September Newsletter

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Want to have fun? Come to the first Knit for Peace KNITFEST Chelsea Old Town Hall on 5th November. Tickets are £12 for adults and £6 for children over 6. Book here.  Exhibitors: Over 40 exhibitors, carefully chosen to offer a wide range of all things Knitterly (and Crochet-y), Card Aid shop. Lots of unusual Christmas presents. Pop-up Museum Shop and café. Courses: Leading experts teach you how to improve…

February Newsletter 2017

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Venice knitting retreat 10-14 July 2017 Join us for a Friends of Knit for Peace knitting retreat to Venice. An opportunity to sight-see and make new friends based in a 16th Century Palazzo in the Dorsoduro district. The Hotel is wonderfully well positioned, in the Dosodouro district, which isn’t too tripperish, very near to vaporetto stops, and within walking distance of all the great sights.  We’ll be knitting in the…

October Newsletter

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Making the world a little warmer Loads of knitting went out this month, partly because we feared we might drown under the parcels (40 a day!). With the approach of winter, warm clothes and blankets are really needed. We have sent knitting to refugees in Syria, Greece and Calais; to asylum seekers throughout the UK, elderly people living in poorly heated homes. We have also sent out baby clothes to…

August Newsletter

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Knit what you like! Although we give suggestions as to what things are being particularly asked for, we find a home for everything. We know some of our older arthritic knitters like to knit smaller lighter items, like baby hats or matinee jackets, that is fine, knit what you enjoy knitting! Volunteering for Knit for Peace I learned about Knit for Peace early in January 2014, when visiting my son…