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Picnic on The Porch 2020

Check back early 2020 to learn about next year's World Wide Knit in Public Day event!

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Picnic on the Porch

2019's event included:

Join us at The Speckled Sheep as we sit on the porch with friends to knit and crochet (spinners and weavers welcome as well!) in public! B.Y.O.C. (bring your own chair) – set up a chair on the porch or in the lawn to sit and knit while you chat and admire the neighboring farm and the buggies as they pass through town.

Door Prizes/Raffle– everyone who comes is welcome to put your name in the drawing to win a knitting kit from our wonderful sponsors! prizes include:

  • Kraemer Yarn - "Arrowhead Poncho  Kit" and "Sunflower Dress Kit"
  • KFI - "Lykke Interchangeable Needle Set" "Noro Hardcover Books"
  • Plymouth - assorted Kits
  • Urth Yarns - assorted kits

Metal Weaving - Learn to Create your own chain Maille earrings  with metal weaver Peter Funk of Amalgamated Maille! cost of  class $15. Other pre-made jewelry including necklaces and bracelets will be 15% off for the day. 

Goody Bags – get a bag filled with coupons to local businesses, free patterns and more! *

Blue Heron Trunk Show - Everyone's favorite hand dyed rayon and cotton yarns will be here to browse. 

Lunch and Potluck Dessert – We will provide lunch from 11:30am – 3pm; Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Mac’n’Cheese, Iced Tea, Lemonade and Water. If you would like to bring a dessert to share with everyone please include the recipe for sharing/allergies.* 

Scooter Tours - Strasburg Scooters is our neighbor! they offer a 3 hour guided tour through Bird-In-Hand and Intercourse and they have 2 tour times on the 8th: 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. As part of Knit in Public Day they are offering reduced prices on the tours! 

visit their website to learn more

 We would like to offer special thanks to our wonderful sponsoring companies: Urth Yarns, KFI, Euro Yarns, Plymouth Yarns, Kraemer Yarns and more!

*While supplies last. 

people gathering to knit on our front porch for world wide knit in public day

people gathering to knit on our front porch for world wide knit in public day

Schedule of Events

  9:00am – Open

11:30am – Lunch Served (ends at 3)

4:00pm – Raffle Winner Announced

Contact Us

Let us know you are coming!

The Speckled Sheep

2707 Old Philadelphia Pike Bird-In-Hand Pa 17505

(717) 435-8359