Start Date

Date(s) - 01-08-2020

12:00 am

Would you like to become a Hospice Herder and help to make our popular Sheep and Highland Cows?

The Hospice Shepherdess Margaret Harkins

Led by Margaret Harkins, our volunteers have now made almost 1000 of the sheep and highland cow doorstops which we affectionately refer to as The Hospice Herd.

Recent coverage on television and in the papers has resulted in a huge demand for these handmade characters. We have been inundated with requests from as far away as Australia and America!

If you are based in West Cumbria and have some time to volunteer with us then we have some new roles. We are looking for volunteers to help us in all parts of the processes which go into making our Hospice Herd:
  • Knitting
  • Hand Stitching
  • Felt Cutting
  • Weight making
  • Finishing

We are looking for someone to lead this group of volunteers and make the project seamless.

You can do this in your own home. We will give you training and the materials, your donation to us is your time and skill.

If you would like to find out more about how you can join our Knitting Ninjas, know a Star Stitcher or would like to help in some way, then get in touch with Gemma on 01900 873173 or email us on info@hhwc.org.uk