Charity projects, News, Patterns

Dementia charity pattern: Archie the Scarecrow

Dolls and soft toys are often used in dementia care units to comfort residents and help them feel safe and at home but one charity, Reminiscence Learning, has taken this further with Archie the knitted scarecrow who is used both to help patients and to educate school children about dementia. The charity uses the story… Continue reading Dementia charity pattern: Archie the Scarecrow


Planning Your Holiday Knitting

The summer holidays are upon us which means some annual knitting conundrums are arising. First off, is how many projects to pack for a holiday. When we asked our Twitter followers how many projects they take away, answers included “too many”, “a range” and varied from two to six. The big issues seem to be a… Continue reading Planning Your Holiday Knitting