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2017 Knitting & Fiber Events

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Enjoy these year-round fiber tours.

January

5-9 Omni La Mansion Del Rio, San Antonio, TX Camp Stitches San Antonio
7 Mid Cavelero High, Lake Stevens WA St. Distaff’s Day 32nd Annual Spin In
10-31 Antarctica & South America Knitting Adventure Cruise with Lucy Neatby
12-15 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Knitting & Quilting Retreat
13-15 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE! New York
15 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK Waltham Abbey Wool Show
18-21 Arcosanti, Arcosanti, AZ 6th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
20-21 Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 9th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Art Marketplace
21-23 San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA National NeedleArts Association Winter Trade Show
26-28 Powerhouse Community Arts Center, Oxford, MS 7th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
27-29 Boone Tavern, Berea, KY Pins & Needles Retreat
27-29 Birch Bay Ranch, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Knit Away: Relax and Unwind
28 Wayland Winter Farmer’s Market, Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
28 Columbian Theatre, Wamego, KS Winter Woolfest Fiber Festival
28-29 Oceanview Education Centre, above Vancouver Island University, British Columbia, Canada Fibre & Fabric From the Ground Up

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February

3-4 Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD Knitting Boutique Weekend Getaway
3-5 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
3-5 Woods Hole Inn, Woods Hole, Cape Cod, MA Knitting Weekend with Norah Gaughan
4 Wayland Winter Farmer’s Market, Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
10-12 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitter’s Retreat
10-12 Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, MD 4th Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
14-March 4 Hawaii Hawaii Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner
16-19 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 7th Annual Northern Fibers Retreat
16-19 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
17-19 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK Unravel 2017
17-26 Tampa Bay, FL Tampa Bay Yarn Crawl
18 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fleece Sale
23-26 Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
24-25 Farnborough International Ltd, ShowCentre, ETPS Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK Knit & Stitch It
24-26 Comfort Suites Hotel, Oak Creek, WI Sheep in the City Getaway
24-26 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network’s Spa Knit & Spin
24-27 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Tai Chi, Knitting and Yoga Retreat
24-Mar 12 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
25 Wilkins School Community Center in Regent Square, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin
25-26 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles

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March

2-4 Roslindale Public Library, Roslindale, MA Yarn and Craft Book Sale
2-5 Canyon of the Eagles Resort, Burnett, TX Knitting in the Hills Getaway
2-5 Olympia II & Olympia West Hall, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
2-5 Portland, OR Rose City Yarn Crawl: Unravel Portland
2-9 Tasmania, Australia Yarn Ramble
3-4 Bothwell District High School, Tasmania, Australia 39th Bothwell International Highland Spin-in & Fibre Festival
3-5 Wains Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
3-5 Chincoteague Island, VA KnitXperience Lite (Low Impact Techniques for Everyone)
4 Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
8-21 India Textile Impressions of India with Pat Archibald
10-11 Jay Community Center, Portland, IN Jay County Fiber Arts Festival
10-11 Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Yarn Festival
10-12 Springbrooke Retreat Centre, Langley, British Columbia, Canada Knit City Knitting Retreat with Caitlin ffrench & Kim McKenna
10-12 Hotel at Gateway, Ames, IA Arnhild’s 22nd Annual Knitting Studio Knitting Retreat
10-12 George Washington Carver Multipurpose Building, Jefferson City, MO Fiber Retreat
10-12 Aspen Wye River Conference Center, Queenstown, MD Knitting Boutique Retreat Weekend with Sally Melville
11-12 MIT Tang Center, Cambridge, MA Common Cod’s FiberCamp
11-12 March Indre By Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork Master Class
11-18 Caribbean Friends & Fiberworks Knitting Cruise with Barry Klein
12-25 India Textile Impressions of India with Mandy Shaw
16-19 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
17-18 Grafton, Cedarburg, Thiensville, WI 3rd Annual Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail
17-18 Cloverdale Exhibition Park Grounds, AGRIPLEX Bldg., Cloverdale, BC 9th Annual Fibres West
17-19 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit In
17-20 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: The Norwegian Fana Cardigan
18 Winterset Elementary School, Winterset, IA 6th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
18 The Match Factory, Bellefonte, PA For the Love of Fiber
** 18-20 Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction, VT 9th Annual Green Mountain Fiber Festival & Knitting Retreat
24-25 NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC Carolina Fiber Fest
24-25 Best Western Summit Inn, Niagara Falls, NY March Madness Retreat: A Knit & Crochet Event
24-26 Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas, NV Vogue Knitting Live! Las Vegas
24-26 Location TBD, Philadelphia, PA Sip Sip Knit Retreat with Patty Lyons
24-26 David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA 13th Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival
24-26 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Carolina Fiber Frolic Spring Retreat
25 MA. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
25-26 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 13th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
26-Apr 8 Australia & New Zealand Knitting Cruise with Chris Bylsma
30-Apr 2 Embassy Suites, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
30-Apr 2 Long Island, NY 3rd Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
30-April 2 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
31-Apr 2 Perimeter Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, GA Spring Fling: Yarn & Craft Sale
31-Apr 2 Interlaken Resort, Lakeville, CT 3rd Annual Black Sheep Needle Arts Retreat
31-Apr 3 Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN Stitches South

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April

1-2 Clark County Events Center, Ridgefield, WA Alpacapalooza
1-2 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago’s Indie Fiber Fair
** 2 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
6-9 Los Angeles, CA L.A. County Yarn Crawl
6-9 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 11th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
7-9 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 12th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) Fiber Fest
7-9 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
7-10 Majestic Hotel, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK A Bliss-ful Knitting Weekend in Yorkshire with Debbie & Nell Bliss
7-15 New Zealand Yarn Tour: New Zealand’s South
8 Grammar School, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, UK Spring into Wool: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
8 Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, NJ 7th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
8 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 21th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
8 York Harbor Inn, ME 4th Annual Fiber Market
8-9 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
8-9 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA 2nd Annual Steel City Fiber Fest
8-9 Seattle, WA Sheepish in Seattle: The Shee-peat!
14-15 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event: Celebrating 26 Years of Fiber
15 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
15 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
16-30 Argentina Argentina for Knitters with Joji Locatelli and Alejandra Pont
20-23 Christchurch, South Island, NZ Creative Fibre National Festival: Entwine
20-23 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd’s Extravaganza
20-23 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Yarn School
20-25 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School
21-22 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX 7th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
21-22 San Luis Obispo County, CA San Luis Obispo County Yarn Crawl
21-22 Minnesota 2nd Annual Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Weekend
21-23 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 6th Annual Two Rivers Yarns Spring Knitting Retreat
21-23 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans 2017 Spring Studio Tour
21-23 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN 8th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
21-23 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 5th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
21-23 Amish View Inn, Bird-in-Hand, PA Lancaster Knitter’s Retreat with Melissa Leapman & Ann Weaver
21-23 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Minneapolis,MN 30th Annual MN. Knitters’ Guild Yarnover
22 The Lake House at Cherry Creek Reservoir, Greenwood Village, CO We Knit Colorado Retreat
22 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
22 A Goode View Alpaca Farm, Goode, VA 9th Annual Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
22-23 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales 11th Annual Wonderwool Wales
22-May 1 North of Ireland North of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
25-29 Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 2nd Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
27-30 Royal Highland Center, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK The Knitting & Stitching Show
27-30 Camden Harbour Inn & Swan’s Island, ME 5th Annual Vogue Knitting LIVE! Destination Experience in Camden, ME
27-30 Connecticut Convention Center & Marriott, Hartford, CT Stitches United
** 28-29 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada creativ festival®
28-30 Tygart Lake State Park,Grafton, WV Spring Fling Knitting
28-30 Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY 7th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
28-30 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
28-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Yarn School
28-May 1 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
29 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT 107th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
29 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 29th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
29 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan’s Festival of Fiber
29 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair & Wool Market 2017
29-30 Washington County, NY 25th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
29-30 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter’s Frolic
29-30 Tri-County Shrine Club, Clarksville, IN Indiana Fiber and Music Festival
31-May 3 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

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May

1-6 Fosshotel Reykjavík, Reykjavik, Iceland Icelandic Knitting Adventure with Hélène Magnússon
2-9 Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY Knitting in Buffalo, Wyoming
3-7 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
3-14 Europa Hotel, Belfast, Ireland Ireland with Maggie Jackson: Maggiknits Ruby Celebration
4-7 Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA Sapphire Seas, Golden Threads: Northern California Handweavers Conference
5-7 Bodega Ridge, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada Knit City Knitting Retreat with Gudrun Johnston
5-7 National Western Stock Show Complex, Denver, CO Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
5-7 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 5th Annual OKfiberfest
5-7 Wisconsin Rites of Spring: Fiber Frolic Yarn Tour
6-7 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
7 3 Venues in Braintree, England, UK Warner Textile Archive Textile Fair
10-27 Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY Knitting in Buffalo, Wyoming
11-14 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
12-13 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Park Fiber Arts Celebration!
12-14 Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
13-14 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 41st Annual New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
13-14 Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Stafford, England, UK Wool @J13
14-23 South of Ireland South of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
16-30 Norway Discover The Treasures of Norway Scandinavian Weaving and Knitting
17-21 Puget Sound, WA Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
** 17-22 Various locations, VA Virginia Knits Virginia Yarn Crawl
17-23 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature with Hélène Magnússon
18-21 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY Men’s Spring Knitting Retreat (Upstate New York)
19-21 Block Island, RI 7th Annual North Light Fibers Knitting Retreat with the Twist Collective
19-21 Marsh Lane, Shepley, Huddersfield, England, UK Baa Baa Bazaar at Shepley Spring Festival
19-22 Easton Mountain Retreat Center – Greenwich, NY East Coast Men’s Spring Knitting Retreat
20-21 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
20-21 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Spring Fiber Fling
20-21 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 5th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
20-21 Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland Sheep’s Head Yarn Festival
20-21 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 14th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
20-21 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 8th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
20-21 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
20-21 Casari Ranch, Point Arena, CA 4th Annual Farm to Home Casari Ranch Wool Festival
20-21 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
20-27 Northern New Mexico Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Nora Gaughan
21 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
23-28 Alaska Knitting Land Tour: Musk Ox Adventure
23-28 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 19th Annual Okanagan Knitting Retreat
23-30 Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday in Romsdal
25-29 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
26-27 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 10th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
26-28 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 22nd Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
26-29 Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Store, Baltimore, MD City Zen Dye Retreat
27 Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
27 Mart, Dingwall , Scotland, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Festival
27-28 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 43rd Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
27-28 Shupp’s Grove, Rheinhold, PA 3rd Annual Shupp’s Grove Sheep and Wool Festival: A Fiber Treasure Trove in the Grove
27-June 2 Iceland Icelandic Spring Hiking & Knitting Holiday with Hélène Magnússon
** 29-30 Lloyd Square, Nampa, ID Fiber Train Wool Festival
28-June 4 Alaska Musk Ox and Glaciers Knitting Cruise w/ Anne Berk
30-June 4 Iceland An Icelandic Knitting Adventure in the Land of Vikings, Fjords, Trolls & the Midnight Sun

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June

1-5 Phineas Swann B&B near Jay Peak Ski Resort, Montgomery, VT Vermont Spring Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
2-3 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
3 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK Leeds Wool Festival
3-4 The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
3-4 The Shops at Worthington Place Mall, Worthington, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
3-4 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 17th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
** 4 Bags By CAB-Yarn Shoppe, Denver, CO 7th Annual Knit Out & Crochet Community Event
5-13 Iceland Wool and Waterfalls: Knitting Festival in Iceland
8-11 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA Vashon Sheepdog Classic
8-11 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 27th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
8-11 Elohee Retreat Center, Sautee Nacoochee, GA All-Level Yarn and Yoga Retreat
8-17 North of Ireland North of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
9-11 Icelandic Textile Center, Blönduós, Iceland 2nd Annual Knitting Delight Festival
9-12 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
10 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
10-11 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 7th Annual Central New York Fiber Festival
10-11 Fibre Harvest Mill, Pathfields Industrial Estatee, South Molton, Devon, England, UK John Arbon Textiles Mill Open Weekend
** 10-12 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 45th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
10-12 Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Hamilton, MT Big Sky Fiber Festival
10-12 Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH National NeedleArts Association Summer NeedleArts Trade Show
** 11 Edinburgh, Scotland Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl
** 11 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba, Canada Blue Hills Fibre Festival
12-18 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation 21st Annual Sheep Is Life Celebration
14-17 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with with Mimi Bird & Heather Monroe
11-18 Europe Hotel & Resort, Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland Ireland Fiber Arts Retreat
15-22 Iceland Hiking & Knitting under the Midnight Sun with Hélène Magnússon
16-22 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
17-18 Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA 12th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
** 17-July 2 East Tennessee East Tennessee Yarn Crawl
18 Frederick News-Post Building, Frederick MD Fiber Fest
18-21 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
** 18-Sept. 5 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Shop Trail
20-24 Invercargill, NZ NZ Machine Knitters’ Society Festival
20-26 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
20-27 Pod Chalet, Pender Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada 17th Annual Knitting on Island Time: Silk!Linen!Cotton!
22-25 Hew Haven, CT to Putney, VT 8th Annual I-91 Shop Hop Connecticut
23-24 Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England 13th Annual Woolfest
23-25 Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
23-25 Lane Center, Eugene, OR Black Sheep Gathering
23-25 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
23-25 SageRidge Mill & Critters, Clearmont, WY SafeRidge Fiber Retreat and Campout
23-25 Arrowhead Ranch, Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks 13th Annual Retreat
23-26 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 21st Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
24 Doubletree Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse Market
25-July 2 Iceland Hiking & Knitting with the Elves and Hélène Magnússon
26-July 2 Fiji Dream Weaving & Crochet Retreat
29-July 6 Hotel Torshavn, Faroe Islands Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina i Geil

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July

3-15 Lithuania Lithuania Knitting Tour with Donna Druchunas
6-10 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 1
7-9 Hotel Ibis, Birmingham Centre, England, UK Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
7-10 Wayland Village Churches, Norfolk, England, UK 2nd Blossom & Yarn: A Knitting and Flower Festival
8-9 Thirsk Auction Mart, Thirsk Rural Business Centre, Blakey Lane, Thirsk
North Yorkshire, England, UK
7th Annual British Wool Show
9-12 Norway Voyage of the Midnight Sun Knitting Cruise w/ Chris Bylsma
9-18 South of Ireland South of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
10-18 Scotland Wool and Whisky: A Wee Woolen Holiday Returns
13-16 Jordan Summit Hotel, Sunday River Resort, Sunday River, ME 5th Annual Summer Fiber Retreat
13-17 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
13-17 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird & Heather Monroe Kinne
14-16 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Australian Sheep & Wool Show
14-23 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 29th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival
15-16 Stirchley Baths, Bournville Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, England UK Yarningham
15-16 Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO 8th Annual Fiber U
17-24 Scotland Baronial Borders Knitting Retreat in the Scottish Borders
19-23 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
20-22 Benderloch near Oban, Argyll, Scotland, UK Woolfeis: Fleece to Fibre and Beyond!
20-24 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2
20-25 Lerwick Hotel, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK The Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson
27-31 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 3
28-30 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 11th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
28-Aug. 6 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
29-30 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, England, UK Fibre East: British Natural Fibre & Craft
** 29-31 Telluride Elementary School Gym, Telluride, CO 4th Annual Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival
29-Aug. 13 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
30-Aug. 5 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat
** 30-Aug. 7 Chicago, IL Chicago Yarn Crawl
30-Aug. 6 Schloss Münchenwiler, Münchenwiler, Switzerland Knitterati Retreat at Schloss Münchenwiler with Nancy Marchant and Simone Kereit
31-Aug 13 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Fiber

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August

3-6 Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
4-7 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
4-11 Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord Friends & Fiberworks Knitting Cruise with Amy Gunderson
5 Whitehead, Northern Ireland Yarnfolk, Festival of Wool
** 6 Club Tico, Fort Collins, CO We Knit Colorado
7-13 Riederalp-Aletsch Arena, Switzerland Knitterati Retreat at at Riederalp-Aletsch Arena with Andrea Rangel and Simone Kereit
8-9 Thirsk Rural Business Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England, UK 7th Annual British Wool Show
12 Rheault Farm, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
12-18 Iceland Hiking & Knitting between Fire and Ice with Hélène Magnússon
** 13-14 Crafted at the Port of LA, Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Quilt Show & Fiber Art Fest
13-20 Alaska Alaska Knitting Cruise w/ Galina Khmeleva & Cheryl Brunette
13-25 Scandinavia Vogue Knitting Tour of Scandinavia
16-20 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Workshops
17-20 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 3rd Annual City Zen Dye Retreat
17-20 Moak Lodge, Estes Park, CO Rocky Mountain Men’s Knitting Retreat
19-20 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada Twist Fibre Festival
17-20 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Designing Ganseys
17-24 Hotel Føroyar, Torshavn, Faroe Islands Stitch & Knit in the Faroe Islands with Karin Hellaby
19 Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, UK Popup Wool Show
19-20 Complexe Whissell, Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec, Canada Twist Exclusive Retreat
19-27 Colorado Front Range Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
** 21 Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, Victoria, BC, Canada Fibrations!
24-27 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Designing Latvian Mittens
** 26-28 East Pier, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Bespoke Knitters Retreat: Knit August Nights
28-Sept. 4 Shetland and Faroe Islands Knit & Crochet Cruise: Scottish Isles to the Faroes with Sara Huntingdon & Juliet Bernard
** 31-Sept. 5 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show

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September

** 2-4 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI Llamafest Showcase
3 Reed Point, MT 29th Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
** 3-4 Wild Life West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 4th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering
** 3-5 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO 3rd Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat
** 3-4 Auditorium Maximum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Wollfest
4-9 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
6-10 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College on Penobscot Bay
7-9 Columbus Convention & Trade Center, Columbus, GA 6th Annual Georgia FiberFest
7-10 Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
7-12 Lerwick Hotel, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson
9 London, England, UK 4th Annual Great London Yarn Crawl & Pop-up Marketplace
9 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Fair
** 9-10 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Event Center, Mitchell, NE Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
9-10 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 14th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
9-10 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 23rd Annual New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival
9-10 Mississippi Valley Textile Museum & Almonte Arena, Almonte, Ontario, Canada Fibrefest 2017 – Festival of Fibre Arts
9-10 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 6th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
** 9-11 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
11-19 Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting in Yorkshire: A Wool Heritage
14-17 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
14-17 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX Stitches Texas
15-16 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 32nd Annual Knitter’s Day Out
15-16 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 5th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
15-17 Fanø, Denmark 12th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
15-17 Location TBD, Canada Florida Fiber-In
15-17 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 20th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
** 16-17 Marc Center, Mt. Vernon, MO 6th Annual Fiber Daze 
16-17 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 23rd Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
16-17 Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 22nd Annual Wool Gathering
** 16-18 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
16-25 Faroe Islands Wool & Whispy Northern Lights Tour: Knitting in the Faroes
** 17 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
** 17-19 Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth, CO 5th Annual Elizabeth Fiber Festival
** 17-20 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
17-23 Monhegan Island, ME Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
20-27 Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting in Yorkshire: A Wool Heritage
20-27 Iceland Authentic Iceland Hiking & Knitting Tour with Hélène Magnússon
22-24 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 25th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
22-24 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 5th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
** 23-24 Ramada Cortland, Cortland, NY Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
23-24 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 12th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
23-24 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 5th Annual Yarndale
23-24 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 17th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
23-24 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 21th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
22-24 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Fleece Tent & Fiber Marketplace at Common Ground Country Fair
** 23-25 Kulturhuset Indre By, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork 16
** 23-25 Manhattan to Brooklyn, NY New York City Yarn Crawl
23-Oct. 1 Shetland, England, UK 7th Annual Shetland Wool Week
** 24-25 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
24-Oct 3 South of Ireland South of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
** 29-Oct. 1 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
** 29-Oct. 4 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Yarn School
* 30-Oct 1 Springbrooke Retreat Centre, Langley, British Columbia, Canada Knit Social Event
30-Oct 1 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 32nd Annual Masham Sheep Fair
30-Oct 1 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
** 30-Oct. 2 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
** 30-Oct. 2 Best Western Summit Inn, Niagara Falls, NY Knitstravaganza Weekend
30-Oct 1 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada 6th Annual Knit City Fibre Festival
30-Oct 1 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 29th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
30-Oct 7 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany: Ciao!

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October

1 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia Irish Woolfest
** 1-2 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 20th Michigan International Alpaca Fest
** 1-2 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 30th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
1-6 The Old Ground Hotel, Innis, Ireland Knit & Crochet in the West of Ireland with Carol Meldrum
1-8 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
** 3-4 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Felt School
** 3-9 Varies Spinzilla: A Monster of a Spinning Week
4-8 Ketchum & Hailey, ID 21th Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
6-8 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
7 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY King’s County Fiber Festival: A Celebration of the Handmade
7-8 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 34th Annual Taos Wool Festival
7-8 Magellsen Elementary, Fosston, MN Fosston Fiber Festival
7-8 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
7-8 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
7-8 Back roads of NH 34th Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
7-14 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany: Ciao!
7-16 North of Ireland North of Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
7-20 New England & Maritime Canada Canada & New England Knitting Cruise w/ Sally Melville
* 8 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
* 8 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 11th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
8 Veterans Memorial Park, Palisade, CO 3rd Annual Palisade Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival
* 8-9 Burgbachsaal, Zug, Switzerland 2nd Swiss Wulle (Wool) Festival 
** 8-9 SE Minnesota & Western WI Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour
** 8-9 College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL Interknit Machine Knitting Club hosts Tom, the Machine Knitting Guy
** 9-18 Hill Country, TX Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas
10-14 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 10th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
11-13 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Nezinscot Farm Weaving & Fiber Arts Weekend
11-15 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
13-15 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
13-15 Inverness Ice Centre, Inverness, Scotland, UK Loch Ness Knit Fest
13-15 Gray’s Harbor Event Center, Elma, WA Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest & Alpaca Show
* 14 Best Western Plus, Kingston, NY Indie Untangled Trunk Show
14 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada Woodstock Fleece Festival
14-15 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
** 15 Unita County Library, Evanston, WY Sagebrush Fiber & Folk Art Festival
** 15 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 5th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
** 15 Mossville Junior High and Elementary School, Mossville, IL 35th Annual Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In
15-20 Harvey’s Point Lakeside Hotel, Donegal, Ireland Knitting Retreat in the Northwest of Ireland with Edel MacBride
18-27 Italy Knitting Adventure to Tuscany & Venice with Nicky Epstein
21 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair & Wool Market 2017
21-22 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA 7th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
21-22 Washetenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
21-22 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
21-22 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
** 22 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN Fiber in the Boro
** 22 Kirkwood Center, Marion, IA Shepherds Market Fall Fiber Festival
** 22 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Fall Fiber Frolic with Griffin Dyeworks
22-27 Parknasilla Resort Hotel, Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in the Southwest of Ireland with Carol Feller
25-31 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
26-28 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada creativ festival® Fall Show
26-29 Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Vermont Fall Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
** 27-29 Blodel Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show & Sale
28-29 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR 8th Annual FiberMania
27-29 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
28-29 Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, Cumbria, England, UK Kendal Wool Gathering
** 28-30 Geneva Center, Rochester, IN Knit/Crochet UFO Retreat
** 28-30 Fort Dalles Readiness Center, The Dalles, OR 6th Annual Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
** 28-30 Cross Roads Retreat, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S’mores and More Knit Camp
** 29 Tucson Jewish Community Center, Tucson, AZ Tucson Handweavers & Spinners Guild: A Palette of Fiber Arts
** 29-Nov. 27 Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival: International Festival of Contemporary Fibre Art

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November

2-5 Stitching Memories Yarn Shop, Portage, MI Great Lakes Men’s Knitting Retreat
3-4 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
4-5 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 7th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
** 4-6 Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, Lake George NY Northeast Handspinners’ The Gathering
** 4-6 Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA KnitXperience
** 4-6 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
** 5 Pickers Pavilion, Lindale, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
** 5 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN Fall Fiber Festival
** 5-6 King’s College on the Strand, London, UK Yarnporium
** 5-6 Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, Perry, GA Royal Alpaca Challenge
** 6 Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver’s Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival 
6-12 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
9-12 Quechee Inn, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Julia Farwell-Clay
9-12 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
9-12 Wisp Resort, Deep Creek Lake, McHenry, MD Knittreat
** 10-13 Elohee Retreat Center, Sautee Nacoochee, GA Yarn and Yoga Retreat: Color Magic
** 10-13 Asbury Hills Retreat Center, Cleveland, SC Southeast Men’s Knitting Retreat
** 10-13 The Gillis Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza
10-13 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
** 11-12 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
** 11-13 Green Mountain Spinnery, Putney, VT Annual Green Mountain Spinnery’s Knitter’s Weekend with Faina Goberstein
** 11-13 Ballard Community Center, Seattle, WA 5th Annual Knit Fit
** 11-13 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
** 11-13 Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, TX 27th Annual Kid n’ Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
** 12 North Herts College, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Festiwool: Yarn and Wool Fair
** 12-13 Triwood Community Association, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Calgary Fibre Arts Fair
** 12-13 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD 7th Annual Maryland Alpacas and Fleece Festival
** 18-19 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 34th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
18-19 Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, PA Fall Fiber Arts Festival
18-19 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
** 19 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Sale
**21-22 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Autumn Yarn Crawl
24-27 Harrogate International Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
27-28 Northside Park, Ocean City, MD 4th Annual Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo

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December

1-3 and 8-10 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours
** 3-10 Eastern Caribbean Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman, Laura Nelkin & Patty Lyons

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Fiber Tours

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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