Anonymous woman knits 75 winter hats for those in need

An elderly woman is making sure children stay warm in this bitter cold.

The 87-year-old woman, who wants to remain a mystery, has knitted 75 hats for kids.

“I like doing them. I think it’s fun. I just like to stay in the background,” she said. “Just because it makes me feel good that I can do something for someone.”

She wants no recognition for the 75 hats she has made for kids in need this winter. It takes her a full day to make just one hat and has been hard at work for months before the holidays.

Her daughter hung all 75 hats along a fence at Nelson Memorial Park in Plymouth. A few days later, only four hats are left. She hopes they go to kids who really need them in this freezing weather.

“Just these little things would mean so much to someone who doesn’t have anything,” she said.

She also donates her hats to homeless shelters and plans to do the same next year.

“If I ever see anybody in Market Basket or something wearing one of the hats, I’d be thrilled to pieces,” she said.


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