Share Your Charity Projects for a Chance to Win Yarn

caron united facebook contestI told you earlier this month about Caron’s new yarn United, which is a made in the United States yarn (though made of imported fibers), a small portion of the sale price of which goes to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.

To further support charitable knitting and crochet, Caron is currently running a contest where people can share … Read More...

Afghan Kit Giveaway

mosaic blanket and yarn giveawayBlogger Donna over at Fiber for Thought is giving away an afghan pattern and enough yarn to knit it over at her site.

The winner will get a copy of her mosaic baby blanket or lap afghan pattern and three skeins of Caron Simply Soft, which is enough to make the project.

To enter, visit her site, linked above, and … Read More...

Spinning Event Benefits Mentoring Program

spinzillaLast year was the first for Spinzilla, a weeklong spinning competition that encourages groups and individuals to make as much yarn as they can to claim bragging rights (as well as a trophy and gift certificates for team members).

Even though the event isn’t until October 6-12, organizers are already getting people excited about this year’s competition.

Registration is … Read More...

Newsy: Farm to Fabric Challenge

Farm to Fabric ChallengeListen up, Clothworks is hosting a Farm to Fabric Challenge. Here’s an excerpt from the announcement:

This is a juried quilt exhibition made exclusively from Clothworks’ American Made Brand Solids that speak to the theme “Celebrating Farm to Fabric”.  What does it mean to you, your family or your community to bring fabric production back to the United States

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The Craftys | Awards that Celebrate the Best in Craft

Calling all crafters! The Craftys is a new annual award that celebrates the best in craft across America. Enter your craft projects for a chance to win $1000! You have until May 26th to enter.There are 10 categories for you to choose from and the winner of each category walks away with $200. The “best in show” winner Read More...