February 16th, 2011
There is so much we offer for free on our site to help you with your yarn crafting but I have the feeling you may not know about all of these goodies. Here are 5 kinds of freebies you can get. Please check them out and let me know what you think.
1. Charity Finder
If you are looking for a charity to knit or crochet for, or if you are part of a group of knitters and crocheters who knit for charity, the Charity Finder will be a great resource for you. We have over 1,000 groups currently listed. It’s easy to use. Just indicate if you have a preference for a type of organization or a type of garment, the Charity Finder lets you limit the choice so you find just what you want. You can also select a group within a few miles of your home. When you go to the Charity Finder you will also find a useful listing of some of our most popular free patterns for charity. We would love to hear from you and find out how your charity group search or organization listing goes.
2. Free e-Cards
When it’s the last minute on an important holiday or birthday, you can dash off one of our free e-cards for yarn lovers. We have a wide range of designs to choose from. Just personalize your message and go.
3. Stitch Finder
Over 100 knit and crochet stitches are explained and shown on our Stitch Finder. It’s a great way to grow your skills and learn to make some changes to the patterns you tend to make over and over.
4. The YarnCraft Podcast
It sounds hi-tech but it’s just a 30 minute radio show that feels like you’re listening in to a couple of friends sitting around and chatting about ideas in yarn crafting, interviewing designers, or sharing what they know about fashion trends. Listen to it online or download it through iTunes.
5. Yarn Substitution Information
Are you about to start making one of our free patterns and you realize you don’t have the yarn that is called for? We have a chart that helps you figure out what yarns can be substituted. We also have articles that review the process of substituting yarns in case you’d like step by step instructions.
What other goodies and information would you like to see us have on our site? Leave us a comment and let us. know.