2018 Crochet Cancer Challenge Final Pledges

We are a week into November and the 2018 Crochet Cancer Challenge has officially wrapped up. Every year that I have organized this Challenge, I am amazed at how committed everyone is to help out. The designers always reach out to join and come up with some amazing designs. All of you crocheters, who crochet relentlessly to create hats to give.

All of this encourages me to continue every year. This was my 5th year organizing the Crochet Cancer Challenge and I was blown away with our final pledge numbers.

Final Pledges

Just to let you know how amazing our final pledge count is, this surpassed last year by over 10,000! We could not have done this without each and everyone of you.

I hope you found the Crochet Cancer Challenge to be as rewarding as I did. I am already excited to organize next years to be even bigger and better. Make sure to bring those donations into your local cancer center, I took my stack in on Monday and it is always so rewarding. I like to think of my Uncle Jeff when I walk into donate, and it make me chuckle just remembering his laugh, it was one that I will never forget. I love you Uncle Jeff!

Sweet Potato 3

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE thank the designers.

A huge part of our success every year is how willing other crochet designers are to give a pattern in exchange for a pledge. I want them to know how much we all appreciate this. So, please, take a little time today to thank them. Write a message on their facebook page, send them an email or facebook message, or even share a photo of the hat you made from their design.

The Firefly Hook  Crochetverse


Blackstone Designs  Accessorize This Designs

Darcy's Crochet Creations  ACCROchet

Sunshine Charlotte Designs  Salty Pearl Crochet

Ambassador Crochet  Charisma Caps

grammyjo lids  Cuddle Me Beanies

Snappy Tots  Underground Crafter

KMT Creations  

Krissy Wonders    

  CPD Designs

Crafting friends Designs  



More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Perfect Slippers – Houndstooth {free pattern}

We all need quick projects for gifts. Especially for Christmas and this is the time of year we need to start those homemade gifts. How about making a pair of the Houndstooth Slippers?

I had so much fun designing these slippers for Christmas Gifts. The pattern works up quick and can easily be adjusted for any foot size, plus, check out the beautiful stitchwork. The color changing rows and alternating stitches creates a houndstooth pattern. 

Slippers Slipper Pattern

The Comfy Houndstooth Slippers are a quick project and can be made in so many fun color combinations. They work up quick and are made in an easy stitch combination that is easy to crochet.

Add a pair of Slipper to make the Ideal Gift Packages

Include a pair of these slippers to a gift package of foot soaks and lotions and you have the spa package anyone would love.

Crochet Slipper Pattern

Get the Comfy Houndstooth Slippers Pattern

The Slipper pattern is made using any worsted weight yarn. It is best to use 2 colors to really see the details and how lovely the stitches work up together. The pattern comes in women’s size of: small, medium, and large (more details about the sizes are included in the pattern).

I am so excited to be able to share this fun pattern with you all for FREE. It is an easy download from my post, just make sure you know where our device will download the pattern to. All you need to do is click this LINK to download the pattern.

Join My Crochet Journey in an Interactive Setting

If you love these slippers and want to see many more fun designs from Sweet Potato 3, I would love to have you join my Crochet & Conversations facebook group. It is interactive and you can see what others are working on and share your current projects as well. Showcase your finished masterpieces and inspire others to complete theirs. You may even meet some fun individuals and learn a few tips and tricks along the way. I hope to see you in there. Just click this LINK to join.

pattern group