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Finding Free Yarn Donations for Charity Projects?

I just started a group that gives elderly women yarn to crochet hats and blankets for the homeless. I am trying to get scrap yarn via Facebook, but no luck so far.

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Anyone know of a place to get scraps?

By Sydney

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April 12, 20151 found this helpful
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Look on Craigslist and even post that you need some yarn. I did a fundraiser in 2012 for a food bank and got tons. Also, for just a few cents on the dollar, thrift shops will be a good investment.
Along those lines, go to the manager and ask if they can donate some. If they can't, buying good quality mufflers and afghans are a great source too.
I once bought an afghan for 5.99 and it had about 25 skeins on it. You can imagine how much I saved!
I hope you do well. We do the same here in Salem OR with a wonderful group called the Sassy Stitchers.

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November 18, 20162 found this helpful
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I know yarn corporations will give their scrap yarns to people for shipping cost or free if you come pick it up. Hope it helps..

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January 1, 20160 found this helpful

Have yarn to donate. Let me know if you are interested.

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August 29, 20160 found this helpful

I am very interested. Myself and a few of our church group ladies are wanting to crochet hats scarves and mittens for homeless and could really use the yarn

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April 24, 20170 found this helpful

I have a couple large boxes of assorted colors and weights yarn that I would be willing to donate to your cause. Please contact me. You pick it up and you can have it.

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January 21, 20180 found this helpful

You might try posting in area church buletins, or just asking at church. I did just this morning and a woman who was cleaning out offered the box of yarn she had. I hope this helps.

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