Crochet can help us through grief of all types. It is healing and soothing and gives our minds something to focus on instead of ruminating over and over about our pain. One type of grief that sometimes doesn’t get the respect and attention that it deserves is the grief that people feel after a loved pet has passed away.
After sharing an interview with Snapdragon Brand, a comfy fashion line with prints designed from granny squares, I got to thinking about all of the different posts I’ve done on granny square crochet over the years. I thought it would be fun to round them all up in one place as a go-to resource for all things granny!
I was thrilled when I started seeing the photos from Ashley Zhong of Snapdragon Brand on Instagram. Ashley has launched a collection of clothing designs based on crochet prints. They are colorful, fun, funky, whimsical and crafty. I love them! In this interview she tells us all about this new brand.
One of the greatest joys of crochet is that you can use your hands and minimal materials to make gifts that make others smile. In the case of donating to charity, you may actually be helping to save or significantly improve someone’s life. But where should you donate your handmade crochet items? This article provides some of the best options for charities that accept crochet. Remember that their needs and regulations are constantly changing so it’s important to be sure to check their latest updates before you begin crafting!