Here’s How You Can Help South African Orphans with Comfort and Love
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Here’s How You Can Help South African Orphans with Comfort and Love

If you can knit just one square – or a hat, handwarmers, or toy — you can help AIDS orphans in South Africa through Knit-a-Square Somehow, knitting charities that begin with the humble square seems to encourage humble beginnings. Case in point: Knit-a-Square. This square-based charity all started with an woman in Australia who ached…

8 Minutes a Day Are All You Need to Help This Canadian Blanket Charity
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8 Minutes a Day Are All You Need to Help This Canadian Blanket Charity

If you’re a Canadian who loves to knit or crochet and want to help folks in need, Blankets for Canada would love your assistance “I have a reason to live as long as someone still needs me.”  This powerful statement is one that Blankets of Canada founder Nancy Panting says her organization has heard again…

What You Need to Know about Warm Up America
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What You Need to Know about Warm Up America

If you can knit a square, you can knit for charity with Warm Up America Warm Up America was the first knitting charity I ever heard of. When I had just started knitting, a friend of mine from church knew someone who knitted extensively for Warm Up America. She brought me a folder filled with…