Knit for Peace Holidays

Register your interest for 2 Knit for Peace holidays in India, in Jaipur and Mysore.  Provisional dates are October (Jaipur) and January (Mysore)… fit in with the good weather.

Knit for Peace holidays are known for their friendly, relaxed atmosphere

We have 2 exciting new Raffles

Noro sock yarn – Imagine!!

This month we’re offering you two raffles so you have double the choice, or simply try your luck with both? 

NORO raffle £15 
Millamia raffle £15

Both raffles close 31st May 2022

All proceeds support Knit for Peace’s work with refugees.

NORO Raffle – 3 prizes (and 3 chances to win!)

noro sock wool and pattern book
NORO – 1st Prize

12 balls of Noro Sock Wool – Imagine!  100g / 270m each in 2 different colours (9 balls of S8, and 3 balls of S369)

40% wool, 25% silk, 25% polmide, 10% mohair.
noro kureopatora wool
NORO – 2nd Prize

2 balls of Kureopatora.  100g / 270m each in colour 1017.  100% wool.

1 ball of Silk Garden Lite.  50g / 125m in colour 2029.  45% silk, 45% kid mohair, 10% lambs wool.
noro blossom yarn
NORO – 3rd Prize

3 balls of Blossom.  50g / 87m each in colour 6.  40% wool, 30% kid mohair, 20% silk, 10% nylon.

Millamia Raffle

millamia yarn
Prize consists of:

21 x 50g (80m) Naturally Soft Aran in a variety of colours. 100% wool extra fine Merino.

9 x 50g (125m) Naturally soft Merino in a variety of colours.  100% virgin soft wool.

1 x 50g (165m) Naturally soft cotton.

2 x Millamia pattern books, and appropriate needles.

Exciting new Knit for Peace Gift Packs

Knit for Peace Gift Packs, crammed with a varied selection of usual and unusual yarns, make a perfect gift for a friend or partner, or for yourself.
Buy yours through Good Gifts:
Knit for Peace Gift Pack – £35
(All profits support Knit for Peace’s work to help abused women)

Knitting supplies for refugees

Our knitting packs for refugees can provide great comfort for people who have been forced to flee their homes, as well as provide practical help by making items to keep warm.


Knit for Peace works!

Volunteers at a South London Donation hub model a selection of Knit for Peace items, to be given to those in need.
AK, now in the UK, a refugee from Ukraine is 6 months pregnant.
Here she is modelling the knitted garments for herself and the baby clothes.  Thank you knitters!

Knitting needed

Currently, the items we are most in need of are:

* cardigans in adult sizes
* dressing gowns (pattern here)
* scarves, socks and gloves in all sizes
* medium or large blankets
* shawls for the elderly

Other ways to help

Our sister charity, the Good GIfts catalogue suggests over 200 ways to help those in need.  Here are just a few examples.

Emergency Health Packs for Ukraine

Help send vital medicines to Ukrainians fleeing their homes.

£50  or    £100

Help families meet bills

An estimated 1 in 5 UK households are being thrust into poverty. 
Help with household bills.
Give practical help and hope.


Feed a hungry child

Bad food or no food. Is that what we want for the nation’s children? Provide healthy food.

One week £25
One month £110
Three months £320

3 little Good Gifts to help refugees

Medicines for emergency clinics serving people fleeing war zones.
Send toys to children in refugee camps, so they can play while they wait to return home.  
Send warm clothes to refugee camps

For more ways to help, click here to see our Good Gifts website

Knit of the Day

As always, we’ve had some amazing donations this month, see below for a reminder of a few. 

Thank you to everyone who has donated their knitting.
Our knitting packs for refugees can provide great comfort for people who have been forced to flee their homes, as well as provide practical help by making items to keep warm.


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