Knitting for Community Service: Knit for Community Service
You can help your neighbors keep warm this winter by knitting a scarf or hat.
Nyack School District students can earn ten community service hours
for each scarf or hat you complete.
Click the link for printable instructions and material requirements for the scarf or hat project in the box on the right. Don't know how to knit? No problem.
Check out some recommended books at the library by clicking the Suggested Knitting Books tab above.
Click the Basic How-to-Knit Videos tab for the appropriate video to learn. Videos are available for right-handed and left-handed knitters that show all the basic steps (cast on, knit stitch, cast off) to make a scarf.
For information on where to purchase knitting materials, click the Local Stores for Knitting Materials tab.
Knitting needles as well as other knitting supplies can be borrowed from the library. Click here to see what to library has to offer.
To find more library resources on knitting, use the catalog search box above.
Still have questions? Click the FAQs tab to see if you can find your question and answer.
After completing your scarf or hat, bring the item to the Information Desk at the Valley Cottage Library for a letter that you can submit to your school/organization to receive credit for your service. It is your responsibility to schedule time to complete the project before your organization's deadline.