Spring is a great time to gather with friends, crochet up some fun quick projects, and use your craft to benefit the community. Crafting for charity is a rewarding and special experience that can really help those in need. If you have never crocheted for charity , it may be a bit challenging just to...
Well, so I spent my morning off at the dentist. Always a pleasure. As I was meandering through the lobby, wondering when I'd be able to feel my face again, I could sense yarn being manipulated nearby (does that happen to you? weird, huh?). I looked up and saw a man crocheting. And then I saw his...
Are you looking for the perfect crochet accessory to keep you warm and cozy this winter? Crochet socks and slippers are the perfect way to keep your own feet toasty and are always a welcome gift. If you are looking for a crochet pattern, the Crochet Me members have uploaded several fabulous patterns...
Jan 16, 2013
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Daily I am reminded of the things in my life that I have to be thankful for. Not least is my ability to crochet and the opportunity to create beautiful and functional crocheted garments and accessories. With this gratitude comes a desire to help those around me. Crocheting for charity is part of the...
Nov 15, 2012
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The most impressive characteristic I have observed in crocheters is their charitable nature. There is always an in-progress project in their craft basket for a sick neighbor, a relative that needs a little lift, a friend, or a charitable organization. Candy Cloche by Linda Permann Crocheting for charity...
Who can resist making tiny purple baby hats? Berry Baby Hat by Chloe Nightingale Recently a friend sent me a link to Click for Babies, an organization that strives to bring attention to normal infant crying, baby abuse, and shaken baby syndrome. As part of their crusade for awareness, a grassroots campaign...
Today kicks off National Crochet Month. An entire month devoted to my favorite craft! We are really excited around the Interweave Crochet and Crochet Me office. So for this month, we will be blogging every day. So stop in for techniques, reviews, and project diaries. I know many of you on Crochet Me...
To me, January 1 represents a clean slate, the opportunity to start anew. Every year on that day I feel as if I can accomplish anything. During the last two days of the old year I spend some time creating goals for the coming year. Certain things tend to reappear every year. There will always be a goal...
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Dec 30, 2010
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Happy New Year's Eve! This has been a whirlwind of a year here at Interweave Crochet. Somehow, between Jan 1 and Dec 30, we produced 85 brand-new crochet designs! (Do you have your new issue of Interweave Crochet? It hit the newsstands yesterday!) These projects were designed by auld acquaintances...