Knit Your Bit

August 20th, 2018

Calling all knitters and crocheters!

World War I Red Cross posterTo commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I , the Geneva Historical Society is collecting hand knit or crocheted scarves for veterans. To participate

With the scarf please include name and contact information.  Scarves can be mailed or dropped off at the Historical Society, 543 South Main Street in Geneva.  Donations will be accepted until Friday, October 5.

Sheet music for the song "I wonder who's knitting for me?"This project is part of the Knit Your Bit program at the National WW II Museum  in New Orleans.  Launched in 2006, more than 10,000 knitters and crocheters across the country have participated in Knit Your Bit project.  Through their efforts, the National WW II Museum has distributed 50,000 scarves to approximately 1,000 veterans’ centers, hospitals, and service organizations across the country.

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