I am thrilled today to introduce you to CARE Knows How, a storytelling campaign initiated by CARE, a leading humanitarian organization working to fight global poverty. In this post I’ll share my story, what CARE is all about, why I’m inspired by the campaign and how it all relates to crochet.
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.