Thursday, July 9, 2009

Buy Crochet, Donate to Charity

A friend of mine (who has his own very rad blog), sent me a link to a cool article Krochet Kids Crochet Beanies. Here is an excerpt from the article:

Founded upon love, the Krochet Kids now have 10 Ugandan women in their
Krochet Program who not only learn how to knit, but receive a reliable salary
and are involved in a financial education program that teaches them the aspects
of small business management.

The quality beanies come in a variety of styles and colors, but all of
the wool and acrylic-blend hats bare the handwritten name of the women who
stitched it and a "Love Africa" tag. Recently the non-profit team added a
collection of tees and tank tops to their lineup, showing off the logo "I Africa
Krochet Kids."

Learn more about Krochet Kids here. Shop Krochet Kids here.

Side note: if the ladies are learning how to knit... why is it called "Krochet Kids?" I just went to the Krochet Kids site, and it says:
Those chosen for the program are trained in the skill of crochet and then
provided with materials to make quality crocheted products for a good
New side note: how is it so hard to confuse knit with crochet? Particularly if you are writing an article on it?!

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