Seniors make hats for school kids

Twice a week, a sewing group meets at the Golden Hour Senior Center to work on their projects.

For the past few months, the group decided to set their own projects aside and unite to complete a humanitarian project.

Shirley Okerson said the ladies are using knitting looms to make 120 hats for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first-grade students at Truman Elementary School.

Okerson said the seniors attending the class have learned how to make hats and scarves using the E-wrap stitch to make the twisted stockinette pattern for hats and scarves.

So far, they've surpassed their goal and have ma...


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