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Myra's Knitting Mavens and Piece by Piece

Knitting Needles/Myra’s Knitting Mavens

This group meets monthly to knit, crochet and kibbitz

What: Join our group of committed VBS members who knit and crochet caps for cancer patients in local hospitals, blankets for newborn babies and knit hats for the IDF. Projects vary depending on the season. Yarn donations appreciated; open skeins accepted. Renamed in honor of beloved member Myra Shapiro, this group formerly known as "Knitting Needles" is now called "Myra's Knitting Mavens" in Myra's memory. 

When: Third Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Where: At Valley Beth Shalom in Sher-Lopaty II (unless otherwise noted).

Volunteer Group: No age requirements.

Upcoming dates:Upcoming dates:
Wednesday, January 17
Wednesday, February 21
Wednesday, March 21
Wednesday, April 18
Wednesday, May 16

Wednesday, June 20     Yarn and instruction available at no charge!

Click here for knitting/crochet patterns!
Click here for Operation Gratitude scarf patterns

Volunteers (Mitzvah Messengers) deliver baby blankets to Shaare Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem   

Click Here To Register

Contact: Jane Spitzer at email

Knitting Needles Receives Recognition! Click Here to Read the Letter!             

Piece by Piece 

Artistic ability is not necessary to help this worthwhile program.

What: Volunteers with Piece by Piece help build morale, self-esteem and creativity by teaching residents in underserved communities the skills to create beautiful works of mosaic art, giving them the tools and self confidence to assume more responsibility for their future. Volunteers assist artists creating mosaic vases, frames, tables and more.

When: Afternoons, Weekends

Where: Usually Los Angeles

Volunteer Group: No age requirement

Contact: Sophie at email or call (818) 653-2461

Mon, July 4 2022 5 Tammuz 5782