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Hundreds of free scarves show up for the homeless at Liberty Park

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Scarves and hats popped up all around Liberty Park on Saturday. The grassroots project lead by Suzette Aposhian is like others across the country that leave the items for the homeless. (Photo: Tiffany Burns / Facebook)

(KUTV) - Scarves and hats popped up all around Liberty park on Saturday, but the big question was: Who put them there?

KUTV 2 News tracked down the person responsible to Sandy. The individual responsible is Suzette Aposhian, and she’s behind the “Scarfs in the Park - SLC, Ut” Facebook group page.

It’s a project that has also taken place in other cities around the country.

Aposhian and her “band of elves” have been knitting – and crocheting – all year. Saturday they brought 375 scarves and 20 hats to Liberty Park and pinned them on fences, hung them in trees – even tied them on bike racks.

Each scarf and hat was labeled with a note explaining that they were free for anyone forced to sleep on the streets during this bitter, winter weather.

Aposhian is taking a break from crocheting over the holidays, but plans to pickup her needle again in the new year.