The yarn is ultra-soft and comes is lovely colors like rust-orange, rosy-pink, baby-blue and heather-gray. There is as much yarn as a knitter might need be creative and productive. The yarn is in the hands of the 30 people who have gathered for a knitting circle Wednesday night at Unravel, a local yarn and knitting shop on Route 66, next to Animas Beads.
Their ages range from 6 to 60, and they are here to donate their time by making hand-knit caps for cancer patients in hospital oncology units and hospice care. Called chemo caps, these hats are made so cancer patients who lose their hair can have a very soft cap to call their own, comforting their heads and souls.