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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 1814 members and 80 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
20/10/2014 - Well done
Dog's Trust
Kate Brewster from Snetterton Dogs Trust tells us you have now supplied enough coats for the winter months. However they still need blankets.
20/10/2014 - Fantastic stall at Grand Exhibition
Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Appeal
Samaritan's Purse were able to take away plenty of hats, gloves and scarves for the shoeboxes from the stall at our Grand Exhibtion. They still need many more for the boxes and welcome hand puppets and knitted or stitched bags as well.
04/10/2014 - Grand Exhibition - October 4th
Our Grand Exhibition was a fantastic success with over 700 attending. There were stalls from over 20 different charities showcasing the knitting and stitching our members do throughout the year. Some of the comments received:- "Absolutely awesome - I have been blown away by the quality and diversity of items made by Norfolk (and Suffolk) knitters". "Brilliant inspiring event" "I feel inspired to go home and make something after many years of forgetting how enjoyable it can be to create"
16/09/2014 - Wool Loft Open Day
International Aid Trust
Over 50 sacks of knitting were sent to the International Aid Trust's warehouse in Great Yarmouth.
What's Needed?

International Aid Trust

International Aid Trust are very grateful for all the items we give them but are desperate for larger things for the older children and adults. Could you knit a jumper or make a dress or shorts for an older child?

Shoebox

It's that time of year again and our friends at the Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child need knitted items to go in the children's shoeboxes. They need hats, gloves, scarves as well as hand puppets and bags for the children to play with. Can you help? Bring your contributions along to our Winter Special Event on 21st November at the Christ Church Centre between 10am and 12noon.

News and Events
Calendars
Calendars are selling fast - don't miss out. Available from your Group Leader, at the Open Day or the Special Event. Ideal present for your friends.
Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers own bags!
We are delighted to announce that we now have our very own Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers bag! In a vibrant purple with our own logo on the side they will be available at...
The Care Hub Crafters Lowestoft
A new group starting in Lowestoft every Tuesday between 10am and 3pm.
Trunch Knitters and Stichers
17 Nov, 2014 14:30 - 30 Dec, 2015 00:00
Trunch Village Hall
Winter Special Event - Friday Nov 21st
This was a fantastic success with people coming from all over the county to be there. We raised over 750 which will help to pay for the rent of the Wool Loft and the Sew...
Wool Loft Open Day - 16th December
Your last chance before Christmas to come along to the Wool Loft and stock up on wool to keep the needles clicking over the holiday period! We'll also have the last few c...