Gloves and Mittens Charity Drive


Gloves and Mittens Charity Drive

Gloves and Mittens Charity Drive

FaveCrafts is turning 10! 

Happy anniversary to us! To celebrate our tenth birthday, we're donating to a worthy cause.

FaveCrafts is teaming up with Warm Up America! to provide gloves and mittens to the homeless. From May 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019, we will be collecting gloves and mittens to donate to those in need. 

BONUS: use your leftover yarn to crochet 7"x9" sections that Warm Up America! volunteers can seam together into lovely afghans.

Scroll down for new crochet gloves patterns as well as a special surprise!

Share Your Progress: We'd love to see how your blankets are coming along! Post your progress on social media with the hashtag #FaveCraftsTurns10

PLUS, when we receive your donation(s), you’ll be entered to win yarn from Yarnspirations, LoveCrafts, Red Heart, and Lion Brand!

Send your completed gloves and mittens and crocheted and knit sections to:

Warm Up America!
Attn: FaveCrafts
3740 N. Josey Lane, Suite 152
Carrollton, TX 75007

Note: Your donation must be postmarked by June 30th for contest entry.

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General Requirements

  • For contest entry: please make sure to print and fill out this form with your your name, address, and email address.
  • What yarn to use? A medium weight, machine washable and dryable acrylic yarn is the ideal yarn to use for WUA! blankets and accessories so completed items are easy to clean. 
  • Tip! To crochet or knit “perfect” Warm Up America! sections, cut a 7″ by 9″ cardboard template. Use the template as a guide; it’s easier to handle than a measuring tape and great for kids. 

New Mittens Pattern 1

Warm Up Chunky Crochet Mittens: This chunky crochet mittens free pattern is perfect for beginners. It uses super bulky yarn so the pattern works up quickly, and the step-by-step photo instructions make this pattern perfect for visual learners. 

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Warm Up Chunky Crochet Mittens

New Mittens Pattern 2

Easy Peasy Crochet Fingerless Gloves: This wrist warmers crochet pattern is perfect for beginners! Learn how to make fingerless mitts with worsted weight yarn and ribbon for added flourish. This pattern features basic stitches and is so easy to work up in no time at all! Beginners who know double crochet and the slip stitch can accomplish this pattern.

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Easy Peasy Crochet Fingerless Gloves

More of Our Favorite Crochet Gloves Patterns

Beginner Mittens for All: With these instructions, you can make three pairs of mittens, one men's set, one woman's set, and one set for a child.

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Beginner Mittens for All

Flip Top Mittens: These Flip Top Mittens are the perfect craft for winter. This free crochet pattern makes wonderful mittens for children and adults! These mittens feature a fabulous flip top that can be fastened close or flipped open.

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Flip Top Mittens

Knit Mittens Patterns

Mittens for the Whole Family: With some fun yarn colors, you can make Mittens for the Whole Family!  This collection of handmade mittens from Red Heart Yarn makes a pair for dad, mom, and a little one! 

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Mittens for the Whole Family

Two Hour Fingerless Gloves: If you've ever wondered how to knit a pair of fingerless mittens, this is the pattern for you. Courtesy of this free knitting pattern, you'll be able to whip up a pair of your very own Two Hour Fingerless Gloves in a short amount of time. 

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Two Hour Fingerless Gloves

PLUS: How to Make the 7"x9" Sections

Use your leftover yarn to make crocheted and knit sections that Warm Up America! volunteers can seam into beautiful afghans. There are several crochet and knit patterns at the Warm Up America! website but you can use any stitch pattern that you like to make the 7” by 9” sections. (It’s a great way to practice a new stitch!) Discover featured patterns ranging from beginner-friendly to intermediate at Warm Up America's website:

WUA Featured and Basic Patterns

The FaveCrafts Afghan!

If you feel more comfortable working up 7x9" crocheted sections, you'll love our BRAND NEW FaveCrafts Afghan pattern! Designed by Sarah Zimmerman of Repeat Crafter Me, this beautiful afghan is comprised of 7x9" sections which meet WUA!'s donation requirements! Learn how to make the basic rectangles or take your project to the next level and crochet a section with a beautiful heart motif at the center! Create an entire lapghan or afghan, or make individual sections as you see fit.

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The FaveCrafts Afghan
The FaveCrafts Afghan
The FaveCrafts Afghan

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