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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





Welcome back! I do hope that you all had a lovely April. It’s been a super busy on the home front for us here with the littlest volunteer starting to crawl and explore her surroundings. Don’t worry though! All samples are tucked away safe from tiny fingers and no yarn […]

Hey it’s May!





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Good morning & welcome back. The original post for this month just didn’t seem appropriate so it’ll go out later this month. Grab a cuppa and settle in for a read. I promise it isn’t too taxing. As makers and of course human beings, I believe there is more uniting […]

Acts of Kindness


Happy New Year! It feels like ages since the holiday so hopefully you’re first full week of work went well. Grab a cup of something hot and gather round. I’ve stared at this post for quite a while not knowing really what to write about, then realise there is so much background […]

Welcome 2017!



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