Happy World Wide Knit in Public Day!

Happy World Wide Knit in Public Day!

Did you know every year, the second Saturday of June is known as World Wide Knit in Public Day? Well, if you didn’t know before, you do now! Tomorrow, June 18th, is officially deemed World Wide Knit in Public Day for 2016. This wonderful “holiday” began in 2005 and has quickly become the largest knitter […]

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Love and Oven Mitts: Make Dishcloths for Charity!

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Over on our sister blog, Seams and Scissors, we’re knee-deep in a charity drive whose aim is to collect handmade kitchen items (such as potholders, dishcloths, oven mitts, and the like) to donate to Love INC of Lake County, a local organization who works with churches in our area to donate kitchen supplies to families […]

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Knitted Knockers: Helping Survivors through Humor and Knitting

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Did the name get your attention? We at Stitch and Unwind love giving back to charity, and we love it even more when those charities have a sense of humor!  Knitted Knockers is a charity devoted to knitting and crocheting handmade breast prosthesis for women who have battled breast cancer and have undergone mastectomies or […]

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#StitchWithLove: Charity Afghan Pattern by Marie Segares!

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I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and I love to crochet for charity. While there are definitely situations when money or other volunteer services are more helpful, there is something incredibly healing and inspiring about a handmade gift. That’s why I’m always on the look out for charities that accept handmade goods. In this post, I’ll be […]

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Red Heart + Red Cross = #StitchAHug (and free afghan patterns for you!)

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Every time you turn on the news it seems like a new disaster has struck North America. Hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters cause millions of dollars of damage every year – not to mention the losses faced by people whose homes, schools, and towns are affected. To help support relief efforts to disasters […]

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Reminder: Stitch Away Stress + Giveaway!

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We’re now halfway through our #StitchAwayStress Big Apple Lemon Drive and boy, are we feeling stress-free! In case you missed our first post about it, Stitch & Unwind have partnered up with the Craft Yarn Council for their Big Apple Lemon Drive from November 2-30 and we’ve been working up lemons like crazy, as you […]

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Little Hats, Big Hearts: 2015 Update

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You might remember that last fall here on Stitch and Unwind we hosted a charity drive for our friends at Little Hats, Big Hearts! In order to raise awareness for the American Heart Association, this organization aims to knit red hats for all babies born during February, which is American Heart Month. During that charity […]

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Prayer Shawls for Rush: Final Count & Giveaway Winner!

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As you may remember, last month, from September 5th-October 5th, Stitch and Unwind partnered with Rush University Medical Center to collect handmade prayer shawls for sick patients in need. Readers and yarnies from around the globe took the time to knit or crochet a prayer shawl (or several!) during that time and mailed them in […]

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Reminder: Prayer Shawls for Rush Charity Drive

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If you haven’t yet sent in your knit or crochet prayer shawl for our Prayer Shawls for Rush Charity Drive, you have two weeks left to get it to us! The closing date of this charity drive is October 5. Below you can see just a few of the gorgeous shawls we’ve already received! Thanks […]

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Prayer Shawls for Rush Charity Drive

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AllFreeCrochet and AllFreeKnitting is proud to announce that we are partnering with Rush Medical Center’s Prayer Shawls at Rush initiative for a charity drive September 7 to October 5, 2015. By knitting or crocheting a shawl for someone in need, you will be helping to provide a bit of comfort to those who need it […]

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