Our Favorite Things

Worthy Organizations

Pawling Resource Center Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Hospice, Inc. Serving Dutchess and Ulster Counties, NY
Hospice Foundation of America  Information, education, research and publications
Hospice Net Information and support


Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying  Insights by two hospice nurses
The Birth House  A novel by Ami McKay, starring the Occasional Knitting Society
Path into Healing: Healing Care Resources on Death and Dying  Books, articles and support by hospice chaplain, Sam Oliver, for care-givers and patients

Cool Sites

Cast Off  Knitting Club for Boys and Girls (UK). Check out the knitted wedding!
Freddie Robins Knitted fine art

Yarns & Supplies


The Yarn & Craft Box  Our friends in beautiful Pawling, NY!
Out of the Loop, Inc. in Hopewell Junction, NY
Fabulous Yarn in Tivoli, NY. Natural fibers, organic cottons, wooden needles
Kaleidescope Yarns Vermont.  Yarns and kits


Lionbrand Yarn Yarns and how-to's
Webs Yarn Store Knitting, weaving, spinning, crafts
Yarnmarket Lots of yarn and "Yarn Finder"


KnittingHelp.com  A terrific learn-to-knit website, complete with videos
Knitting Pattern Central  Tutorials and patterns
Knitty  Online magazine and pattern library
The Knitting Fiend  The Amazing Sock-u-lator


Crochet Pattern Central Directory of free patterns