When Holly Christensen's friend's daughter, aged just two, was diagnosed with lymphoma, she wanted to do something worthwhile to help the family as they went through such a difficult time. The mother of three, and former oncology nurse from Alaska, was aware of how much it would distress the little girl to lose her beautiful blonde curls. So she decided to make her a Rapunzel wig, out of yarn. This kind and innovative gesture led Christensen to establish 'The Magic Yarn Project', which provides yarn wigs for kids who've lost their hair to chemotherapy. Each wig is modeled on the child's favorite Disney princess! Take a look!
Holly Christensen wanted to cheer up her friend's two year old, after the little girl was diagnosed with lymphoma.
Knowing how difficult it would be for the little girl to lose her beautiful hair, Christensen made her a long, Rapunzel-style wig out of yarn.
'I was flooded with responses from around the nation, mothers who wanted these wigs for their little girls who have cancer'.
'To bring a little bit of magic into such a difficult time in their life is so rewarding. It's almost equally been so rewarding and magical to meet people who want to help'.
Christensen has posted instructions on how to make these wigs online.