You may need to activate your account when first joining the Knitting & Crochet Guild if you left Sheep before entering the 6-digit code that confirms your email address and allows you to set a password.

You have to activate your account before you can view or change any of your details, or can renew your membership.

You can also activate your account by attempting to login and following the instructions in Sheep to reset your password. This reactivates your account at the same time.

Note: You must be using an up-to-date web browser or you may not be able to activate your account. This is to protect your personal information. Please do not use Internet Explorer. A list of Supported browsers is shown at the end of these instructions.

The numbers in the images below correspond to the written instructions.

  1. Go to Sheep and click the Become a Member option.
  2. Enter the email used to join the Guild and click Get Started.
    An email is automatically sent containing a security code to be entered in the boxes shown. The subject of the message is Sheep Secret Code.
    In the email is a link in the email to re-open the Sheep App on the correct page for entering the code if you have closed it.

    Content of an email showing the 6-digit security code and the link to open a browser to the correct location.
  3. Enter the security code from the email and click SUBMIT CODE.
    The 6 boxes for entering the security code received by email.
  4. Type a password. To check that you have typed what you think you have typed, click the eye icon on the right of the password box.

    Showing that the password set has an excellent strength.
  5. Click SET PASSWORD.

You now have access to your account and can check and update your information. You can come back and login with your email address and password at any time.

Check and update your details

Please check your personal details. See Check and update your personal details for information on why we need some of the information, and some important points about giving the name associated with your tax record and your home address if you are able to Gift Aid your subscription and any donations.

Gift Aid

If you are able to Gift Aid your subscriptions and donations (UK taxpayers only), please complete the online form available in Sheep. As you do this yourself while you are logged in to the system, this is a valid Gift Aid declaration. We use the reports available in Sheep to generate and submit our claim to HMRC.

Browsers supported by Sheep

The following browser versions are the earliest that are supported (which keeps your information secure). The dates they were released are shown in brackets.

  • Chrome 72 (January 2019)
  • Edge 79 (January 2020)
  • Firefox 65 (January 2019)
  • iOS (Chrome & Safari) 12 (September 2018)
  • Opera 62 (June 2019)
  • Safari 13 (September 2019)