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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
Hethersett Knit and Natter
31 Aug, 2015 14:00
Hethersett Library, Queen's Road, Hethersett
Gunton Baptist Church Create and Craft Group
31 Aug, 2015 10:00
Gunton Baptist Church, Montgomery Avenue, Lowestoft, NR32 4DZ
North Norfolk Wool Loft
4 Sep, 2015 10:00
Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, NR26 8NP
Come and have a chat and meet old friends and make new. Everyone assured of a warm welcome.
North Norfolk Wool Loft Open Day
2 Oct, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, NR26 8NP
If you are looking for wool, patterns, needles, buttons or anything else to help with knitting and stitching for charity then this is the place to come. Enjoy meeting up with like-minded people and finding lots of ideas for things you can do to support local and internationa...
North Norfolk Wool Loft Open Day
6 Nov, 2015 10:00
Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, NR26 8NP
Come along and meet old friends and new. Browse all our patterns, wool, fabrics etc.
North Norfolk Wool Loft Open Day
4 Dec, 2015 10:00
Sheringham Community Centre, Holway Road, NR26 8NP
Come along and meet old friends and new. Browse all our patterns, wool, fabrics etc.