This project is running this year

Knitwits is a free volunteer project for students who can charm the yarn, are itching to get stitching, or are hooked on crochet (get it?) - but who also want to make a real difference within communities. 

Knitwits is a fun and safe space where students of all needlework abilities can meet with nursing home residents and the local elderly community for some good, ol’ fashioned knitting and nattering.

As well as this, Knitwits members can also participate in several other fun charitable activities, such as knitting tiny hats for the Innocent Smoothies Big Knit, and knitting blankets and booties to donate to childrens wards or homeless charities!

Not only will this look great on your CV, but you’ll meet some characters with buckets of life experience, bridge the generation gap, and combat loneliness in the elderly, as well as get the oppurtunity to meet several other like-minded yarn enthusiasts! If this sounds like a project for you, you must be a knitwit too!

We will provide materials at these sessions (and tea!), however, feel free to bring along projects of your own. Keep your eyes peeled on here or our facebook page. 

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