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World Wide Knit in Public Day 2008 – June 14th Bay Area Locations for Fun Event

Posted by Kyle Design on June 10, 2008

Coming up this weekend is the 2008 World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP Day) on Saturday June 14th, and I’ve compiled a list of locations in the greater San Francisco Bay Area hosting this growing event.

Purse or Pocket Sized Knitting Flask in PurpleDon’t Forget: Most events are being held outdoors, and it is looking like it will be a hot weekend, so be sure to bring water, hats, sunscreen, folding chairs, blankets, ice chest, snacks or lunch, etc. Most have free bathrooms nearby.

Bring what you’re working on as well as items you’ve finished so you can share your experience with it for other knitters or to give them ideas for good projects to try. If you forget to bring your knitting needles and current project, most stores are open with some giving discounts all day. Otherwise there is always finger knitting, which is a great way to get the little kids started as budding knitters. 🙂

Looking for fun knitter gift ideas? Please check out Unique Knitting Gifts for Knitters.

Berkeley
Hosted by: Knit-One-One and Kim-Chi Crafts
Location: Outside The Knit-One-One Studio and Sweet Adeline Bakeshop, 3360 Adeline Street in Berkeley (one block south of Alcatraz)
Time: 9:30am

Cameron Park
Hosted by: Sierra Knitting Company
Location: 3300 Coach Lane Suite A-3, Cameron Park, CA 95682 Located in Burke Junction
Time: 10:00-8:00

Delicate Knitting Earrings with Knitting Needles and YarnDavis
Hosted by: Erin Allen
Location: Central Park, next to Farmer’s Market
Time: 9:30am

Fairfax
Hosted by: Patricia Smith
Location: Rainbow Fabrics Crafts-n-Things, 50 Bolinas Rd.
Time: 2:00-6:00

Fairfield
Hosted by: Paulette Rand
Location: In front of Barnes & Noble, 1600 Gateway Blvd.
Time: 10:30-3:00

Kid Demonstating Easy FingerknittingHercules
Hosted by: Denise Whitehead
Location: Starbucks, 3700 San Pablo Ave., Hercules, CA 94547-3968
Time: Noon-5:00

Lafayette
Hosted by: The Yarn Boutique
Location: The Yarn Boutique in La Fiesta Square
Time: 10:00

Los Altos
Hosted by: Full Thread Ahead
Location: Plaza – Corner of State and Main Streets
Time: 11:00 – 2:00

Los Gatos
Hosted by: Read One, Knit Two ; Diane Otter librarian/facilitator of knitting group
Location: Los Gatos Public Library, 110 East Main Street
Time: 10:00 – 5:00

Knitting Custom Business Card HolderMenlo Park
Hosted by: Lucia Tedesco
Location: Allied Arts Guild – 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park CA 94025
Time: 10:30

Morgan Hill
Hosted by: Meg (Megpie on Ravelry)
Location: Ragoots, 17305 Monterey Rd, downtown Morgan Hill
Time: Noon

Morgan Hill
Hosted by: Meg (Megpie on Ravelry)
Location: Rosy’s at the Beach, 17320 Monterey Rd
Time: Noon

Knitting Christmas Ornament in Silver with Pretty BeadsOakland
Hosted by: The Knitting Basket
Location: 2054 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94611
Time: 11:00

Pacific Grove
Hosted by: Creative H’Arts Knitting Guild
Location: Jewel Park – Central Ave. across from PG Public Library
Time: 11:00-5:00

Pacifica
Hosted by: Pacifica SnB (Stitch ‘n Bitch)
Location: Linda Mar State Beach
Time: 10:00

PKnitter's Light Switch Plate in Silver and Blackleasanton
Hosted by: Knit This, Purl That!
Location: Delucchi Park-Farmers Market
Time: 9:00

Redwood City
Hosted by: Redwood City SnB (Stitch ‘n Bitch)
Location: Courthouse Square
Time: 11:00

Sacramento/Downtown
Hosted by: Christina Fletcher
Location: John C. Fremont Park (15th and Q St)
Time: 10:00

San Francisco
Hosted by: Kathryn
Location: Union Square
Time: 11:00 – 1:00

Alternative Knitter Key Chain with Skull and Knitting NeedlesSan Jose
Hosted by: The Knitmore Girls
Location: Santana Row
Time: 1:00

San Jose
Hosted by: commuknity
Location: commuknity, 1345 The Alameda
Time: Noon

San Mateo
Hosted by: Nine Rubies Knitting
Location: Central Park, 5th Avenue and El Camino Real
Time: 11:00

San Rafael
Hosted by: Marin Fiber Arts, a local yarn shop
Location: San Rafael City Plaza
Time: Noon

Knitting Night Lights in Silver with Pink Stained GlassSonoma
Hosted by: Tillie Angus owner of Sonoma Yarn
Location: Sonoma Yarn, 17620 Sonoma Highway, Sonoma
Time: Noonish

Stockton
Hosted by: Knit Witz Yarn Boutique
Location: Knit Witz Yarn Boutique on the Miracle Mile
Time: 10:00 – 2:00

Sunnyvale
Hosted by: Purlescence Yarns / Nathania Apple
Location: 586 S. Murphy Ave.
Time: Noon

Tracy
Hosted by: Kathy Kindred
Location: K2 Knits Yarn Salon, 1010 B Street
Time: 10:00

I plan to go to the Berkeley event with my daughters because it is hosted by the Knit-One-One and Kim-Chi Crafts and is right by the Sweet Adeline bakeshop, so we plan to get something tasty to eat, too.

If you’re doing some online shopping in hope of finding some cool gifts for crafty types, then be sure to check out Kyle Design – 25 Years of Unique Affordable Gifts. We have gifts for those who enjoy knitting and crochet, sewing and embroidery, scrapbooking, painting and more. Just click the photos above to find out more about the Knitting flask (very popular with knitters! – “nip one, purl two”), Knitter Christmas ornament, Alternative Knitter key chain, Yarn Shop business card holder, Knitting Needle night light, or for easy instructions for kids on how to finger knit.

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