There is no question that every Dollar that goes to Cancer Research is worth it. When we saw this free crochet blanket pattern being used to raise money for cancer research, we couldn’t wait to share.
The pattern comes from Vivienne Jackson, AKA Peach Unicorn, and is a lovely blanket to give to anyone in such time.
Vivienne Jackson is not only an incredible crochet designer, she is someone who truly cares. Having designed many beautiful blankets, she made the one above especially to help fund Cancer Research and the pattern is completely free!
So how does downloading a free pattern help give money to finding a cure for cancer? Through a wonderful donation site called Just Giving. Keep reading below to find out more.
Vivienne Fox calls herself a ‘crazy crochet lady’ and lives a happy life with her daughters and her two cats. Crochet is obviously a labor of love for her, as you can tell by her beautiful designs.
If you browse her Etsy Shop, you’ll see the incredible ways she uses different crochet stitches to make gorgeous covers.
Her Cancer Support Crochet Blanket Pattern is given away for free however for a reason. She wants others to use it to help comfort those in need of comforting the most.
Particularly, those going through the long and painful struggle of cancer treatments.
When you go to download her free blanket pattern, however, you’ll notice she has a little blurb about her JustGiving Page.
On this page, you can make a small donation (she suggests around $4 USD) to help fund the research done by Cancer Research UK.
Bobble Stitch Video Tutorial
If you’re having trouble with the bobble stitch used in this pattern, you can take a look at Vivienne’s video tutorial on using the bobble stitch in blankets. She takes you through the stitch step-by-step and gives a lot of great guidance. Click Play above to view now.
Cancer Research UK, a charity completely funded by the public, donates to cancer research. This includes ways of preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer in order to save more lives. You can see more about this charity on Vivienne’s JustGiving Page
If you would like this wonderful blanket pattern, just head over to Vivienne’s Ravelry Page and download it for free here