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January
9 Mid Cavelero High, Lake Stevens WA St. Distaff's Day 32nd Annual Spin In
9-11 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA National NeedleArts Association Winter Trade Show
14-17 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Kanuga Knitting and Quilting Retreat
15-17 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE!
15-17 Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 8th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Art Marketplace
17 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK Waltham Abbey Wool Show
22-23 Arcosanti, AZ 5th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
23 Wayland Winter Farmer's Market, Russell's Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
28 Looped Yarn Works, Washington, DC Dressed in Knits Book Signing with Alex Capshaw-Taylor
29-30 Powerhouse Community Arts Center, Oxford, MS 6th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
29-31 Boone Tavern, Berea, KY Pins & Needles Retreat
29-31 Birch Bay Ranch, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Knit Away
February
4-7 Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY 1st Annual Wander / Wool Retreat
5-7 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
11-14 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, QA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
11-16 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN Northern Fibers Retreat
18-21 Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
19-20 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitter's Retreat
19-21 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK Unravel 2016
19-21 Elk’s Lodge 2645, Ocean City, MD 3rd Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
19-21 Springbrooke Retreat Centre, Langley, British Columbia, Canada Knitter's Retreat with Amy Singer
19-29 Southern Caribbean Vogue Knitting Workshop Cruise with Franklin Habit & Nancy Marchant
20 Fosston Civic Center, Fosston, MN Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Event
20 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner's Flock Winter Fleece Sale
26-28 Comfort Suites Hotel, Oak Creek, WI Sheep in the City Getaway
26-28 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network's Spa Knit & Spin
26-28 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
26-28/29 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Tai Chi, Knitting and Yoga Retreat
26-March 1 Canyon of the Eagles Resort, Burnett, TX Knitting in the Hills Getaway
26-Mar 13 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
27 University of South Carolina, Bradley Arts Bldg., Lancaster, SC 10th Annual Carolina One Stop Shop Hop
27-29 Skipping Stone Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Knitting Retreat
28-March 7 Eastern Caribbean Friends & Fiberworks San Juan Knitting Cruise with Barry Klein
March
1-9 South Island, New Zealand Travelling Yarn Tour of New Zealand’s South Island
3-5 Roslindale Branch Library, Roslindale, MA Yarn & Craft Book Sale
3-6 Olympia II & Olympia West Hall, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
3-6 Portland, OR Rose City Yarn Crawl: Unravel Portland
4-6 Wains Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
4-6 David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA 12h Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival
4-6 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fiber Treasures Spinning Retreat
5 Wayland Winter Farmer's Market, Russell's Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
6-8 Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, GA Yarnmarket News Smart Business Conference
8 Bothwell District High School, Tasmania, Australia 38th Bothwell International Highland Spin-in & Fibre Festival
10-13 Planters Inn Hotel, Savannah, GA Maggiknits Retreat
11-12 Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, IN Portland Fiber Fest and Spin-In
11-13 Hotel at Gateway, Ames, IA Arnhild's Knitting Studio Knitting Retreat
11-13 Chincoteague Island, VA KnitXperience Lite (Low Impact Techniques for Everyone)
11-13 George Washington Carver Multipurpose Building, Jefferson City, MO Fiber Retreat
11-13 Centre La Petite Rouge Vacation Centre, Quebec, Canada Twist Exclusive Retreat
12-13 MIT Tang Center, Cambridge, MA Common Cod's FiberCamp
12-13 March Indre By Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork Master Class
12-19 Istanbul, Turkey Knitters in Istanbul
17-19 Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Yarn Festival
17-20 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
18-19 Cloverdale Exhibition Park Grounds, AGRIPLEX Bldg., Cloverdale, BC 8th Annual Fibres West
18-19 Cedarburg-Grafton-Thiensville, WI Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail
18-20 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Carolina Fiber Frolic Spring Retreat
18-20 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters' Guild Knit In
18-20 Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction, VT 8th Annual Green Mountain Fiber Festival & Knitting Retreat
18-20 Perimeter Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, GA Spring Fling: Yarn & Craft Sale
19 The Match Factory, Bellefonte, PA For the Love of Fiber
19 Winterset Elementary School, Winterset, IA 6th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
20-22 Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham, Cape Cod, MA * 15th Annual Knitters Weekend with Beth Brown-Reinsel and Marilyn King
25-26 Holshouser Building, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC Carolina Fiber Fest
26 MA. Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
27-28 Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, UK * p-LUSH: British Design and Fibre Festival
27-29 Beach Gardens Resort, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada * Powell River Fibre Retreat
27-29 Chincoteague Comfort Suites, Chincoteague Island, VA * Carodan Farm Wool Shop Margaret Fisher Workshops
29 Elephant Cloud Station, Crestone, CO * Fist Full of Fun! Fiber Festival
31-Apr 3 Embassy Suites, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
31-Apr 3 Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN Stitches South
31-Apr 3 Silk Soiree
31-Apr 16 Asia China, Korea, Japan Knitting Cruise
April
1-3 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 11th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth)Fiber Fest
1-3 Interlaken Resort, Lakeville, CT Black Sheep Needle Arts Retreat
1-3 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 4th Annual Two Rivers Yarns Spring Knitting Retreat
1-3 Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Overland Park, KS Knitting in the Heartland
2 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH * Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
2 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Artisans Guilde Open House
2-3 Clark County Events Center, Ridgefield, WA Alpacapalooza
2-3 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair
2-3 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Artisans Guild Fiber Studio
7-10 Long Island, NY 2nd Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
7-10 Quechee Inn, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Cornelia Tuttle-Hamilton
7-10 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 10th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
8-10 Doubletree Hotel, Modesto, CA Conference of Northern California Handspinners: Immerse Yourself in Fiber
8-10 Minnesota Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Weekend
8-10 Rhode Island The Great Rhody Yarn Crawl
9 Biblioteket i NV, Copenhagen Denmark Knitwork Light
9 York Harbor Inn, ME 3rd Annual Fiber Market
9 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 20th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
9 Yarn Harbor Inn, York, ME 3rd Annual Fiber Marketplace
9-10 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
9-10 Seattle, WA Sheepish in Seattle: Weekend of Yarn Tourism, the Sheepquil
9-10 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 12th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
9-16 Crow Park Hotel, Keswick, England, UK Knitting Inspiration in the English Lake District
12 Griffin Dyeworks, Monrovia, CA * Griffin Dyeworks Fiber Frolic
14-17 Los Angeles, CA L.A. County Yarn Crawl
14-17 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
14-17 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd's Extravaganza
15-16 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX 6th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
15-16 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event: Celebrating 25 Years of Fiber
15-17 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 4th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
15-17 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
15-17 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans 2016 Spring Studio Tour
15-17 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
15-17 Loyola House Retreat Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Men's Knitting Retreat North
15-17 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA Steel City Fiber Fest
15-18 Sunnyside Resort & Lodge, Lake Tahoe, CA Vogue Knitting LIVE Destination Experience: Jimmy Beans Wool
16 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
16 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
16 Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, NJ 6th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
16-17 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
17-19 St. Francis Retreat Center, San Juan Bautista, CA * Northern California Knitting Retreat
18 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY * Chancellor's Sheep & Wool Showcase
19-23 Rheims, France Bergère de France Knitting Holiday
21-24 The Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 1st Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
22-23 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada creativ festival®
22-24 Bodega Ridge Resort, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada Southern Gulf Islands Knitting Retreat
22-24 Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY 6th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
23 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber AffaFr & Wool Market
23 Hopkins West Junior High School, Minnetonka, MN 30th Annual MN. Knitters' Guild Yarnover
23-24 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales 10th Annual Wonderwool Wales
23-24 Washington County, NY 24th Annual New York's Washington County Fiber Tour
23-30 Pennsylvania & New York Northeast Knitting & Crocheting Tour with Elaine Smith
25-May 5 Peru Exploring the Textiles of the Peruvian Highlands
25-May 9 Argentina and Uruguay Argentina for Knitters with Joji Locatelli and Alejandra Pont
28-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Yarn School
28-May 1 Pukekohe, Auckland, NZ Fibrant Auckland
28-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Yarn School
29-30 Lake Winnebago, WI Rites of Spring: Fiber Frolic
29-May 1 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
29-May 1 National Western Stock Show Complex, Denver, CO Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
29-May 8 Ireland Knitting in Ireland with Amy Detjen
30 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT 107th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
30 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 29th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
30 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan's Festival of Fiber
30-May 1 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter's Frolic
30-May 1 Tri-County Shrine Club, Clarksville, IN Indiana Fiber and Music Festival
May
1-3 Newton's Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA * Newton's Yarn Country Spring Fling Seminar
5-10 Shetland Islands, UK The Spirit of The Shetland Islands Knitting Holiday
5-12 Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday Romsdal
6-8 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Lower Mainland Yarn Crawl
7 Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry, Scotland, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Festival at Pitlochry
7 Kirkwood Center, Marion, IA Shepherd's Market Fiber Festival
7 Clarke Foley Centre, Ickley, England, UK Wharfe Wool Fair
7 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 3rd Annual Okanogan Valley Fiber Festival
7-8 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
9 Richland Public Library, Richland, WA * Fiber With a Twist Spin In
11-22 Europa Hotel, Belfast, Ireland Ireland with Maggie Jackson
12-15 Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Knit Factory
13-15 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Vogue Knitting Live!
13-15 Block Island, RI The North Light Fibers 5th Annual Knitting Retreat
13-15 Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN Shepherd's Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
14 McRobert Pavilion, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland Scotland's Knitting Only Show
14-15 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 4th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
14-15 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
14-15 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Spring Fiber Fling
14-15 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
14-15 Fibre Harvest Mill, Pathfields Industrial Estatee, South Molton, Devon, England, UK John Arbon Textiles Open Weekend
14-21 Aix-en-Provence, Provence Knitting in Provence
15-16 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN * Salomon Farm Park Fiber Arts Celebration!
15-22 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in Ireland
16 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI * Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
16-17 Sheep's Head Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland * Sheep's Head Yarn Festival
16-17 Valley Ford Wool Mill, Valley Ford, CA * 2nd Annual Wool Festival
16-17 Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho Falls, ID * Snake River Fiber Fest
17-29 Norway, Scotland, British Isles Fjords and Highlands Knitting Cruise
18-22 Puget Sound, WA Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
18-24 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature
18-26 Cotswolds Region, England, UK Cotswolds Holiday: Walk 6, Knit 2
19-21 Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia Traveling Yarn Tour of Hunter Valley
19-22 Easton Mountain Retreat Center - Greenwich, NY East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat
21 Dingwall Mart, Dingwall, Scotland, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Festival at Dingwall
21-22 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 13th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
21-22 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 7th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival
21-22 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
21-28 Aix-en-Provence, Provence Knitting in Provence
23 Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand * Woolfest Auckland
23-24 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH * 20th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
23-25 Lloyd's Square, Nampa, ID * Fiber Train Wool Festival
27-28 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 9th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
27-29 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada Okanagan Knitting Retreat
26-30 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
28-29 Shupp's Grove, Rheinhold, PA 2nd Annual Shupp's Grove Sheep and Wool Festival
28-29 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 42nd Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
June
1-5 Hilton Garden Inn, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse Retreat
1-7 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature
2-6 Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast, Montgomery, VT Stories in Stitches: Civil War Era Knitting
3-4 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 4th Annual Magnolia State Fiber Festival
3-4 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
4 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK Leeds Wool Festival
4-5 The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
4-5 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 16th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
4-14 Ireland Two Rivers Yarns Knitting Trip to Ireland
5-20 East Tennesse * East Tennessee Yarn Crawl
6 Bags By CAB-Yarn Shoppe, Denver, CO * 6th Annual Knit Out & Crochet Community Event
8-11 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mim Bird
9-12 Mountain Retreat and Learning Center, Highlands, NC Spring Yoga and Knitting Retreat
9-12 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA Vashon Sheepdog Classic
10-12 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 45th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
11 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba Blue Hills Fibre Festival
11-12 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 6th Annual Central New York Fiber Festival
11-12 Jasper County Fairgrounds, Colfax, IA 12th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
11-13 Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH * Original Creative Festival: Sew, Quilt, Knit & Crochet Expo
11-13 Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC National NeedleArts Association Summer Trade Show
12-19 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat
13-14 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO * Estes Park Wool Market
16-19 Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Allenspark, CO Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat
16-23 Iceland Scandinavian Knitting & Textile Crafts of Iceland
17-19 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation Sheep Is Life Celebration
17-23 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
18 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
18-19 The Shops at Worthington Place Mall, Worthington, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
19-25 Bermuda Friends & Fiberworks Knitting Cruise with Franklin Habit
19-July 3 Baltics Baltic Knitting Cruise
21-28 Pod Chalet, Pender Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada Knitting on Island Time: Lace for All Ages
22-29 Iceland Hiking and knitting under the Midnight Sun
24-25 Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England 12th Annual Woolfest
24-25 Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
24-26 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
24-26 Arrowhead Ranch, Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks 12th Annual Retreat
24-26 Lane Center, Eugene, OR Black Sheep Gathering
24-26 SageRidge Mill & Critters, Clearmont, WY SafeRidge Fiber Retreat and Campout
24-27 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
24-27 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 20th Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
25-28 Hew Haven, CT to Putney, VT * I-91 Shop Hop Connecticut
26-Jul. 3 Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa, Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland County Cork, Ireland Knitting Retreat
30-July 4 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 1
July
2-20 Rotterdam to Boston Viking Passage Knitting Cruise with Maggie Jackson
7-10 Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV Wild & Wonderful Fiber Getaway
7-11 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
10-12 Ramblewood Resort, Darlington, MD * Twinset Summer Camp
13-16 Embassy Suites North Charleston Airport/Hotel & Convention, Charleston, SC Knit & Crochet Show
14-18 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 2
15-17 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Australian Sheep & Wool Show
15-22 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting in The Faroe Islands
15-24 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 28th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival: Under the Midnight Sun
16-18 Kintaline Farm, Benderloch, Scotland * Gaelic Wool Festival
17-18 Grant County Conference Center, Silver City, NM * Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
18-19 Kenneth C. Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO * Fiber U
20-22 Waikato Diocesan School, Hamilton, NZ NZ Machine Knitters' Society Festival: Mosgiel Magic
20-24 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
21-24 Jordan Summit Hotel, Sunday River Resort, Sunday River, ME 4th Annaul Summer Fiber Retreat
21-24 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Knitters' Retreat with Mim Bird
21-25 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 3
21-26 Shetland Islands, UK The Spirit of The Shetland Islands Knitting Holiday
24-26 Castel Farms, Charlevoix, MI * Fiber Arts Festival
29-30 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 10th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
29-31 Telluride Elementary School Gym, Telluride, CO 4th Annual Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival
30-31 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, Bedford, UK Fibre East - A Celebration of British Wool and Natural Fibres
30-Aug. 6 Convention Center, Milwaukee, WI Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America
30-Aug. 14 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
31, Aug. 1 Kick The Moon Artist's Studio, W. Baldwin, ME * Saco Valley Fiber Artists Summer Textile Workshop
31-Aug. 6 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat
31-Aug. 9 Historic Abingdon, VA * Virginia Highlands Festival
August
1-8 Iceland Hiking and Knitting with the Elves
1-9 Chicago, IL * Chicago Yarn Crawl
1-14 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Fiber
2-7 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME * FiberME 2015
4-7 Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest & Etc.
5-6 Rheault Farm, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
5-6 York Auction Mart, Murton, York, England, UK 6th Annual British Wool Show
7-8 Church of the Holy Communion, Memphis, TN * Workshop on the River
7-10 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
8 Spencer Peirce Little Farm, Newbury, MA * Fiber Revival
8-9 Crafted at the Port of LA, Los Angeles, CA * 2nd Annual Los Angeles Quilt & Fiber Art Fest
12-18 Iceland Hiking and Knitting between Fire & Ice
12-19 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting & Crochet in The Faroe Islands
15 The Oval Leisure Centre, Bebington, Cheshire, England, UK * Popup Wool Show
16 Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, Victoria, BC, Canada * Fibrations!
17-21 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Workshops
18-21 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada Festival Twist
18-21 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel and Marilyn King
21-22 Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, South Jordan, UT * Great Basin Fiber Arts Festival
22-23 Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA * Big River Fiber Fling
22-25 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO * Wild West Knitting Retreat
22-30 Colorado Front Range * Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
25-28 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel and Marilyn King
26-28 East Pier, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Bespoke Knitters Retreat: Knit August Nights
September
2-4 Bristol Sales Centre , Washingpool Farm, Easter Compton, Bristol, England, UK Bristol Wool Fair
2-7 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA * Monterey County Fair Wool Show
3-4 Wild Life West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 4th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering
4-6 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI * Llamafest Showcase
5 Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, England, UK * Great London Yarn Crawl & Pop-up Marketplace
5-6 Von-Müller-Gymnasium, Regensburg, Germany * WOLLFEST & 7. German Raveler meeting
5-10 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
6 Reed Point, MT * 27th Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
8-10 Columbus Convention & Trade Center, Columbus, GA 5th Annual Georgia FiberFest
8-11 Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
9-13 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME * Fiber College on Penobscot Bay
10-11 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 13th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
10-11 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 5th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
10-17 Chateau Dumas, Chateau d'Auty, Auty, France Knitting with Habu - Julie Weisenberger and Takako Ueki
11-12 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Event Center, Mitchell, NE * Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
11-13 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada * Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
12 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada * Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters' Fair
12-13 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ * 21th Annual New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival
12-13 San Luis Obispo County, CA * San Luis Obispo County Yarn Crawl
14-28 Scotland and England * Fibers, Fables, and Merry Facts Tour with Nadine Sanders, the Singing Weaver
16-17 Marc Center, Mt. Vernon, MO 6th Annual Fiber Daze
16-18 Fanø, Denmark 11th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
16-18 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 24th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
16-18 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
17-18 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 22nd Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
17-19 Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR * Arkansas Fiber Fest!
17-20 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
17-20 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
18-19 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA * 30th Annual Knitter's Day Out
18-20 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA * 18th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
18-20 Orlando, FL * Florida Fiber-In
18-24 Monhegan Island, ME Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Norah Gaughan
19 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI *Spinner's Flock Fall Fleece Sale
19 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL * Fiber in the Park
19-20 Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH * Midwest Festival of Fibers: A Wool Gathering
19-20 Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth, CO * Elizabeth Fiber Festival
19-21 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center, Johnsonburg, NJ * North Country Spinners' Fiber Fallout
21-28 Denmark Knitworking in Denmark
22-25 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX Stitches Texas
23-25 Kulturhuset Indre By, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork 16
23-25 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 16th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
24-25 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
24-25 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, UK 4th Annual Yarndale
24-25 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 20th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
24-25 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 31st Annual Masham Sheep Fair
24-Oct. 2 Shetland, England, UK 6th Annual Shetland Wool Week
25-26 Ramada Cortland, Cortland, NY * Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
25-27 Tygart Lake State Park, Grafton, WV * Yarn & Company Autumn Knitting Retreat
25-27 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Fleece Tent & Fiber Marketplace at Common Ground Country Fair
25-27 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO * 3rd Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
25-27 Manhattan to Brooklyn, NY * New York City Yarn Crawl
25-Oct. 2 Shetland Islands, UK The Shetland Islands, A Celebration ofAll Things Knitting, Weaving and Sheep
25-Oct. 4 North of Ireland Traveling Yarn Tour of North Ireland
26-27 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA * 11th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
30-Oct. 1 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 4th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
30-Oct. 3 Block Island, RI Vogue Knitting Destination Retreat
October
1-2 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada 5th Annual Knit City Fibre Festival
1-2 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 33rd Annual Taos Wool Festival
1-2 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
1-2 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 28th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
1-2 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
1-2 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 20th Michigan International Alpaca Fest
1-2 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
1-2 Fosston Elementary School, Fosston,MN Fosston Fiber Festival
1-3 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ * 6th Annual North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
1-4 Cross Roads Retreat, Caldwell, TX * Stitches, S'mores and More Knit Camp
1-6 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS * Fall Yarn School
2 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia Irish Woolfest
2-4 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY * Kentucky Wool Festival
2-9 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
3-4 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA * 29th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
3-4 Burgbachsaal, Zug, Switzerland * 1st Swiss Wulle (Wool) Festival
3-18 Scotland, UK The Highlands and Islands of Scotland: A Weaving and Knitting Adventure
5-6 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS * Felt School
5-9 Alexandra Palace, London, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
5-11 Varies * Spinzilla: A Monster of a Spinning Week
6-9 Ketchum & Hailey, ID 20th Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
7-9 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
7-10 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Nezinscot Farm Weaving & Fiber Retreat
7-19 Canada and New England Canada & New England Knitting Cruise with Ann Budd
8 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
8 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY King's County Fiber and Handmade Festival
8-10 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA Nordic Knitting Conference with Arne and Carlos
8-15 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
9-11 Newton's Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA * Annual Newton's Fall Festival Seminar
9-11 Gray's Harbor Event Center, Elma, WA * Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest
9-18 Hill Country, TX * Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas
10 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO * 10th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
10 Memorial Park, Palisade, CO * Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival
10 Big Creek Grange, Lehighton, PA * Mahoning Valley Fiber Guild 3rd Annual Fiber Fair
10-11 SE Minnesota & Western WI * Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour
10-11 Patrick Ranch and Museum, Chico, CA * Fiber Fusion
10-11 Back roads of NH * 32nd Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tours
10-11 College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL * Interknit Machine Knitting Club hosts Gini Woodward
11-15 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 9thth Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
15 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada Woodstock Fleece Festival
15 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 5th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
15-16 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
15-17 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada * creativ festival®
15-22 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
16 Best Western Plus, Kingston, NY * Indie Untangled Trunk Show
16-25 South of Ireland Traveling Yarn Tour of South Ireland
17 Green Valley Grange, Brighton, CO * 2nd Annual Heritage Arts & Fiber Festival
17 Mossville Junior High and Elementary School, Mossville, IL * 34th Annual Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In
17-18 Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show Grounds, Loy Park, Denison, TX * Blackland Prairie Artisan & Fibre Faire
17-18 Bixby Knolls, Long Beach, CA * Yarnosphere
17-18 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA * 5th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
17-23 Iceland Knitting on Ice
18-26 Piedmonte, Italy * Knitting in Italy
21-23 Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center, Cresco, PA Knitting Retreat
22-23 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
22-29 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
22-23 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
22-23 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR FiberMania
23-24 Lake Barkley State Resort and Park, Cadiz, KY * 2nd Tenntucky Fiber Arts Retreat
23-24 Masonic Lodge, New Albany, IN * 11th Annual Southern Indiana FiberArts Festival
23-25 Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada * KnitEast Atlantic Fibre Fest
24 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN * Fiber in the Boro
25-30 Scotland * Exploring the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
28-30 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
28-30 Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, The Dalles, OR 6th Annual Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
29-Nov 1 The Gillis Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK * Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza
November
1-30 Oakville, Ontario, Canada * World of Threads Festival
4-5 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
4-6 Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, Lake George NY Northeast Handspinners' The Gathering
4-6 Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA KnitXperience
4-8 Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO * Handweavers Guild of Boulder Annual Show & Sale
5-6 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 7th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
5-8 Mountain Retreat and Learning Center, Highlands, NC * Fall Yoga and Knitting Retreat
6 Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver's Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival
6-8 Century Club, Rochester, NY * Weaver's Guild Holiday Sale
6-8 Putney, VT * Annual Green Mountain Spinnery's Knitter's Weekend with Thea Colman & Ellen Mason
7 Calgary, Alberta, Canada * Calgary Fibre Arts Fair
7 Pickers Pavilion, Lindale, TX * East Texas Fiber Festival
7 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN * Fall Fiber Festival
7-8 Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, Perry, GA * Royal Alpaca Challenge
7-9 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS * Mitten School
7-10 Quechee Inn, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Bristol Ivy
10-12 Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, PA Knittreat with Elaine Smith
10-13 Asbury Hills Retreat Center, Cleveland, SC Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat
11-13 Ballard Community Center, Seattle, WA Knit Fit
13-15 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC * Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
13-15 Great Oak Manor, Chestertown, MD * Cultured Purls 2015
14-15 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD * 6th Annual Maryland Alpacas and Fleece Festival
17-20 RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
18-20 Bodega Ridge Resort, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada Southern Gulf Islands Knitting Retreat
19-20 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
20-21 Old Shawnee Town, Shawnee, KS * 33rd Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
21-22 Hudson Valley, NY * Hudson Valley Autumn Yarn Crawl
21-22 Garden Spot Fire Rescue, New Holland, PA * Fall Fiber Arts Festival
21-23 Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, TX * 26th Annual Kids n' Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
27-28 Northside Park, Ocean City, MD Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
28 Bath, England, UK * 2nd Annual Bath Christmas Craft Crawl
December
1-4 Harrogate International Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
2-4 and 9-11 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
5 Lew Sorenson Tanque Verde Center, Tucson, AZ * Fiber and Arts Festival
12-19 Switzerland, France, Germany & The Nethterlands Christmas Markets on the Rhine with Chris Bylsma
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