Steel City Crank-In 2020


SAVE THE DATE : We’re hosting a Crank-In!

Join us at the Cotton Factory on May 30th, 2020, for a full day of cranking in an historic Hamilton landmark building.

About the Day :

Set-up begins at 9am – Pack up begins by 3:30pm

The space is on the third floor, and is fully accessible. Those who require an elevator, or who are coming with their own machines will load everything in through the building’s original freight elevator.  Accessible washrooms are available down the hall from the room we have booked.

Light snacks, tea and coffee will be provided. The space also includes a kitchenette, and we encourage you to bring your own lunch. You’ll have access to a microwave, oven, kettle, and coffee maker.

Chairs will be provided. Paid street parking is available in front of the building.

Whether you’re coming to crank for the day, or you’re just curious about sock machines, all are welcome!


Registration is Now Open!

Interested attendees should email Anna Fischer, with the following information:

Your name, email and/or phone number, and any dietary restrictions/allergies you have.

Full day registration is $20, and this is to cover the cost of the space, as well as tea, coffee, and some snacks for the day.


About the Cotton Factory :

In the heart of lower Hamilton, this former cotton mill built in 1900 is a prime example of adaptive reuse. The former site of the Imperial Cotton Co. has been transformed into a creative industries complex, with space for workshops, studios for artists and office space for creative professionals.