Since it’s Memorial Day, I thought I’d remind you that there is still plenty of time available for you to crochet a blanket to donate to Children of Fallen Patriots as part of the World’s Largest Stocking Project.
Did you know that the world has been celebrating Earth Day for over 40 years? It’s a good day to take a minute and think about ways to practice more eco-friendly crochet. I thought I’d share some links if that’s something that interests you.
Back in August I published the story of Joe, a disabled veteran who crochets for charity to help him through PTSD and other health issues. At the time, he was in need of yarn, and several of you stepped up and sent donations his way so that he could continue to heal himself and others through crochet. I thought that you might like an update about what he’s been doing since then.
I recently completed a large granny square crochet blanket. It’s a contribution using Caron United Yarn, a portion of the sales from which go to charity. It is also my contribution to the World’s Largest Stocking.
VA Crochet & Craft Team, makes important handcrafted items for those people who are recovering in VA medical facilities around the country.
Several of you offered generous donations of yarn to the veteran Joe that I wrote about on my blog a couple of weeks ago. I wanted to share an update from him …
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