women and clinics around the country and world. A worthy cause - for my mom.
Thank you Candace Johnson...I am on my second pair!
My daughter makes these, too.
We are grateful for all who have made them. They are so comfortable and look natural. Thank you!
I so appreciate my knockers! Thank you. I got crocheted ones and am wondering if the knitted ones feel different?
I received mine from our Canadian Knitted Knockers. Having 2 sets, one knitted, on crochet, no difference in wearing both types. Feeling so blessed what these Ladies do for us. Many blessings to you all.🙏❤️🙏
Knitted knockers are a blessing. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Pansy Cook Westrich
Pia Rottinghaus - this is the story
I knit and crochet and plan to join a local group.
My mom received her set a few weeks ago and wore them out in public for the 1st time today. They are amazing!
They looked so natural that we didn’t even notice them. It was like they’d always been there. She said she could barely feel them.
Her rx set hurt her (because of the weigh and rubbing),they wouldn’t stay in place, and they were very noticeable! These are big issues!
Nothing but praise for Knitted Knockers and am spreading the word
Thank you all.
My new passion Proud to be a part of this organization and knitting them every free minute i get with love 💗 to all in need.
Each lady is a blessing - survivor, fighter, knitter, crocheter, and donor.
Thank you and bless each one of you! These are life changing! 🤩💗
Knockers gave me my pride back and I feel blessed to have found your organization and I pass the word along every chance I get! You ladies are a blessing to every one of us survivors. It is so wonderful to have your support. I truly means the world to me! Thank you!❤️💗💕
Just finish 8 more for this year, lost tract of how many last year
You can only make so many sweaters for Florida friends and Family but I can make these until the cows come home! So easy and enjoyable and worthwhile 🌹
Thank you so much for my knitted knocker!!!
Yes, thank you. They are fantastic!!
Ik ben er supergelukkig mee ik wil niet anders 😍😍😍😍😍😘😘😘😘😘😘😘
Tracey Brooks Curtis xx
I was able to show a lympodema therapist my knitted knocker that I wear all the time! She was pleasantly pleased and I know she will spread the word to many happy patients at the busy hospital where she works! Thank you Barbara and your many many volunteers!
This organization is definitely a blessing for women who do want to wear the traditional prosthetics, but yet do not feel comfortable going flat. Thank you for everyone's passion, time, and dedication to such a wonderful organization.
Beautifully said I too am making these beautiful pieces for anyone and everyone in need and it is bringing true joy to my heart with every stitch.
I so agree with this written expression. Being a part of this opportunity has brought much joy to me.
These are wonderful people helping people who cannot afford the expensive heavy weight prosthesis or have had the expensive heavy weight things that are so hot and uncomfortable I received some and love them and thank all the nice people involved in making these thank you from the bottom of my heart only problem I've had with both is keeping them pulled down in place they keep riding up
I so wish I could knit! I am so ready to make these !! But all I can do is crochet 😞
I love making these, I just wish I had known about them when my mother needed them. I knit each one with her in mind and love and healing prayers. My knitting guild makes over 300 per year.
I have made dozens of pairs and am so thankful God gave me the ability and I can help others with it. I have a sister and aunts that I have fought that fight, as well as some friends.
I love my knitted knocker. Perfect in my exercise bra. Thank you so much
I make knitted knockers also. I have been working on them today. I’m so glad I can do my small part to help someone.
As soon ad my life calms down I'm going to knit some knockers!!!
I vastly preferred the knitted knockers to regular prostheses (hot, heavy, pricy) ... but ultimately decided to go flat and bra-less. So I took my pair of KK's to my breast surgeon, who will display them and the website for her patients. She was thrilled to learn of them.
Very sorry for all you have been through.
I LOVE my Knitted Knockers!!!❤️
Thank you so much for doing this. I have one and it has been a lifesaver. In the chaos and anxiety of surgery I didn’t even think about a prosthesis- and the Knitted Knocker is a godsend.
Beautifully expressed! I love mine! Thank you so much for your time and thoughtfulness❤️
A fabulous grassroots organization! I appreciate your talents and your love.
Love mine! Fit perfectly in a sports bra. Makes me feel completely normal again. Thank you!!
You ladies are soooo appreciated! I have personal experience with these and they are GREAT! Keep up the good work! ❤️❤️❤️
I just started the Pittsburgh Branch of knitted knockers. If anyone in my area needs a pair please message me. I am working with a plastic surgeon and an oncologist through UPMC to reach survivors that need knitted knockers. I crochet mine.
I am on FB at KnittedKnockers, Pittsburgh Branch.
I also watched my Mom slip away, and I’m sorry. My Mom was a breast cancer survivor of the 1970s. I wish I had been able to knit for her then as the prosthetics were heavy and uncomfortable for her. I have been knitting Knockers for over a year in her memory.
I love mine they look so normal and they feel great ❤️
Fun to pray the stitches together for a good cause
Love this! Thank you so much!!!!
I crocheted a few and nobody wanted them, including the mammogram place by me. 🙁 I'm looking for a place to donate them.
I have mine on order and can't wait, I have a severe disability with my back and recently, I had a scare! As I do Awareness for Breast Cancer Care, I took my own advice. My doctor checked me and thankfully there was nothing wrong. It turned out that my prosthesis was the problem, I actually have the lightest one. So it's Knitted Knockers for me. I am ordering the cute Key Ring.
Great video about knitted knockers in Kenya. Nancy has a huge vision for bringing breast cancer awareness to her country after losing her mother. I have no doubt she will accomplish it. There are no limits with what can be accomplished when loving people band together to use their gifts and talents to help others.While breast cancer is responsible for about a quarter of cancer cases in the country every year survivors continue to struggle with high costs of affordable... ... See MoreSee Less
Way to go ladies!! Love you for all you do!! Thank you!
I absolutely love mine. No more of those heavy silicone things to lug around. Thank you knitted knockers!
Our ladies church group makes these for distribution through our hospital. Mason county hospital shelton wa
So good to see. I have just started making these in Canada.
It's so good to see the "promotion" of this amazingly soft prosthetic.
Well Done Ladies.
You ladies are AMAZING, Thank You for giving me my confidence back ❤️
I am a lucky recipient of your good work. I have a very flat chest and lost one of those pretty flat breasts this past summer. I wanted something just enough to even me out. Something that wouldn’t be hard to care for and would fit nicely into my UnderArmour sportsbra which I now wear for my regular bra. This does it so well. It’s so light weight, soft, and comfortable. Perfect for the AA and it’s hard to imagine it wouldn’t work for a number of women, especially those who have found the prosthetic less than workable.
Way to go.
These are,awesome..light and so easy to wear!
Looking good ladies! Thank you for all your hard work! ❣️
I was very blessed to get some of these. Thank you for whoever made them
This might be a weird question but can you wear them to the pool or would that ruin the knitting stuff.
Love knitted knockers!!!
You ladies are awesome! I love my knitted knockers!
Best thing to come along since sliced bread!
How can I get a pair of these? I really only need 1 but would like 2, 1 for every day and 1 for when I take my grandson in the pool. I really don't like the prosthetic ones.
I have a prosthesis, but really like the Knitted Knockers better. Much more comfortable. . . Thank you all for your time and efforts. Great product. . .
Love these, I would rather wear these than the silicone, thx
100% behind this organization! You go ladies!
I have these knockers, so comfy would love another pair if possible thanks lady's for all that you do
Hey Champions! Wonderful to see you at NCBC conference being appreciated and validated! Yes, Knitted Knockers are making a difference to many women all over the world! So thankful and proud of you!
Love & Blessings!
You're an amazing woman that's done a wonderful thing for women ! Thank you 💕
Your AMAZING thank you so much I love mine
Linda Hare LaPlante did your friend get hers? I would gladly knit one for her if you send me her cup size. This is my passion gives me something rewarding to do in my crohns down time!
Mari Jo Skjeie
YAY! Thank you! I love mine too!
Love mine but I need another one
I love mine too
God bless you for it
Thanks for all you do 😎😍😍😍😍😍😍😘😘😚😗😘
I love my knitted knockers !!!!!
I love mine
Thank you very much ❤️❤️
Hi. Id love to buy some for my mum who has had bilateral mastectomies. Please could you let me know how. Thanks.
So thankful for knockers! Thank you!
Love mine! Not even considering reconstruction thanks to Knitted Knockers! Thank you!!
Love them! Thank you knitting ladies!
These are the greatest gifts that anybody could receive after surgery. I have two, one for my bra and then one that I put in my bathing suit. Swimming was horrible because I had to try and fashion something out of socks and whatever I could find. Bless these ladies for what they do! ❤️❤️❤️
Such a life giving endeavor. Check out Knittedknockers.org for info on the many ways you can help! This wonderful organization donates free of charge to women all over the world!
Thanks! I love mine!
I love mine! Very soft and comfortable
Tiffany Burns Felkner!!!!
Julie Dunivan Madden, Denise Sullivan Stanton, is this something your group might like to do?