Whether you knit, crochet, embroider or craft, you should celebrate your love of yarn! The resources in this guide can help you learn from the beginning, brush up on skills, and find ways to use your hobby to help those in need. Happy crafting!
Interested in donating items you've made? Here are just a few of the great organizations out there:
Warm Up America
Distributes warm afghans, caps and other items to tens of thousands of people.
Provides donated handmade security blankets to children in need.
The Snuggles Project
Provide frightened animals something to help calm themselves so that shelters can start the adoption process quicker.
Scarves for Troops
Sends precious homemade items overseas as part of winter care packages.
STITCH IT FORWARD @ THE LIBRARY!
Friday, October 13th
11AM - 2PM
Alvin Sherman Library
1st floor, Room #1017
Use your knitting or crocheting skills to help someone in need!
We’ll be making warm, soft caps for people who have undergone hair loss due to
chemotherapy, brain surgery, or other medical conditions.
First time picking up a crochet hook or knitting needles? No problem!
We’ll have several experts on hand to walk you through the learning process.
Just bring your favorite yarn and a size H-8 (5mm) crochet hook or set of knitting needles.
This event has been approved as a community service hours opportunity for NSU students.