February Newsletter 2022

Let’s Get Britain Knitting (and crocheting) Knitting is good for mental and physical well-being and is a skill that, learnt when young, can last into old age. It used to be taught in schools, or by your granny, aunt or mother before you got to school! Throughout the year we want to give people the […]

January Newsletter 2022

A chatty newsletter with lots of feedback from those who have received knitting and projects for 2022…

December Newsletter 2021

Cheerful news! In these difficult times, it’s good to be able to be the bringer of Good News. Thank you to all those who have responded to our appeal for knitting kits for newly arrived Afghan refugees. We’ve had lovely feedback from the groups receiving them: “they were delighted with the lovely wool and immediately […]

November Newsletter 2021

Perfect Christmas Gifts Knit for Peace Gift Packs – £32 (includes P&P) A perfect present for knitting friends or yourself. Crammed with a varied selection of usual and unusual yarns. (Photo shows the content of a random pack to give a true representation of what you might get.) Sponsor a sack – £12 We are […]

October Newsletter 2021

Important message Do not send any knitting to us at Radius Works until further notice. People are unable to collect, because of fear of using up their petrol, and delivery companies lack capacity. We currently have enough stock to fulfil requests. Deliver your knitting locally. If you could deliver your knitting locally it would save […]

September Newsletter 2021

Help Afghan refugees We are providing knitting kits for Afghan refugees arriving in the UK. We know from past experience of Syrian and Kurdish refugees how much women were comforted by being able to knit or crochet for themselves and others. Sponsor a knitting kit and send a welcoming message – £25 If you want to donate […]

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 […]