CSM Events


Regional Crank-in Resources

Thet CSKMS provides many resources for planning your regional crank-in, including Grant Application and Mentor & Teacher Listing.

A full list of CSKMS Crank-in Resouces.

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Crank-In Checklist (what to bring to a Crank-In)

Events, Crank-Ins, Workshops, Demos


Calendar of Events – list view

April 2024

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Ida Library Crankers
  • Down the Rabbit Hole Crank In
  • Down the Rabbit Hole Crank In
  • Down the Rabbit Hole Crank In
  • Down the Rabbit Hole Crank In
  • Loons
  • Kicks crank in
  • Kicks crank in
  • Kicks crank in
  • WWCC One Day Crank

Monthly List of Events – calendar view

May 1, 2024
  • Erlbacher Crank-In 2024

    May 1, 2024  9:00 AM - May 4, 2024  4:30 AM
    Drury Convention Center 3351 Percy Drive Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 US


    Join us for an exciting event at the Drury Convention Center as we host the2024 annual Crank-In and Homecoming! Mark your calendars for a fun weekend ofcranking and just all around fun. The registration will not be open but we havethe hotel information for those that have asked so here are the details-
    Dates May1-5, 2024
    Location- Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center 3351 Percy DriveCape Girardeau, MO 63701

    Contact Number:800-325-0720 (for inquires and reservations, please use this number)
    Group Number: 10047588 (use this group number for booking) *EDIT* Don't forgetif you are a Drury rewards member, you can use your points! Maybe for a freenight!

    This venue provides acomplimentary hot breakfast as well as an evening free hot bar kickback withmixed drinks and soft drinks.

    If you have anyquestions about the venue, please feel free to reach out to us (now that wehave done it there, we are more familiar with the hotel).
    $65 and includes a crank inT-shirt 

May 4, 2024
  • Loons

    May 4, 2024  7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    520 N Elm St, La Crescent, MN 55947, USA

    Event Cost
    $3-$5 donation
    Event Details
    LOONS meet the first Saturday of the month, unless it's a holiday weekend.

    It's held at the La Crescent United Methodist Church, in the youth room.

    Event Contact Email

May 11, 2024
  • SOC (Southern Ontario Crankin) 2024

    May 11, 2024  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    151 Wonham St S, Ingersoll, ON N5C 2Z3, Canada

    SOCs (Southern Ontario Crank-in) 2024

    The name has changed but this is still the great Ingersoll Crank In.

    Registration starts now for the Ingersoll Crank-in. Event runs from 9:00 am to4:30 pm 

    lease register by April 30, 2024.

    We welcome participants of all skill levels.

    When registering please provide your name, email address, and if you are knownby a nickname. (Nickname you say – all will be revealed)

    Coffee and tea along with muffins and lunch will be provided for participants.Let us know if you have any food allergies or needs so it can be passed on toThe Olde Bakery Café.

    Visitors are welcome to come and make purchases from vendors or to observe ourCSM’s in action.

    We are collecting “Izzzy” comfort dolls for the OPP Ingersoll attachment. Theywill be there at 3:00 pm to pick them up. They are eagerly anticipatingreceiving them.

    For a quick pattern outline: 5 rows for shoes; 14 rows for pants, 12 rows forshirt, 10 rows for head and 11 rows for hat. More information about these dollscan be found on Ravelry or Pinterest. Every doll you make will receive aticket. There will be a prize for the most dolls made and there will also be adraw. 

    Great Prizes!

    There will also be a workshop on making comfort dolls by Heather Blanchard.

    A demonstration/workshop by Justin Oberholzer will be on the care andmaintenance of your CSM machine.

    Registration confirmation will be in the form of an email once payment isreceived. I will email you a list of possible items to bring to a CSM crankin.





May 18, 2024
  • WWCC One Day Crank

    May 18, 2024  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    50663 Oak Grove Rd, Osseo, WI 54758, USA

    CSM Crankers from the West Central part of Wisconsin, greater Wisconsin, and Minnesota!
    We gather on the 3rd Saturday of the month to crank together, share knowledge, and socialize!
    We usually gather in the meeting room of the Osseo Super 8.
    Watch for Event postings, as we have other locations to visit from time to time!

    $5 donation


June 1, 2024
  • Loons

    June 1, 2024  7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    520 N Elm St, La Crescent, MN 55947, USA

    Event Cost
    $3-$5 donation
    Event Details
    LOONS meet the first Saturday of the month, unless it's a holiday weekend.

    It's held at the La Crescent United Methodist Church, in the youth room.

    Event Contact Email

June 6, 2024
  • Connecticut Crank-in

    June 6, 2024  8:30 PM - June 8, 2024  3:00 PM
    Unitarian Universalist Society: East, 153 W Vernon St West, Manchester, CT 06042, USA

    Event Cost, or note if free
    $20 to $50 sliding scale
    Event Details

    This three day crank-n follows the Wednesday sock school with Jamie Mayfield. Our hall can accommodate 60 knitters. All circular sock knitting machines are welcome. A block of rooms will be available for a discounted rate. Registration is required. Please visit our Facebook group: Connecticut Crank-In 2024 for more information.


    Event Contact Email

June 15, 2024
  • WWCC & Dunn County Historical Society One Day Crank Special Event

    June 15, 2024  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Russell J.Rassbach Heritage Museum, 1820 John Russell Rd, Menomonie, WI 54751, USA

    WWCC & Dunn County Historical Society Special Event
    Special Event Crank All Day 9am - 5pm
    Rassbach Museum - Menomonie, WI
    WWCC invites the public to visit the Rassbach museum, check out, and crank antique & modern Circular Sock Knitting Machines with the group!
    Curious what this is all about? Are you a hand knitter who loves to make socks, but wants to make them faster? A CSM will change the way you think about knitting socks!
    Stop by and visit with us! You will be fascinated!
    Bring your CSM, table, chair, yarn, and tools.
    Bring your lunch, snacks, beverages and or plan to eat out if you want.


    Free and open to the public


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