This cute red and blue crochet heart is a free pattern created specifically for the purpose of donation to the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF). 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 … Crochet Heart Pins for DCCF You can find the free crochet heart pattern on Ali’s website; note that the instructions are in UK terms. The idea is that you crochet one or more hearts and attach tac pins / brooch pins to them. The completed pins will then be sold as part of a fundraiser for DCCF. You can crochet as many heart pins as you want and there is…
Anna Murphy is a retired woman who loves to crochet. She says that she could probably crochet one blanket per day despite her hands slowing down a bit as she’s aged. However, she holds herself back and does a more reasonable six blankets per month, which she donates to nursing home residents and cancer patients.
Continuing on in my series of lists to inspire crocheters, let’s take a look at some great organizations that you can donate your crochet skills to if you are interested in giving back to others.
Many people are contributing scarves to the Special Olympics this year but one MN woman has gone above and beyond!