Some of you may remember that we have worked with a wonderful foundation known as Warm Up America before, with our readers donating so many knit and crochet afghans that we ran out room to store them before sending them along. After the great success of that charity drive, we had many people reach out and ask when we were going to do it again. I have good news for you!
While we at Prime Publishing aren’t hosting this drive, our dear friend Brittany of B.Hooked Crochet is hosting what she has dubbed the “Crochet Challenge for Warm Up America Foundation” and we can’t be more thrilled to help her with this noble event. We know firsthand all the wonderful work that Warm Up America does across the country, and we know you’ll love to help them once again.
We asked Brittany what a “Crochet Challenge” was and what our readers could do to participate.
Well, it’s quite simple really. A crochet challenge is an organized “contest” with a specific project to be completed in a set amount of time. Once the allowed time has expired, a winner is picked at random to win a really awesome prize. Of course I had to add my own little twist for our first challenge; the afghans we complete will be donated to Warm Up America! Foundation. Pretty neat, huh?
To find out what you’ll need for this crochet challenge, please visit: http://www.bhookedcrochet.com/2015/07/23/get-prepared-for-the-crochet-challenge/
Once you have gathered all of your supplies, B.Hooked Crochet’s website will have four video tutorials, a diagram and written instructions for the crochet blanket shown above available, as well as the challenge guidelines for entry. This information is availabe here: http://www.bhookedcrochet.com/challengeforwua
Help spread the good news about this fabulous project, and join the Crochet Challenge Facebook group: https://m.facebook.com/events/1621629324720882?
Don’t forget to upload your progress pictures and use the official hashtag for the event: #challengeforwua We will be watching along and can’t wait to see our readers helping out this great cause!
How many afghans do you think Brittany will receive?
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