Knit and Crochet for Janzens in South Sudan

Do you knit or crochet and want to send some of your love with the Janzens on their next trip to South Sudan in January? Here are some simple projects that can really make a difference in the lives of those who visit Memorial Christian Hospital.

A simple dishcloth pattern becomes a washcloth for a new mom or for a patient who arrives with out basic hygiene items. Here are a couple of simple patterns, but any pattern will work.

Basic Crochet Washcloth

Basic Knit Washcloth

bandagesWe are also starting to collect homemade bandages that can be used at the hospital or at the nearby leper colony. Here is an info sheet on how to knit or crochet cotton bandages.

Instructions for Making Leprosy Bandages

Other items that are welcome are children’s toys, women’s shawls, and baby hats.

Contact us for more information on how to get your finished items to us in time to be carried into South Sudan.