May Newsletter 2019

Knit for Peace Newsletter Didn’t we have a lovely time at Gladstone’s Library, here is a blogpost from one of the guests who joined us on our wool hunt!  Watch out for Knit for Peace holidays, wool hunts, knitting retreats and, new idea -short breaks of special interest. Book here for our knitting holiday in India next January […]

April Newsletter 2019

Knit for Peace April Newsletter Busy at Knit for Peace. Last month we sent out knitting to women’s refuges in London and Darlington; homeless projects in Barnsley, Cornwall, London and Nottingham, a community centre in Reading; hospitals in Solihull, London and Leeds and a care home in Wales, and 50 sacks to Syria (it is very cold at […]

March Newsletter 2019

Orange Hats Appeal Thank you to all the knitters who responded to our orange hats appeal, here are the amazing results so far! It is not too late if you would like to get involved and knit bright orange hats for babies needing extra care. It can be from any pattern you like knitting and […]

February Newsletter 2019

Keeping refugees warm in Greece Last month we sent 12 sacks of knitting to refugees living in makeshift camps in Greece. Here’s some feedback:“Thank you so much for the donation of beautiful knitted goods last week,  which your wonderful knitters have created (with such love) for the benefit of vulnerable people.The team distributed hats, gloves […]

January Newsletter 2019

Happy New Year! In 2019 we have lots exciting projects, a chance to see the beautiful coast of North Wales and historic chester, and wonderful knitterly opportunities coming. In this newsletter, we’ll be highlighting some of what Knit for Peace will be up to throughout the year and into 2020! From all of us at Knit for […]

December Newsletter 2018

Christmas cards – Holiday Vouchers – December Raffles – Go Sugar-Free this January – Help Abused Women Feedback – Knitting Sent – Knit of the Day Knit for Peace Christmas Cards Buy Christmas Cards New – Knit for Peace Holiday Vouchers Make sure you get what you wanted. Drop hints or treat yourself. Like the ad says “you […]

November Newsletter 2018

Special Appeal: Help for abused women Women forced to flee war and civil unrest. They are stuck in makeshift camps, without hope or dignity, often haunted by recurring nightmares. Trafficked women and those who have been raped, who find asylum, but are far from home. Victims of domestic violence, who have had to leave it […]

October Newsletter 2018

2 New October Raffles   40 Balls of Spectacular Silk Combinations 32 Balls of Fantastic Rowan Felted Tweed As with all Knit for Peace raffles you can enter as many times as you like. £5 an entry. All proceeds go toward supporting Knit for Peace’s distribution of warm knitting at home and abroad. More Info & […]

Summer Newsletter 2018

Knit for Peace Newsletter – Summer 2018 New August Raffle   Enter our August raffle for your chance to win a great selection of Silky Alpaca Lace wool.  Nearly £200 worth of yarn. The raffle contains 27 balls of carefully selected Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace (50g each). £5 a ticket. Enter Raffle Knit for […]

June Newsletter 2018

News from Knit for Peace – June 2018 Latest News, Knit in Public Day, Holiday, Raffle & Ideas for Father’s Day Latest News! We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the British Knitting & Crochet Awards 2018! Vote for us here! Knit In Public Day It is Knit In Public on the 9th of June, take your […]