Meet Sabrina: Crocheting for Others

by Kathryn on March 13, 2014 · 0 comments

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Check out the new issue (Spring 2014) of Interweave Crochet and you can find my Everyday Crochet column on page 54. In this issue I introduce you to Sabrina Benton, an Arizona-based crocheter who crafts to help others. She sells her crochet each year to raise money for the Relay for Life of Sun City, which benefits the American Cancer Society.

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You’ve actually briefly met Sabrina here on the blog before. In my article on 10 smart ways to organize crochet hooks I shared that she uses a soft pencil case for her storage. She says: “It is the perfect size for my hooks, a small pair of scissors, stitch markers, a tape measure and a six inch ruler. I can just dump it in my tote with my current project when I am out and about.”

Some other things she’s shared here:

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  • Sabrina likes crocheting for “Anyone who appreciates what they are given, I don’t think I have a favorite muse at this time. It is all about who I am in the mood to make something for that day.”
  • She has crocheted “some amigumuri, but I did not get pictures of them before I gifted them. I made a bride and groom that stand about 4 inches tall, very cute and the little girl I gave them to has them on her desk.”
  • And when asked how she’d celebrate National Crochet Month (which is March, in case you didn’t know!) Sabrina said, “I think I celebrate every month by talking about my crafting. For many it is still “uncool” or “weird” but I don’t shy away from letting people know that I crochet.”

Learn all about Sabrina’s crochet in the full article in Interweave Crochet.

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