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June 9: World Wide Knit in Public Day

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    If you love knitting, let the world know on June 9th. Join other knitters outdoors for World Wide Knit in Public Day.


    World Wide Knit in Public Day Brings People Together

    Knitting is a solitary pursuit, so in 2005 Danielle Landes decided it was time for all knitters to come together for one day a year. People discovered that their neighbors had the same passion for the first time!

    The first year, there were 25 events around the world. By 2009, 751 events in Australia, Canada, China, England, Finland, France, Ireland, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, United States and other countries.

    june 9 world wide knit in public day balls of yarn

    By all accounts, they expect this year to be the largest knitting event ever.

    Want to join World Wide Knit in Public Day?

    Find a KIP group near you by clicking the link:

    You might enjoy it so much that you’ll want to knit in the park every weekend!

    picnic basket for world wide knit in public day

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