World Wide Knit in Public Day

Knit in Public Day at Slater Mill

Date: June 9, 2018. Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We will meet here:

Slater Mill

Address:
67 Roosevelt Ave

02860 Pawtucket

Rhode Island
United States

Directions:

Description of the KIP:

There is no better place to gather in celebration of the fiber arts than at the birthplace of the contemporary textile industry in America, Slater Mill. Over the course of the day, visitors will have the option to take part in numerous events:
-Yarn bombing the Frances Turbine, which powered the mill in the mid 1800’s
-Free self-guided tours of the Slater Mill museum
-A Yard Sale of de-accessioned museum collections, Dursin Merino roving, pattern books & more
-Berroco Raffle Bags
-Yarn Swap
-Demonstrations by the RI Spinners Guild & knitting guidance from the RI Hook & Needle Guild

What to bring:
Bring your own yarn and needles, and if you choose to take part, excess yarn for the yarn swap.

Slater Mill will provide seating, access to food trucks & beverages, a tent to sit under, & music

Backup plan:
In the event of rain, the event will be moved indoors to the second floor of Old Slater Mill (building is wheelchair accessible).

Is this KIP going to be exclusive to knitting?
No
Are there any bathrooms nearby?
Yes, Free

This KIP is hosted by: Old Slater Mill Association
Number of KIP’s hosted before :-): First Time
Host website: http://www.slatermill.org

1 Comment on Knit in Public Day at Slater Mill

  1. Maria Smith
    May 12, 2018 at 11:21 am (4 months ago)

    Sounds like fun. Mom is the best knitter in the family, thought she would enjoy this event.
    Is public parking available?

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