It’s the most wonderful day of the year – for knitters. World Wide Knit in Public Day!
Now, I usually keep my knitting life and my work life separate, but I thought – hey, I work in public radio. And this is World Wide Knit in Public Day.
So with the bemused thumbs up from my bosses, on June 10, I created an official WWKIP event, CBC Newfoundland and Labrador’s Knit Along on Weekend AM.
I invited Weekend AM listeners to knit along at home
Naturally, I invited my three knitting mentors, Christine LeGrow, Rayna Curtis, and Shirley “Shirl the Purl” Scott into the studio.
For an hour, we took calls and we broadcast both on CBC radio and on Facebook Live.
Even non-knitters seemed to enjoy it. Especially our camera operator, Mark Cumby (you can see him in the back of the photos) who got a pair of hand-made vamps from Christine out of it.
Including this one at Cast On Cast Off. That’s a big crowd balled up inside the shop.
That’s knitters for you. We’re a wild and crazy crowd.