Whether it's crochet, knitting or sewing you love best, getting crafty could help boost donkey welfare standards all around the world.

Get knitting

Woolley and mini donkeysSince Woolley first arrived at the Sanctuary, he and his adorable knitted donkey friends have been growing in popularity every year. They are knitted by supporters and then sold in our visitors’ centre to raise funds to support the charity.

If you can't wait to get your hands on one, you can also buy your own Woolley donkey online. We're now calling our supporters to get knitting and help raise money for our worldwide work.

Get hooked

So many of our supporters have asked if they can help fundraise for us, but aren't able to make the adorable Woolleys because their skills lie in being able to crochet.

Crochet Neddy - another of Woolley’s friends - to show your support for donkeys in need.

Get sewing

Woolley with donkeyHave fun making beautiful felt donkeys to help The Donkey Sanctuary care for donkeys and mules all over the world.  Fill them with lavender for a fresh summer scent, or cloves or cinnamon for a Christmas fragrance.

Once you've created your little felt donkeys, simply post them to us. These donkeys look great hanging everywhere from a Christmas tree to a car as an air freshener.

Download patterns

To get crafty, simply provide your details below to receive these wonderful patterns.

If you need advice or help, please get in touch with our community fundraising team on 01395 578222, Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm.

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