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Learn more about Yarn for Good

How it works

How it works

It's simple, really! Someone with a great yarn stash (you, maybe!) donates their stash to Yarn for Good. The donor designates one of our listed charities to receive proceeds of sales of their stash. We do the work pricing, posting for sale, packing and sending to...

Have a stash to donate?

Have a stash to donate?

By purchasing yarn and other goodies on this site, you not only are getting some wonderful yarn and products at a greatly reduced price, but you also are providing a donation to the charity designated by the donor of the stash/products you are buying. Each donor's...

We have books and bags, too!

We have books and bags, too!

Our donors have included more than just yarn in their stash! They also have contributed books, bags and other fiber-related items. And some of their donations have been items for sale such as unworn or unused finished knitted items!

Our pricing

Our pricing

Lower prices mean quicker sales and more for the charities designated by our donors. We price the stashes we sell on this site in two simple ways: If the yarn is still for retail sale and we can determine its price, the cost per skein to you will be exactly half the...

Our beneficiaries

Our beneficiaries

Donors may designate one of the following beneficiaries to receive donations upon sale of their donated yarn: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Humane Society of the United States Tunnels to Towers Organization Alzheimer’s Association  

ABOUT

We all have yarn that we no longer need, and we all have projects for which we need just one or two more skeins.  We are putting unused yarn to good use by donating proceeds of sales on this site to the charity chosen by the donor.