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The Knitters Guild of Incline Village meets every Wednesday from 1 - 3 p.m. in the church library. The members knit and crochet layettes for newborns, mittens, hats, scarves, blankets, and other warm items for children and adults who need them.
Donations are made throughout the year to North Tahoe Family Resource Center in Kings Beach, Tahoe Forest Hospital, the Senior Center in Truckee, and as [art pf the Project Mana food distributions. A supply of warm hats has been given to the counselor at Incline Elementary School to give to children who come to school on cold days without something to keep their heads warm.
Chemo caps, made of very soft yarn, are provided to the American Cancer Society in Reno for people undergoing chemotherapy. If you know of anyone who could use one of these lovely caps, please let us know.
Several guild members go to Incline Elementary School each Tuesday from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m to teach 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders how to knit and crochet. Currently about twenty-five enthusiastic students participate in this after-school activity.
We have also donated yarn to the Folsom Lake Lions Club, which sponsors a Folsom Prison group called The Hooks and Ladders Knitting and Crocheting Club of Folsom Prison.
Here are a couple of delightful videos:
YouTube - Men's Reaction
The guild is currently in its fifteenth year of helping others! We welcome anyone who loves to knit or crochet; if your skills need refreshing, we will be glad to help you. Supplies of yarn, needles, hooks, and patterns are available.
eMail Karen Barney for more information, or drop in any Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00.