Fiddle Mats, Muffs & Cuffs


Express your creativity while supporting Alzheimerĺs and dementia patients.

Technique: Crochet
Skill Level: Easy
Fiddle Mats, Muffs & Cuffs
Item # 871736
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These designs are full of interesting beads, bobbles and textures that many patients find reassuring and comforting. Each design is made using different types yarn and textures. Patterns are given for each embellishment used, or you may create your own.


Overall rating:
5 out of 5
(3 reviews)

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Fiddle Mats, Muffs & Cuffs

March 17, 2018

I am crocheting the Fiddle Mat right now. I want to make all them, the muffs and the cuffs also. It looks like a lot of fun too. You can make all kinds of ornaments for the mat. I am going to take these to the Nursing home as soon as I get them done

Fiddle Mats, Muffs & Cuffs

March 8, 2018

The day I visited life-long friend who has Alzheimer's disease, I noticed that she was moving her fingers back and forth on her lap. I came home, and voila! There was your pattern for a "Fiddle Mat." I did not know that many people with this disease make these motions with their hands. I am now crocheting a mat for her, and am so grateful to be able to do something helpful for someone for whom now, so little help can be given by old friends. If it turns out well, it will be an opportunity for me to do more mats at home and contribute them to others. Thank you.

Fiddle Mats, Muffs & Cuffs

March 3, 2018

My husband is in the VA Nursing Home with dementia. When I saw your pattern, I was very excited about crocheting these items. I asked one of the nurses about using the mats for the patients, she also was very excited. When I told her I had one mat made she said she couldn't wait to use it. Thank you for having this pattern available for me to make for the men who served our country. Karen Hubbard

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