Craftivism and Crocheting for Charity: 6 Free Patterns to Crochet for Charity

Doing something for someone else is as easy as sc, dc, whipstitch. Now you can crochet for charity with all sorts of wonderful patterns, thanks to this free eBook from Crochet Me. Whether you want to make hats, scarves, slippers, or crochet blankets for charity, you will find a great selection of crochet for charity patterns.

Make a pair of Comfort Slippers for yourself and several pairs for your favorite local crochet charities, then whip up the Tahoe Hat, a wonderful pattern to donate for both men and women. Learn three new stitch patterns and make a few new friends with the Friendship Scarf, or crochet a cozy Cat Nap Mat for your favorite pet charity. Work up many Angel Wings blankets for your favorite little angels, or lend a hand with the Helping Hand Walker Bag to give some independence to those in a wheelchair or who use a walker. Make one or all six designs to give, it’s up to you! Download all six patterns and start your next giving project today!

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Work up a sweet little blanket by yourself, or crochet squares for charity as a group to combine into a larger afghan. Celebrate inspiring pets with a fun mat, or crochet a warm hat for any age. Show how much you care with the tender embrace of a friendship scarf or slippers, or work up a helpful walker bag pattern. Whether you make one or all six of these patterns, you’re sure to be as inspired making them as giving.

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Pattern #1

Comfort Slippers by Sarah Read

Dip your toes into craftivism with cozy crochet slippers. Perfect for a friend struggling with illness or a women’s shelter, this quick and easy pattern is worked in single crochet in the round. This pattern is designed to fit based on individual foot measurements or crochet them to the small, medium, or large sizes given.

Crochet for Charity Patterns: Tahoe Hat

Pattern #2

Tahoe Hat by Marcy Smith

Whip up a pile of crochet hats for charity with this fun beanie. Bulky wool yarn makes this crochet hat quick and easy. Play with crochet stitches worked in the front loop only or the back loop only to create texture and warmth. This is the perfect pattern if you enjoy making crochet hats for charity.

Crochet for Charity Patterns: Helping Hand Walker Bag

Pattern #3

Helping Hand Walker Bag by Sarah Read

This walker bag pattern is perfect for beginning crocheters or stashbusters. The easy-to-handle toggle buttons fasten the straps easily to the bar of a walker or handle of a wheelchair, and the striped single crochet fabric creates a modern and sturdy bag. Share this walker bag pattern with your crochet group for a great community-support project.

Crochet for Charity Patterns: Cat Nap Mat

Pattern #4

Cat Nap Mat by Laura Rintala

Animals need charity too, and this embellished cat mat is an ideal donation for your local humane society or other pet charity. A modified wattle stitch creates a fun and interesting texture and the chain stitch embroidered fish adds a touch of whimsy. Worked in a chunky, easy-care yarn, you can create one for your kitty and several for local crochet charities in a weekend.

Crochet for Charity Patterns: Friendship Scarf

Pattern #5

Friendship Scarf by Marcy Smith, Sarah Read, and Sharon Zientara

Perfect for your local crochet club, a long-distance friendship, or if you are want to learn to crochet a variety of stitch patterns, this crochet scarf braids swatches to create a one-of-a-kind scarf. Or modify these charity crochet patterns to create a scarf of your own design. Use a variety of yarns and colors for a great stash-buster project.

Crochet for Charity Patterns: Angel Wings

Pattern #6

Angel Wings by Allison Lavelle

Crochet blankets for charity with this simple crochet blanket. Originally designed for Afghans for Angels, this pattern could easily be modified to create crochet squares for charity or a larger crochet afghan. Worked in a combination of simple single and double crochet, this simple charity crochet project is perfect for a new crocheter.

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Do you have a favorite crochet charity? Have you wanted to create crochet donations for those in need? All six of these charity crochet patterns are perfect for beginning crocheters, a little stash-busting, and hours of joy as you create accessories for your favorite crochet charity.

Originally published in conjunction with Betsy Greer’s Craftivism column in Interweave Crochet, these exceptional charity crochet patterns can now all be yours for free. Become part of the craftivism movement and learn new crochet stitches and techniques while you are crocheting for charity. What crochet charity will you crochet for?

Make someone's day with a gift of one of these crochet for charity patterns.