‘Every stitch is a prayer’: Area women prepare for Comforter Blitz

Shirley Jost, right, holds up a packet of fabric to see how it will match the crochet thread Carol Peters is holding. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent,?Newton Now Volunteers use about 15,000 yards of crochet thread during the annual Mennonite Central Committee Comforter Blitz. That's roughly the distance...

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