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September Newsletter

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 […]

February Newsletter 2017

Venice knitting retreat 10-14 July 2017 Join us for a Friends of Knit for Peace knitting retreat to Venice. An opportunity to sight-see and make new friends based in a 16th Century Palazzo in the Dorsoduro district. The Hotel is wonderfully well positioned, in the Dosodouro district, which isn’t too tripperish, very near to vaporetto […]

October Newsletter

Making the world a little warmer Loads of knitting went out this month, partly because we feared we might drown under the parcels (40 a day!). With the approach of winter, warm clothes and blankets are really needed. We have sent knitting to refugees in Syria, Greece and Calais; to asylum seekers throughout the UK, […]

August Newsletter

Knit what you like! Although we give suggestions as to what things are being particularly asked for, we find a home for everything. We know some of our older arthritic knitters like to knit smaller lighter items, like baby hats or matinee jackets, that is fine, knit what you enjoy knitting! Volunteering for Knit for […]

December Newsletter


Help for Refugees – a simple request

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 […]

July Newsletter


Knitting Medley

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 […]

March Newsletter