Knit For Peace

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NOVEMBER 5th 2017

Responding to the knitting craze that’s sweeping the country, Knit for Peace, a charity with 20,000 volunteer knitters, donating their knitting for those in need at home and abroad, is holding a stylish new event: The Great Knitfest 2017.

Following on from the tradition of craft exhibitions at Chelsea Old Town Hall, the KnitFest offers it all: courses, shopping, talks, learn to knit sessions. Expert knitters from around the country have sent in wonderfuly handmade items; baby clothes, scarves, blankets, all to be sold in aid of Knit for Peace’s work around the world.

At The Great Knitfest you can:

  • Learn to knit with experienced knitters
  • Improve your knitting skills with courses from the country’s leading designers
  • Buy specially designed kits for knitting and crochet that are being launched at the KnitFest
  • Get unusual yarns and knitting accessories
  • Unusual gifts with a knitting theme
  • Find real charity Christmas cards at the Card Aid pop-up store
  • Have fun at our old-fashioned Christmas fair with bran tubs, tombola, bowling, and all the fun of the fair
  • Hear about knitting holidays – from India to Edinburgh!
  • Buy Good Gifts to support those in need worldwide

For general enquiries, please e-mail: or phone 0207 794 9835

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