New Yarn Group!

After receiving several inquiries about a new yarn group forming, the initial meeting for a second group has been set. The meeting will be on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 in the Warner Room at the church. We will continue to meet thereafter on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the church....

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Yarn and Craft Group

It’s time to expand! The Monday yarn group has reached capacity, but if there is enough interest, a new group will be formed for people interested in knitting or crocheting. This group will not be limited to church members. Friends and neighbors are welcome. Time and place for meetings will...

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Fictional Yarns (cancelled as of 5/10/23)

Wednesdays, May 10 through June 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m. Knit, crochet, embroider (or do any handicraft) while listening to a book being read aloud. Participate in the reading and share comments with fellow members. Meet with Helena Miller in Warner Room at First Unitarian Church.

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Yarn Group Donates Hundreds of Items to Local People in Need

“Happiness is a warm scarf, hat and mittens (to get us through the winter)” – Yarn Group motto… This year, the Yarn Group created over 200 winter hats and scarves and mittens to be donated to the Red Clay School District (serving 345 homeless and immigrant families, including Afghanis) as...

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Calling all First U knitters and crocheters!

As Fall approaches, this is a good time to get out your needles, hooks and beautiful yarn. Our Yarn Group meets weekly Mondays from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Rocky Run Clubhouse (temporary location during church kitchen renovations), where we welcome all “yarners.” However, if you enjoy knitting...

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The Ugly Quilts Group

The Ugly Quilts Group at St. Paul’s Methodist Church turns household items into sleeping bags for the homeless. The group was featured on WHYY in December. They use sheets, old blankets, large pieces of fabric, shower curtains, t-shirts and towels to make the sleeping bags. Men’s neckties are needed for...

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Knitters and Crafters Warm Us Up!

The craft group is pleased to report that 165 hats/scarves/mittens were lovingly and artistically created for members of the community. Mimi Moser, Susan Madison, and Jackie Feldman recently sorted, counted, and boxed up the items for distribution to the YWCA Life Care Center, Sojourner’s Place, and Friendship House. UUSC was...

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Monday Afternoon Yarn Craft!

The Monday afternoon knitting/crochet group will be starting the new year with a gathering in the Warner Room on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 1 p.m.  Everyone is welcome to join us to work on a project of your choice, receive and give help, share patterns, and enjoy the conversation (the...

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UUSC Knitting Project and Guest at Your Table

The final count is in! Items donated to UUSC for the GAYT campaign is 249. Thank you Carol Scott, Mimi Moser, Dottie Ashcraft, Jean Toll, Susan Madison, Michele Tashman, Meghan Miller, Darlene Scott, Jackie Feldman, Diane Wills, Deb Dalecki, and Carol Cottman. We are also grateful to those people who...

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UUSC Knitting Project!

Members and friends of First Unitarian contributed 224 hats and scarves to the Guest at your Table (GAYT) program this year. In September, 116 items were sent to Boston for distribution, and this month 108 more will be sent. The biggest gift of this project is not the yarn but...

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Knitting Generosity!!

The number of hats and scarves for the Guest at Your Table UUSC project is increasing weekly. Thank you to each person who is working to make this project a success. There is still time to contribute. You are invited to bring a hat or scarf (homemade, purchased, or gently...

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Handmade Items for UUSC Needed!

Handmade hats and scarves were donated to UUSC last fall, and the project was quite a success! The Knitting Ministry is ready to exceed what was accomplished last year. We are asking members and friends to make hats or scarves of any size and color. These items will be sent...

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Handmade Items for UUSC Needed!

Handmade hats and scarves were donated to UUSC last fall, and the project was quite a success! The Knitting Ministry is ready to exceed what was accomplished last year. We are asking members and friends to make hats or scarves of any size and color. These items will be sent...

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