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2019 Knitting & Fiber Events

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Enjoy these year-round fiber tours.

January

5 Columbian Theatre, Wamego, KS Winter Woolfest: The Fiber Festival of Kansas
5 Clarion Inn & Suites, Orlando Airport, Orlando, FL 15th Annual Distaff Day
12 Trinity Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN Big Stitch 41
12-25 Green Hotal, Mysore, India Knitting Holiday India with Renée Callahan
13-20 Bahamas, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Half Moon Cay Eastern Caribbean 20th Anniversary Reunion Knitting Cruise
16-19 Prescott Resort, Prescott, AZ 8th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
17-20 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Knitting & Quilting Retreat
19-20 Trad Arts Studio, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 10th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Art Marketplace
20 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK 6th Annual Waltham Abbey Wool Show
21-Feb. 1 Iceland Iceland in the Heart of Winter with Cat Bordhi
24 Napa Valley, CA A Day in Napa with Brooke Sinnes and Sloane Rosenthal
24-27 Powerhouse Community Arts Center & Pavilion, Oxford, MS 9th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
24-27 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Professional Finishing Techniques with Claire Crompton [fully booked]
25-27 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE! New York
27 Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days at the Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market
31-Feb. 3 Embassy Suites by Hilton, Portland, OR National NeedleArts Association Winter Needlearts Market
31-Feb. 3 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms, Quechee, VT Winter Blues Buster Weekend with Susan Mills
31-Feb. 3 Edenview Camp, Edendale, New Zealand New Zealand Machine Knitters Southern Summer Skills Retreat Weekend

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February

1-3 Boone Tavern, Berea, KY Pins & Needles Retreat
1-3 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
2 Taborspace, Portland, OR Indie Goes West Pop Up
7-10 Hotel St. George, Marfa, TX Yoga + Yarn Retreat
7-10 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Getaway with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
8-9 Local Culture Hostel & Café, Jyväskylä, Finland KnitFest Winter 2019
8-10 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitting and Fiber Arts Retreat
8-10 Crown Plaza Milwaukee Airport, Milwaukee, WI Midwest Fiber Frolic
** 8-11 Tampa Bay, FL Tampa Bay Yarn Crawl
9 Boston Public Market, Boston, MA The Seasonal Color Palette Natural Dye Workshop with Sasha Duerr
10 Boston Public Market, Boston, MA 2nd Annual Boston Farm & Fiber Festival
13-17 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 9th Annual Northern Fibers Retreat featuring Karin Flatøy Svarstad of Kalvåg, Norway
14-17 Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Estes Park, CO Men’s Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat
14-17 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
21-24 Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
22-23 Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK Knit & Stitch It
22-23 Calvary Lutheran Church, Bemidji, MN Creative Spirit Fiber Festival
22-24 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK 11th Annual Unravel, A Festival of Knitting
23 Ace hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin
23-25 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME 17th Annual New England Textile Arts Network’s Spa Knit & Spin
24-March 2 Thomas Shepherd Inn, Shepherdstown, WV Stitch Maker Retreat-WV
28-March 3 Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
28-March 3 Horseshoebay Resort, Horseshoe Bay, TX 6th Annual Knitting in the Hills Getaway with Andrea Mowry, Cecelia Campochiaro, and Juju Vail

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March

 

1-2 Market Place, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia 40th Annual SpinIN
** 1-3 Roslindale Public Library, Roslindale, MA Yarn and Craft Book Sale
1-3 Dunedin Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
1-4 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee: Colour
1-9 Central Florida, east of Tampa Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl
1-10 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
3 Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days at the Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market
3-8 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
7-10 Portland, OR 10th Annual Rose City Yarn Crawl: Unravel Portland
7-10 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Reversible or Double Knitting with Claire Crompton, Learn Brioche with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
8-9 Jay Community Center, Portland, IN Jay County Fiber Arts Festival
8-10 Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, MD 5th Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
8-10 Aspen Wye River House, Queenstown, MD Mosaic Colorwork Kniting with Tanis Gray
8-10 ZigBone Farm Eco Lodge, Sabillasville, MD Weekend Knitting Retreat with Ann Weaver
9-April 6 Hawaii and Tahiti Hawaii and Tahiti Knitting Cruise with Sally Melville
10-15 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
10-17 Caribbean Trendsetter Knitting Group Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks, and Barry Klein
11-16 Suzoo’s Wool Works, Bandera, TX 4th Annual Bandera Fiber Arts Week
** 12 Hilton Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL Yarn Market News Summit: Collaborate, Network, Grow
14-17 Camp Burton, Vashon Island, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association 26th Annual Retreat
14-17 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
15-16 Cedarburg, Grafton, Thiensville, WI 5th Annual Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Tour
15-17 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit In
15-17 Pine Mountain Resort, Pineville, KY Mountain Hollow Farm Yarn Retreat
15-17 Sapphire, NC 10th Annual Carolina Fiber Frolic Spring Retreat
** 15-18 Skipping Stone Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Knitting Retreat: Take the Fear Out of Fair Isle
16 Ramada Inn and Conference Center, State College, PA For the Love of Fiber
16 Winterset Middle School, Winterset, IA 8th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
16 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Spring Fiber Frolic
16-24 Queens Guest House, Edinbuirgh, Scotland, UK Knitters in Edinburgh
** 17 James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, VA Fibernate Farmer’s Market
17 Heartlands, Robinson’s Shaft, Dudnance Lane, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK Cornwoolly: Fibre & Textile Show for Cornwall
17-22 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
20-23 Bald Hill Knits, Friday Harbor, WA Men’s San Juan Island Knitting Retreat
20-April 4 Ireland & Scotland, UK Ireland & Scotland Knitting Tour
21-23 Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Yarn Festival
21-24 Wisconsin River Valley & Baraboo Hills, WI Threaded Streams Fiber Arts Trail: Creativity Weekend
21-24 Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY Knitting Weekend with Paula Kucera, Laura Nelkin, Jill Draper, Cal Patch, Bristol Ivy & Katie Grove
21-24 Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA Vogue Knitting Destinations, Boston with Norah Gaughan, Thea Colman and Julia Farwell Clay
22 Baraboo Arts Building , Baraboo, WI Fabrications: A Fiber Arts Fashion Show
22-23 Cloverdale Exhibition Park Grounds, AGRIPLEX Bldg., Cloverdale, BC 10th Annual Fibres West
22-23 State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC 13th Annual Carolina Fiber Fest
22-24 Brampton Inn at Chestertown, MD Intensive Lace Weekend with Heather Zoppetti
22-25 Yarnfield Park, Staffordshire, England, UK Stitchtopia Festival with Carol Meldrum, Emma Leith, Janice Gunner, Karin Hellaby, Kathleen Anderson, Mandy Shaw, Pat Archibald, & Sarah Hazell
23 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH 33rd Annual Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
23 Rinn United Methodist Church, Frederick, CO We Knit Colorado Knit/Crochet Day Out
23-24 Millcreek Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Margaret Radcliffe
** 24 Gymnasium, Ace Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Spring Indie Knit & Spin Marketplace
24 Great Room, Savage Mill, Savage, MD 12th Annual Homespun Yarn Party
** 24 MA. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
24-31 Caribbean Knitting Caribbean Cruise with Elizabeth French
24-April 3 Scotland, UK Knit Scotland with Laura Nelkin [sold out]
24-April 1 Scotland, UK Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
25-28 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 [Fibers] Retreat with Deb Robson
** 26 Chappaqua Library Auditorium, Chappaqua, NY Westchester Knitting Guild: Fixing Lace Mistakes & Novus Construction with Laura Nelkin
27-31 Embassy Suites Loveland Hotel, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
30-31 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 15th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
30-31 American Royal Hale Arena, Kansas City, MO Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association Invitational Alpaca Show
30-31 Riverside Meeting & Event Hotel, Riverside, Switzerland Swiss Yarn Festival
31-April 5 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Spring Island Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi

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April

 

4-7 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 14th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) Fiber Fest featuring Franklin Habit
4-7 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 13th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
4-7 Emerson Inn, Rockport, MA Knitting by the Sea with Beth Brown Reinsel
4-7 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
4-13 Los Angeles County, CA LA County Yarn Crawl
5-6 First United Methodist Church, Warren, PA Kinzua Knit-Away
5-7 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD. Spinning Weekend Workshop with Melissa Ricks and Lisa Westra
** 5-8 Triangle area, NC Triangle Yarn Crawl
5-8 First Baptist Church, Rochester, NY Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Donna Druchunas
6 Trinity Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN The Big Stitch 42
6 Wing & a Prayer Farm, , ShaftsburyVT Shearing School
6-7 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago’s 12th Annual Indie Fiber Fair
6-7 Portland OR to Seattle, WA Sheepish in Seattle: The Quint-EWE-ple
6-7 Clark County Event Center, Ridegefield, WA Alpacapalooza
6-13 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat [fully booked]
** 6-15 Baltimore & environs, MD Charm City Yarn Crawl
** 7 York Harbor Inn, York, ME 6th Annual Fiber Market
7-10 Long Island, NY 5th Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
7-12 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
7-15 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
8-11 Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, Portland, ME Vogue Knitting Destination, Portland, ME with Joji Locatelli, Veera Välimäki, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Bristol Ivy & Tess’ Designer Yarns [sold out]
9-13 Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 4th Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
10-14 Sleeping Lady Resort & Spa, Leavenworth, WA Interweave Escapes’ 1st Annual Knitting Clinic with Lorilee Beltman
11-13 Fuglafirði, Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting Festival [Bindifestivalur: Strikkefestival]
11-14 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Jazz: Belinda’s Short-Row Shaping Shawl with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda W. Watson [fully booked]
11-14 Portland, ME Vogue Knitting Destinations, Portland, ME with Joji Locatelli, Veera Välimäki, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Bristol Ivy & Tess’ Designer Yarns [sold out]
12-13 University of Minnesota ReUse Warehouse, Minneapolis, MN 19th Annual World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale
12-13 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event at Greencastle: Celebrating 27 Years of Fiber
*12-13 International Centre Entrance 1, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Spring creativ festival®
12-14 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN 10th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
12-14 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 7th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
12-18 The Netherlands Dutch Bulbfields & Amsterdam Knitting & Crochet Cruise with Carol Meldrum
13 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 23rd Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
13-14 Grammar School, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, UK 3rd Annual Spring into Wool: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
13-14 Neue Messe, Glashalle, Leipzig, Germany Leipzig Wool Festival and Fabric Fair (Leipziger Wolle-Fest & Stoffmesse)
13-14 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
13-14 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA 3rd Annual Allentown Fiber Festival
13-14 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
** 13-15 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
** 14 Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR Annual Fiber Fair and All-Day Spin-In
** 14-15 Newton’s Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA Newton’s Spring Parking Lot Sale
14-21 Holland and Belgium Tulip Time Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner and Annita Wilschut
15-17 Doubletree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival: Knit, Crochet, Quilt, Create!
** 19-22 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd’s Extravaganza
** 19-22 Christ the King Spiritual Life Center, Greenwich, NY Hudson Valley Knitter’s Retreat
20 Seattle, WA Set Sail from Seattle!
20 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
** 20-21 Arcotel Wimberger Hotel, Vienna, Austria Vienna Wool & Design Festival
** 21 Highland Park Ruritan, Lenoir City, TN Fab Fiber Yard Sale
** 22 The Lake House at Cherry Creek Reservoir, Greenwood Village, CO We Knit Colorado Retreat
23-May 4 Ireland Fiber Tour of Ireland
25-28 Fly Palmy Arena and Arena 3 in Pascal Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand Creative Fibre Festival
25-28 Sunnyside Resort, Lake Tahoe, CA Interweave Escapes Knitting Getaway with Romi Hill
25-30 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School
26-28 Amish View Inn, Bird-in-Hand, PA Lancaster Knitter’s Retreat
26-28 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans Spring Studio Tour
26-28 Brampton Inn at Chestertown, MD Beginning Brioche Knitting
26-28 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Minneapolis,MN 32nd Annual MN. Knitters’ Guild Yarnover
26-28 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
26-28 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 6th Annual OKfiberfest
26-28 Gilmer County Civic Center, Ellijay, GA Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival
26-29 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
27 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair
27 Varies 2nd Annual Local Yarn Store Day: Yarn Shop Appreciation Day
27 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan’s Festival of Fiber
27 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 32nd Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
27 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon/Rockville, CT 110th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
27 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter’s Frolic
27-28 Schulstraße 13, 74572 Blaufelden, Germany 2nd Annual Hohenloher Woolfest
27-28 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 3rd Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
** 27-28 Bemidji, Turtle River, Tenstrike, MN 3rd Annual Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail
27-28 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, UK 14th Annual Wonderwool Wales: A Festival of Welsh Wool and Natural Fibers
27-28 Château de Miromesnil, Tourville sur Arques, Normandy, France Festival: The Thread of the Sleeve {Festival Le fil de la manche}
27-28 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 3rd Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
27-28 Washington County, NY 27th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
27-28 Washington County Fair Park, West Bend, WI Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest
** 27-29 Christ the King Retreat House, Syracuse, NY 8th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
28 George Dawson Inn, Dawson Creek, BC 1st Annual Peace Fibre Fest
** 28 First United Methodist Church, Roseburg, OR Umpqua Fiber Fest, a Celebration of Fibers
** 28-29 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY Spring New York City Yarn Crawl
27-May 4 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
** 29-30 Tri-County Shrine Club, Clarksville, IN 9th Annual Indiana Fiber and Music Festival
29-May 10 Italy, Greece & Albania Ancient Empires Knitting Cruise with Deborah Newton

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May

 

2-5 Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME Knit for Fun Retreat with Kate Atherley, Isabell Kraemer, and Mary Jane Mucklestone
2-5 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Shibori Knitted Felt with Alison Crowther-Smith
2-5 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA PNW (Pacific Northwest) Yarn Crawl
2-5 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Spring Knitting Retreat with Fiona Ellis, Patty Lyons, Susan B. Anderson, Nicky Epstein, Michelle Hunter (KnitPurlHunter) & Julia Farwell-Clay
2-9 Grand Hotel, Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday in Norway
3-4 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX 9th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
3-4 DoubleTree by Hilton, Durham, NC Carolinas Machine Knitters Guild Seminar
3-5 Manoir Montpellier, Lac-Simon, Quebec, Canada Twist Fibre Festival Spring Retreat
3-6 Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, ME Interweave Escapes’ Knitting Retreat with Laura Nelkin
** 3-6 Gisborne Showgrounds, Makaraka, Gisborne, Nouth Island, NZ Creative Fibre National Education Event
4 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
4 The Imperia, Somerset, NJ 8th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
4-5 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
4-5 Hyatt Place, Amherst, NY Knitting Guild of Great Buffalo Seminar Weekend with Lorilee Beltman
** 5 Clarke Foley Centre, Ickley, England, UK Wharfe Wool Fair
5-10 Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland Knitting in the West of Ireland with Jane Crowfoot [sold out]
5-12 Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY Knitting in Buffalo, WY
5-12 Norway Knit & Cruise Norwegian Fjords
** 8-11 Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath, England, UK Curious Handmade Knitting Retreat [sold out]
8-12 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
10-11 Legacy Events Center, Farmington, UT Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
10-12 Washington County Fair, Stillwater, MN 22nd Annual Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
** 10-13 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
11 Willamette Heritage Center, Salem, OR 34th Annual Sheep to Shawl
11-12 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 43rd Annual New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
11-20 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour
12 Braintree Town Hall, Warner Textile Archive, Braintree District Museum, Braintree, England, UK Braintree Textile Fair
12-20 Scotland, UK Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
12-26 Netherlands to Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Russia, Finland & Sweden Baltic Jewels Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva
15-19 Puget Sound, WA Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
15-21 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature with Hélène Magnússon
15-22 Grand Hotel, Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday in Norway [sold out]
15-26 Northern Ireland, UK The Ultimate Knitting Retreat in Ireland with Maggie Jackson
16-19 Imperial River Company Lodge, Maupin, OR Interweave Escapes’ Imperial River Company with Brooklyn Tweed Instructors Lis Smith and Jamie McCarthy/a>
16-19 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY Men’s Spring Knitting Retreat
16-19 Hyatt Centric, Santa Barbara, CA Vogue Knitting Destinations, Santa Barbara with Alice Hoffman, Debbie Macomber, Cecelia Campochiaro, and Lisa Hoffman
16-19 Hyatt Regency, Downtown Sarasota, FL A Good Retreat II
16-23 Bettona, Umbria, Italy Knitting Tour in Umbria with André de Castro
17-19 New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Crawl
17-19 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat with Andrea Mowry and Annie Rowden
17-19 Camp Myrtlewood, Myrtle Point, OR Annual Fiber in the Forest
** 18-19 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!
18-19 Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England, UK Wool @J13
18-19 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 16th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
18-19 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 10th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
18-19 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 7th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
** 18-20 Marsh Lane, Shepley, Huddersfield, England, UK Baa Baa Bazaar at Shepley Spring Festival
19 Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver’s Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival
** 19-20 Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland Sheep’s Head Yarn Festival
** 19-20 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY 9th Annual Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
19-21 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat with Bristol Ivy
19-27 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting TOur with Aran Islands
** 20 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
** 20 Duke Lundgard Building, Miami County Fairgrounds, Troy, OH Upper Valley Fiber Fest
21-28 Alaska Qaspeq, Quiviut and Knitting
21-31 Northern England & Scotland, UK Knitting in the Northern Borders With Heather Radl
23-26 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: How to Knit Garments with Anniken Allis [fully booked]
23-27 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
24-25 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 12th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
24-Sept. 2 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
25 Kumeu Showgrounds, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
25 Picton Arena and Community Centre, Picton, Ontario, Canada Prince Edward County Fibrefest
25-26 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 25th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
25-26 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 45th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
** 25-27 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 20th Annual Okanagan Knitting Retreat
26-27 Lloyd Square, Nampa, ID Fiber Train Wool Festival
** 26-28 Green Mountain Spinnery, Putney, VT Annual Green Mountain Spinnery Tent Sale
** 26-June 3 Northern & Central British Columbia, Canada Playing with String: The Northern/Central BC Yarn Crawl
** 27 Bradley Centre, Coombs, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Canada 8th Annual 100 Mile Fleece & Fibre Fair
** 26-June 3 Virginia Virginia Knits Virginia Yarn Crawl
** 28-30 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 2nd Annual Yoga and Knitting Retreat
30-June 1 Manuel Lujan Jr. Exhibit Complex, New Mexico State Fair Grounds,
Albuquerque, NM
Fiesta 2019: 12th Biennial Juried Show & Fiber Arts Exhibition
30-June 2 Atlanta, GA Stitches United
29-June 2 Wing & a Prayer Farm, , ShaftsburyVT New England Fiber Art Summit
** 31-June 2 Red Lion Inn, Lacey, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association Annual Conference

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June

1 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK Leeds Wool Festival
1-2 The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ 28th Annual Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
1-2 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
1-2 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival
1-2 The Shops at Worthington Place Mall, Worthington, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
1-7 Shetland, Scotland, UK Shetland Knitting Tour
1-7 Iceland Icelandic Spring Hiking and Knitting Tour with Hélène Magnússon
1-8 Chatenay, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France France Knitting Retreat Session 1
** 2-3 McHenry County Fair, Woodstock, IL Northern Illinois Sheep & Fiber Festival
** 2-3 El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM Spring & Fiber Fest
** 2-3 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 17th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
** 2-3 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Frederick Fiber Fest
2-8 Abiquiu Inn, Abiquiu, NMtd>

Knitting & Yoga Adventures with Susan Mills
** 2-30 Bags By CAB-Yarn Shoppe, Denver, CO 9th Annual Spring Artisans Community Event Spectacular
** 5-9 Rotorua Racecourse, Rotorua, New Zealand NZ Machine Knitters’ Society GeyserKnit Festival
5-9 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Workshops Spring Retreat
5-10 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK The Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson [sold out]
5-15 British Isles British Isles Knitting & Crochet Cruise with Sarah Hazel [sold out]
6-9 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA 9th Annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic
6-9 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 29th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
6-9 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Lace Beading with Allison Crowther-Smith [fully booked]
7-8 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
7-8 Higgins Fairgrounds, Sparta, NC 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Fiber Fest
7-9 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 48th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
7-9 Phineas Swann B&B, Montgomery Center, VT Vermont Summer Knitting Retreat: A Project Inspired by Beatrix Potter with Donna Druchunas
** 7-10 Renaissance Hotel, Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Wool Knitting Retreat
7-11 Blönduós School & Sports Center, Blönduós, Iceland 3rd Annual Iceland Knit Fest
** 8 Lareau Farm Inn, Waitsfield, VT Amy King: Spunky Eclectic Spinning Workshop
8 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
8 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Fair
8 Fenelon Falls Community Centre, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival
8-9 Fibre Harvest Mill, Pathfields Industrial Estatee, South Molton, Devon, England, UK 6th Annual John Arbon Textiles Mill Open Weekend
8-9 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 9th Annual Central New York Fiber Festival
** 8-10 Lake George Retreat Center, West Branch, MI 2nd Bi-Annual Knitting & Crochet Retreat
7-10 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee: Knit, Play, Cook
** 8-11 Skipping Stone Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Take the Fear out of Fair Isle: Salt Spring Retreat
8-15 Chatenay, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France France Knitting Retreat Session 2
8-15 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
9 Hilton TreeTops, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 2nd Annual Aberdeen Yarn Fest
** 9 Carberry Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba, Canada 6th Annual Blue Hills Fibre Festival
9-10 Sandia Park, Edgewood, and Stanley, NM East Mountain Fiber Tour
** 9-Sept. 9 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
** 10-12 Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Hamilton, MT Big Sky Fiber Festival
12-15 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with with Mim Bird
13-16 Bahnhof Hohenstein, near Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany Ziggurat Knitting Retreat with Åsa Tricosa
13-16 Parker Ranch, Clayton, GA Southeastern Yarn + Yoga Retreat
13-20 Iceland Hiking & Knitting under the Midnight Sun with Hélène Magnússon
14-15 City North Hotel and Conference Centre, Gormanstown, Co. Meath, Ireland Woollinn: The Dublin Festival of Yarn
14-15 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation 23rd Annual Sheep Is Life Celebration
14-16 Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA 14th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
14-22 Ireland Woollinn Adventure:
Dublin, Cavan & Donegal
14-25 Ireland Ireland Tour
** 15-17 Heartstone Lodge, Buena Vista, VA House Mountain Yarn Co. Knitting Retreat
15-22 Alaska Inside Passage Alaska Knitting Cruise with Tanis Gray
** 15-Sept. 9 Northwestern Canada The Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
16-19 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
17-23 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting in the Faroe Islans with Katrina I Geil
** 18-24 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
19-23 Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH National NeedleArts Association Summer NeedleArts Trade Show
20-23 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Maine Mittens
** 20-27 Whale Pod Chalet, Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada 18th Annual Knitting on Island Time: Knitting Cables [sold out]
21-23 Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
21-23 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
** 21-28 Tasmania, Australia Yarn Ramble: Tasmania
** 22-28 Cordova Community Center, Cordova, AK Net Loft Fiber & Friends: FisherFolk – Land & Sea
22-29 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat [fully booked]
** 22-July 7 East Tennessee East Tennessee Yarn Crawl
23 Doubletree Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse Market
** 23 Vienna Community Center, Vienna, VA Fibernate: John Crane Studio Sheep Breed Exhibit
23-July 1 Ireland Kerry, Kilkenny and Aran Islands Irish Knitting and Craft Tour
26-29 J&E Riggin Schooner, Penobscot, ME Maine Knitting Cruise with Casapinka
26-July 1 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK The Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson
26-July 2 Les Soeurs Anglaises, Briançon, 24320 Verteillac, France Knitting Im-Mercerie III with Åsa Tricosa
26-July 3 East of Ireland Hiking and Knitting with the Elves with Hélène Magnússon
27-30 New Haven, CT to Putney, VT 9th Annual I-91 Shop Hop
28-29 Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, UK 15th Annual Woolfest: The Original British Wool Festival
28-July 1 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 23rd Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
** 29-July 1 Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR Black Sheep Gathering
** 30 Parker Library, Parker, CO We Knit Colorado Knit/Crochet Day Out
30-July 5 Parknasilla Hotel, Sneem, Co. Kerry, Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat

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July

** 5-8 Toivola Old Courtyard, Jyväskylä, Finland Summer Knit Festival
5-11 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
** 6-8 Arrowhead Ranch, Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks 14th Annual Retreat
** 6-8 Radcliffe Conference Centre, Warwick University, Coventry, England, UK 40th Annual Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
6-15 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour
** 7 Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, Wellington, NZ Capital FibreFest
7-18 Prince Edward Island & Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Explore a Rich Legacy of Weaving, Knitting and Celtic Roots
7-21 Norway Voyage of the Midnight Sun Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel
8-13 Caribbean Knitting & Weaving Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks
8-14 Viljandi, Estonia Estonian Craft Camp
10-13 Manchester, NH Crochet Guild of American 25th Anniversary Chain Link Conference
10-14 Airport Holiday Inn, Colorado Springs, CO Colorado Knitting Camp with Gayle Roehm: Japanese Knitting Stitches, e-mail: nams1 at comcast dot net
11-15 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
11-15 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird
12-21 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 30th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival
13-14 Uffculme Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK Yarningham
13-14 Grazing Hills Alpaca Ranch, Viola, ID 1st Annual Grazing Hills Fiber Festival
** 13-22 Indiana/Illinois border Illiana Yarn Crawl
13-23 Victoria & Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada East Meets West: The Fusion of Salish Coast Knitting and SAORI Weaving in British Columbia [sold out]
14 Toronto, Ontario, Canada The 12th Annual Great Toronto Yarn Hop
** 14-22 Victoria, Australia Yarn Ramble: Victoria
14-22 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
17-21 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
18-21 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Jazz: Short-Row-Shaping Shawl with Belinda Harris-Reid & Belinda M. Watson [fully booked]
18-21 Greensboro, Winston Salem, NC Central Carolina Yarn Crawl
18-22 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 1 & 2
19-21 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 141th Annual Australian Sheep & Wool Show
19-21 Wilson County Exposition Center, Lebanon, TN Natural Fiber Extravaganza
** 21-22 Sonoma County, CA 6th Annual Sonoma County Yarn Hop
25-28 Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO. Intermountain Weavers Conference
25-29 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 3
26-Aug. 4 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
** 27-28 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 12th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
** 27-28 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Indie Burgh Craft Crawl
27-28 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, England, UK Fibre East: British Natural Fibre & Craft
** 27-29 Jordan Summit Hotel, Sunday River Resort, Sunday River, ME 6th Annual Maine Spinners’ Registry Summer Fiber Retreat
** 27-29 Southeast Wisconsin Southeastern Wisconsin Yarn Crawl
** 27-29 Telluride Middle/High School, Telluride, CO Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival
** 27-29 Seven Sister’s Studio, Bisbee, AZ Bisbee Fiber Arts Retreat & Gathering
27-Aug. 4 Alaska Knit Alaska with Laura Nelkin
** 28 James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, VA Fibernate: Fiber Farmers Market & Spinning Circle
** 28-Aug. 5 Chicago, IL Chicago Yarn Crawl
** 28-Aug. 12 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
** 29-Aug. 10 Orkney Islands, North Ronaldsay, Scotland, UK North Ronaldsay 2nd Summer Sheep Festival
** 30-Aug 12 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Felting & Fiber Workshops

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August

1-4 Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
1-4 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Crochet Weekend with Belinda Harris-Reid, Belinda M. Watson & Lyhn Roberts [fully booked]
1-4 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 5th Annual City Zen Dye Retreat with Karida Collins
2-4 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Fiberfest Eureka!!
3 Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK 3rd Annual Yarnfolk Wool Fest
3-4 Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
** 3-4 Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME Annual Bartlett Yarns Open House
** 4-5 Mule Train Alpaca Ranch, Molt, MT Fiber Arts Fusion
5-11 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting in the Faroe Islans with Katrina I Geil
5-11 Brandbjerg Højskole, Denmark Nordic Knitting Symposium (Nordisk Strikkesymposium)
** 6-12 Schloss Münchenwiler near Murten, Canton Bern, Switzerland Knitting Retreat with Nancy Marchant and Simone Kereit
7-10 Lancaster Convention Center & Marriott, Lancaster, PA 2nd Annual Lancaster Fiber Festival: A Celebration of Paper, Fabric, Yarn & Thread!
** 7-14 Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee I75 Yarn Crawl
9-10 York Auction Centre, Murton, York, England, UK 9th Annual British Wool Show
** 9-12 Chapel Rock Camp & Conference Center, Prescott, AZ 5th Annual Grandma’s Sheep Thrills Retreat
9-12 Marconi State Historic Park, Point Reyes, CA Pacific Knitting Retreat with Norah Gaughan & Emily O’Neill
** 10-13 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Summer Retreat
11-17 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat with Dana Fadel & Bristol Ivy &
13-17 Los Altos, CA Guadalupe-Moebius Retreat with Cat Bordhi
** 13-19 Riederalp-Aletsch Arena, Rhone Valley/Valais Region, Switzerland Slow Stitching Retreat with Simone Kereit
14-18 Dharma Mountain Meditation and Freedom Resort, Norway Squam: Into the Mystic
14-18 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Fiber Arts Workshops
14-18 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada 6th Annual Twist Fibre Festival
16-17 Slessor Gardens, Dundee, Scotland, UK Ewefest: Scotland’s National Wool Festival
16-18 Pine Mountain Resort, Pineville, KY Mountain Hollow Farm Yarn Retreat
17 Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, UK Popup Wool Show
17-18 Rheinterrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany Wollfestival
** 17-26 Dallas/Fort Worth, TX DFW Yarn Crawl
18-25 Parcevall Hall , Yorkshire, England, UK Ann Kingstone Yorkshire Knitting Tour
18-26 Colorado Front Range 7th Annual Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
** 19 Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, Porter Park, Victoria, BC, Canada Fibrations!
19-25 Iceland Hiking & Knitting between Fire and Ice with Hélène Magnússon
22-25 East Pier & Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Knit August Nights: Yarn and Stitch Retreat
24 Portsoy Salmon Boothy, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Wool@Portsoy
** 25 Barrie Curling Club, Barrie, Ontario, Canada Fibre Spirit
29-Sept. 1 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Getaway with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
29-Sept. 1 Dumas Bay Center, Federal Way, WA Men’s Fall Knitting Retreat
29-Sept. 2 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
31-Sept. 1 Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, England, UK Southern Wool Show: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
** 31-Sept. 2 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI Llamafest Showcase
31-Sept. 3 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO 6th Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat

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September

** 1 London, England, UK 5th Annual Great London Yarn Crawl & Pop-up Marketplace
1 Reed Point, MT 31st Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
** 1 Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, England, UK Wool Is the Festival
** 1-2 Wildlife West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 6th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering & Harvest Festival
1-9 Scotland, UK Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
2-7 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
4-8 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College of Maine
4-9 Shetland, Scotland, UK Shetland Knitting Tour
4-12 Scotland, UK Wool & Whisky Tour
5-8 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Twined Knitting – Texture, Color, and Unique Construction
5-8 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Design Your Own Fairisle with Alison Crowther-Smith
6-8 Norsk Folkemuseum and Deichmanske Main Library, Oslo, Norway 4th Annual Oslo Strikkefestival (Knitting Festival)
6-8 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
6-8 Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
7 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 27th Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Fair
7-8 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 16th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
7-8 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 25th Annual Garden State Sheep & Fiber Festival
7-8 Arcata Community Center, Arcata, CA 29th Annual Natural Fiber Fair
7-8 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 8th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
7-8 Almonte, Ontario, Canada Altmonte Fibrefest: A Festival of the Fibre Arts
7-8 Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland, UK Perth Festival of Yarn
7-8 St Johns Hall, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK Cornish Yarn Festival
7-14 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Workshop with Tutor Carol Meldrum
7-16 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour
8-15 The Dunloe, Beaufort, County Kerry, Ireland Ballycastle Knits Ireland Knitting Retreat
** 8-18 Fylingthorpe Methodist Chapel, Robin Hoods Bay, N. Yorkshire, England, UK 11th Annual Propagansey: The Fascinating World of the Knitted Gansey
11-15 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Workshops Fall Retreat
11-18 Iceland Authentic Iceland Hiking & Knitting Tour with Hélène Magnússon
12-15 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Wet Felting Design Workshop with Lydia Tapley
12-24 Iceland Iceland Knitting Cruise with Karie Westermann
13-14 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 7th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
13-15 Aspen Wye Conference Center, Queenstown, MD Stacked Stitches Retreat with Xandy Peters
** 13-16 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
** 13-16 UMass Hotel, Amherst, MA 3rd Annual WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
14 Bedford Breakfast Lions Club, Bedford, VA 11th Annual Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
14 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Fair
14-15 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 25th Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
** 14-16 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 21st Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
** 15 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
15-21 Monhegan Island, ME Maine Knitting and Yoga Adventures withNorah Gaughan
15-27 Bellingham Castle, Louth & Dublin, Ireland 3rd Annual Maggie’s Irish Castle Bellingham Retreat
** 16 Brunswick Seniors Activity Centre, Prince George, Canada The Great Northwest Fibre Fest
16-19 J&E Riggin Schooner, Penobscot, Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Casapinka
19-22 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Hand Dyeing Yarn & How to Knit Socks with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
20-21 Marc Center, Mt. Vernon, MO 9th Annual Fiber Daze 
20-22 Fanø, Denmark 14th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
20-22 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Common Ground Fiber Marketplace & Fleece Tent
20-22 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 27th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
21 Bellingham, WA 3rd Annual Whatcom County Purls and Pop-Ups Yarn Crawl
21-22 Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 24th Annual Wool Gathering
21-22 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 7th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
** 21-23 Clarion Orlando Airport Resort Hotel, Orlando, FL Florida Fiber-In
21-28 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting and Crochet Retreat
21-Oct. 1 Vancouver to Honolulu Knit & Cruise from Vancouver to Hawaii with Barry Klein, sponsored by Friends and Fiberworks
** 22 North Grenville Municipal Centre, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada Leeds Grenville Fibre Extravaganza
** 22-23 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 22nd Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
22-25 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitwear Design Retreat with Deborah Newton
22-30 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
25-Oct. 3 Arden House B & B, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting in Yorkshire
26-28 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 2nd Annual Fiber Fun in the ‘Sip
26-29 Cross Roads Retreat Center, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S’mores and More – A Texas Knit Retreat
26-29 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY North East Men’s Fall Knitting Retreat (Upstate NY)
27-28 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 34th Annual Knitter’s Day Out
27-28 Shrine Auditorium, Billings, MT 3rd Annual Prairie Handspinners Fiber Fest
27-29 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD. Weekend Knitting Retreat
27-29 Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum, Salhusvegen 201, Salhus, Bergen, Norway 4th Annual Bergen Knitting Festival
28-29 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival
** 28-29 Port Watson Mini Conference Center, Cortland, NY Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
28-29 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 7th Annual Yarndale
28-29 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 14th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
** 28-30 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA Yarnival: PNW (Pacific Northwest) Fall Yarn Crawl
** 28-30 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY New York City Yarn Crawl
28-30 Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork: 4th Knitting and Crochet Festival
28-Oct. 6 Shetland, Scotland, UK 9th Annual Shetland Wool Week
** 29-30 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 19th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
** 29-30 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
** 29-30 Twin Cities, MN & WI North Star Farm Tour
** 29-Oct. 1 St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers, CA What the Knit! Guild Fall Retreat with Beth Brown Reinsel & Binka Schwan
29-Oct. 6 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair

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October

** 1-7 Varies Spinzilla: A Spinning Week
** 2-7 Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, and Taos, NM Fiber Trails of the Upper Rio Grande
** 2-7 Vistaterra, Castello di Parella, Italy mYak Knitting Retreat with Melanie Berg
3-6 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Gansey Masterclass with Tina Barrett [fully booked]
4-6 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD. Weekend Knitting Retreat
4-7 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada 8th Annual Knit City Fibre Festival
5-6 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 34th Annual Masham Sheep Fair
5-6 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 31th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
5-6 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 36th Annual Taos Wool Festival
5-6 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA 32nd Annual Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
5-6 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 33rd Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
5-6 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA 7th Annual Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
** 5-7 Hampton Inn, Brattleboro, VT Green Mountain Spinnery Fall Retreat
** 5-7 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
5-12 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
5-12 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Workshop with Tutor Carol Meldrum
** 5-14 Hill Country, TX Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas
6 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia 23rd Annual Boorowa Irish Woolfest: The Running of the Sheep
** 6 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 7th Annual King’s County Fiber Festival
** 6 Fosston, MN 4th Annual Fosston Fiber Festival
** 6 Queens Hall and Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK West Wales Wool Show
** 6-7 Leelanau Community Cultural Center, Leland, MI 18th Annual Leland Fiber Festival
** 6-7 Back roads of NH 35th Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
6-11 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
** 7-11 Sagebrush Inn, Taos, NM On Higher Ground III: Explore a New Creative Path of Knitting, Spinning and Weaving
8-24 Scotland A Luxurious Wooly Adventure
** 9-13 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 11th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
9-13 Sun Valley, Ketchum & Hailey, ID 23rd Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
10-13 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Fall Mini Knitting Camp
11-12 IJsselhallen, Zwolle, Netherlands Dutch Knitting Festival (Nederlandse Breidagen)
** 11-13 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Creativ Festival: A Celebration of Creativity
** 11-14 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
** 11-14 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
** 11-14 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Yarn School
12-13 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
** 12-13 Our Lady of Peace Retreat Center, Beaverton, OR Tigard Knitting Guild Fall Retreat
** 12-14 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
** 12-14 Skipping Stones Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, Britich Columbia, Canada Take the Fear out of Fair Isle
12-19 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
** 13 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 14th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
** 13 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Frederick Fiber Fest
** 13 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD FiberFest
** 13-14 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 22nd Michigan International Alpaca Fest
** 13-14 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
** 13-15 Gray’s Harbor Event Center, Elma, WA Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest & Alpaca Show
13-18 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
13-18 Harvey’s Point Hotel, Tawnyvorgal, Donegal, Ireland Northwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
13-21 Scotland, UK Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
13-21 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
** 13-Nov. 25 Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival: International Festival of Contemporary Fibre Art
14 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
** 14-18 Gauksmýri Lodge, Hvammstangi, Iceland From Sheep to Product with Ragga
** 15-16 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Felt School
16-20 Inverness Leisure Centre, Inverness, Scotland, UK 4th Annual Loch Ness Knit Fest
17-20 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: There We Are Then – Brioche with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
** 18 Lamar Community Center, St. Croix Falls, WI Lamar Fiber Fest
18-19 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana Fiber & Arts Festival
18-20 Highland Lodge, Greensboro, VT Scottish Highlands Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
** 18-23 La Mancha B&B, Cuernavaca, Mexico Eternal Mexico Knitting Retreat
19 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair
19 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada 11th Annual Woodstock Fleece Festival
19 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair
19 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 8th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
** 19 Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, Saugerties, NY 5th Annual Indie Untangled Rhinebeck Trunk Show
19-20 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
** 19-21 Lake George Resort, West Branch, MI 3rd Annual North Woods Knit & Purl Retreat
19-26 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
** 20 Pekin Library, Pekin, IL Bishop Hill Fiber Guild F.A.L.L. {Fiber Arts Leisurely Learning}
** 20-21 Trinity Park Conference & Events Centre, Ipswich, East Anglia, England, UK Wooltown
** 20-21 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA 8th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
20-25 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
** 21 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City, IA Shepherds Market Fall Fiber Festival
** 21-22 College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL Interknit Machine Knitting Club with Carol Scott
21-26 Parknasilla Hotel, Sneem, Co. Kerry, Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
22-26 Tennessee Nashville to Asheville Fibery Tour
** 25-27 Blodel Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show & Sale
** 26-28 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
** 26-28 Salon des Créateurs, Felletin, France National Wool Days (Journées Nationales de la Laine)
** 26-28 Fort Dalles Readiness Center, The Dalles, OR Knot Another Knitting Festival
** 26-29 Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, ME Knitting by the Sea with Anny Blatt
26-Nov. 3 Denmark Battenkill Fibers Knitters Tour of Denmark
** 27 Cobble Hill Hall and Fairgrounds, BC, Canada Annual Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival
** 27 Unita County Library, Evanston, WY Sagebrush Folk Art & Fiber Festival
** 27 Main Street, Cedar City, UT Sheep Parade: Cedar City Livestock & Heritage Festival
** 27-28 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR 9th Annual FiberMania
** 27-28 Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, Cumbria, England, UK 6th Annual Kendal Wool Gathering
** 27-28 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia NSW Knitter’s Guild Fibre Festival
27-Nov. 1 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, WA Cat Bordhi’s Restorative Year’s End Knitting Retreat
29-Nov. 5 Portugal and Spain Flavors of Portugal & Spain Knitting Cruise with Chris Bylsma
31-Nov. 3 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: The Icelandic Lopapeysa
31-Nov. 3 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms, Quechee, VT Knitting and Yoga Adventures with Beatrice Perron Dahlen

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November

1-3 Columbus Vogue Knitting Live! Columbus
** 1-4 Good Commons, Plymouth, VT Yoga and Yarn Retreat with Liza Laird and Kate Madden
2 Old Gregg School and Community Center, Spring Mills, PA Penns Valley Fiber Festival
** 2-3 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
** 3 Central Hall Westminster, London, England, UK Yarnporium
** 2-4 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
** 2-4 The Radisson of Nashua, Nashua, NH Northeast Handspinners’ The Gathering
** 2-4 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
** 3 Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, England, UK St Abbs Wool Festival
** 3 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN 8th Annual Fiber in the Boro
** 3 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN 7th Annual Fall Fiber Festival
** 3 Peace Hill Farm, Charles City, VA Peace Hill Farm, Fiber and Craft Festival
** 3-4 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 8th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
** 3-4 Civic Hall & The Grove School, Totnes, Devon, England, UK Stitch Fest
** 3-4 Big 4 Building, Calgary Stampede Grounds, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 5th Annual Calgary Fibre Arts Fair
** 3-4 UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA Royal Alpaca Challenge Walking Fleece Extravaganza
** 3-4 The Ranch – Larimer County Fairgrounds, Loveland, CO 22nd Annual Fall Festival Alpaca Show
** 3-12 Pennsylvania Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
** 5-6 First United Methodist Church, Warren, PA Kinzua Knit-Away
** 5-8 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Wild Card Retreat: Shetlands with Deb Robson
6-12 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
** 7-10 Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL 3rd Annual Magical Fiber Fantasy Retreat
7-10 The Hacienda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM Interweave Escapes’ in Santa Fe, NM
7-10 Asbury Hills, Cleveland, SC South East Men’s Knitting Retreat
8-10 Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, TX Vogue Knitting Live! Intensive
** 8-11 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
** 8-11 Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD Knittreat
8-11 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee: Practically Perfect
** 9-10 Camp Cavell Conservancy, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival
** 9-11 Isaiah Tubbs Resort, Picton, Ontario, Canada Wool & Wine in the County: Fall Knitting Retreat with Kate Atherley and Sally Melville
** 9-11 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
** 9-11 Hill Country Youth Events Center, Kerrville, TX 30th Annual Kid n’ Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
** 10 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
** 10 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Fair
** 10 EM Event Center, Shoreline, WA Yarn Revolution
** 10-11 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
** 10-11 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Yarn Expo
** 10-12 Seattle Center Armory, Seattle, WA 6th Annual Knit Fit
** 10-12 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Weaving and Fiber Arts Weekend
** 11 Ace Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin
** 11 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Fall Fiber Frolic with Griffin Dyeworks
** 12-15 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Four-by-Four Retreat: Four Days, Four Fibers with Deb Robson
14-17 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Understanding Your Yarn Better + Learn to Spin with Jackie Millichap [fully booked]
15-16 Canton Civic Center , Canton, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
** 15-18 Dahlonega Spa & Resort, Dahlonega, GA Southeastern Yarn and Yoga Retreat
** 16-17 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 36th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
** 16-18 Skipping Stones Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, Britich Columbia, Canada Take the Fear out of Fair Isle
** 17-18 Barcelona, Spain Barcelona Knits Festival
** 17-18 Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, PA PLAA Fall Fiber Arts Festival
** 17-19 Yandina, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia Fibre Arts Festival
** 17-30 Mexico Textile Traditions Oaxaca: Coast & Isthmus & Chiapas Highlands
** 18-19 Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, PA Fall Fiber Arts Festival
** 22-25 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
** 23-25 Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, MA Knit Pray Love: A Knitting and Yoga Retreat
28-Dec. 1 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Knitted Winterville Christmas with Alison Crowther-Smith [fully booked]
** 30-Dec. 2 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours

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December

3-14 Switzerland, Germany, France, the Netherlands Rhine Christmas Craft Markets Cruise & Knit Along with Chris Bylsma
** 4-8 Gauksmýri Lodge, Hvammstangi, Iceland From Sheep to Product with Ragga
5-8 Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, ME Interweave Escapes’ Knitting Retreat Christmas by the Sea
5-8 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Festive Frolics at TKH with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
5-15 Switzerland, Germany, France, the Netherlands Danube Christmas Craft Markets Cruise and Knit Along with Karen Morin
** 7-8 Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Winter Lace Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
** 9 Alpaca Pines Farm & Fiber Mill, Poplar Grove, IL Christmas at the Farm
** 15-20 Haiti & Jamaica Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman, Patty Lyons, Brooke Nico & Carol Sulkoski

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Fiber Tours

 

24-Sept. 2 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
Year round, weekly each Thursday Iceland Cultural Knitting Day Tour – How We Knit in Iceland with Hélène Magnússon
Year round Cedarburg-Grafton-Thiensville, WI Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail
Year round Minnesota Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail
Year round Portland, OR The Traveling Ewe: Short day and weekend tours for knitters, crocheters, and spinners in the Portland, OR area
Year round New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails
Year round Nazareth, PA Kraemer Yarns Manufacturing Tour

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