The Purl Girls


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


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…

Encouraging the kids

Getting involved


Knit with Erika Knight, our first Knit for Peace knitting holiday, at the Green Hotel Mysore, India, was an enormous success. The weather was perfect. We sat and knitted under a shady verandah with soft breezes. Erika taught endless new techniques – everything from making up to intarsia and knitting with fabric strips. There were plenty of opportunities to see Mysore’s palaces, temples and markets and enjoy extraordinary shopping opportunities. We…