Test your mettle (or rosewood or bamboo) and compete for the title of Speed Knitting Champion at Victorian Days 2017!

All ages and skill levels are welcome, and pre-registration is not required.


Registration is open Sunday, 7 May 2017, from 12:30pm–12:45pm at the Island Park gazebo
Contest time
Sunday, 7 May 2017 at 12:30pm
Island Park gazebo


Grand Champion
The fastest knitter, determined by the highest stitch count in 3 minutes
2nd Place
The knitter with the second highest stitch count

Contest Particulars

  • Contest is open to all ages.
  • Contestants are strongly encouraged to bring their own needles, sizes 6 through 10. A limited supply of needles will be available to borrow for the contest.
  • Contestants will be provided with a ball of yarn for knitting.
  • Before the timing begins, using a cast-on method of their choosing, contestants will cast on 40 stitches.
  • At the sound of the bell, contestants will knit for 3 minutes.
  • When the time is up, the winners will be determined by the number of stitches knit.
  • Prizes will be awarded at the end of the competition, after which official photos of winners will be taken.
  • Questions? Call 517.316.6694 or email sylvania@victoriandays.org.