Knitted Wit - Carver National MonumentRegular price$35.00
Knitted Wit yarns are hand dyed in Portland, Oregon. We recommend hand washing to extend the life of your project. Always use cold water! Lay flat to dry.
- Manufacturer: Knitted Wit
- Collection: National Park
- Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon
- Weight: Fingering
- Needles: US 2-4
- Yards: 420
- Gauge: 24-32 sts = 4"
- Color: Carver National Monument
Where is it located?
Southwest Missouri, near Branson.
Whose land does it reside upon?
Prior to the Indian Removal Act of 1830, many Indigenous tribes resided in what is now Missouri, most especially the Osage, but also including the Chickasaw, Delaware, Illini, Kanza, Ioway, Otoe-Missouria, and Quapaw.
When was it established?
July 14, 1943
About this park:
George Washington Carver National Monument is the birthplace and childhood home of the famed scientist, educator, and humanitarian. Established in 1943, it was the first unit of the National Park Service dedicated to an African American. It also protects 140 acres of restored tallgrass prairie.
For more information:
NPS website: https://www.nps.gov/gwca/index.htm