If you are considering donating some of your handmade creations to charity but are unsure where to start, you should check out Charity Guide for Crocheters by Leisure Arts! Charity Guide for Crocheters provides some general information about how to get started with donating your creations, provides a list of charities that are accepting donations, and even includes crochet patterns that are suitable for donating.
Title: Charity Guide for Crocheters
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2016.
Photographer: Ken West
Price: $14.99/print ($9.99/eBook)
Charity Guide for Crocheters is an amazing resource for someone that wants to donate handmade items to charity but doesn’t know how to get started. There is information on what kinds of yarns should be used, health and safety information, local outreach, and more. There is even a list of 8 amazing nationwide charities, complete with contact information, that need support. Charity Guide for Crocheters also talks about how important and special handmade gifts are as opposed to ready-made items purchased from a store. There are even some wonderful crochet patterns in the book to help you get started, some with a link to video tutorials as well!
Here is what you will find in Charity Guide for Crocheters:
- How You Can Help
- Warm Up America! Blocks
- Hooded Scarf
- Man’s Cap
- Man’s Muffler
- Kid’s Hat
- Preemie Cap
- Baby Blanket
- Woman’s Cap & Mittens
- Kid’s Scarf
- Baby Booties
- Kid’s Slippers
- Puppet Mittens
- Pocket Lap Robe
- Cuddle Bunny
- Woman’s Slippers
- Scrap Afghan
- Pet Blanket & Toy
- General Instructions
Here are a few of my favorite projects:
Each of the patterns contains a “shopping list” with yarn and hook(s) needed as well as other materials. Each pattern also contains a stitch guide, gauge information, and detailed written instructions. At the end of the book, there is a list of standard abbreviations used in the book, symbols and terms, information on how to obtain gauge, joining techniques, finishing techniques, and yarn information.
If you want to try your hand at donating your handmade creations, you can pick up Charity Guide for Crocheters from Leisure Arts for $14.99 in print or $9.99 in eBook form.
A huge thank you to Leisure Arts for providing a copy of Charity Guide for Crocheters for me to review!
Charity Guide for Crocheters – $14.99
from: Leisure Arts, Inc.