You can use either wool, acrylic or a mixture.
What type of yarn should I use?
What items do you need for kogo?
We are happy to receive any of these hand knitted or crocheted items:
• Babies’ beanies, cardigans and toys
• Children’s beanies, scarves, cardigans, jumpers, mittens and socks
• Adults’ beanies, scarves, cardigans, jumpers, mittens and socks
• Blankets – cot and adult
There are suggested patterns for these items on the website but please feel free to make whatever you enjoy.
Who does kogo supply?
The finished items are distributed to people in need such as those who are homeless, refugees, children who are at risk, remote indigenous communities, women in refuges and families who are struggling to make ends meet. This is achieved via a network of over 250 different Public Benevolent Institutions, charities and government agencies who enable kogo to identify those in need and distribute appropriate items.
Do I have to register to be part of kogo?
No, you don’t have to register but if you do register you will receive our newsletters and updates.
How do I order knitted items for our organisation?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and request an order form
Where can I drop off my finished items?
Please visit our Drop-Off Points page to find your nearest drop off point. If none of these is convenient you can post finished items to:
P.O. Box 2156
How often do I contribute my finished items to kogo?
You can drop off your finished items as often as you want to. We are happy to take single items or a whole box of items. Once the weather is cold, we send them out as soon as we can so that they can be used by those in need.
Do you accept donations of wool?
We are happy to accept wool as long as it is new whole balls of wool (preferably 8ply).
Do you accept donations all year around?
We are happy to accept donations all year around.
Do you have any drop off points outside Victoria?
Lincraft stores have kindly agreed to collect knitted and crocheted items for kogo and they have stores all around Australia.
Please note that they won’t be accepting any items for the Christmas Appeal. View Lincraft drop-off points here.