Photo by Kaia Miller. Abby Kratzke, Zahra Tahir and Ingrid Floersheim work together to knit quilt squares in Amy Watkin’s inquiry class, “Beyond Genocide: Learning to Help and Hope.” The class will send their finished quilt to SOS Children’s Village in Kigali, Rwanda.

Knitting toward hope

In a room filled with colorful balls of string and bright needles, students try to cast on or figure out where they may have dropped a stitch or two. During […]


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