Crochet for a Cause

Post image for Help Trochet Raise Funds: Global Eco Fair Trade Creativity

I’ve writtten in support of Trochet before. I just noticed that they have an Indiegogo fundraiser going on so I thought I’d share again.

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Post image for Help Chemo Caps Get to Patients and a Mom See Her Kids Graduate

In exchange, she’s offering to crochet chemo caps and blankets for patients that can be donated in the name of the people who donate the money to her.

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Post image for Sweet Story About Charity Crochet

I always love hearing sweet stories about crochet. Charity crochet often brings up these stories. Here’s the beginning of one I just read this week in the news about donation to Project Linus.

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Post image for Project: Donate Knit or Crochet Microbes to Science

Introduce the students to this science concept with fluffy microbes made out of knit and crochet. They’re seeking donations from anyone interested in handcrafting microbes for the project.

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Post image for Kickstarter: Crochet Basketball Nets for Neglected Hoops

Last year I shared the call for submissions for a project to bring handcrafted knit and crochet basketball nets to neglected hoops around the nation. Now the designs are ready and it’s time to publish the project and they need your help through Kickstarter.

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Post image for 10 Examples of Alternative Material Crochet

I was just taking a look at my Pinterest board for alternative material crochet – things that have been crocheted with plarn, t-shirt yarn, VHS and other items.

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Post image for If, and How, We Should Respond to Tragedies with Handmade Goods

I was surprised to find that a lot of people think it’s a bad idea to donate handmade goods after a tragedy. However, I’ve given some thought as to why.

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