Do you count your stitches?

Crochet Along With Me

The crochet community on Instagram is enormous! Every day creations and concoctions of all kinds are posted. Some are beautiful, some, frankly, wierd, but all are made using yarn and a hook. One account interested me, though, because at a quick glance it looked as though someone had ambitiously estimated their life’s crochet work!

Not so.

Sixty Million Trebles is an ambitious project to hilight the plight of that number (the official estimated number) of worldwide refugees.

The UN at the end of 2015 estimated that there are approximately 60 million refugees Worldwide.
Just think about that for a moment. That’s like the population of the UK being without a home.

The objective of this group is huge and its two fold.
We want to create a yarn blanket containing 60 million trebles to represent the 60 million refugees. ‪#‎onestitchonelife‬
Then, because we have gone that far, we…

View original post 145 more words