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Preston Flag Market hosts ‘World Wide Knitting in Public’ event

Posted on - 13th June, 2022 - 8:57am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Flag Market, People, Preston News, Proud Preston, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
World Wide Knitting in Public

Preston residents with a love of knitting descended on Flag Market last Saturday for the World Wide Knitting in Public Day event.

On Saturday, 11 June, Preston Flag Market saw the local groups ‘Knitting Café @ The Larder’ and ‘The Knit and Purl Jam’ share their enthusiasm for knitting, crochet and all things yarn-based with Preston residents.

The day’s designs included broomstick big knitting and a colourfully decorated bike.

World Wide Knitting in Public

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New knitters and crochet beginners meet every two weeks at The Larder, with the next session on Tuesday 14 June, from 10.00am to 12noon.  

World Wide Knitting in Public

All are welcome to drop in and learn a new skill or brush up on old skills, with the group meeting every week on a Thursday at The Larder, from 10.00am until 12.30pm.

The group said all are welcome for a ‘good old knit and natter’ at this inclusive community and skill share group.

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World Wide Knitting in Public

The Knit and Purl Jam yarn decoration group meet every second and fourth Sunday of the month at The Larder, with the next session on Sunday 12 June, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.  

The group said all are welcome, whatever their skill level.

Participants can join various knitting and crochet projects ‘to make Preston more beautiful’.

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