Lichen and Moss Shawl by Sue Lazenby
Can you believe it’s March? Where has the year gone already?! As the year gallops by, we are excited to announce that there are some new patterns to enjoy through p/hop in 2020! Sue Lazenby have very kindly donated several wonderful patterns to p/hop. We couldn’t be more excited to […]

P/hop patterns for March!

I love the p/hop principle: give pennies for the hours of pleasure you’ve had from knitting up a pattern. Over the years, however, knitters have found all kinds of other ways to raise p/hop pennies. We’ve knitted up blanket squares and raffled the result at yarn shows. We’ve organised yarn […]

Guest Post: Rudolph, That Mighty Little Reindeer

It’s that time of year again… How can it possibly be October already!? The year has once again flown by, Spring and Summer have come and gone and we are deep into Autumn. We should definitely be starting on the woolly wonders for Winter! With the changing colour of the […]


I thought we would kick off this week with some of my favourite p/hop patterns. Over the years, we have had some great additions to the p/hop collection. Every pattern is unique and great fun to work with! So many amazing patterns donated by many generous designers. Designers donate their […]

Five Favourite p/hop Patterns

Hello everyone – I’m Georgie, the new Volunteer p/hop Coordinator! I am very excited to be the new coordinator and get to know all the amazing patterns that have been donated to p/hop over the years. A little bit about me I have been knitting for almost 20 years, and […]

p/hop 2019

Knitting in to spring – and an update!    Hi all & happy spring! – For those who don’t know or haven’t heard yet, I’ve taken over from the lovely Heidi with P-Hopping. I’ve spent the last couple of months, re-organising, thinking, and of course, knitting! With spring slowly but […]

Knitting into Spring

Glasnevin Shawl
As the leaves are falling a new pattern for you a fallen into our lap, Glasnevin, donated by the lovely Yvonne McSwiney of Dublin Dye. Glasnevin is a semi circular shawl, knit from the neck down, with a leafy pattern that reminds me of spring, and trees growing new leaves. […]

New Pattern | Glasnevin

Glasnevin Shawl 5
The lovely Yvonne McSwiney from Dublin Dye has donated this beautiful one skein shawl. Here’s more from Yvonne about her donation to p/hop. Glasnevin is a semi circular shawl, knit from the neck down, with a leafy pattern that reminds me of spring, and trees growing new leaves. The shawl […]


#Socktober is around the corner! We’re sharing all 21 p/hop sock patterns throughout September on our social media accounts. You can find all our sock patterns and donate over here. So to celebrate and enable your planning process, there’s a lovely prize up for grabs. We have sock project bag kindly […]

Socktober Giveaway

What has astonished me about the knitting and crochet community (since my first tentative attendance at a knit and natter night in the Royal Oak Oxford way back in early 2013) is the ceaseless, insightful and warm support that is offered freely and in abundance. You can feel its presence […]

Guest Post | Festival Volunteering