World Record for Most People Crocheting

By Rachel Choi – 10 Comments

On Saturday, June 5, 2010, a whopping 427 crocheters/baseball fans gathered at the Citi Field in New York to watch a Mets game and set the world record for the most people crocheting in one place! This gathering was organized by The National NeedleArts Association. In fact, Major League Baseball (MLB) and The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA) hold “Stitch n’ Pitch” events like this every season. Those who attend sit in a special section and enjoy crocheting, knitting, cross-stitching and other needle projects, while watching a baseball game.

crochet record at citi field
Photo by Levine / New York Metz

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10 Comments

  1. Angie says:

    SWEET! Sounds like a GREAT PARTY!

  2. Heather says:

    A friend and I have been to two Stitch and Pitch events with the Minnesota Twins. They are a lot of fun.

  3. deb says:

    how cool is that ;-)

  4. Shari says:

    I think this would be so much fun!!!

  5. Stacey Mancilla says:

    Umm…I liketo crochet and all but I think I’d enjoy the game best if I were watching what was goin on and not have to mind my stiches. But I bet it’s an interesting sight to see lol

  6. Vicki says:

    Totally COOL!…..SNB’ers will like this…Stitch N Pitch….

  7. Letty says:

    I was one of the 427, It was my first Stitch n Pitch event and will be back next year even though I am a Yankee Fan ;)

  8. Joan says:

    Awesome! I’d love to go to an event like this. Maybe I can drag hubby with me ehehehe!

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  10. Olivia says:

    I wish I had been there! Sounds like the perfect crochet party!

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