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Thank you, Crafty Planet, The Yarnery and StevenBe!!

Jaime Gjerdingen

Just sitting here, fondly remembering the great time we had at the American Craft Council Holiday Craft Hop and feeling thankful for the yarn generously donated by Crafty PlanetThe Yarnery and StevenBe. Thank you, dear yarn shops, for supporting craft in your communities!

Thank you, Sam!

Jaime Gjerdingen

Sam! Thank you so much for coming and helping LitKnit last Saturday at the Holiday Craft Hop! It was so fun to spend time helping people with you.

Here is a shout out to our Monroe Street Neighborhood Coordinator: Ginny!

Jaime Gjerdingen

Here is Ginny who has been the Neighborhood Coordinator of our Monroe Street Circle for a little over 3 years! Ginny is the one who had some kids hanging out at her house after school, on a consistent basis, and she asked Jaime if Jaime thought there might be something they could do together... and LitKnit was born. Ginny and Jaime began with those kids and the first LitKnit circle took shape AND there are still original members active in it today!! THEN a little bit of time passed and Ginny introduced Jaime to her friend KATRINA (who we just did a shout out to) and Katrina began being a LitKnit Neighborhood Coordinator AND is now a LitKnit Facilitator. Ginny connects people and sticks with it. Ginny continues to be the Neighborhood Coordinator for the circle that meets in her house AND Ginny is currently serving on LitKnit's board. Thank you, thank you, thank you, Ginny for your consistent, faithful, honest support and giving of your time and resources to the people of LitKnit. If you are reading this post, leave a comment and show Ginny some love!

We're in the press!

Jaime Gjerdingen

We don't really seek to 'offer advice;' but we are definitely about community! What we do is facilitate a space where neighbors learn a craft and listen to stories (personal & literature) together to help them connect and know each other better. Click on the pic to go to the published article in the Northeaster and, if you like what you read, donate now! You can donate from our Facebook page or our webpage. Let us know what you think!

One of our founders!

Jaime Gjerdingen

Ginny is the one who wondered with Jaime if there was something they could do with a bunch of kids who were hanging at her house after school on a regular basis. They decided to teach them to knit and read stories together and LitKnit was born! Now, the Janelle LitKnit circle is four years old. People have come and gone through the circle as they have moved in or out of the neighborhood, but we still have 3 original circle members besides the Janelle family!  If you want to see pictures of their circle through the years, go to our Facebook page and look at the older years worth of pics. What a journey!