April Newsletter 2022
Practical Help for those in need
You don’t need to be told how serious the hike in gas and electric bills will be, or how many poor families, older people and children will suffer.
According to Money Savings Expert Martin Lewis for the average household energy bills will rise by about £700 this year, pushing an estimated 2 in 5 households into fuel poverty. Please help if you can.
Knit to keep people warm
- Jumpers and Cardigans , all sizes from toddlers to adult (including larger men’s sizes)
- Shawls, for older people
- Socks, all sizes
- Gloves and mittens
- Blankets, all sizes except baby (as we have a good stock at present)
- Dressing gowns, pattern here
Not needed are hats and baby blankets as we have sufficient at this time.
And to help with distribution costs please sponsor a sack£12
Help pay the bills
Keep a family warm
Remove anxiety over rising energy costs. Help a family pay their bills, bringing new warmth to UK citizens living in fuel poverty. Share the nice warm glow.
Keep OAPs Warm
Remove anxiety over rising energy costs. Help OAPs pay the bills, bringing new warmth to one of the many UK citizens living in fuel poverty. Share the nice warm glow.
And for the crises abroad…
Knitting Kits for Refugees
Sponsor a knitting kit and send a welcoming message.
Something special for crocheters and knitters who want to do fine work: this Chat Botté yarn is a real treat and hard to find!
Prize consists of:
48 x 50g Chat Botté 100% cotton yarn, approx. 180 yards each in 7 different colours.
Enter for £15
All proceeds support Knit for Peace’s work with refugees. Raffle closes midnight on 18th of April.
Knit for Peace Gift Packs
New selection just arrived
Crammed with a varied selection of yarns, this Knit for Peace pack is the perfect gift for a knitter or would-be knitter, and the funds raised support Knit for Peace’s work to help abused women. Average content 20 balls. with value more than £100. (The image is an illustration only) only £35
Knit of the Day
Here’s a selection of some of the items we have showcased on our social media this month. We are so grateful to all our knitters for donating such lovingly made creations!