Competition: Knitting and stitching show present an Enchanted wood competition to raise funds for Norfolk hospice appeal

Enter the enchanted wood competition of the Knitting and stitching Show in aid of the Louise Hamilton Trust Hospice.
Read the press release below.
Enchanted Wood competition to raise funds for Norfolk hospice appeal.
Do you believe in fairies?
There will be a sprinkling of craft-y magic dust in The Butterfly Garden at The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show in London this March.
The Butterfly Garden is a spectacular collection of hundreds of flowers, trees, butterflies, bugs and mini-beasts knitted and crocheted by the Louise Hamilton Knit and Yarn Group and Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers, in aid of the Louise Hamilton Trust Hospice Appeal to build a 10-bed hospice unit at James Paget University Hospital in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Visitors to The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show can be part of this magical fundraising project by taking part in a competition to create a host of new creatures and habitats for the Enchanted Wood, a new element of the garden.
Entries fall into two categories–
  • creatures and
  • homes.

Creatures can be fairies and pixies, elves and hobbits, witches and wizards, and should be no taller than 30cm (excluding hats).

Homes can be toadstools and tree trunks, logs and burrows and should be no more than 30cm wide.

Let the imagination run wild with a home-designed creation or, for those needing a little help or inspiration, find a pattern online or at .
Either bring along your Enchanted Wood competition entry on the first day of the show (2nd March)by 1pm or submit it to the show organisers by 23rd February.
Full details of how to enter and submit items are available at .
Judging takes place on 2nd March with prizes awarded to category winners.
All entries will be displayed at the show.
The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show takes place from 2nd-5th March 2017 at Olympia London. Tickets are on sale now and cost £13 in advance (concessions £12, children aged 5-18 £6)*.
Tickets are on sale now and cost £13 in advance (concessions £12, children aged 5-18 £6)*.
A wide selection of options are available from or by calling 0844 581 1319(+44 0121 7966100 from outside the UK).
2*A booking fee of £1.50 is payable per order ENDS
For further information, please contact:
Julie Parmenter
Brampton PR
T:+44 (0)
1981 251820 /
+44 (0)
7775 715936
Register for a press pass for
The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show here
About the show
The Knitting & Stitching Shows are the UK’s biggest textile art and craft events and are created by twistedthread.
The events offer hundreds of workshops, demonstrations and interactive features, curated galleries showcasing the work of leading textile artists and groups from all over the world, and hundreds of specialist craft companies selling essential supplies.
The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, Olympia London–2nd-5th March 2017.
Opening times:
Thursday 2nd March 10:00am-7.00pm
Friday 3rd March 10:00am-5.30pm
Saturday 4th March 10:00-5.30pm
Sunday 5th March 10:00am-5:00pm
About the competition knitting patterns
All patterns are provided by Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers.
enchanted wood competition press release