Crochet for a Cause

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.


Post image for Soldiers’ Angels: Handcrafted Comfort for Veterans

Info about VA Craft and Crochet Team that is part of the Soldiers’ Angels veterans charity


Post image for College Occupational Therapy Club Crochets for Good Causes

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.


Crochet in 3 of Ohio’s Prisons

by Kathryn on November 13, 2012 · 3 comments

in Crochet for a Cause

Post image for Crochet in 3 of Ohio’s Prisons

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:


Post image for Trochet: “Trash” + “Crochet” Eco Project for Low Income Women

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


Post image for Crochet Bridges Gap Between Inmates and Community

Inmates at a prison in Oklahoma are able to join a program where they crochet items for charity. It’s called The Bridge Project and the name explains how crochet can connect communities.