Announcement, heavy metal knitting, News, Press Release

Press Release for 10 July 2021: Winners Heavy Metal Knitting

WINNERS of the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021 “Resurrection of the Knitting Witch”, The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands – 10 July 2021 – Stichting Wool for Warmth announces that “The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” video is the winner of the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2021. The Final was livestreamed 9 July… Continue reading Press Release for 10 July 2021: Winners Heavy Metal Knitting

Announcement, Event, Press Release

Persbericht 9 juli 2021

“Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” vertegenwoordigt Nederland in de Finale van het Heavy Metal Breikampioenschap 2021 In samenwerking met Niels Weerheim, Vaskimo Arts en Stichting Wool for Warmth Den Haag, Nederland, 9 juli 2021 – WTF Productions heeft bekendgemaakt dat het filmpje “The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” mee zal doen aan de finale van… Continue reading Persbericht 9 juli 2021

Announcement, Event, Press Release

Press Release for 9 July 2021: Finalists Heavy Metal Knitting

“Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” representing Netherlands in Finals of the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021 Collaboration of Niels Weerheim, Vaskimo Arts, and Stichting Wool for Warmth The Hague, The Netherlands – 9 July 2021 – WTF Productions announces the “The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch” video will advance to tonight's Finals of the… Continue reading Press Release for 9 July 2021: Finalists Heavy Metal Knitting

Announcement, Event

The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch is a Finalist!!! Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021

Sometimes life throws you an unexpected bone. For Stichting Wool for Warmth, it is the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships. It is our second time participating in this contest and each time it was an absolute blast! Started by a knitting group in Joensuu, Finland. They were being interviewed by a radio program and they… Continue reading The Resurrection of the Knitting Witch is a Finalist!!! Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2021

Announcement, Recruitment

Honestly, we just need more volunteers. Everyone welcome, we will find the best place for you!

Last year, we did a calculation on Maex.nl of the number of volunteer hours Stichting Wool for Warmth completed in an average month. The number will blow your socks off. 10,000 hours of volunteer work per month. Let me write it bigger. 10,000 hours of volunteer work per month. And we were trying to be… Continue reading Honestly, we just need more volunteers. Everyone welcome, we will find the best place for you!

Announcement, Donations, News

Usually we say “Yes” but this time we said “Yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes!! The Treasure Trove/Schatkamer Second-Hand Store is OPEN for Business!

Stichting Wool for Warmth Treasure Trove Soza Building Noord Ingang Wilhelmina van Pruisenweg 55 2595AN The Hague 10:00-17:00 every day. Other times by appointment We know what to do with donated wool: Open lots of knitting clubs and knit and crochet for the homeless. And also know what to do with old clothing: Donate winter… Continue reading Usually we say “Yes” but this time we said “Yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes!! The Treasure Trove/Schatkamer Second-Hand Store is OPEN for Business!

Announcement, Awards, News

Eshete Fantaye – The Hague Volunteer of the Year 2020!!!!!

A satellite engineer by education, Eshete uses his skills as a project manager and trained engineer to manage the ever changing, every increasing collection of people and donations that is Stichting Wool for Warmth. Thank you Eshete, Volunteer of the Year 2020 ❤️

Announcement, Corona Virus, News

Yes! Wool for Warmth Volunteers Rise to the Corona-Challenge!

At Wool for Warmth, Yes! Is our favourite word. It opens up new avenues, leads us to new and often unexpected opportunities. Yes! started our charity. Yes! brought us a wool store donation. Yes! Started 70 clubs. Yes! brought us over 7,200 items of clothing to donate. We have said Yes! again. And now our… Continue reading Yes! Wool for Warmth Volunteers Rise to the Corona-Challenge!

Announcement

Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2020 is cancelled! The event is postponed to 2021

Bum. We were looking forward to this. Anyway, just to remind you, here is our video from the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t8M-q0Cdh0 Turn up the volume!! There are 5 different ways you can help the homeless: Wool for Warmth works without subsidies and every month we need to raise €500. Please help… Continue reading Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship 2020 is cancelled! The event is postponed to 2021

Announcement, Corona Virus

Seeing the Positive Side of the Coronavirus while Following the Rules

Most of our volunteers and knitters are in the high-risk group for coronavirus so this pandemic is something we take very seriously. Instead of “circumstances-beyond-our-control” however, we are taking the “circumstances-within-our-control” approach. For all our volunteers, followers, and fans, we are making our coronavirus policy public. And in the spirit of Wool for Warmth, we… Continue reading Seeing the Positive Side of the Coronavirus while Following the Rules