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Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

Did you know that all babies go through what is called the “Period of Purple Crying”? This is the time that new parents are most vulnerable to loosing their cool and babies are most susceptible to shaken baby syndrome. 

Period of PURPLE crying

That’s why Yarn & Thread Expressions is participating in “Click for Babies”, I knitting and crocheting campaign that raises awareness and helps remind new parents understand that increased crying in the first few months is normal. 

You can learn more at Click for Babies

There are several knit and crochet patterns available online or feel free to use your own pattern!


  • hats should be made out of soft, baby friendly yarn
  • hat needs to be at least 50% purple
  • no adornments that could be choking or strangulation hazards
  • newborn sizes only

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your needles or hook and let’s see how many hats we can collect.!

We’ve added some incentives

Bring us your completed hat(s) between now and September 30 and receive a special gift. One per person. 

  • 1-4 hats – Handi Tool
  • 5-10 hats – Handi Tool and a coupon good for 20% off one purchase in October
  • More than 10 hats – Handi Tool, coupon AND a surprise gift

If you want to drop off your hats as you complete them, you will receive your gifts as your contribution grows. For example, if you bring us 3 hats one day, we will give you a Handi Tool. If you then bring us 5 more hats, we will provide you with a coupon. When you bring us hats totaling more than 10, you will receive your special, surprise gift. In other words, only one of each gift per person.

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