I like to crochet…a lot. In fact sometimes I crochet way more than I can use, gift or sell! I decided that this year I would use my crochet powers for good and do some charity crocheting. I chose 3 charities that I would like to donate my skills to and I have been working from there.
First up, I had a goal of making 10 squares to donate to Warm Up America. These squares will eventually be made into blankets for families in need. Not only is this a good cause, it is also a great stash buster!
My second charity is Scarves for Special Olympics. For the past few years, Coats and Clark has worked with Special Olympics and made a call out to the public for crocheted and knit scarves. These scarves are given to the athletes who participate in the Winter games which will be held in early 2011.
I have completed one scarf and hope to make one or two more.
My third charity is to donate hats to the local hospital for newborn infants. I try to make a few here and there and once I have a good amount, I will bring them in for donation.
I am thrilled to be able to support these organizations. I can’t always donate money, but at least I can donate my time to create something. 🙂