Charity From the Heart: Knit Prayer Shawls

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Our friends at Rush Medical Center here in Chicago have recently reached out to us to let us know about their need for Knit Prayer Shawls.  The Palliative Care section of the hospital would like to help add a sense of comfort to the sickest of Rush’s patients.  In this case, these patients are bound […]

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World’s Biggest Stocking? You can help make it happen! & GIVEAWAY

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I recently came across a great project that I thought I would share with you.  Caron Yarns is trying to craft the world’s biggest stocking in the name of charity. According to Caron, “The World’s Biggest Stocking” initiative will not only break a Guinness World Record, but is also a charity knitting/crocheting project. The stocking […]

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134 Knit & Crochet Afghans Later… THANK YOU!

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We can officially say it:  The #buildabed charity drive was a HUGE success! #buildabed. 134 afghans. 347lbs of yarn. Warm Up America and MSUCorps – AmeriCorps are you ready to see this? To everyone who donated – THANK YOU! Be sure to click the link and see if you won the prize donated by Yarnspirations. […]

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Afghans for Build-a-Bed Charity Drive

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Knitters and Crocheters, we’ve got BIG NEWS!  Stitch and Unwind is teaming with Warm Up America! and Build-a-Bed for another exciting charity drive.  If you participate, you’ll be entered to win a fabulous prize, too.   The students at Morehead State University build and distribute beds to children in Eastern Kentucky for their yearly Build-A-Bed […]

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Red Bricks Crochet Afghan Pattern

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The amazing textures and unique geometry of this Red Bricks Crochet Afghan are sure to make a strong statement. The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and you’ll love snuggling under this stunning crochet afghan pattern as you work it up.  The fun brick-like texture is made with the front post double crochet, keeping things […]

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Knitting for Charity: Mittens for Detroit 2015

January is known as National Mitten Month (and for good reason, too). This month tends to produce some of the coldest temperatures; and what better way to stand up against them than with a pair of handmade mittens? This year, extend your knits beyond your family and knit for a great cause— Mittens for Detroit. […]

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Knitting for Charity: 30 Easy Knitting Projects for a Cause

The holiday season is quickly closing in on us. With Christmas a mere fourteen days away, it’s time to get those last couple of knits onto your needles so that they’ll be done by the time that big day comes. From knitting scarves for loved ones to casting on your very own handmade “ugly” Christmas […]

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Baby Hat Charity Drive: Thank You + Special Announcement

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We would like to extend a special thank you to everyone that participated in this wonderful charity event for Little Hats, Big Hearts. Together, we were able to collect 6,300 red baby hats for charity! Our friends at Little Hats, Big Hearts are thankful for the support, and the babies that receive these hats are […]

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Reminder: AllFreeCrochet’s 2014 Baby Hat Charity Drive

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Have you sent in your knit or crocheted baby hat to us yet? If not, don’t worry! There’s still a few weeks to get it sent to us. If you need a refresher, check out our big announcement here on AllFreeCrochet’s 2014 Baby Hat Charity Drive. Our good friend and crochet designer Lorene Eppolite of […]

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AllFreeCrochet’s Baby Hat Charity Drive

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Big news, knitters and crocheters! AllFreeCrochet is hosting another charity drive! Beginning today, September 1, we are collecting RED homemade hats for babies! These hats can be either knit or crocheted, but you must use RED worsted weight yarn. We’re working with the American Heart Association on their initiative, “Little Hats, Big Hearts” to donate […]

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