Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer for Jersey City Fiber Art Gatherings

Volunteer to assist with hosting fiber art meetings in Jersey City. You would be responsible to attend the meeting from start to finish times, (about 2 hours) take attendance and encourage discussion among attendees to have a great time!  If you would like to be involved in promoting fiber arts in the Jersey City community in this way please contact me to get started: contact

 

 

Volunteer for 2020's

Jersey City's Annual Knit in Public Day

Volunteer for Worldwide Knit in Public Day – Jersey City – June 2020

Noon - 3 p.m. (DATE to be announced)

Interested in 2020 Knit in Public Day Vending Opportunities?

Email Wendy Ann: contact

Volunteer Opportunities

1. Planning Committee:

Help Organize the 2020 Event! Contact Wendy Ann: contact

2. Skills Helper

You have skills in Crochet or Knitting: how to hold the yarn and needles/hook. Crochet: how to make a chain and do single crochet across, make a turning chain and then tie off. Knitting: how to cast on, how to do knit stitch, how to do purl stitch, how to cast off. Provide a friendly introduction to either knit or crochet inquiries. 3 more helpers are needed:

  • Crochet Instruction Noon - 3 p.m.
  • Knitting Instruction Noon - 3 p.m.

3. Yarn Swift & Ball Winder

Make yourself available to those who would like to have a hank of yarn wound into a ball. (Training available if you are willing to help but have never used this simple equipment.)

  • Noon  – 3p.m.

4. Spinning or Weaving Demonstration

Do you use a drop spindle you want to demo? Do you have a portable spinning wheel or loom you are willing to bring and demonstrate?  Please come and show off your talent. This is a wonderful gift of fiber-artistry-in-action you could share with the Jersey City community!

5. Fiber Art Mural Welcome Table

Register fiber art squares by tagging with a number and logging the name/contact info of the maker. Direct the maker to pin his or her square onto the Fiber Art Mural board. Volunteer for these time slots:

  • 12 – 3 p.m.

6. Operations

Lend a hand with set up/clean up, arranging chairs, directing visitors or assisting them if needed, running errands, and other support as it comes up. Sign up for a half day or full day:

  • Noon - 3 p.m.

7. Media & Sponsors

Help promote the event and gain stellar sponsors. You will work closely with Wendy Ann, no experience necessary, just a positive attitude!

 

All volunteer assignments will be confirmed via email and a phone call. A service confirmation record will be provided after the event. Feel free to contact Wendy Ann with any questions or for additional information about this event.

Knit & Crochet Happy,

Wendy Ann | WATERKNYT Artisan

Please show your support for fiber arts around the world by taking a moment to register for this event at the Worldwide Knit in Public Day website

 

The 2019 Event Was Made

Especially Fiber-Luscious

Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors

VOGUE KNITTING

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VOGUE KNITTING LIVE

Lion Brand Yarn

 

 

 

Sugar Bush Yarns

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Brown Sheep Company

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MISS BABS


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Jewelry for Knitters

 

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Knit Picks

 

 

Skacel Knitting Collection, Inc.

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**First come, first served basis
* While supplies last