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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 2477 members and 112 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!

05/11/2015 - The Big Knit In
What a huge success and a big thank you to all who took part and made this a great day. To date we have been told of 685 squares being knitted across the County and further afield. We are now getting the squares made into blankets.
05/11/2015 - Mileham Tea Shop Knitters
Mileham Tea Shop Knitters
A wonderful start for this new group with many happy knitters coming along to enjoy good company and use their skills to make things for charity.
01/09/2015 - Cinnamon Trust
Bernice from the Cinnamon Trust was very pleased with all the blankets for their cats and dogs. Also very gratefull for the dog coats which will be very well used.
30/08/2015 - Lord Mayors Event - Kings Lynn
A great get together at the Town Hall in Kings Lynn for the Mayors charity, "Bridge For Heroes". Over fifty members and guests gathered to knit away the morning raising 123.90 for the charity.
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.
What's Needed?

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital - need your help

The following items are urgently needed. Fingerless mittens, mufflers, winter fascinators and sewn fleece fingerless mittens. Contact Edna if you can knit or sew any of these items.

Norwich Food Bank

We have had a special request from the Food Bank for fingerless mittens, hats, baby clothes, gloves and blankets. Also ear muffs and toys.


Would like Santa's and snowmen for a stall to raise money. Also tea cosies.


We have been asked for mittens by several charities - full mittens for small children and fingerless mittens for older children to the elderly.

Hats for Innocent Smoothies

The Bowthorpe Group is trying to help Age UK who require 4500 smoothie hats. They already have about half of their quota but we still need more please. These can be knitted now but should be delivered by early December please. Every hat raises 50p for Age UK.


Don't forget it is nearly time to wear your poppies, please knit a few extra for the Poppy Appeal.

News and Events
CALENDARS now available for 2016!
Our own Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers calendar is now for sale at all our centres in Norwich, Lowestoft, Sheringham and King's Lynn. It only costs 3 and every month has a picture of an NKaS event. In a long wall hanging format there is plenty of room to write in your NKaS ...
Purple Bags and Eco Bags with NKaS logo
In addition to our usual pens and badges we now have two sorts of bags available to buy. The long-handled lightweight bag with the NKaS logo on is only 3 and popular for carrying your knitting around while the Eco bag at 4 is in natural cotton with shorter handles which ma...
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.
Christmas Tree Festival
10 Dec, 2015 00:00 - 16 Dec, 2015 00:00
St Perer's Church , Sheringham
St Perer's Church , Sheringham will be holding their annual Christmas Tree Festival from 10th to 16th December. Come along and see the Sheringham groups beautiful tree.
Norwich Wool Loft Open Day
15 Dec, 2015 10:00 - 12:30
Christ Church Centre, Magdalen Road, Norwich
Come along to the last Open Day of the year in Norwich and stock up on wool and other items before the Christmas break. Enjoy a mince pie with your cup of tea of coffee while you trawl the patterns and chat to other friendly members.
West Norfolk Wool Shack
18 Dec, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Providence Street Community Centre, Providence Street, off London Road, King's Lynn, PE30 5ET
Our last meeting before Christmas will have a Christmas themed raffle and refreshments. Come along to stock up on wool before the holiday. This meeting is a week earlier than usual because of the Christmas break. Enjoy meeting once again in the hall at Providence Street whe...