Monday December 24, 2012

Colorful Stitches, the designer yarn store at 48 Main St., is donating hand-knitted and crocheted scarves, hats, gloves and mittens to the Boys’ & Girls’ Club of Pittsfield, and are asking their knitting customers to join them in a month-long drive ending Jan. 31, to gather and donate more warm accessories for the youth of the Pittsfield club.

Along with this invitation, Colorful Stitches is offering free patterns for simple accessories to anyone who wishes to donate and needs them.

Colorful Stitches is sponsoring knitting/crocheting get-togethers at the store from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 3 to 31.

Those who drop off or mail their donations will receive a store discount coupon.

For donation hours or more information, call Colorful Stitches, 48 Main St., at (413) 637-8206 or visit