Texture Mitts for Men by Alessandra Parsons
  We’re very pleased to launch a new pattern just before our visit to Fibre’s East this year. Textured Mitts for Men is designed by Alessandra Parsons who kindly donated it to P/HOP. The pattern is worked in the round using your favourite method and features a combination of moss and cable stitches. It’s […]

New Pattern | Textured Mitts for Men


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Well that was fun! I was super nervous going up to Woolfest as the new co-ordinator, first time Woofest attendee and first ever stall holding at a festival. Phew! Well the nerves were unnecessary because the weekend turned out wonderful. The Woolfest staff were amazing, everything was so well organised and everyone was […]

On the road: Woolfest 2016


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The baton is passed, well the blue folder really, and I’m new p/hop co-ordinator! Hi there! My name is Heidi aka Ready! Set! Stitch! over on the internets and all things social media. I first learned of MSF and their work when they set up an office over in Dublin, what […]

Hi There!



We’re looking for someone new to co-ordinate the fabulous p/hop project.  Think it could be you? P/hop is an amazing community project that now needs supporters to help take it forward.  Traditionally the co-ordinator role has been fulfilled by one person, donating approximately one day per week.  However I think […]

Could you help run p/hop?


Martini Cowl
It’s a New Year Martini Knitalong! Now that all the gift knitting is done, it’s time to cast on a shiny new project, right?  Join us in knitting Miranda Jollie‘s wonderful Martini Cowl.   This is one of those patterns that had sort of passed me by until I started […]

Martini Cowl KAL


ember mitts
Ember is the latest pattern donated to p/hop by Louise Zass-Bangham of Inspiration Knits.  The pattern was originally published in Knit Now magazine, and once the rights reverted back to Louise, she generously decided to donate the pattern to p/hop to raise more funds for the work of MSF. Ember […]

New pattern: Ember



John Arbon
This is the final day of our birthday giveaway, and what a week it’s been!  We’ve had so much fun here at p/hop, and I hope you’ve all been enjoying it just as much. It’s been wonderful receiving all your entries this week, including entries from long-time p/hop supporters, as […]

Birthday giveaway: Day 7


Day 6 giveaway
We’re down to the last two days of our birthday week, folks.  Keep those entries coming! This is one of those occasions where I really do need to add the caveat that the photo really doesn’t do this prize justice!  Up for grabs we have one beautiful silk needle case […]

Birthday giveaway: Day 6


knitwitches
Here we are at day 5 of our birthday giveaway.  I hope you’ve all enjoyed researching answers and finding out more about p/hop and MSF. Today’s prize is this Seriously Gorgeous (literally!) single spun merino in the colourways Glaciers and Ribena.  These have been generously donated to p/hop by KnitWitches […]

Birthday giveaway: Day 5



Dublin Dye
Hope you’re ready for day 4! Today’s prize is a lovely package of two skeins of yarn and a needle roll.  The yarn has been donated by the lovely Yvonne of Dublin Dye Company.  I met Yvonne at Edinburgh Yarn Fest earlier this year, and after coming to the rescue […]

Birthday giveaway: Day 4