Friends with Threads Outreach

This group of creative, generous and enthusiastic people

knit or crochet to create articles of clothing, toys and blankets for people in need whatever the circumstances. 

2022 is the year of Cuddle Toys, Fiddle Mitts, Blankets & Beanies


In March we had a most successful Saturday morning with members of The JoBurg Ballet and friends  who joined us in our Bear-Making morning. Thank you to Chase Bosch, his dancers and friends.

Special thanks to Dalene Bishop from the Teddy Bear Foundation who supported us and thank you to The Yarn Tree for their continued support of our outreach projects.

Of course to our Friends with Threads group, a sincere thank you for your continued enthusiastic support



We hold our Get-togethers at The Yarn Tree outside at the pool area or in one of the light, airy workrooms.

On a Monday from 10h00 to 12h00 ish

Dates to diarise:

Monday: 30 May, 20 June, 25 July:

Continue with out Build-a Bear project

OR Fiddle Mitts for Alzheimer and Autistic patients

OR scarves and cowls for winter.

We have 'bear-skins' and filling. Needles and thread.

You are welcome to join us at our continuing 'Bear-a-thon'/ 'Make-a-Long mornings.


Patterns can be found on the Friends with Threads FB page 


Please e-mail me should you wish to join us so I can add you to the mailing list. 

Bring your latest project and let's enjoy some time together. 


2016 - The Year of the Teddy

End of year
At Sizwe
Beanies and Bootees for Bara
Pocket pals


The Teddies

In the Team

At Redzwane

Some more of the team

A lovely teddy

Precious children

Special people

Special people

Where I love to be

Where I love to be

Listening to the singing

Waiting for the singing to start

Sweetie time

Sweetie time