Free pattern: Sandy Dunes Binky

In each month’s charity spotlight, I’ll be introducing a charity that accepts crochet or knitting projects for donation along with a free pattern, so read on for details about this month’s charity, The Binky Patrol. This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Lion Brand. May’s Featured Charity: The Binky … 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: Grannies in the mail!

This post contains affiliate links. On Tuesday, I mailed a total of 40 six inch crochet blocks to the Binky Patrol in Arizona as part of the Crochetlist April charity challenge.  I shared the first nine blocks two weeks ago, the next 17 last week, and three bullion stitch blocks on Sunday, so today I … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks finale

This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. I missed my YOP post last week (only the second time I’ve done that), and that was a real bummer.  But today I’m back with some more bullion stitch blocks!  These will be going to the Binky … Read more

FO Friday: Granny mania

This post contains affiliate links. Since last week, I’ve finished another 17 (!) six inch squares for Crochetlist‘s April charity challenge.  These will eventually become blankets for Arizona children through the Binky Patrol.  I can definitely see how people get excited by granny a day projects.  Once you get on a roll, it is pretty … Read more

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