This Sunday, July 24th, knitters gather at Nolan Park on Governors Island at house 10B (affectionately known as NP/10) for a day of sun, fun and KNITTING.
Ladies & Gents can bring their favorite threads and needles. Visitors can enjoy outdoor, backyard and garden sculptures. A great way to beat the heat. Meet new friends. Bring old friends and immerse yourself in a creative tradition that stretches back centuries.
Guests can arrive at noon. Children are also very welcome!
Knitty City opened in January 2006 and is Pearl Chin’s dream come true, who designed it as Yarn Studio on the Upper West Side. It is dedicated to beautiful knitting and crocheting supplies, lessons and community connections.
Knitty City is committed to the people behind the yarns and designs, with a shared passion for craftsmanship.
Knitty City’s yarn selection reflects some of the best brands in the business. Knitty City is always popping up with new and interesting yarns and the products that complement them. In addition, the store has one of New York’s most comprehensive and up-to-date collections of knitting, crochet and needle art books, magazines and patterns.
The West Harlem Art Fund (WHAF) is a 24-year-old public arts and new media organization. Like explorers from the past searching for new lands and people, the WHAF seeks opportunities for artists and creative professionals across NYC and beyond to showcase and share their talent. The West Harlem Art Fund showcases art and culture in open and public spaces to spark aesthetic interest; promotion of historical and cultural heritage; and supporting community participation in local development. Our heritage symbol Afutummireku-denkyemmtreku: is the double crocodile from West Africa, Ghana, meaning unity in diversity.