Each year we choose an outreach project to benefit people in need through fiber arts
Previous Outreach Projects included:
2013- Rice Field Collective, a collaboration between knitting teachers and designers based in the U.S. and Europe, with indigenous people from the Ifugao region of the Philippines. The goal of the collective is to use handknitting as a way of maintaining the sustainability of life in Ifugao by training its villagers to make high-quality knitted items and other handicrafts.
2012 – Knitted and crocheted preemie hats and blankets for our local community, part of the nationwide Care Wear
2011 – Knitted and crocheted squares that were combined to make blankets for AIDS orphans in Africa with Knit-a-Square
2010 – Knitted and crocheted Duduza dolls on behalf of Our Chance International an organization advocating and providing medical care for disadvantaged children worldwide
2009 – Knitted the world’s longest scarf benefited the good work of Heifer International