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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!


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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?



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!


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


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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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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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Well, we are back from Fibre East and have recovered from the busy weekend.  We had a great time catching up with supporters and meeting new ones. I was there all day on Saturday and Clare all day Sunday and quite a good chunk of Saturday too.  I had a […]

Fabulous Fun at Fibre East


Wow! It’s very busy at P-Hop now that we are well and truly in festival season. Woolfest was a couple of weeks ago and Fibre East is only a couple of weeks away on 27 and 28 July, in Ampthill, Bedford. Jane (ProbablyJane on Ravelry and designer of the ever […]

Yarn Festival Season



We are delighted to have received a generous donation from Jeanette and her fellow YarnGatherers from their P-Hop/MSF fundraiser in Stone! Here’s Jeanette to tell you all about it: “YarnGathering in Stone may be no more but all the wonderful crafters and makers I met are still around so I […]

Huge THANK YOU to YarnGathering Fundraisers