Here are some Charities based in and around the UK.
Baby Beanies, Olney – Hats for babies in neonatal units made to patterns provided on the website.
Emily’s Star, Milton Keynes – Knitting for premature and angel babies.
Milton Keynes Hospital – Twiddle Muffs.
Wood Green Animal Charity, Godmanchester – Patterns for cute animal jumpers in four sizes.
Boxes of Hope – Scarves, gloves, mittens, puppets, socks for the annual Christmas appeal for children in Romania.
Tiger Lily Trust – Knit angel wraps, blankets etc. to bring comfort to bereaved parents. Scroll down the page for an address for donated items.
Feileacain – Knit tiny blankets and angel wraps for Memory Boxes to comfort bereaved parents.
Christian Hope – Clothes for babies and children.
Hope and Aid Direct – Blankets, hats, mittens, scarves, jumpers (not T-jumpers or fish-and-chip jumpers please)
Hampshire NHS Trust – Twiddle Muffs for patients suffering from dementia.
Hope and Aid Direct – See listing in Essex region.
Lancashire & North West:
Blue Light Babies, Southport – Bonding squares, blankets, prem baby hats and clothes.
SANDS – Stillbirth & neonatal death charity – Knit or crochet blankets made to their downloadable pattern for memory boxes.
Algerian Action – Blanket squares, knitted clothes, sewn clothes – all are welcome.
Battersea Dogs and Cats Homes – Blankets and cat toys – see free patterns on the website.
Knit for Peace – Blanket squares, hats, baby clothes, mittens, jumpers etc. for distribution to the needy in the UK and abroad.
The Mission to Seafarers – Hats, balaclavas, scarves, gloves for sailors.
Woollies for the World – Angel & prem baby items, blankets, hats, jumpers, twiddle muffs etc. for the needy at home and abroad.
Bonnie Babies – Clothes for premature babies and burial items for ‘angel’ babies.
Loving Hands – Knitting of all kinds too much to list. Click on the charity name for more information.
The Raven Trust – Knitted baby clothes and blankets for the people of Malawi.
East Surrey Hospital – Comfort blankets and mitts (twiddle muffs) for elderly patients and those suffering from dementia.
Samara’s Aid Appeal – Blankets and clothes for babies, children and adults for those in need in the Middle East.
Needles and Hooks – Angels and Preemies Blankets and baby clothes as well as twiddle muffs and much more besides.
Project Linus – Providing quilts for children in hospital around the UK. Many reps accept knitted blankets for refuges, etc.
The Little Yellow Duck Project – A fun project with a serious purpose, raising awareness of the need for organ donation.
Cats Protection – Contact your local centre to find out if they need knitted blankets for their guests.
Knitted Knockers – Knit or crochet prosthetic breasts for women who have had a mastectomy. Register to become a volunteer knitter.
National Animal Welfare Trust – Blankets always wanted. Centres in Berks, Cornwall, Essex, Herts and Somerset.
Teddies for Tragedies – Email them for details of your nearest coordinator.
Lisa’s Stars – Tiny blankets and wraps for angel babies. See their Facebook page for more information.
Alzheimer’s Society – Contact your local office to find out if they have a need for twiddle muffs. See pattern on our website or search online.
Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital – Twiddle Muffs for patients suffering from dementia.
Reminiscence Learning, Wellington – Knit Archie the Scarecrow who is used to help patients and also to educate school children about dementia.
The Donkey Sanctuary – Knit, crochet or sew donkeys to raise funds for this charity.
Knit for Nowt, Hull – Knitting for Yorkshire folk in need. Clothes in all sizes from baby to adult as well as blankets, puppets and finger puppets.
Tiny Treasures, Beverley – Blankets, clothes, teddies and angel gowns.
If you know of any Charities I may have missed, send me a message with their details and I will add them to the list.