June Newsletter 2020

Hello Knitters, We hope you are all keeping well, and enjoying knitting! We are determined to continue to respond to urgent requests for both knitting and yarn and needles. You can see some of the  feedback below. We have sent out to care homes, women’s refuges, community groups, mental health projects, particularly yarn but also […]

Knit for Peace Newsletter May 2020

We’re keeping calm and carrying on! Greetings Knitters. We hope you are all knitting, with its proven benefits ofreducing anxiety. We have been very busy, responding to urgent requests from care homes for lap blankets, shawls, twiddle muffs, dolls and bed socks. We have requests for yarn and needles from community groups, homeless hostels and […]

March Newsletter 2020

We have been sending out lots of items to care homes in the UK. Here is some nice feedback. “We are so grateful for the two sacks of blankets, toys and twiddlemuffs that you have sent our residents they are absolutely delighted with them and we can see that a lot of hard work and […]

February Newsletter 2020

This month we are sending large quantities of knitted items to care homes all over the UK, refugee drop-in centres, and hospitals and community centres in poor areas. Please keep the lap blankets, bed shawls, bed socks, mitts & gloves coming.  Nice feedback from recipients “We received the gorgeous hats and scarves on Thursday and […]

January Newsletter 2020

In the last month we have sent out hundreds of sacks to refugees on Lesbos; to hospices and hospitals; scarves and hats for the homeless, twiddlemuffs to the Ambulance Service to calm down anxious patients, and children’s clothes to community based charities throughout the UK.Please help us meet the cost of sending warm clothes to […]

December Newsletter 2019

Knitterly gifts from the Good Gifts Catalogue: To help others: Warm clothes and a teddy for children in a UK women’s refuge £10 Pay women in refugee camps to knit warm clothes for the children £10 Make knitting (and crochet) weapons of peace. Bring people together from different communities in the Middle East £38 / £125 Knitting therapy for abused […]

November Newsletter 2019

Winter Warmth Proud to supply warm clothes and blankets for community groups and schools so everyone can beat the cold. Care homes much appreciate the cheerful blankets, twiddlemuffs and bed-jackets. Thank you knitters!Lots of warm blankets for Syria, the refugees on the Greek Island of Lesbos, and Moldova. We also sent yarn to Moldova so women […]

October Newsletter 2019

You may have seen the BBC Panorama programme featuring North Denes School in Great Yarmouth. We are very happy to be able to help them, both with funds from the Good Gifts Catalogue, and by sending warm knitting. We are also sending yarn and needles, so they can set up a knitting group. Is there anyone […]

September Newsletter 2019

Large quantities of knitted items went to Syria as well as to Syrian refugees in camps in Turkey.Lap blankets, dressing gowns and twiddlemuffs went to various care homes, particularly for those caring for dementia patients.Children and adult jumpers, hats and scarves went to women’s refuges; baby clothes to new-born babies whose mothers have nothing; and […]

August Newsletter 2019

September Raffle Make September a colourful month with this beautiful array of Cascade yarn. We have been fortunate to receive an extraordinarily generous donation of beautiful wool and we have put together a wonderful raffle prize of one ball of each colour. It’s 36 x 100g balls of 100% wool, Cascade 220 Superwash. Click here […]