medecins sans frontieres

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!

Glasgow at night.  Photo credit: TripAdvsor 2
The Commonwealth Games is being hosted in Glagsow, Scotland from 23 July to 3 August 2014.  We think it’s the perfect excuse for a p/hop knit-a-long. – So get your knit on whilst watching energetic types on the telly and helping those in need, all at the same time – […]

Get ready for a Commonwealth Knit-a-long!

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?

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!

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!

P-Hop stall
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