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T21TravelingAfghan

There is a very special blanket making it's way from one family to another all over the world. The common tie? Down syndrome. Each family who receives the afghan for one week has a member with T21. They get the blanket, take photos with their family and pass the blanket (and an accompaning... Full Bio
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Bela K's Family by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here is another one of our adorable little men over in Germany! As you can see, he and his family had a great time hosting the afghan! He was excited to open i ... Read on »
Jules E's Family by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome You have to check out the post on Jules' blog to see the ridiculously adorable photos of his journey with the afghan! Here are a few to tease you! What a littl ... Read on »
Sonea S's Family by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This adorable little lady has had her visit with the afghan and used it to keep her snuggled up and warm! T21 Afghan Arrived in Cologne You can read ... Read on »
Jolina S.'s Family by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The afghan has made its way through eleven families in Germany and has a few more to go! Jolina is a beautiful little girl and it looks like she had a great time wi ... Read on »
Marina S. by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The lovely Miss Marina has had her turn with the afghan! You can read her family's blog post here. Here are a few photos from the post! ... Read on »
Malin R. by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here is the email I received from Malin's mom and their beautyiful photos! Hello and thank you so much for the lovely idea of the T21 traveling afghan. We - ... Read on »
Ben L.'s Family by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The afghan is finally making its way through the great country of Germany!! Ben's dad, Martin, is heading up this leg of the adventure and I am so grateful its ... Read on »
The Brutal Truth by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I started this project nearly three and a half years ago. It has survived two relationships, my divorce and having another child. It's my "baby" in a number o ... Read on »
Enzo J.'s Family by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This adorable little guy had a great time with the afghan! I absolutely love the photo of him with the afghan AND the accompanying journal! ... Read on »
T21 Tuesday: Down Syndrome and Siblings by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This week's prompt comes from Beth at Snaps Of Our Life ! Whether you have multiple children, or just one (and may be planning on more) this weeks topic centers on sibl ... Read on »
Happy Birthday Emmalee!! by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome In honor of my daughter's eighth birthday today, I'm giving away not one, but TWO  afghans of their own  thanks to a very generous yarn donation from  The UP Down ... Read on »
T21 Tuesday: Undoing Down Syndrome by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I'm often asked if I would "undo" my daughter's Down syndrome if given the opportunity.  There is a great deal of discussion regarding the extent an extra chromosome def ... Read on »
T21 Tuesday: The "State" Of Down Syndrome Today by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Those of us within the Down syndrome community hear quite a bit about the state of Down syndrome today. From prenatal screening to parents suing a hospital for wrongful ... Read on »
An Afghan For Leightyn T. by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here is a photo of Miss Leightyn and her afghan!! Here are a few photos of just her afghan (which is nowhere near as adorable as the photo with Miss L ... Read on »
T21 Tuesday: The Day I Met Down Syndrome by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I've changed the way T21 Tuesday works. Instead of posting a topic on Thursday and linking up on Tuesday, I will simply post the quote/topic/prompt on Tuesday and t ... Read on »
An Afghan For Violette S. by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I was so excited when I saw this!! Instead of Violette's mom sending me photos of her daughter's afghan, she sent me a VIDEO! I hope you enjoy this just a sliv ... Read on »
An Afghan For Micah D. by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome This little guy is from one of our (formerly) local families and I have had the privilege of meeting him and his mom at our walk a few years ago! This ... Read on »
An Afghan For Sonea W. by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Here is another afghan that got sent way over the pond to Germany!  I am always honored and impressed by how far and wide my afghans travel to their new homes! As y ... Read on »
T21 Tuesday: If Someone Had Only Told Me by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome It's our first T21 Tuesday! Feel free to link up with your own blog post regarding the prompt, "If someone had only told me." If someone had only told me the ... Read on »
INTRODUCING T21 Tuesday! by T21TravelingAfghan Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I've been trying to figure out a way to keep this blog more active, as opposed to waiting for photo submissions for the Traveling afghan and the Afghan Of Their Own proj ... Read on »