Thursday, July 3, 2008

Pixie Hound For Greyhound Adoption

This month, all proceeds from the Handmade4Hounds Shop will be donated to benefit Greyhound Welfare of MD/DC/VA The light brindle Pixie Hound with a white face is 13" tall. Other items for sale include Martingale collars, hound coats, jewelry, Greyhound artwork, gift items and more.
Visit the shop here: Handmade4Hounds.
Purchase the Pixie Hounds Crochet Pattern Here: Pixie Hounds Pattern. Pattern sales support Greyhound adoption, too!

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Well-Dressed Hounds

Marianne C. from the Netherlands sent us these terrific photos of her latest creations. A life size crocheted Greyhound is dressed in the Greyhound Fisherman Sweater and Quick & Easy Dog Sweater.
The hound was named Lucas and has his own embroidered collar. Marianne donates handmade dog coats for rescued pups. Greyt job...thanks Marianne!
All patterns available at: Greyhound Crafts

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Pixie Hound Family Fundraiser

Not one, not two, but a whole family of Pixie Hounds is up for bids in the latest auction sponsored by 2 HoundsDesign. The auction benefits Greyhound Angel Network and ends Monday May 19th at 10pm Eastern Time or 15 minutes after last bid.

And if that's not greyt enough...scroll down for another Pixie Hound to bid on. This time the winner gets to choose the color!
Thanks to Ali West and Janet Wagner for their generous donations!

Monday, May 5, 2008

Greyhound Fisherman Sweater in Green

We found this greyt photo on Flickr. Doesn't the Greyhound Fisherman Sweater look terrific in green? The pattern, available at, is included in the buy-one-get-one-half-price sale this month. And what a gorgeous hound!!!

A new auction has started at Carpe Canum to benefit Lambie's Smile Fund. There are many great items to bid on including a Greyhound Door Wreath Crochet Pattern booklet. ends May 6th at 10pm EDT.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

We Want Your Photos!

We would love to display photos of your creations made from our patterns. Please send in as many as you'd like. Show us your ideas and any changes you made to add your own style. Send them to Lenora at

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Pixie Hound in Greyhound Gang Auction

Win a ready-made Pixie Hound in the latest Greyhound Gang Auction! There are many great items in this auction which benefits Almost Home For Hounds.
Want to make your own Pixie Hound? Purchase the pattern here: Pixie Hound Pattern. A portion of the purchase price is donated to benefit Greyhound Adoption and this is a quick and easy item to make for fundraisers.
Happy bidding & crocheting!

Monday, March 31, 2008

Pixie Hounds Raffle

Janet Wagner did a terrific job of crocheting not one, not two but FIVE Pixie Hounds! All five will be raffled off to raise funds for Greyhounds Adoptions of Florida. Raffle tickets are only $2 each or 3 for $5 and you can choose from 5 different colors. Click here to buy tickets or to get more info about the raffle.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Greyhound Bling

Win some Spring Bling for your Greyhound. This beautiful Greyhound necklace is available for bids in a new auction to benefit Greyhound Support of Kansas City. Click here: AUCTION LINK to check out this and other great items waiting for your bids. This group has many hounds waiting to be hauled to their new homes. Your support will help pay for the ride!
What have you all been crocheting this Winter? Please send us photos of your creations!

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Greyhound Plant Pokes & Pixie Hounds

Looking through some older photos we found these cute ones sent to us a while ago. These Greyhound Plant Poke Ornaments and Pixie Hounds were donated to a fundraiser at Wonderland Greyhound Park in 2007.

Keep those photos coming!

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Greyhound Gang Auction 100% to the Hounds

A new auction has started at the Greyhound Gang website. That's Auction is up and running from now until 3/17. Over 20 items for your bidding pleasure. 100% goes to the hounds.
If you've never read a story about Dotti Hi Socks you MUST bid on this book! Dotti Hi Socks - It's all About Me - is 95 pages of love and laughter. The stories of living with this greyhound will make all greyhound lovers roar and hug their hounds and say - "You're so much smarter than Dotti Hi Socks". 95 pages.
Bookmark the Gang website and visit each month for a new auction. You'll often find crocheted items up for bids. Claudia would be happy to accept your donated crocheted items for future auctions. As always, 100% goes to the hounds!

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Life Size Greyhound Doll Up for Bids!

An Auction to benefit Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc. is underway! Hurry...this auction ends at 7pm PST/10pm EST on Tuesday, February 26.

There's a colorful life size Greyhound Doll up for bids. It was crocheted with varigated rainbow yarn using our Greyhound Crochet Pattern.

Also up for bids is a crocheted Greyhound Sweater & Snood. It was made with luxury rose yarn and the Quick & Easy Sweater Pattern.

Attention non-crocheters! Now's your chance. Get your bids in now!

Click here to go to auction.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Auction for Greyhound Adoptions of Florida

An auction has started for Greyhound Adoptions of Florida. This is a quick and easy auction that closes on Feb 18th so don't wait to place your bids! This adorable crocheted hound is up for bids. His name is Roper and he was made by Maureen using our Little Greyhound Doll Pattern.

Hurry! Auction ends February 18th!!! Here's the link:

Auction for Greyhound Adoptions of Florida

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Auction for God's Greyts

Thanks go out to Marianne C. for sending this photo of 2 hounds she crocheted having a tea party with Mom. She used lighter yarn and a smaller hook to make the Whippet sized fawn hound. She even added a collar with Tippi's name embroidered on it! The blue Greyhound is called Lucas. Marianne makes coats for rescued dogs in the Netherlands.

An auction has started for God's Greyts and ends Monday February 11th at 10PM Eastern time or 15 minutes after the last bid. There are some great items listed, including jewelry, artwork, and collars! Click on the link below to be taken straight to the auction!

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Auction for Galgo Rescue

A Carpe Canem Benefit Auction for the Galgo Rescue International Network (GRIN) has begun. Check out the multi-color crocheted Greyhound doll and the gorgeous knitted Greyhound sweaters. There are many unique items and a Greyhound Doll crochet pattern booklet up for bids. The auction will last until 7pm PST/10pm EST on Tuesday, January 29.

Please bid high and bid often, and help GRIN help the Galgos.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Craft Fair for Greyhound Rescue

Lesley Phillips and friends filled 2 tables with hand-made items at a craft fair. Look closely and you'll see several crocheted Pixie Hounds. All proceeds from the sale went to Greyhound Rescue. Hurray Leslie!

Greyhound Shawl

This beautiful Greyhound Shawl was crocheted by Peggy Reid. She started with the afghan pattern and improvised. I love the border.

Greyt job, Peggy!

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Auction for Midwest Greyhound Adoption

Midwest Greyhound Adoption ( has taken in EIGHT broken legged hounds the past three weeks from Dairyland Racing Park. Midwest Greyhounds took them in, will fix them and find them loving homes. Unfortunately, the money needed to repair and care for these hounds is upwards of $15,000. This auction is to help Midwest Greyhound in a small way to pay those bills. Click here to see the items:

Please be VERY Generous. There are some wonderful and unique items available.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Auction for Greyhound Support Kansas City

An auction is in progress to benefit Greyhound Support in Kansas City.
GSKC is a non-profit organization that moves retired, injured and/or unwanted Greyhounds out of racing farms and kennels and into adoption groups across the United States.
If you have items you would like to donate for a benefit auction please contact us or check with your local adoption group.

Friday, January 11, 2008

Auction for Fast K9's Greyhound Adoption

A Carpe Canem Benefit Auction for Fast K9's Greyhound Adoption has begun. The auction will last until 7pm PST/10pm EST on Tuesday, January 15.

Please bid high and bid often, and help Fast K9's find more forever homes for Greyhounds. Mik usually runs 2 auctions per month. If you have any items you'd like to donate, please contact Mik at the email link on the auction page.

Check out the greyt items up for auction including dog coats and collars. You must see the St Paddy's Day collar and the Valentine's Day collar. There are several vintage and unique items, too. Remember, it all goes to help the hounds.Happy bidding! Good luck!

Friday, January 4, 2008

A Whippet Doll in Crochet

Shari B. modified the Little Greyhound Dolls Pattern to create this cute, white and tan Whippet. Check out Shari's jewelry designs at:

Greyhound Fisherman Style Sweater

Chris C. made this Greyhound sweater. Now she's working on some others to donate for an August fundraiser for Greyhound Friends. Thanks Chris!
That's Halle the Great Dane taking a nap. Lucy is modeling the sweater while Gotti the Italian Greyhound stands by.

Fancy Dancer & Friends

A Life Size Greyhound Crocheted by Renee G.
Renee's hound was a donation for a 4/28/07 fundraiser for Central Ohio Greyhound Rescue. Thanks Renee!

Biscuit & Bertie

Biscuit with his new friend Bertie made by Katie.
(Note...Katie replaced the crystal eyes called for in the pattern with soft eyes so it could be used as a dog toy).

Hound Helps Mom with Crocheted Clone

BRISTOL...A life size crocheted hound made by Carrie H.

Indy the Greyhound naps with his new crocheted friend and helps to stuff (or is that UNstuff) the Crocheted Greyhound his Mom is making.

Roaching Rufus

Rufus takes a nap. Crocheted by Kelly C. for a benefit auction. Thanks Kelly!

Tango the Galgo

Carol S. used the Life Size Greyhound crochet pattern with Patons Divine yarn to create this fuzzy, adorable GALGO named Tango. He was featured in a Fundraiser Auction to benefit Spanish Galgos! Carol's creations have been seen an numerous fundraisers. Thanks Carol!

Life Size Brindle Crocheted Greyhound

Meet Greenleaf II made by Michelle commemorate her friend's Greyhound...