Kinsler, Gwen Blakley
September 2006
Crochet!;Sep2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p72
Deals with the involvement of Judy Ditmore, owner of the dye company Interlacements, in a program sponsored by the Colorado Corrections Industries. Reason behind her involvement in the program; Overview of the crochet sessions offered to inmates; Financial benefits of the program to inmates; Success story of an inmate recalled by Ditmore.


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