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:
Trochet is an environmental project, which recycles items such as grocery bags, into new products available for sale to the public.