Table of Contents
- You can help a charity by knitting just one thing
- What do I do?
- I can't knit, where can I learn?
- How do I get involved?
- Do you knit for charity?
- Charities that you can help!
- The Innocent Big Knit
- Great Stuff on Amazon
- Great Stuff on eBay
- Please donate!
- Follow me on Twitter for more on charity knitting!
- Charity Knitting Feedback
You can help a charity by knitting just one thing
Be it a hat, blanket square, premmature baby hat, or even a mini bobble hat for the Innocent Big Knit... you can help just by knitting
What do I do?
I can't knit, where can I learn?
- How to Knit YouTube Video
- This is a short video that shows you how to knit basic stitches. Very useful to see how its done.
- Learn to Knit
- This website explains the basics of knitting and also shows the differences between knitting and crochet.
- How to knit a scarf VideoJug
- Short video from VideoJug showing you show to knit a scarf.
- Learn to Knit at about.com
- An about.com guide on basic knitting techniques, well worth a read.
How do I get involved?
Useful Charity Knitting Websites
- Loving Hands
- Fab knitting community who work for a number of causes. Always has up to date infomation on which charities are requesting which items. Also has a fab forum, well worth a look.
- Allows you to buy patterns by making a donation to Medecins Sans Frontieres.
- Eparenting - Knitting for charity
- Eparenting website which provides quite a long and detailed list of charities in need of charity knitters.
- Knitting for Charity
- Great website with loads of information about organisations that need help. Also contains a lot of knitting tips!
- UK hand knitting
- Another website listing yet more charities that need our help.
- Knitting for Charity - Thread from Moneysavingexpert.com forum
- Friendly forum with advice on what charities need. People share what they have made for who and also keep a track of how many items they have made.
Do you knit for charity?
Do you knit for charity?
Charities that you can help!
- Afghans for Afghans
- Help people living in Afghanistan.
- Artists Helping Children
- Make toys to help children in hospital and shelters.
- Binky Patrol
- Make blankets for children and teens in need of comfort in hospitals and shelters.
- Bonnie Babies
- Provides blankets and other items to families of premature babies in the UK.
- Chemo Caps
- Help knit chemo caps for cancer patients.
- Cubs for Kids
- Help make teddies for homeless children
Great Stuff on Amazon
The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting: Learn to Knit with more than 30 Cool, Easy Patterns
400 Knitting Stitches: A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns
Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book
Clover Knit Mate Knitting Accessories Set
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