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Knitting for Community Service  

YA students can earn 10 community service hours by knitting a scarf or hat.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Project Description

You can help your neighbors keep warm this winter by knitting a scarf or hat.  

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.
  • 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. 


This publication was supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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