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Knit Your Own Baby Bird Beanie (with 9 More Free Patterns for Knots of Love)

I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I’m so excited to see what you’re working on for the Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket Knit-a-Long! If you’re just finding out about the KAL, you can get all of the details here. We’re using Lion Brand Heartland to make a hat and baby blanket. You can donate…

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Knit Your Own Hummingbird Hat

This is Marie from Underground Crafter. I shared a teaser about the Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket Knit-a-Long last week. To recap, this KAL includes a hat and a baby blanket in Heartland, one of my favorite Lion Brand yarns. Both patterns are designed for donation to Knots of Love, a nonprofit charity that…

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Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket KAL

I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I’m so excited to be kicking off a special Knit-a-Long in support of one of my favorite charities that accepts handmade donations. This KAL also features one of my favorite Lion Brand yarns, Heartland. About Knots of Love Knots of Love is a non-profit organization that distributes handmade hats…

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Charity Project: Make a Soap SACK

It’s not easy to find the right project to craft for charity, especially when there are so many out there! We’re thrilled to tell you about SACK, an inclusive idea started by Stacy Wiener. SACK stands for Serving a Community with Kindness. Stacy is starting a ‘soap sack movement’, donating much-needed basic toiletries in a…

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Supporting St. Jude: $1.9M with Vanna’s Yarns

Several years ago, we celebrated 1 million dollars of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Through a partnership with our favorite crocheter, Vanna White, we donate a percentage of sales of all her yarns to this extraordinary hospital. We’ve been working with Vanna for over a decade, and it was essential to her that…

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Crafting for a Cause: Autism Awareness Month

World Autism Day was April 2nd, but all of April is National Autism Awareness Month. The Autism Society describes this month as an opportunity to bring awareness to autism and people living with autism, promote acceptance, and finally, encourage inclusion. Their puzzle ribbon and the puzzle piece are the most recognizable symbols for autism awareness in…

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10 Charities for Knitters and Crocheters

Did you know you can help a cause you care about with your handmade goods? There are several charities for knitters and crocheters looking for donations now! As a knitter or crocheter, you know the joy of gifting handmade items to those you love. Creating afghans, sweaters, or socks for those we care about is…

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5 Projects for the Charitable Crafter

5 Projects for the Charitable Crafter Mother Bear Project The Mother Bear Project gives kids in emerging countries affected by HIV/AIDS a stuffed animal to comfort them. With the variety of colors, Vanna’s Choice yarn allows for crafters to easily customize their bear, making it easy to put a special touch on each gift. Embroider…

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Knit or crochet baby hats and help save lives!

UPDATE ON THIS POST! THIS ORGANIZATION MAY NO LONGER NEED HAT DONATIONS.  Please refer to the website for Little Hats, Big Hearts to see if you local chapter sill requires hats.  The hat patterns in this post are ideal for any organization that accepts donations of baby hats.   February is here, and in addition…

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Crafting for a Cause: Blankets for Baby Rhinos

If the holiday spirit has you itching to craft for a cause, we’d love to introduce you to Blankets for Baby Rhinos. This ‘wildlife conservation craft group’ has been making a big difference for some of our planet’s most precious creatures. They provide crocheted & knitted blankets for orphaned baby animals in need. Who They…

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