Help for Refugees – a simple request

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We’ve just had an urgent request for warm clothes and blankets to go to Kurdistan, where there are 1.8 million refugees. Most have fled civil wars and ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Last winter 6,000 refugees died from the cold. We have now found a way of getting a convoy through, which would deliver the stuff safely. However it will cost about £4,250 to get around 91,000 items there, in a…

Knitting Medley

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A few days after I started working for Knit for Peace I was invited to attend the Knitting Medley at the University Women’s Club. I have to say I was somewhat nervous at the prospect of double-knitting as the first session of the day – I had only ever been a very basic knitter and I hadn’t done any for thirty years. I could remember how to cast on and…