February 26, 2017
After my morning treat and some cleaning I got things set up for my monthly 4-H knitting project meeting. This is the largest part of my volunteer work. I really look forward to being with these young kids and help them on their own fiber journey. They are excited about yarn and excited to be together in their own circle. I am very fortunate to have a co-leader that is my knitting friend that has been knitting with me since I started. Knitting for 4-H falls in the "clothing" project category but I love how there is so many other elements to knitting for them- problem solving, math, nature . . . but most importantly it is this lifelong skill of making! Love it!
I could not be more proud to work for and volunteer for this youth organization. I only wish I had done 4-H more when I was a kid. Maybe being a project leader is a little like being in a project myself as a kid! Also the books I use for teaching the kids are I Can Knit, Kids Knitting Workshop , I look forward to check out more options for fun patterns for early learners.