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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!


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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!


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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?


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!




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


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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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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