November Newsletter 2018

Special Appeal: Help for abused women Women forced to flee war and civil unrest. They are stuck in makeshift camps, without hope or dignity, often haunted by recurring nightmares. Trafficked women and those who have been raped, who find asylum, but are far from home. Victims of domestic violence, who have had to leave it […]

October Newsletter 2018

2 New October Raffles   40 Balls of Spectacular Silk Combinations 32 Balls of Fantastic Rowan Felted Tweed As with all Knit for Peace raffles you can enter as many times as you like. £5 an entry. All proceeds go toward supporting Knit for Peace’s distribution of warm knitting at home and abroad. More Info & […]

September Newsletter 2018

Sponsor a Sack Thank you to everyone who helped us to send warm blankets and clothes to those in need at home and abroad. The need is great so please sponsor a sack for just £12. Sponsor a sack Knitterly gifts in the new Good Gifts Catalogue Provide warm clothes to those in need, help […]

Knitfest Exhibitors

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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 […]