Knit-In For Peace – 5th December

Knit for Peace is holding a ‘Knit-In’ at the Barbican Centre, London, as part of the BBC Arts Get Creative Campaign The event will be free to all and take place on 5th December from 10.30am to 5.30pm on the Mezzanine Level of the Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DL Everyone is welcome: if […]

Knit Funder

The generosity of the knitting community knows no bounds! On top of all the knitting that you send us, designers and companies are sending us patterns so that we can sell them to raise funds for Knit for Peace. (For the slower knitters amongst us it is enough to keep up with the Christmas list and […]

Knit for Peas

Knit for Peace is going to the Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, London (Oct 10-13 2013). We are asking all makers to bring along their donations to the show for collection and that way save on the postage. For a bit of fun we are also going to Knit  for Peas (see what […]

Bring us your knits

We want your knits and your old stash and needles. Anything that you can live without bring to the show and we will re-distribute to people who can knit for good. The Knitting & Stitching show at Alexandra Palace is one of the biggest knitting shows, with about 45,000 visitors, so it is well worth […]

Jumpers to Delhi and Afghanistan

302 little baby jumpers have gone out to India for children living on the street in Delhi. These children have nothing, and it can get cold. While it is still the summer months it’s hard to think of cooler times to come, and we are planning now for the winter. Some of these jumpers will […]

Wool and Words

Refugee Action are starting up a knitting group called ‘Wool and Words’ in Leeds to celebrate the social nature of knitting. They had a knitting workshop at a festival to celebrate sanctuary. We sent along some yarn and needles and volunteers taught young and old alike. You can read more about what they do on […]

Knitsy for Peace

There is a new magazine on the block, only this one is an app that only works on your smart phone or tablet. This is a new departure for a knitting magazine, and there are certainly a lot of them about now, so it’s something to set it apart from the rest. This is only […]