I read about this earlier this week while browsing lace wrap patterns for a bridal shower gift. I've been experimenting with different stitch combos and it is a happy coincidence that I have three new scarves because....
The National Post did an article about 3 Toronto groups who are joining together to attempt a World Record and they are hoping for 1000+ participants. I started knitting last fall and am looking forward to the opportunity to meet other knitters.
I was especially interested in joining the fun when I read that they will be acceptions donations for a charity that provides woolies for homeless. Nice to know that the "new" scarves will be well-used.