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Knit & Crochet Links

 

Visit these wonderful sites to find helpful information for you!

 

Organizations

Craft Yarn Council of America
http://www.craftyarncouncil.com

 

Crochet Guild of America
http://www.crochet.org

 

The Knitting Guild Association
http://www.tkga.com

 

The National Needlework Association
http://www.tnna.org

Helping Others   

Afghans for Afghans
http://www.afghansforAfghans.org

 

Binky Patrol
http://www.binkypatrol.org
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
http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/caps.html
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 Ware
http://www.hood.edu/carewear/
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.

 

ChemoCaps
http://www.chemocaps.com
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.

 

Project Linus
http://www.projectlinus.org
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
http://www.tnna.org/take_part.php
http://www.winabc.org
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
http://www.warmupamerica.org/home.html
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.

Magazines

 

Cast On Magazine
http://www.tkga.com/cointro.shtm

 

Creative Knitting Magazine
http://www.creativeknittingmagazine.com

 

Interweave Knits Magazine
http://www.interweave.com

 

Knitters Magazine
http://www.knittinguniverse.com

 

Knit 'N Style
http://www.knitnstyle.com

 

Knit Simple

http://www.knitsimplemag.com

Verena Knitting

http://www.verenaknitting.com

 

Vogue Knitting
http://www.vogueknitting.com