Warm and Woolly patterns to buy!


The Warm and Woolly for Winter booklet is now available on Knit For Peace. 8 fantastic patterns by 7 fabulous designers. Please see below to purchase either the entire booklet or individual patterns. Warm and Woolly for Winter – A complete digital booklet of all the patterns below for £12.95 Buy separate patterns £3 per […]

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 […]

August 2017 Newsletter

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Latest News Lots going on here at Knit for Peace. Tens of thousands of items were dispatched, many to Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Kurdistan and to Syria itself. We are pleased to report we had an urgent request for more yarn, needles and haberdashery for the knitting business set up, at our suggestion, in the […]

July 2017 Newsletter


The Grenfell Tower Fire: Our response We were able to give immediate response to a request for blankets and trauma teddies. We will be sending knitting kits (yarn, needles etc) to help survivors feel the calming effects of knitting. We have devised practical ways of helping with a selection of Good Gifts. Patterns in support […]

Help the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire!


The fire at Grenfell Tower has left people with nothing to wear and nowhere to call home. Donated items are pouring in and the community is struggling to organise the vast quantity. We have sent two bags of toys and blankets, but do not want to overwhelm them. As the weather gets cooler victims of the fire […]

The Great KnitFest


The Great Knit for Peace KnitFest November 5th 2017, Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Road, London SW3 5EE 10 AM – 6 PM Stalls offering everything knitterly: Yarn, knitting kits, haberdashery, books, patterns, charity Christmas cards, accessories. Tombola of yarns. Courses by famous knitting and crochet designers. Learn to knit or crochet. Sale of beautiful […]

Special News


Get Involved! The Big Woolly Weekend! 10th & 11th of June 2017 Calling all knitters! Bergere de France has created The Big Woolly Weekend project, which calls on knitters to get together and knit in public for Knit for Peace and The Jo Cox Foundation‘s The Great Get Together. On the 10th or 11th of June, […]

May 2017 Newsletter


Beautiful Designer Patterns Last year KnitPro very generously created a project in aid of Knit for Peace. Patterns for twelve gorgeous blanket squares, created by high profile designers, were released weekly through our website. They are now available to purchase as one e-book for just £6. Along with the patterns the e-book also contains ideas […]

The Health Benefits of Knitting

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We have launched our report on The Health Benefits of Knitting.. Click here to see a preview. If you would like to have your own FREE digital copy or would like a printed copy for £5.00 email us at knitforpeace@charitiesadvisorytrust.org.uk.  

March Newsletter 2017

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Thank you! First of all, we want to say a big Thank You to all you knitters. Knit for Peace has grown and we are now receiving knitting from 1,041 groups and 4,188 individuals and lots from those who want to remain anonymous. What all have in common is a love of knitting (or crochet) and […]