WWW: Knitted Living Room + Garden; Not Quite Fully Knitted Scarf
Our winner of a fabulous LJ Kaelms bag by Jordana Paige is comment #706: Irene from Toronto [way to represent, Irene!]. Congratulations, and happy knitting baggery!
Monica Crowe, a volunteer at a homeless shelter in the UK has knitted a living room. The room will be available for the public to view in the spring, and it’s raising awareness of the charity Emmaus, which provides living accommodations for the homeless and raises funds by taking unwanted items and fixing, rebuilding or remaking them into items for sale.
Sending hand-knitted love.The Red Scarf project is organized by the Orphan Foundation of America. It gathers donations of hand-knitted red scarves to send to orphans who are away at college. The recipients are all current or former foster children enrolled in college who receive scholarships through the foundation.
A group in Coventry UK will be gathering on March 17th in an attempt to break the Guinness World record for most simultaneous knitters. The record was previously set in 2009 at Sock Summit, with 937 knitters. The Coventry group is hoping for over 1000 participants, as part of a fundraiser for Comic Relief.