Doctors Without Borders

Once again I had a fabulous time at Fibre East meeting and chatting with lots of lovely supporters.  Thank you so much to Janet Ellison and her army of fabulous volunteers for another great show.  We raised a wonderful £376.75. The stall which raised £376.75 in donations It was hot […]

Fibre East – Thank You!

Lynda and daughter at Unwind 2
I have yet to get feedback following the delights of Unwind Brighton – will keep you posted on funds raised as soon as I know! I do know, however, that we had a celebrity visitor to our stall.  Lynda from The Great British Sewing Bee, with her daughter, Sarah from […]

Celebrity at P/Hop stall!

Kate knitting in public
It’s World Wide Knit in Public Week, apparently!  So get out there and show off your yarny skills to the World at large!! I haven’t had too much time but I managed to knit in a restaurant on Saturday. I was also knitting these lovely stripey babies on the train […]

Knit in Public Week

KnitSignal 1
Lighting the Knit Signal!   There are lots of brilliant ways that you can help P/Hop to raise funds for MSF.  P/Hop was set up as a community project, so that lots of people could get involved.  I donate one day a week plus additional work when we have shows […]

P/Hop needs you!

Knit Now
We were delighted when the  fabulous Kate Heppel from Knit Now magazine rang to offer us a whole page in this excellent magazine.  Publicity is very much appreciated by MSF & P/hop.  The more people who know of P/Hop and our patterns, the more money and awareness we can raise […]

Knit Now

Well is doesn’t seem very long since I blogged about hitting our last target and here we are again with a whopping £45,000! It truly is amazing how wonderful and generous our knitty and crochety supporters are.  I am thrilled to be coordinating such a wonderful fundraising effort and you […]

What does £45,000 buy?

Squeaky bacteria by Dawn Finney
Knitted Squeaky Bacteria by Dawn Finney For those of you wondering where your lovely money goes, here’s bit of information about the work MSF does in the fight against the ever spreading, drug resistant tuberuclosis (DR-TB).  World TB day is on Monday 24 March 2014. Every year, around eight million […]

World TB Day – please help!

Honduras Reindeer basket
Way back in November, Hazel Osmond contacted us to ask if we would mind if she used a P/Hop pattern to make and sell Rudolphs to raise funds for her daughter.    Hazel Osmond and her daughter Kate wanted to use Judith Baser’s gorgeous P/Hop pattern Rudolph, that Reindeer to raise […]

Reindeers for Honduras!

Diamond Dot Scarf
Now that the miserable dark days of rain that we were blighted with over the holidays seem to have stopped we are being blessed with some bright blue skies – problem is that bright blue skies at this time of year make the temperatures rather nippy.  Ah! but there’s always […]

Show off your scarves!

Eyre Shawl
Wishing all our wonderful P/Hoppers a happy, healthy and fulfilling 2014! My fist day back in the MSF office and there’s been loads to do.  Two invites to shows were in the inbox with all the form filling that that requires to apply for a place.  The first is Woolfest […]

Happy New Year! Happy New Shawl!