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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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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