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A Charity Crochet Group: Granny Squares of Love

Share Your Story: Crochet Enthusiasts Share Their Experiences With Crocheting for Charity

By MzRita2u

What Types of Items Do You Crochet for Charity?

Afghans, baby blankets, hats, scraves, mitts, booties

Which Organization(s) Do You Donate Crocheted Items To?

Granny Squares of Love has given afghans to those who lost their homes in natural disasters, made lapghans for those in nursing homes, and crocheted hat and scarf sets to give to the homeless in their area. They are a dedicated group of women who work hard to make a difference in the lives of others. They accept donations of yarn and 8 inch granny squares in any color. Donations can be sent to:

Granny Squares of Love

Att: Rita New

P.O. Box 405

Rich Square, N.C. 27869

Advice

  • We can all do something to help others no matter how small. We cannot all do great things in this life, but we can do small things with great love.

Have Your Experiences All Been Positive?

Yes

Are There Any Pitfalls to Be Aware of?

I haven't experienced any pitfalls.

Which Yarn(s) Do You Use When Crocheting for Charity?

Whatever is available.

Where Do You Acquire the Yarns?

Some yarn is donated. The rest I buy on sale.

Amy Solovay, About.com Crochet, says:

To Rita: Thanks so much for letting us know about this group. I really appreciate it!

To Everyone: If you're thinking of whipping up some granny squares to donate, please feel free to use any of our free granny square patterns. If you've never made a granny square, you might also wish to check out my granny square tutorial.

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