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!

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!

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

Knit-Signal-Philippines 1
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

Me (Kate) standing proudly in front of my first P/Hop stall 1
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

drop spindle
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