Giving Tuesday – The Crochet (and Knitting) Way

Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving. I’m sharing some of my favorite crochet and knitting related charity links today in honor of this event, which encourages us to put aside the shopping for a moment during the holiday season. I hope this roundup with inspire you to share your talent (or money!) with … Read more

The end of an era

My longtime kitty friend, Yin (also known as Mr. Tubby), was quite sick for the past few weeks and departed this world for the next early Wednesday morning.  This is a recent picture MC snapped of Mr. Tubby, resting in his favorite window spot, surrounded by handmade goodies because he was feeling a little chilly. … Read more

2012 Year in Review: Charity projects and crafting for a cause

This year, I donated more projects and patterns to charity (and causes) than I have for quite a long time. I started off 2012 by making 6″ granny squares.  I sent off 40 to Binky Patrol in May as part of the Crochetlist charity challenge. In June, I hosted the charity challenge for Crochetlist on behalf … Read more

FO Friday: The delivery

Back in June, I was the hostess of Crochetlist‘s monthly charity challenge on behalf of Bideawee, an animal welfare organization headquartered in New York.  My main job as hostess was to be enthusiastic about the charity during the month, and to collect pet blankets.  I also organized an ebook of 30 crochet stitch patterns suitable … Read more

Interview with Deborah Green from Bideawee

This month, I’m sponsoring Crochetlist‘s Charity Challenge on behalf of Bideawee.  I’ve self-published a special e-book of crochet stitch patterns that make great pet blankets (with profits to be donated to Bideawee), and I’m working on a few of my own pet blankets to donate.  Today, I’m interviewing Deborah Green, Bideawee’s Senior Manager of Volunteers, … Read more

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