We are supporting some additional charities!
Please bring charity items to our monthly meetings where Deb will collect and distribute them to many locations, including: 103 more words
Today marks the start of National Knitting Week, 5-11 October 2015. Although at UK Hand Knitting every week is about encouraging people to knit and crochet and share the love of everything yarnie, National Knitting Week is a time when we encourage other knitters, crocheters and yarn retailers to get on board and make a noise about yarn crafts too. 231 more words
Recently we asked you to nominate your favourite charity that takes knitted or crocheted items and we were amazed by the response. We were inundated with nominations and we have now contacted all the charities and voluntary organisations just to make sure they want to take part. 651 more words
In the sweltering summer heat of Duhok, in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, American retiree Amy L. Beam spends her days making lists.
She documents the names of the hundreds upon hundreds of Yazidi women abducted by the Islamic State (IS) militant group over a year ago who are being desperately sought by their families. 1,417 more words