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 […]

July Newsletter 2019

Special appeal for Twiddlemuffs Thank you to everyone who sent Twiddlemuffs last month. Please do keep them coming! We have been contacted by other Ambulance Services asking for Twiddlemuffs to be given to dementia and anxious and confused patients.  Thank you! As well as the Twiddlemuffs sent to the Ambulance Services and hospitals, lots of […]

June Newsletter 2019

The Colourful Cotton Raffle! This month we have a colourful treat for you: 63 small balls of cotton in a brilliant array of hues. Suitable for small projects, toys or larger rainbow items where the choice of shades will brighten any day! To add a little bit more variety we’ve added some bonus balls of […]

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 […]