2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project
Calling all knitters and crocheters! Pull out your needles and hooks for the 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project sponsored by Red Heart. The 2011 Official Colors are Red Heart Super Saver Yarns 886-Blue and Red Heart Super Saver Yarns 512-Turqua. The colors as well as the size (6" x 54"-60") of the scarves will be the same for all participating Programs in the 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project. You can purchase the yarn online at ShopRedHeart.com.
31 Special Olympics Programs are participating in the 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project. Knitters and crocheters may choose any of these participating Programs to support.
As a symbol of unity, community and support within the Special Olympics Movement, the scarves will be gifted to athletes, coaches, families, volunteers and supporters of each participating Special Olympics Program.
Help spread the word to your friends and fellow knitters and crocheters by telling them to visit the official website for more information: www.ScarvesforSpecialOlympics.org
Watch the video below to learn more about how the Scarf Project began. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oHNoWJ0YmA
Watch the video of the images of the scarves people are sending: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WADD_vjInNs
Below is a list of beginner to intermediate scarf patterns: