Donate knitting

Directory of charities who might accept your knitting

We have been working on a way to cut down our environmental impact (and your postal costs) for the last month and due to the fuel crisis we have decided to bring this forward. From now on we will be encouraging all knitters to deliver their knitting locally. We have compiled a list of charities that accept knitting, which you can access below. We hope that as well as eliminating unnecessary double-deliveries, this will allow you to connect with projects in your community.

Please always check with the charity before delivering, in case the situation has changed. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to contact these charities on behalf of individual groups/knitters.

We will continue to update this list with new organisations, so please email us if you find a charity in your local area that is accepting knitting.

If you are having trouble locating a charity in your local area you can continue to send items to Radius Works, but please consider the environmental impact.

A picture of Knit for Peace staff waiting to load sacks of donated knitting to be sent to people in need.

Donate yarn and knitting supplies

Have you got any spare yarn that you won’t be using? We are always on the look out for yarn donations as we can then use them in our work with marginalised sections of society, for example in prisons and women’s refuges to help set up new groups and keep the needles clacking, or for sending to refugees arriving in the UK!

You can send any yarn donations to us at Knit for Peace, Radius Works, Back Lane, London, NW3 1HL. You are also welcome to come in person, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Got any burning questions? Please check out our Knit for Peace F.A.Q. here.

Looking for your next project? Check out our free patterns here or take a peek at the offerings in our shop here.

Help support our work:

It costs a lot to send large quantities of yarn and needles around the UK to the knitting groups we support in women’s refuges, prisons and care homes. If you can spare any funds to support this work, it would help greatly.

Click the button below to donate, perhaps even setting up a monthly donation of a few pounds to help support our work! Many thanks.

Donate via PayPal

If you are a UK taxpayer please consider gift aiding your donation. Click here for a form and more information.

If you would like to donate by post, please make cheques payable to Charities Advisory Trust and send to Knit for Peace, Radius Works, Back Lane, London, NW3 1HL. (Knit for Peace is an initiative of the Charities Advisory Trust)