Free Crochet Heart Pattern to Raise Funds for Cancer Care

Free Crochet Heart Pattern to Raise Funds for Cancer Care

This cute red and blue crochet heart is a free pattern created specifically for the purpose of donation to the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation. It was designed as part of a project by Ali of Get Hooked on Crochet in response to her own experience of living through head and neck cancer. I’ve been inspired by her strength and beauty as I’ve watched her go through her own journey online. Let me tell you all about how you can help

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Check Out This Helpful Crochet Organizer for People Crafting in Bed

organizer for crocheting in bed

There are many reasons that we crochet in bedfrom the joy of relaxing there to the necessity of finding something productive and creative to do when stuck on bed rest. Por desgracia, it is common to lose crochet hooks and notions in the bed, something annoying for the able-bodied and worse for those with physical limitations. Chetnanigans helps solve the problem with the smart, simple solution of a bedside organizer.

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Crochet Heals Interview Excerpt: Tumaini and Chason from Acts of Kindness

crochet dolls by acts of kindness

I was so inspired by my interview with Tumaini and Chason, which appears in my monthly “Cura de ganchillo” column in the current issue of Happily Hooked digital magazine. These creative artists are so incredibly inspiring. Here are some photos and questions that didn’t make it into the original article

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Cura de ganchillo: Interview with Andrea about Cancer and Crochet

crochet heals andrea - wips

Andrea Crocco-Varela is unable to have children after her battle with cancer, and so, she poignantly writes, “I use crochet to create something that may live after I’ve gone.” Learn more about this amazing woman from this interview, which was originally published in my monthly column (Cura de ganchillo) in Happily Hooked digital magazine, in the July 2016 tema.

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Artists Threadwinners on the Benefits of Crochet + Contribute to a Project

crochet oak leaves art project

Crochet artist team Alyssa and Liz of Threadwinners share their thoughts on the health benefits of crochet and the general benefits they’ve each experienced. Plus info on a project you can collaborate on with them if you’re quick!

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Ganchillo dolor (Sheila’s Story)

crochet heals through grief interview

Sheila Zachariae became a widow before the age of 30, losing her young husband to a two-year battle with cancer. The fight was long and hard and she crafted her way through it, stitching a new life together as the old one fell apart around her. Here is Sheila’s story in her own words, followed by an interview about her crafty life.

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