Some enthusiastic knitters in Iceland, including women residing at serviced apartments for the elderly in Bólstaðarhlíð in Reykjavík, are participating in the project ‘Lily – Love in the Language of Yarn,’ knitting warm clothing for child refugees from Syria.
Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.
The international projects unites knitters around the world, who in addition to making warm clothing also produce squares of yarn that will be sewed together as blankets, visir.is reports.
The squares measure 20 cm (7.9 inches) on each side. Knitters send them to Turkey where the blankets are completed. Everyone who is interested can participate in the project.