Serve the Lord with Gladness

South Wisconsin District

Mission Opportunities

We are given many opportunities to become "Lutheran Women in Mission" and here you can find some of the greatest areas of need. Some projects are small and individual missions and some projects are worldwide and require many hands to complete. Serve the Lord with gladness.
  • Knit Cap #1
    Oct 3, 2018

    RED HEART® Grande™ (Art 826 available in 5 oz (150 g), 46 yd (42 m) balls): 2 balls 288 Apricot
    Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 15 mm [US19]
    Yarn needle
    GAUGE: 6½ sts = 4” [10 cm]; 8 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
    Finished Measurements:    Head Circumference: 20” [51 cm] (22) [56 cm]     Finished Length: 9½” [24 cm]

    K = knit
    k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
    cm = centimeters
    P = purl
    P2tog = purl 2 stitches together
    mm = millimeters
    st(s) = stitch(es)
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  • Knit Cap #2
    Oct 3, 2018

    Yarn: 2 Colors if you want or one color will work also  Heavy yarn size 5 or 6
    Size: US 13 straight knitting needles

    Gold Leaf Hat Knitting Pattern

    Cast on 48 stitches with first color (switch colors every 5 rows to make the stripes)
    Rows 1-25: Work 25 rows in k2, p2 Rib.

    Row 26 (Dec Row): *K1, K2tog, K1; rep from * across row  

    Row 27 (Dec Row): *K2tog* across row. 

    Row 28 (Dec Row): *K1, K2tog, K1; rep from* across row 

    Row 29 (Dec Row): K2tog across row, knit last stitch. Cut yarn, leaving an 10 in. tail.

    Thread tail through stitches of last row and pull to secure. ...

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  • Easy Double Crochet hat
    Oct 3, 2018

    Easy Double –Crochet cap Pattern

     Materials list

    About 3oz of worsted wt. yarn

    a size I hook for child

    a size J hook for child’s large size

    Stiches Used

    ch - chain

    sl st – slip stich

    sc – single crochet

    dc – double crochet

    fphdc – front post half-double crochet

    fpdc – front post double crochet

    ch5, join with sl st to form a ring.

    1:  ch 3, work 11 more dc in ring.  Join with a sl st to top of ch 3. (12dc)

    The beginning of the chain counts as your first st in each row.  DO NOT turn at the end of the row. 

    2:  ch 3, dc in same st, ...

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  • Crochet Head Hugger Cap
    Oct 3, 2018

    Crochet Head Hugger Cap

     #4 or worsted yarn 1 skein

    5.5mm or I-9 

    Gauge:  11 double crochet = 4”; 7 rows = 4” in double crochet 

    Finished circumference 21”


    Chain 4, join with slip stitch to form a ring.

    Round 1:  chain 3 (counts as double crochet throughout), work 11 double crochet into ring, Slip stitch to first double crochet to join – 12 double crochet.

    Round 2:  chain 3, double crochet in same st, 2 double crochet in each double crochet around, Slip stitch to first double crochet to join – 24 double crochet

    Round 3:  chain 3, 2 double crochet in next double crochet, *double crochet in next ...

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  • Greeting Card Ministry Project Changes
    Oct 24, 2018

    The Greeting Card Ministry Project is no longer viable due to chaplaincy changes at the Kettle Moraine prison. Please donate these cards to Blessed Again Resale in Milwaukee, supporting A Place of Refuge, any Bethesda Thrift Stores, or any thrift store supporting our SWD Lutheran High Schools.