Yearly Archives: 2013


On Friday night we went to Pom Pom Quarterly‘s Christmas party.  For those who do not know, Pom Pom is an uber stylish quartlery magazine stuffed with knitting & crochet patterns, as well as recipes and and other arty/crafty goings on.  The party was a great event with everything us […]

PomPom Quartelry’s Christmas Party



We have 2 new patterns for you, both with a Royal vibe!  The Diana Black Sheep Sweater and the Diamond Dot Scarf. Firstly, and at last the Diana Black Sheep Sweater pattern from Muir and Osborne is finally available as a download from P/Hop. Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne very […]

Feeling rather Regal?



We are very pleased (and a little over excited) to have been invited to host a stall at PomPom Quarterly‘s very first Christmas Party and Pop Up Indie Yarn Market, where we hope to raise some much needed funds for MSF, in the wake of the disaster in the Philippines. […]

PomPom Party People


Miranda in the aran weight Martini Cowl We have a lovely new pattern from another fabulous designer.  Miranda Jollie (aka Hanwelknitter) has donated this fabulous pattern (nay, recipe!) for a wonderfully cosy and stylish cowl.  Just like a martini cocktail you can make it anyway you choose – any yarn, […]

Martini anyone?


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I am sure that you have all seen news of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan and are feeling as sad as I am about the inevitable suffering of the people caught in its path.  MSF are acting as quickly as they can to get medics and supplies to those in need.  […]

Lighting the Knit Signal – Philippines Appeal



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Samples and patterns on display at Glasgow School of Yarn October was a bumper month for P/Hop fundraising, taking our total to a smidgen below £42,000 (£41,993.55 to be exact).  How amazing is that – £42,000 raised by the generosity of knitters, crocheters and spinners! THANK YOU EVERYONE!! Here’s a […]

42,000 whole pounds! Whoop!


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October is quite a busy month for yarny fundraising events in aid of MSF. Friday 18 & Saturday 19 October The ever popular Glasgow School of Yarn is taking place, once again, at the Mackintosh Church from 10 am to 6 pm on both days.  We will have a P/Hop […]

Fundraising events in October


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The P/Hop stand next to Project Linus, where you can see Paula and Lynda   Wow what a lovely show!  I was at The Big Textile Show in Leicestershire at the end of September and it was such a great show.   Quite a small show, so you could get around […]

Big fun with Big Textiles



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We are honoured that Anna Fisk, aka narnie83, has donated the Dear Green Shawl to our P/Hop project.  It’s a gorgeous shawl that can be knit in a variety of sizes and will make a really cosy autumn/winter cover up. Clare has just dashed a copy off the printer and […]

Prize winning shawl