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.
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.
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.
Info about VA Craft and Crochet Team that is part of the Soldiers’ Angels veterans charity
The Occupational Therapy Department of Elizabethtown College launched a new club this school year for students who want to knit/ crochet to help others in need.
Under a free microcredit program, women gather weekly to crochet, sew and make jewelry, purses and other items that they can sell personally or through boutiques.
I thought I would explore the crochet programs in prisons in one state to show the range of different programs that exist. I chose the state of Ohio. Here are the prison crochet programs I found: