Someone on an LJ comm I saw the other day, was advertising a thing where people were making equally sized (ish, i assume) squares out of their left over yarn, and then sending them to someone who was going to crotchet them together as blankets for children in a hospital in a third world country.
I was wondering... would anyone here be up for organising something like that? I know that we end up having lots of left over yarn. And we could get our friends from around the net in on it too and they can send it to us. (I know of quite a few people who might be interested in sending me a square or two)
I don't know how to crotchet squares together, would someone be able to teach me? And I have no idea where we'd donate these blankets, but surely there's somewhere we can donate them? Does the world vision donation thing allow blankets, perhaps?
Would anyone else be interested in doing this?
I was thinking that maybe we could come up with a set size for the squares (they could be multicoloured squares if you reallly want to use up your wool!) and then get our friends/family who are knitters, online or real life, to give us/send us squares, and then we switch them around between us to get a good number each, and crochet them together.