Warm clothes please

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As the weather gets colder requests for warm clothes are pouring in. Particularly needed are baby clothes: jackets, sweaters and cardigans. We always get a good amount of hats because they are quick to knit. There are lots of patterns for baby clothes on our newly re-designed patterns page. We have been able to help by supplying warm woolies to people in Kenya, Malawi and Sierra Leone, and to many…

World Wide Knit in Public Day

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Join Knit for Peace and LoveKnitting this year, as we take over the Flat Planet Café in central London to celebrate World Wide Knit In Public Day. The event runs from 10am – 2pm on Saturday June 21st and is open to all.  We hope to teach curious passers-by to knit, as well as welcoming more experienced knitters to join in the fun.  The plan is to get everyone knitting squares that will be…

The Great Yorkshire Wool Hunt

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Our Great Yorkshire Wool Hunt was a fantastic opportunity to make new friends, try some great food, grow our yarn stash and buy unusual, designer yarns at discounted prices. Here is a lovely account of the holiday from one of our trip-goers, Ruth: We had a wonderful time on the Great Yorkshire Wool Hunt. After settling in at our hotel we all met in the lobby and were quickly whisked…

The Purl Girls

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We have now received more knitted items in the first 5 months of this year than we did in the whole of last year! We would like to thank all our knitters for their increasing generosity in keeping their needles clicking together to help those who need it. This month we’ve had some fantastic news about our knitting groups at home and abroad.   Just £250 helps to set up…

Great Yorkshire Wool Hunt

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THE GREAT YORKSHIRE WOOL HUNT 13th – 15th May 2014 What is it? Buy designer and everyday yarns at hugely discounted prices (we’ll even provide you with a sack to take your yarn home in!). Buy unusual yarns of every conceivable type, including undyed wool. Rare opportunity to visit a spinning mill (to see the whole process). Make new friends! We pride ourselves on our friendliness. Itinerary Bradford based, at…