Here is this week’s selection of crafty and creative events from around Aotearoa.
Saturday 18 June: 10am–5pm, Te Hapua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road. Admission free.
A wool spectacular featuring New Zealand’s leading indie yarn dyers and fibre artisans. Shop till you drop and sample craft beer and yummy food. Midwinter Woolfeast is an official World Wide Knit In Public Day host. Find out more »
Saturday 18 June: 11am–2pm, St Mark’s Church, Withells Road, Avonhead. Admission by gold coin donation.
A crafty way to help people with arthritis! Stash reHash is a materials and craft supplies market with a difference. You can get rid of your old stash, buy some new and help the 620,000 people in New Zealand with arthritis. Find out more »
Knit Around the Orbiter
Saturday 18 June: 1pm–3pm, Te Hapua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road. Admission free. Celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day with a knitting loop on the bus. Meet at Barrington Mall bus stop (opposite Spreydon Library) at 1pm to catch the 1.06pm clockwise Orbiter – look for the yarny bike on the front! Find out more »
Saturday 18 June: 9.30am – 1.30pm, Berhampore School Hall, 105 Britomart St, Berhampore. Admission free. Beautiful, original, New Zealand made craft and design direct from the makers, many of whom have a recycled and ecological focus. Free parking, Eftpos available. Find out more »
Sit & Knit
Saturday 18 June: 10am–4pm, Auckland Museum. Admission free. Celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day! Get your needles clicking to put together a peggy square blanket for the Auckland City Mission. Find out more »