Knit in Public Day

Lynda LaugavitzCommunity Connections, Crochet, Knit, Row 1

Knit in Public

Ben Franklin Crafts is excited to be hosting a Worldwide Knit in Public Day event again this year!

Join us in showing Oconomowoc how much knitters & crocheters care for our community!

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018

Time: Drop in anytime between 10am and 1pm. Stay for as little or long as you are able!

Location: Ben Franklin Crafts parking lot. Look for the tent and orange cones right in front of the store – you won’t miss it! We’ll move into the store if the weather necessitates.

Who: Women & men of all ages who have a passion for knitting & crocheting.

Cost: No charge to attend or participate! RSVP’s are kindly requested – click here to let us know you’ll attend.

RSVP Knit in Public button

What can you expect at this year’s Knit in Public Day?

  • Learn more about charitable knit & crochet opportunities, including the 2018 Yarn Gala to Color Oconomowoc. This annual event is a fund raiser for the Lake Area Free Clinic.
  • Volunteer to knit, crochet or weave panels, mandalas or other items for the Yarn Gala in August.
  • Attend a mini workshop at 11:00 am. Learn how easy it is to create beautiful hanging mandalas. (Click here to see some examples!)
  • Door prizes: must be in attendance to win.
  • Grand Prize: everyone who attends is eligible. We’ll announce the winner after the event.

What should you bring?

  • Non-perishable donations for the Oconomowoc Food Pantry to receive an additional door prize ticket.
  • We’ll have folding chairs available. Bring a comfy lawn chair if you prefer.
  • We’ll have a small tent, but a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested.
  • You may want to bring an umbrella along – works for sun and a few raindrops!
  • A project you’re working on.
  • Your favorite water bottle.