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McConnell Library

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

KnitFit Community Knit-a-thon

Saturday March 7th, 2020, 9 am to 4 pm
McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth St, Sydney.

Knitters and crocheters of all stripes, new or experienced, are invited to come to the KnitFit Community Knit-a-thon at the McConnell Library to lend their skills for charity!

Start a project with yarn and needles provided, or bring your own supplies, or knit or crocheted items you have started at home, but come for a fun day of camaraderie and creativity. There will be door prizes and a light lunch will be provided.

All library branches accept donations of yarn, needles, finished items, or funds towards the Knit-a-thon throughout the year. Finished items are donated to local charities that help people and families in need.

Monetary donations and pledges sponsoring the Knit-a-thon crafters go to support Children’s Literacy programs at Cape Breton Regional Library branches throughout the region, including the Summer Reading Program, story time programs, special literacy events, and teen programs.

Come and see the new Lacey Socks designed by Barb Landry, with patterns for sale in support of CBRL Children’s programs! There will be spinning and weaving demonstrations as well as knitting and crocheting, so anyone interested is welcome to come and check out the action.

For more information about the KnitFit Community Knit-a-thon,
and to obtain a pledge form, ask at your local library branch or go to our website at You can also check out event details on the CBRL Facebook page! Come and create for a good cause!


March 7, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm