Visit these wonderful sites to find helpful information for you!
Craft Yarn Council of America
Crochet Guild of America
The Knitting Guild Association
The National Needlework Association
Afghans for Afghans
All volunteer, national, non-profit organization making and distributing homemade blankets to children (age 0-18) born HIV+, drug-addicted, infected with AIDS or other chronic & terminal illnesses, those who are abused, in foster care or experiencing trauma of any kind.
Caps for Kids
Providing needy children with cozy hats to keep them warm is what Caps for Kids is all about. Nearly one million caps, along with other children’s accessories, have been knitted and crocheted by volunteers since the program began. The hats are given to non-profit, non denominational agencies in the communities of the donors.
Care Wear is a nationwide group of volunteers who knit, crochet, and/or sew, providing handmade baby items to hospitals. All Care Wear items are given free to infants, children and their parents.
A wonderful organization that encourages knitters and crocheters to knit and crochet caps for folks who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy treatments. If you need a pattern, we have created a Knit Chemo Cap and Crochet Chemo Cap pattern for your convenience.
With over 300 chapters in the United States, our organization supplies blankets to children in need who is seriously ill or traumatized in some way — in other words “children in need of a big hug.”
Stitch to Win Against Breast Cancer
In celebration of TNNA’s 30th anniversary, the organization is partnering with WIN Against Breast Cancer in an effort to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and education.
Warm Up America
Volunteers donate their time to crochet and knit a 7″ X 9″ rectangle (or more) to be joined into full-size afghans. Over 120,000 of these afghans have been donated to victims of natural disasters, battered women’s shelters, the homeless, and others less fortunate than ourselves.
Cast On Magazine
Creative Knitting Magazine
Interweave Knits Magazine