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Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers - providing support to charities at home and abroad with lovingly hand knitted and sewn items.

There are now 2048 members and 90 groups around the county knitting and stitching for charity. We support many charities from orphanages and families abroad to small projects at home. Age is no barrier members range from the young to some well over 100. We have groups in diverse situations reflecting the whole community. Get in touch if you are interested there's room for everyone!

Achievements
23/06/2015 - Action for Greyhounds
"To all the kind talented ladies who have knitted lovely items for Action For Greyhounds, THANK YOU, Your support is very much appreciated" Kind regards, Annie
23/06/2015 - Sailors Society
Message from the Sailors Society "Thank you for the hats and neck warmers. We are extremely grateful to you for your kindness". In 2014 3000 hats were wrapped for Xmas presents for the sailors so keep knitting.
08/05/2015 - Well done West Norfolk
You were nominated for an award in the Community Group category at the recent Freebridge Community Awards. The event took place on Tuesday 28 April at Providence Street Community Centre and it was lovely to have so many guests come along and celebrate the people who are all playing a part in creating A Better West Norfolk.
08/05/2015 - Wymondham Nature Group
Since we have been selling hedgehogs we have raised over 80 to be used on wildlife conservation in our local area. The hogs are popular to both young and older people.
11/04/2015 - James Paget Hospital
" We would like to offer our sincere gratitude regarding the knitted garments that you have taken time to make for our patients in the community. The clothes and blankets that you have so kindly donated have been distributed to patients in the most socially deprived areas in order to help them prepare them for the arrival of their baby"
What's Needed?

Link to Hope.

The charity takes shoeboxes out to Romania, Moldova Bulgaria Albania and the Ukraine. They do Shoeboxes for the elderly and families as well as children. They particularly need gloves although of course hats and scarves are appreciated.

Sailors Society

We have been asked to knit lots of hats for the sailors that arrive at our ports from warmer countries and have little idea what the North Sea is like!!. They also require balaclava's, mittens and neck warmers. All patterns can be found on the patterns page with permission from The Sailors Society.

Heart Cushions

Big C Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital need heart cushions for their patients after breast surgery (both Men and Women) Pattern can be found here - http://www.with-heart-and-hands.com/2009/09/making-cardiac-heart-pillow.html

Noahs Ark

John Grooms Court latest project is to be "Noahs Ark". They would like small animals, either knitted, crocheted or sewn.

News and Events
Holly Garden Nurseries Knit and Natter
29 Jul, 2015 11:00
Sally Anne's Tea Rooms, Holly Garden Nurseries, Flixton Road, Blunderston, NR32 5PL
Kirkley Knitters
29 Jul, 2015 13:00
The Coconut Loft, 8 Waterloo Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0AA
North Norfolk Wool Loft Open Day
7 Aug, 2015 10:00
Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, NR26 8NP
Come and join us for a chat and a cuppa. Bring your knitted items and see what others have done. Browse and be inspired.
West Norfolk Wool Shack at the Town Hall
12 Aug, 2015 10:00
Kings Lynn Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 5DQ
West Norfolk Wool Shack will be staging a Grand Knit and Natter on behalf of the Mayor of King's Lynn's charity Bridge for Heroes. So please come along to the Town Hall at Kings Lynn on Wednesday 12th August between 10 and 12. We will be knitting squares to make a blanket...
Elsing Knit and Natter
10 Sep, 2015 14:00
Elsing Village Hall, Church Street, Elsing, Norfolk NR20
Elsing Knit and Natter
8 Oct, 2015 14:00
Elsing Village Hall, Church Street, Elsing, Norfolk NR20