During my trip to Belize I realized that there wasn’t a lot of crochet in the country but there are many other beautiful crafts.
Krochet Kids is an organization that helps artisans around the world make a fair living creating and selling handmade items. They are launching a new campaign today, starting at 9am PST, called #KnowWhoMadeIt.
Worldwide Knit and Crochet in Public Week. It’s tecnically a little longer than a week; this year’s dates are June 14 – 22.
I love fair trade crochet, which refers to crochet that is done by artisans in other countries who are treated fairly, given a living wage and able to use their creative skills to earn money.
I’ve writtten in support of Trochet before. I just noticed that they have an Indiegogo fundraiser going on so I thought I’d share again.
I wanted to find more of Sophie’s amazing crochet that I hadn’t showcased in that first article. So here’s a luscious eye candy roundup of what Sophie Digard does in crochet.
This is the third year in a row that I’ve seen the posts advertising the Marrakech, Morocco crochet retreat and really wished that I could go.