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  • Afghans for Afghans - Humanitarian and educational project sending hand-knit and crocheted blankets, hats, mittens, socks, sweaters, and vests to needy people of Afghanistan.
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  • Afghans for Afghans Knit- and Crochet-Along - Items for children and women in Afghanistan. Includes individual's projects and patterns.
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  • Bev's Country Cottage - Free charity knitting and crochet patterns. Also includes sizing charts for premature babies through adults, newborn intensive care units in need, and a directory of charities that accept crafted items.
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  • Binky Patrol Comforting Covers for Kids - An organization that knits, crochets, sews and quilts blankets for children and teens who are seriously ill, hospitalized, in foster care, in shelters, abused, or homeless.
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  • Blankets for Canada Society - Non-denominational organization devoted to creating blankets for those Canadians who need the warmth they provide. Includes knit and crochet patterns, local chapters, and a discussion group.
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  • The Bridge Project - Collecting knit and crocheted items for the homeless in central Ohio. Includes links to patterns and photographs.
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  • Care To Knit, Inc. - New York based non-profit organization that provides knit and crocheted items to people in shelters, hospitals, nursing homes and hospices. Includes patterns, events, volunteers of the month and photos, and a newsletter.
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  • Christmas at Sea - Providing knitted and crocheted gifts to deep-sea and river mariners. Includes guidelines, patterns, and a newsletter.
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  • Compassionate Creations - Volunteers knit and crochet scarves for victims of sexual abuse and assault.
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  • Cuddles - Group providing knit and crocheted premature-sized burial garments and blankets to hospitals in the UK. Includes guidelines, patterns, and discussion group.
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  • FCS: Red Scarf Project - Providing scarves to foster kids as they go off to college. Includes guidelines and patterns for knitters and crocheters.
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  • H.A.T.S. - Knit and crochet hats and other items made by inmates at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women to raise funds for Our Children's Place. Includes overview and supplies needed. [PDF]
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  • Hat Box Foundation - Nonprofit organization of volunteers who knit and crochet hats for people with life-threatening illnesses. Includes a list of affiliated treatment centers.
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  • Interweave Knits: Knitting Charities for a Better World - Listing of organizations that accept knit and crocheted items and distribute them to people in need. Also includes a list of correctional facilities that accept donations of yarn and supplies.
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  • Knit a Square - Accepts knit and crocheted squares that are made into blankets for abandoned babies and AIDS orphans in Africa. Garments are also accepted. Includes forums, patterns, tutorials, and guidelines.
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  • Knots of Love - Crocheting and knitting caps for people with life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Includes patterns, guidelines, and affiliated treatment centers.
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  • Mother Bear Project - Provides crocheted and knit bears to children with HIV/AIDS in emerging nations. Includes pattern and kit ordering, photo gallery, bear sponsorships, list of monthly knitting groups, and FAQ.
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  • The National World War II Museum: Knit Your Bit - Project that distributes knit and crocheted scarves to veterans in a veterans center in the US. Includes patterns, FAQ, and a blog.
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  • One Square at a Time Project - Providing crocheted, knit, and loomed blankets, hats, and booties to newborns in Montgomery County, Virginia. Includes patterns and discussion group.
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  • The Preemie Project - Provides knit and crocheted items for premature and critically ill infants and their families at The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. Includes guidelines, size charts, patterns, and a blog.
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  • Stitchers of Love - A ministry of knitting, crocheting, and needlework for those in need. Includes patterns, pictures, and prayers.
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  • Sunshine International Blankets of Love - UK based group of international crocheters and knitters making afghan squares that are assembled into blankets for the elderly in nursing homes. Includes photographs and challenges.
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  • TLC for Angels - Charity group crafting knit and crocheted baby clothes and items for preemies and hospital confined children. Includes patterns.
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  • Warm Up America Foundation - Nonprofit organization to distribute afghans to the needy. Volunteers knit and crochet squares. Includes patterns, tips, and information on forming a local group.
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  • Yahoo Group: Caps for a Cure - Knitting and crocheting hats for chemotherapy patients.
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  • Yahoo Group: LoveAfghans For Pine Ridge Reservation - Knits and crochets squares and afghans for PRR residents.
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