94-Year-Old Retired Pastor Knits Hundreds of Hats for Needy

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) Shelley Shellenberger sits in a chair by the window in his Landis Homes apartment, wrapping strands of yarn around the pegs of a Knifty Knitter loom.

After he has wrapped enough yarn and used a hook to pull the colorful strands together and back up over the pegs many times, a multicolored ski cap will emerge from the round loom.

These hats—the current batch sits in rows on a nearby table—will find their way to warm heads of needy children and adults in Eastern Europe, courtesy of Christian Aid Ministries in Ephrata.

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