From hats and scarves to blankets and toys, handmade gifts can bring great comfort to someone who is sick or facing misfortune.
Compiled by Leisure Arts, Charity Guide for Crocheters provides more than 20 popular charity projects. It also gives general guidelines for charity crochet and includes contact information for eight favorite national organizations.
Patterns include three Warm Up America! afghan blocks (Seed Stitch, Sweet Pea, and Cluster Rows), Hooded Scarf, Man's Cap, Man's Muffler, Kid's Hat, Preemie Cap, Baby Blanket, Woman's Cap and Mittens, Kid's Scarf, Baby Booties, Kid's Slippers, two Puppet Mittens (Dog and Doll), Pocket Lap Robe, Cuddle Bunny, Woman's Slippers, Scrap Afghan, Pet Blanket and Toy, and Football.