July Newsletter 2021

 July raffle This month we’re giving you three chances to win luxury Fyberspates yarn -and if you win, the choice is yours! First place gets first pick of these three beautiful yarn prizes. £16 to enter Blankets & toys needed We have had several requests for blankets and toys, so please send us any you […]

June Newsletter 2021

Two new Knit for Peace holidays Knit for Peace holidays are well known for being friendly. One visitor commented “I came alone and left with friends”. You don’t have to be an expert knitter or crocheter, just a cheerful learner. Both holidays will give you the chance to learn from a renowned tutor and meet […]

May Newsletter 2021 – A Time for Treats

Thank you! Thank you to all of those who have sent us yarn. As well as the Tombola and Raffle, we have used a substantial amount to provide yarn to those who might otherwise find the cost of knitting prohibitive. For example, those in prison, in women’s refuges, in schools, community centres and care homes. […]

April Newsletter 2021

 Fancy a treat? We’ve found the perfect place We are very excited to be organising our first Knit for Peace holiday of 2021. We will be spending 3 nights at the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site New Lanark, in Scotland, arriving on the 12th October and leaving on the 15th October.  If you would like […]

March Newsletter 2021

Sponsor a sack for Mother’s Day With Mother’s Day only two weeks away (March 14), why not honour your mother or grandmother who taught you to knit by sponsoring a sack in their name? Your money will help us ship knitted goods to those in need and we will attach a message of your choice […]

February Newsletter 2021

February Update We are continuing to operate despite the national lockdown, as the need for warm clothes and blankets remains. There are now just two staff working from the office, Ria and Sofia. We’re enormously grateful to them for their hard work. Feedback Thanks to your support we’ve been sending out yarn kits to care […]

January Newsletter 2021

‘Crochet Special’ Raffle Would you like to learn crochet, or improve your skills? Here is your chance to win a comprehensive ‘500 Crochet Stitches’ book, high quality KnitPro wooden crochet hook set and plenty of warm 100% wool Cascade yarn to keep you going for a while. Crochet Special £14 to enter Prize consists of:Three balls […]

December Newsletter 2020

“How amazing and cosy does everyone look in these hats and scarves from Knit for Peace, thank you!” – A community trust in Glasgow, 17/11/20 Rainbow Yarn RaffleWe’re looking forward to a brighter future in 2021 with our Rainbow Yarn Raffle. The prize consists of a lovely selection of Cascade Yarns. The raffle will be drawn […]

September Newsletter 2020

Hello Knitters,Hope you are all keeping well. Remember, knitting is good for your health. Feedback from some of those who receive our knitting and yarn“The refugee families love the donations, especially the blankets. We’ve done wonderful craft activities during lockdown using the donated yarn, including a coronaquilt.”Centre for asylum seekers and refugees, NE England

August Newsletter 2020

Tombola Here’s what you’ve been waiting for: a new tombola. Everyone’s a winner.Great value, and a way to try out some new and hard to find yarns as well as the old favourites. It makes a great present for a knitting friend or a treat for yourself! All proceeds go towards Knit for Peace’s Abused […]