Make a Blanket That Brings Joy to a Child in Need: #Crafting4ACause

Crafting4acauseFor children in need, the holiday season can be a reminder of their hardships. That’s where Project Linus comes in — providing comfort to kids through handmade blankets donated by caring crafters like you! Whether you quilt, sew, knit or crochet, you can create a blanket that makes a child’s day and keeps them warm for years to come.

The challenge

With our Bluprint community standing 9 million strong, we know we can make a big impact for kids in need this holiday season. Together, how many blankets can we make before Christmas? Every stitch counts!

How do I participate?

1. Simply create one or more blankets using new, washable fabric and the craft of your choice (blankets must be free of smoke and other contaminants such as mold, mildew and pet hair). Project Linus accepts blankets as small as 36″ x 36″ and as large as twin size. To help you get started, you’ll find discounts on yarn and fabric as well as some free patterns on these quilting, sewing, knitting and crochet pages!

Crafting4acause collage

Get the free patterns for sewing, knitting, crocheting and quilting

2. Share your blanket in Bluprint’s project gallery with #Crafting4ACause in the title and on social media using #Crafting4ACause. Even if your project is in progress, we’d love to see it!

3. Drop your blanket off at your local Linus Project donation site (use the map here), or mail it to Bluprint and we’ll donate it for you:
re: Project Linus
999 18th St #240
Denver, CO 80202

4. Encourage your friends and family to create and donate their own blankets by spreading the word and sharing this post!

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Want more information or some inspiration to help you get you started? Check out this page.

And don’t forget to subscribe to the blog to get updates on how many blankets have been made, along with all the tutorials, project ideas and giveaways the blog has to offer!

Who do you know who loves #Crafting4ACause? Be sure to share this post with them to make an even bigger impact!

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