Mountains of knitted and crocheted items have been filling the aisles at Olde Tudor Pharmacy since the Prospect chemist started collecting as part of the Guardian Angel Knit for Good program.
Olde Tudor Pharmacy owners Todd Medwin, Martin Eade and Rhys Morris asked staff member Tammy Marshall to take on the role of Prospect Guardian Angel, a task she accepted willingly as she loves to crochet.
However Ms Marshall said she had no idea how many blankets, beanies, scarves and jumpers would be donated.
"We've already sent 12 boxes to Vinnies. Some amazing women are dropping in five or six blankets at a time," Ms Marshall said.
"Some ladies from George Town have even left bags of knitted items on my doorstep for me to bring in," she said.
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About 30 people have been contributing to Olde Tudor Pharmacy's Guardian Angel efforts, including the keen knitters from George Town, as well as Prospect, Summerhill and a Longford knitting group.
Ms Marshall has even shown young philanthropists Olive Morris and Tina Springer how to crochet and they have contributed items as well.
"The support has been really overwhelming," Ms Marshall said.
"It's been a talking point and the ladies have been coming in to talk about it.
"The work that some of the ladies have produced is amazing," she said.
The program supports St Vincent de Paul Society, with items collected at Tasmanian Guardian pharmacies donated to to displaced families and people in need via food vans.
This program has been run by Guardian pharmacies nationally for the past 21 years, with donations to more than 2 million people in that time.
The Knit for Good program includes a pattern book, which can be picked up from the pharmacy, with the patterns sponsored by Spotlight.
Those interested in donating knitted or crocheted items for the program can either drop into Olde Tudor Pharmacy at Prospect or call Tammy Marshall on 6344 9606.