National Crochet Month 2014 Charity Project: Halos of Hope


Welcome to Crochetville’s Designer Blog Tour in honor of National Crochet Month 2014. We hope you’ll visit with us often this month, support our chosen charity, and visit the websites of the designers who are part of our blog tour.

Focus Charity: Halos of Hope

Halos of Hope

Halos of Hope website

Halos of Hope Facebook page

Crochetville has received a lot of support from the crochet community over the years. We believe strongly in the importance of giving back. In 2013, Crochetville became a corporate sponsor of a wonderful organization called Halos of Hope.

Halos of Hope is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization founded by Pam Haschke, herself a survivor of inflammatory breast cancer. Halos of Hope’s mission to provide volunteer-crafted hats to cancer centers across the country.

Donate Some Hats: ON SAFARI

We are encouraging all blog tour participants and visitors to spend some time this month making hats for Halos of Hope.

You may send your hats to Crochetville’s main office, otherwise known as Amy’s home. She will count all the hats and deliver them directly to Pam and Halos of Hope at Stitches South in Atlanta on Friday, April 11.

The Stitches South hat collection drive will focus on animal-themed hats that will be given to Children’s Healthcare in Atlanta.

Pattern Ideas

Here are some links to free animal hat patterns you may want to use:

Bear (or devil) hat

Bunny hat

Cow hat

Fox hat

Giraffe hat

Kitty, frog, and unicorn hats

Lamb hat

Owl hat

Panda bear hat

Pig hat

Sock monkey hat

Stegosaurus hat

Stinky fish hat


Mailing Address:
Crochetville LLC
ATTN: Amy Shelton
103 Scarlet Oak Circle
Harvest, AL 35749

Helpful Links

Donation Tags: attach a donated by label

Make a Monetary Donation

Halos will be providing us with a special link through which you’ll be able to make a donation directly to their organization, and that will also keep track of all donations made through our blog tour.


Promote our Blog Tour Hat Drive

Would you like to help us publicize this event? We’d truly appreciate your help. Pick one or more of the following ways to promote the hat drive:

1. Post a link to this post on your Facebook page.

2. Post a link to this post on Twitter.

3. Post a link to this post and talk about the hat drive on your blog.

We even have a blog tour/hat drive button you can snag and include with your posts.


Thanks for everything you can do to help spread the word! Wouldn’t it be cool if we could somehow reach all of the 1.7 million crocheting households in the United States? If you’re going to dream, dream big, I say!


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