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2018 Knitting & Fiber Events

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Enjoy these year-round fiber tours.

January

4-April 28 Around the world, 40 ports of call World Knitting Cruise with Judy and Pete Laszcz
6 Clarion Inn & Suites, Orlando Airport, Orlando, FL 14th Annual Distaff Day
11 mYak Showroom, West Village, New York, NY Launch of Traverse, Michele Wang Capsule Collection for mYak
11-13 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Knitting & Quilting Retreat
12-13 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE! New York
13 Columbian Theatre, Wamego, KS Winter Woolfest: The Fiber Festival of Kansas
17-20 Prescott Resort, Prescott, AZ 7th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
19-21 Trad Arts Studio, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 10th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Art Marketplace
20-Feb. 2 Green Hotal, Mysore, India Knitting Holiday India with Jane Crowfoot
21 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK 5th Annual Waltham Abbey Wool Show
21-30 Iceland Iceland in the Heart of Winter with Cat Bordhi
25-28 Powerhouse Community Arts Center & Pavilion, Oxford, MS 8th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
26-28 Embassy Suites by Hilton, Las Vegas, NV National NeedleArts Association Winter Needlearts Market
26-28 Birch Bay Ranch, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Knit Away: Eat, Laugh, Sleep, Knit
27 Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
27-28 Oceanview Education Centre, Vancouver Island University, British Columbia, Canada Fibre & Fabric From the Ground Up
30-Feb. 6 Madeira Madeiran Knitting & Crochet Retreat with Carol Meldrum

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February

2-4 Boone Tavern, Berea, KY Pins & Needles Retreat
2-4 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
9-11 Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, MD 5th Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
9-11 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitting and Fiber Arts Retreat
10-11 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 14th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
11 Boston Public Market, Boston, MA Boston Farm & Fiber Festival
14-18 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 8th Annual Northern Fibers Retreat
15-18 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
16-18 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK 10th Annual Unravel
17 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fleece Sale
19-22 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Spin-to-Weave Retreat with Deb Robson, Longwools and Weft-faced Fabrics
22-25 Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
23 Calvary Lutheran Church, Bemidji, MN Fiber Festival
23-24 FIVE Exhibition Centre, Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK Knit & Stitch It
23-24 Calvary Lutheran Church, Bemidji, MN Creative Spirit Fiber Festival
23-25 Crown Plaza Milwaukee Airport, Milwaukee, WI Midwest Fiber Frolic
23-25 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network’s Spa Knit & Spin
23-Mar 11 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
24 Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
26-28 Wildwood Lodge, Inverness, CA YOTH (Veronika Jobe) and Magpie (Dami Hunter)
26-March 1 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Four-by-Four Retreat: Four Days, Four Fibers with Deb Robson
28-March 3 Red Lion Inn, Berkshires, MA Vogue Knitting Destination: Berkshires Knitting Intensive with Catherine Lowe, Amy Herzog & Courtney Kelley

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March


1-3 Roslindale Public Library, Roslindale, MA Yarn and Craft Book Sale
1-4 Portland, OR Rose City Yarn Crawl: Unravel Portland
1-4 Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
1-4 Horseshoebay Resort, Horseshoe Bay, TX 5th Annual Knitting in the Hills Getaway
2-4 Dunedin Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
2-10 Central Florida, east of Tampa Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl
3 Bothwell Council Chambers Lawn, Alexander Street, Bothwell, Australia SpinOUT 2018
3-April 4 Neue Messe, Leipzig, Germany Wolle-Fest & Stoffmesse
4-9 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
8-11 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Sanquhar Gloves, A Scottish Tradition
9-10 Jay Community Center, Portland, IN Jay County Fiber Arts Festival
9-11 Ames, IA 23rd Annual Arnhild’s Knitting Studio Retreat
9-11 Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL Vogue Knitting Live! Chicago
11-16 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
12 Hilton Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL Yarn Market News Summit: Collaborate, Network, Grow
13-24 Scotland & England Vogue Knitting Tour of Scotland & England
15-18 Skipping Stone Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Knitting Retreat: Take the Fear Out of Fair Isle
16-27 Cedarburg, Grafton, Thiensville, WI 4th Annual Fiber Arts Weekend in the ‘Burg!
15-17 Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Yarn Festival
15-18 Camp Burton, Vashon Island, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association 25th Annual Retreat
15-18 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
16-17 Cedarburg, Grafton, hiensville, WI 4th Annual Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail
16-18 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit In with Susan B. Anderson, Kate Larson, Laura Linneman, Patty Lyons & Laura Nelkin
17 Winterset Elementary School, Winterset, IA 7th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
17 Ramada Inn and Conference Center, State College, PA For the Love of Fiber
17 James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, VA Fibernate Farmer’s Market
17 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Spring Fiber Frolic
17-18 Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Romi Hill
17-April 7 Panama Canal Inca & Panama Canal Discovery Knitting Cruise with Sally Melville
18 Heartlands, Robinson’s Shaft, Dudnance Lane, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UKK Cornwoolly: Fibre & Textile Show for Cornwall
18 Great Room, Savage Mill, Savage, MD 11th Annual Homespun Yarn Party
18-23 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
20-24 Bandera, TX 4th Annual Bandera Fiber Arts Retreat and Festival
22-24 Wisconsin River Valley & Baraboo Hills, WI Threaded Streams Fiber Arts Trail Creativity Weekend
22-25 Connecticut Convention Center & Marriott, Hartford, CT Stitches United
22-25 Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY Knitting Weekend with Paula Kucera, Laura Nelkin, Jill Draper, Cal Patch, Bristol Ivy & Katie Grove
23-24 Cloverdale Exhibition Park Grounds, AGRIPLEX Bldg., Cloverdale, BC 10th Annual Fibres West
23-24 State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC 12th Annual Carolina Fiber Fest
23-25 Brampton Inn, Chestertown, MD Brioche Knitting Weekend with Heather Zoppetti
23-25 Pine Mountain Resort, Pineville, KY Mountain Hollow Yarn Retreat
24 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH 33rd Annual Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
24 Gymnasium, Ace Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Spring Indie Knit & Spin Marketplace
24 MA. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
26 Chappaqua Library Auditorium, Chappaqua, NY Westchester Knitting Guild: Fixing Lace Mistakes & Novus Construction with Laura Nelkin
27-31 Westin Kansas City at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 3rd Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
28-April 11 China, Korea, Japan Asia Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner

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April



1-8 Caribbean Friends & Fiberworks Spring Knitting Cruise with Barry Klein
5-8 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 11th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
5-8 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 13th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) Fiber Fest featuring Franklin Habit
5-8 Triangle area, NC Triangle Yarn Crawl
6-7 First United Methodist Church, Warren, PA Kinzua Knit-Away
6-8 David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival: Knit, Crochet, Quilt, Create!
6-8 David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA Fiber Forward:
A Juried Exhibition Celebrating the Art of Knit & Crochet
6-8 Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Store, Baltimore, MD City Zen Dye Retreat
6-9 First Baptist Church, Rochester, NY Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Kate Atherley
6-9 Imperial Stock Ranch, Imperial Yarn & Imperial River Company, Maupin, OR Vogue Knitting Destination: Imperial Yarn and Imperial Stock Ranch with Lorilee Beltman & Olga Buraya-Kefelian
6-15 Baltimore & environs, MD Charm City Yarn Crawl
7 York Harbor Inn, York, ME 6th Annual Fiber Market
7 Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, England, UK St Abbs Wool Festival
7-8 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago’s 11th Annual Indie Fiber Fair
7-8 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Artisans Guild Open House
7-8 Grammar School, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, UK Spring into Wool: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
7-8 Portland OR to Seattle, WA Sheepish in Seattle: The Quadr-Ewe-ple
8-13 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
11-16 1661 Inn, Block Island, RI Knitting on Block Island
12-15 Embassy Suites, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
13-14 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event at Greencastle: Celebrating 26 Years of Fiber
13-14 International Centre Entrance 1, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Spring creativ festival®
13-15 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
13-15 Amish View Inn, Bird-in-Hand, PA Lancaster Knitter’s Retreat
13-15 Blue Mountain Inn, Knoxville, MD Weekend Knitting Retreat: Dye Workshop
13-16 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
14 Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR Annual Fiber Fair and All-Day Spin-In
14 Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, NJ 8th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
14 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 22nd Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
14 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
14 University of Minnesota ReUse Warehouse, Minneapolis, MN 18th Annual World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale
14 15th Avenue Baptist Church, Nashville, TN The Big Stitch 38
14-15 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA Allentown Fiber Festival
14-15 Newton’s Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA Newton’s Spring Parking Lot Sale
14-15 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
15-20 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
19-22 Los Angeles County, CA LA County Yarn Crawl
19-22 Long Island, NY 4th Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
19-22 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
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
19-22 Fuglafirði, Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting Festival [Bindifestivalur: Strikkefestival]
20-21 Arcotel Wimberger Hotel, Vienna, Austria Vienna Wool & Design Festival
20-22 Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Overland Park, KS Knitting in the Heartland
20-22 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans 2017 Spring Studio Tour
20-22 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN 9th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
20-22 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 6th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
20-22 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Black Sheep Yarn Shop Retreat [sold out]
20-21 Brampton Inn, Chestertown, MD Knitting Boutique Retreat: Brioche Knitting with Heather Zoppetti
20-25 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
21 Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN The World’s Largest 18th Annual Textile Garage Sale
21 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
21 Highland Park Ruritan, Lenoir City, TN Fab Fiber Yard Sale
21 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair & Wool Market
21 Bedford Breakfast Lions Club, Bedford, VA 10th Annual Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
21 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
21 Varies Local Yarn Store Day: Yarn Shop Appreciation Day
21-30 Lake Hotel, Killarney, Ireland Knit Ireland with Laura Nelkin
22-23 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 2nd Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
22-25 Resort at Paws Up, Greenough, MT Interweave Escapes: Montana with Lorilee Beltman
22-27 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Spring Island Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
22-May 1 Ireland Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour
24-27 South Australia Creative Incentives Tour of South Austrailia
26-29 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Yarn School
26-29 Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Savannah, GA Knit for Fun Retreat with Ann Budd, Meghan Fernandes, Sivia Harding & Joji Locatelli
26-29 IslandWood, Bainbridge Island, WA Knitting with Company with Julie Hoover, Catherine Lowe, Melanie Falick & Kay Gardiner
26-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School
26-May 5 Toronto & Montreal, Canada Vogue Knitting Tour of Toronto & Montreal
27-28 Bemidji, Turtle River, Tenstrike, MN 3rd Annual Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail
27-28 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX 8th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
27-29 Manoir Montpellier, Lac-Simon, Quebec, Canada Twist Spring Retreat
27-29 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Minneapolis,MN 31st Annual MN. Knitters’ Guild Yarnover with Bristol Ivy
27-29 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
27-29 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 6th Annual OKfiberfest
27-29 Christ the King Retreat House, Syracuse, NY 8th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
27-29 Oregon Garden Resort, Silverton, OR Knot Another Knitting Festival
27-29 Galiano Inn & Spa, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada Spring Retreat on Galiano Island with Susan B. Anderson & Andrea Rangel.
27-29 Gilmer County Civic Center, Ellijay, GA Inaugural Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival
27-30 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
28 First United Methodist Church, Roseburg, OR Umpqua Fiber Fest, a Celebration of Fibers
28 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon/Rockville, CT 109th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
28 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 31th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
28 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan’s Festival of Fiber
28 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter’s Frolic
28-29 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales 13th Annual Wonderwool Wales: A Festival of Welsh Wool and Natural Fibers
28-29 Washington County, NY 26th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
28-29 Château de Miromesnil, Tourville sur Arques, Normandy, France Festival: The Thread of the Sleeve {Festival Le fil de la manche}
28-29 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY Spring New York City Yarn Crawl
28-May 4 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat

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May


2-12 Lake Hotel, Killarney, Ireland Knit Ireland with Laura Nelkin
3-6 Gisborne Showgrounds, Makaraka, Gisborne, Nouth Island, NZ Creative Fibre National Education Event
3-6 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA PNW (Pacific Northwest) Yarn Crawl
3-6 Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, ME Interweave Escapes Knitting Retreat with Kristen TenDyke & Amanda Scheuzger
4-6 Wisconsin Rites of Spring: Fiber Frolic Yarn Tour
4-6 National Western Stock Show Complex, Denver, CO Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
5 Fremont/West Sacramento, CA to Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Wool Biggest Little Bus Tour!
5 Clarke Foley Centre, Ickley, England, UK Wharfe Wool Fair
5-6 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
5-6 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 2nd Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
5-12 Canada & New England Canada and New England Knitting Cruise with Carol Feller
8-11 Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath, England, UK Curious Handmade Knitting Retreat [sold out]
8-22 Wales Wild and Woolly Wales
9-13 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
9-16 Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY Knitting in Buffalo, Wyoming
10-13 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
10-13 Portland Expo Center, Portland, OR Alpacapalooza
10-13 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Learnaway: Professional Finishing Techniques
11-12 Legacy Events Center, Farmington, UT Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
11-13 Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN 21st Annual Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
11-13 Hyatt Place, Amherst, NY Knitting Guild of Great Buffalo Seminar Weekend with Patty Lyons
12 Mission Mill, Salem, OR 33rd Annual Mission Mill Sheep to Shawl
12 Loft at W83 Ministry Center, New York, NY Moms & Makers Market
12-13 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 42nd Annual New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
12-13 Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Stafford, England, UK Wool @J13
13 Braintree Town Hall, Warner Textile Archive, Braintree District Museum, Braintree, England, UK Braintree Textile Fair
13 Doubletree Aberdeen TreeTops Hotel, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Aberdeen Yarn Fest
13-21 South of Ireland Southern Ireland Knitting Tour with the Aran Islands
16-20 Puget Sound, WA Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
16-27 Fitzwilliam Hotel, Belfast, Ireland Ireland with Maggie Jackson
17-20 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY Men’s Spring Knitting Retreat (Upstate New York)
18-19 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!
18-20 New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Crawl
18-20 Block Island, RI 8th Annual North Light Fibers Knitting Retreat with Bristol Ivy and Thea Colman
18-20 Camp Myrtlewood, Myrtle Point, OR Annual Fiber in the Forest
19-20 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 6th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
19-20 Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland Sheep’s Head Yarn Festival
19-20 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 15th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
19-20 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 9th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
19-20 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
19-20 Fibre Harvest Mill, Pathfields Industrial Estatee, South Molton, Devon, England, UK 5th Annual John Arbon Textiles Mill Open Weekend with Rachel Atkinson
19-20 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
19-23 Caribbean, Key West to Havana Cruise with A Good Yarn & Josh Ryks
19-25 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
20 Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver’s Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival
20 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
20-June 3 Denmark, the UK & Norway Highlands & Fjords Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
23-29 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature with Hélène Magnússon
23-30 Grand Hotel, Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday in Norway
24-27 Bethel & Royalton, VT Vermont Spring Fiber Arts Tour
24-28 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
24-28 Vermont Vermont Spring Fiber Arts Tour
25-26 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 11th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
25-27 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 23rd Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
25-27 ALSAA Sports and Social Centre, Toberbunny, Dublin 9, Ireland Woollinn: The Dublin Festival of Yarn
25-27 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 20th Annual Okanagan Knitting Retreat
25-Sept. 3 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
26 Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
26 Mart, Dingwall , Scotland, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Festival
26-27 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 44rd Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
26-28 Green Mountain Spinnery, Putney, VT Annual Green Mountain Spinnery Tent Sale
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
29-June 3 Alaska Musk Ox Land Adventure: Knitting Land Tour
30-June 3 Wing and a Prayer Farm, Shaftsbury, VT New England Fiber Art Summit
31-June 2 Red Lion Inn, Lacey, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association Annual Conference
31-June 3 Retreat Center, Pocono Mountains, Honesdale, PA Vogue Knitting Destination: Knitting Skills Boot Camp with Amy DetJen & Patty Lyons: A Technique Intensive
31-June 3 Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Interweave Escapes with Laura Nelkin & Beth Brown-Reinsel
31-June 4 Vermont Camp Stitches
31-June 4 Phineas Swann B&B near Jay Peak Ski Resort, Montgomery, VT Vermont Summer Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
31-June 5 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of the Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson [sold out]

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June

1-2 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
2 El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM Spring & Fiber Fest
2 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK Leeds Wool Festival
2-3 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival
2-3 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 18th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
2-3 The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ 27th Annual Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
2-3 The Shops at Worthington Place Mall, Worthington, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
2-3 Higgins Fairgrounds, Sparta, NC 1st Annual Blue Ridge Fiber Fest
2-3 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Frederick Fiber Fest
2-9 Sante Fe and Abiquiu, NM Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Susan Mills
2-9 Chatenay, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France France Knitting Retreat
2-30 Bags By CAB-Yarn Shoppe, Denver, CO 9th Annual Spring Artisans Community Event Spectacular
3-9 Iceland Iclandic Spring Hiking and Knitting Tour with Hélène Magnússon
3-10 Alaska Musk Ox and Glaciers Knitting Cruise with Merike Saarniit
5-9 Rotorua Racecourse, Rotorua, New Zealand NZ Machine Knitters’ Society GeyserKnit Festival
6-10 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Workshops Spring Retreat
7-10 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 28th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
7-10 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA Vashon Sheepdog Classic
7-10 Renaissance Hotel, Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Wool Knitting Retreat
7-10 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Getaway with Belina Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson
8 Lareau Farm Inn, Waitsfield, VT Amy King: Spunky Eclectic Spinning Workshop
8-9 Trout Lake Grange, Trout Lake, WA Trout Lake Fiber Arts Festival
8-10 Lake George Retreat Center, West Branch, MI 2nd Bi-Annual Knitting & Crochet Retreat
8-10 Blönduós School & Sports Center, Blönduós, Iceland 3rd Annual Prjónagleði – Knitting Festival
8-10 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 46th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
8-11 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
8-11 Skipping Stone Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Take the Fear out of Fair Isle: Salt Spring Retreat
9 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD FiberFest
9 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
9 Carberry Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba, Canada 6th Annual Blue Hills Fibre Festival
9 Fenelon Falls Secondary School, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival
9 Warren Wilson College, DeVries Gymnaium, Swannanoa, NC 10th Annual Anything Fiber Sale
9 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Fair
9-10 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 8th Annual Central New York Fiber Festival
9-14 Scotland Baronial Borders Retreat: Knitting Retreat in the Scottish Borders
9-Sept. 9 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
10-19 Ireland Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour
13-16 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with with Mim Bird
13-17 Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH National NeedleArts Association Summer NeedleArts Trade Show
14-17 Camp Mikell Retreat Village, Toccoa, GA Spring Yoga + Knitting Retreat
14-21 Iceland Hiking & Knitting under the Midnight Sun with Hélène Magnússon
14-19 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of the Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson [sold out]
15-16 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation 22nd Annual Sheep Is Life Celebration
15-17 Heartstone Lodge, Buena Vista, VA House Mountain Yarn Co. Knitting Retreat
15-21 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
16-17 Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA 13th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
17-19 1912 Center, Moscow, ID Palouse Fiber Arts Festival
17-20 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
18-24 Harvey’s Point Lakeside Hotel, Donegal, Ireland Northwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
18-24 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
19-26 Whale Pod Chalet, Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada 18th Annual Knitting on Island Time: Knitting Cables without Going Crazy!
[sold out]
21-24 Hew Haven, CT to Putney, VT 9th Annual I-91 Shop Hop Connecticut
21-28 Tasmania, Australia Yarn Ramble: Tasmania
22-23 Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England 14th Annual Woolfest
22-24 Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
22-24 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
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
24-Jul 1 Scottish Isles & Faroe Islands Scottish Isles to the Faroes Knitting Cruise with Jane Crowfoot [sold out]
22-28 Cordova Community Center, Cordova, AK Net Loft Fiber & Friends: FisherFolk – Land & Sea
25-July 2 Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina i Geil
26-July 2 Parknasilla Resort Hotel, Kerry, Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
27-30 Penobscott Bay, Maine Maine Knitting Cruise
28-July 1 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 4th Annual City Zen Dye Retreat
29-July 1 Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR Black Sheep Gathering
29-July 2 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 22nd Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
30 Parker Library, Parker, CO We Knit Colorado Knit/Crochet Day Out
30-July 6 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat

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July

2-9 Enotel Quinta Do Sol, Madeira Madeira Knitting Retreat with Justhands-on.TV with Sarah Hatton & Rosee Woodland
5-8 Toivola Old Courtyard, Jyväskylä, Finland Summer Knit Festival
5-9 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 1
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
6-12 Peppermill Resort, Reno, NV Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America Biennial Conference
7-21 Norway, Iceland, the Faroes and Shetland Isles Northern Isles Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel
8-15 Ireland Kerry & Kilkenny Irish Knitting and Craft Tour
8-15 Yorkshire, England, UK Ann Kingstone Yorkshire Knitting Tour
11-15 Airport Holiday Inn, Colorado Springs, CO Colorado Knitting Camp with Evelyn Clark, e-mail: nams1 at comcast dot net
12-15 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Learnaway: Beaded Lace Knitting
12-16 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
13-22 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 30th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival
13-22 Indiana/Illinois border Illiana Yarn Crawl
14-15 Uffculme Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK Yarningham
14-22 Victoria, Australia Yarn Ramble: Victoria
** 15 Wren Community Center, Wren, OR Midsummers Spin In
15-21 Parknasilla Resort Hotel, Kerry, Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
18-22 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
19-23 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Getaway: Brioche Knitting
19-23 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2
19-23 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird
20-22 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 140th Annual Australian Sheep & Wool Show
** 20-22 Greensboro, Winston Salem, NC Central Carolina Yarn Crawl
21-22 Sonoma County, CA 6th Annual Sonoma County Yarn Hop
24-Aug. 5 Argentina & Uruguay Argentina for Knitters with Joji Locatelli and Alejandra Pont
25-29 Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, OR Crochet Guild of American Chain Link Conference
26-29 Telluride School, Telluride, CO Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival 2.0
26-30 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 3
27-28 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 12th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
27-28 Edinburgh, Scotland Indie Burgh Craft Crawl
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-Aug. 5 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
28 James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, VA Fibernate: Fiber Farmers Market & Spinning Circle
28 Grange Fair Grounds, Centre Hall, PA Knitting & Spinning Demonstrations at Farm Fest
28-29 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, England, UK Fibre East: British Natural Fibre & Craft
28-Aug. 5 Chicago, IL Chicago Yarn Crawl
28-Aug. 12 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
29-Aug. 4 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat
29-Aug. 10 Orkney Islands, North Ronaldsay, Scotland North Ronaldsay 2nd Summer Sheep Festival
30-Aug 12 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Felting & Fiber Workshops
31-Aug. 9 Iceland & Norway Knitting on a Lark with Lorilee Beltman

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August

2-5 Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
3-4 Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME Annual Bartlett Yarns Open House
3-12 Pittsburgh, PA Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
3-13 Norway Tour of Norway with Arnhild’s Knitting Studio
4 Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland 2nd Annual Yarnfolk Wool Fest
4-5 Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
4-5 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Fiberfest Eureka!!
4-5 Mule Train Alpaca Ranch, Molt, MT Fiber Arts Fusion
6-12 Schloss Münchenwiler near Murten, Canton Bern, Switzerland Knitting Retreat with Nancy Marchant and Simone Kereit
7-14 Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee I75 Yarn Crawl
9-12 Chapel Rock Camp & Conference Center, Prescott, AZ 5th Annual Grandma’s Sheep Thrills Retreat
9-12 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Learnaway: Lecture & Spinning Workshop with Sue Blacker & Jean Field
10-11 York Auction Centre, Murton, York, England, UK 8th Annual British Wool Show
10-11 York Auction Centre, Murton, York, England, UK 8th Annual British Wool Show
10-13 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Summer Retreat
11-18 Ireland Northwest & West Ireland Knitting Tour with Donegal and Galway
12-16 Sugar Bowl Lodge, Truckee, CA Blue Bee Studios: The Muslin Sweater in the High Sierras with Elizabeth Doherty
12-18 Iceland Hiking & Knitting between Fire and Ice with Hélène Magnússon
12-21 South of Ireland Southern Ireland Knitting Tour with the Aran Islands
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
13-20 Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina i Geil
14-24 Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden & Germany Baltic Knitting Cruise with Melanie Berg
15-19 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Fiber Arts Workshops
15-19 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada 6th Annual Twist Fibre Festival
16-20 Sheep to Shawl Studio & Store, Barton, VT Artsy Fartsy Knit Dyeing Retreat with Donna Druchunas
17-18 Slessor Gardens, Dundee, Scotland, UK Ewefest
17-26 Dallas/Fort Worth, TX DFW Yarn Crawl
18 Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, UK Popup Wool Show
18-19 Rheinterrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany Wollfestival
18-26 Colorado Front Range Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
19 Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, Porter Park, Victoria, BC, Canada Fibrations!
19-26 Ireland Kerry & Kilkenny Irish Knitting and Craft Tour
22-31 North Island, New Zealand Creative Incentives New Zealand North Island Tour
24-26 East Pier & Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Knit August Nights: Yarn and Stitch Retreat
24-Sept. 13 Copenhagen to New York Viking Passage Knitting Cruise with Hazel Tindall
25 Portsoy Salmon Boothy, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK 2nd Annual Wool@Portsoy
25-26 Forum Finkenau, Hamburg, Germany Hamburger Wollfestival 2018
31-Sept. 4 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show

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September

1 London, England, UK 5th Annual Great London Yarn Crawl & Pop-up Marketplace
1 Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, England, UK Southern Wool Show: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
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
1-4 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO 5th Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat
2 Reed Point, MT 30th Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
** 2-3 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI Llamafest Showcase
2-16 Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Russia, Estonia and Sweden Baltic Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva
3-8 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
4-13 Scotland Wool & Whisky Tour
5-9 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College of Maine
6-8 Columbus Convention & Trade Center, Columbus, GA 8th Annual Georgia FiberFest with Cat Bordhi
6-9 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Learnaway: Project Workshop – Octavia Shawl with Anniken Allis
6-9 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Designing Tams, a Fair Isle Tradition
6-9 Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME Knitting & Yoga Adventures Knit Maine with Kate Atherley, Julia Farwell-Clay, Katharine Cobey, Norah Gaughan, Patty Lyons, Susan Mills & Kristen Tendyke
7-9 Hillbrook Spa, Charlestown, WV Domino Knitting with Brigitte Elliott
7-9 Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
8 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 26th Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Fair
** 8-9 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Event Center, Mitchell, NE Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
8-9 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 15th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
8-9 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 7th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
8-9 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 24th Annual Garden State Sheep & Fiber Festival
8-9 Mississippi Valley Textile Museum & Almonte Arena, Almonte, Ontario, Canada Fibrefest 2018 – Festival of Fibre Arts
8-9 Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland, UK Perth Festival of Yarn
8-14 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat & Workshop with Carol Meldrum
8-15 Ireland Northwest & West Ireland Knitting Tour with Donegal and Galway
8-18 Czech Republic, Austria & Hungary Knitting Adventure to Czech Republic, Austria & Hungary with Nicky Epstein
12-16 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Workshops Fall Retreat
13-16 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX Stitches Texas
13-16 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
13-16 Hillbrook Inn and Spa, Charles Town, WV Knitting Boutique Retreat: Portuguese Knitting with Andrea Wong
13-16 UMass Hotel, Amherst, MA 3rd Annual WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
14-15 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 6th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
14-16 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
14-16 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 26th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
14-16 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 21st Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
14-15 Marc Center, Mt. Vernon, MO 8th Annual Fiber Daze 
15 Bellingham, WA Purls and PopUps: A Micro Yarn Tour
15 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
15 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Fair
15-16 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 24th Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
15-16 Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 23rd Annual Wool Gathering
15-16 St Johns Hall, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK Cornish Yarn Festival
15-17 Inn at Huntingfield Creek, Rock Hall, M Portuguese Knitting with Andrea Wong
17-25 Scotland Scottish Knitting Tour
19-26 Iceland Authentic Iceland Hiking & Knitting Tour with Hélène Magnússon
20-23 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY North East Men’s Fall Knitting Retreat (Upstate NY)
20-23 Fanø, Denmark 13th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
20-23 The Lodge at Leathem Smith, Sturgeon Bay, WI Knit for Fun Retreat with Susan B. Anderson, Olga Buraya-Kefelian & Laura Nelkin
21-22 Brainerd to New York Mills, MN 2nd Annual Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Weekend
** 21-22 San Luis Obispo, CA SLO County Yarn Crawl
21-22 Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS Fiber Fun in the ‘Sip
21-23 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotel Getaway: Ceramic Button Making with Emily Cross
21-23 Clarion Orlando Airport Resort Hotel, Orlando, FL Florida Fiber-In
21-23 Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA Vogue Knitting LIVE! San Francisco
21-23 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Fleece Tent & Fiber Marketplace at Common Ground Country Fair
21-23 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Weekend Knitting Retreat
21-Oct. 1 Hawaii Knit & Cruise from Vancouver to Hawaii with Barry Klein, sponsored by Friends and Fiberworks
22-23 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 22nd Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
22-23 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival
22-28 Harvey’s Point Lakeside Hotel, Donegal, Ireland Northwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
22-30 Shetland, Scotland, UK 8th Annual Shetland Wool Week
23-27 Northlight Fibers, Block Island, RI Knitwear Design Workshop with Deborah Newton
23-31 The Dunloe, Beaufort, County Kerry, Ireland Ballycastle Knits Ireland Knitting Retreat
23-Oct. 2 South of Ireland Southern Ireland Knitting Tour with the Aran Islands
** 24-27 Stafford’s Perry Hotel, Petoskey, MI Super Charge Your Knitting with Sally Melville
26-30 Vermont Fall Fiber Arts Tour with Donna Druchunas, Sarah Scully & Tammy White
26-Oct. 4 Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting in Yorkshire, England: A Wool Heritage
27-30 Cross Roads Retreat Center, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S’mores and More – A Texas Knit Retreat
28-29 Shrine Auditorium, Billings, MT 3rd Annual Prairie Handspinners Fiber Fest
28-29 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 33rd Annual Knitter’s Day Out
28-29 Port Watson Mini Conference Center, Cortland, NY Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
28-30 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY New York City Yarn Crawl
28-30 Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum, Salhusvegen 201, Salhus, Bergen, Norway 3rd Annual Bergen Knitting Festival
28-30 Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork 2018
29-30 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 6th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
29-30 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 13th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
29-30 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 6th Annual Yarndale
29-30 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 19th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
29-30 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 33rd Annual Masham Sheep Fair
29-30 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
29-30 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 30th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
29-30 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada 7th Annual Knit City Fibre Festival
29-Oct. 1 St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers, CA What the Knit Guild Fall Retreat with Beth Brown Reinsel & Binka Schwan
** 29-Oct. 1 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
30 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia 21st Annual Boorowa Irish Woolfest
** 30-Oct. 1 Twin Cities, MN & WI North Star Farm Tour
30-Oct. 7 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
30-Oct. 10 New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Arts Tour

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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
4-6 Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center, Pomona, CA Create: Textile Arts Festival
5-6 Leelanau Community Cultural Center, Leland, MI 18th Annual Leland Fiber Festival
5-7 Hampton Inn, Brattleboro, VT Green Mountain Spinnery Fall Retreat with Kate Atherley
5-7 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
5-14 Hill Country, TX Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas
6 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 7th Annual King’s County Fiber Festival
6 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
6 Fosston, MN 4th Annual Fosston Fiber Festival
6-7 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 35th Annual Taos Wool Festival
6-7 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Felt School
6-7 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
6-7 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 32nd Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
6-7 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
6-7 Back roads of NH 35th Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
6-12 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
6-13 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Italy Knitting in Tuscany: Ciao!
7-11 Sagebrush Inn, Taos, NM On Higher Ground III: Explore a New Creative Path
of Knitting, Spinning and Weaving
7-12 Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland Knit & Crochet in the West of Ireland with Carol Meldrum [sold out]
7-12 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
7-16 Ireland Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour
** 8 Veterans Memorial Park, Palisade, CO 3rd Annual Palisade Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival
** 8-9 Patrick Ranch and Museum, Chico, CA Fiber Fusion
8-19 Ireland Fiber Tour of Ireland
9-13 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 11th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
9-15 Parknasilla Resort Hotel, Kerry, Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
10-14 Sun Valley, Ketchum & Hailey, ID 22nd Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
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 Ogden, UT Vogue Knitting Destination: Cook & Cable with Norah Gaughan
11-14 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
11-15 Coeur d’Alene, ID Camp Stitches
11-16 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Fiber School
12-13 Our Lady of Peace Retreat Center, Beaverton, OR Tigard Knitting Guild Fall Retreat
12-14 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
12-13 Briny Bay Inn & Cafe, Nova Scotia, Canada Five Islands Color Work Retreat with Donna Druchunas
12-15 Marconi Hotel, Marconi Historic State Park, Marshall, CA Shetland in Point Reyes with Gudrun Johnston & Mary Jane Mucklestone
13 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada Woodstock Fleece Festival
13 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 7th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
13 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 14th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
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
13-20 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Italy Knitting in Tuscany: Ciao!
13-Nov. 25 Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival: International Festival of Contemporary Fibre Art
** 14 Lamar Community Center, St. Croix Falls, WI Lamar Fiber Fest
** 14 Queens Hall and Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK West Wales Wool Show
14-19 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
** 15 Unita County Library, Evanston, WY Sagebrush Fiber & Folk Art Festival
** 15 Mossville Junior High and Elementary School, Mossville, IL Bishop Hill Fiber Guild F.A.L.L. {Fiber Arts Leisurely Learning}
15-25 Scotland, UK Knit Scotland! with Laura Nelkin (w/ a wee dram)
16-22 Harvey’s Point Lakeside Hotel, Donegal, Ireland Northwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
17-30 Green Hotel, Mysore, India Knitting Holiday India with Debbie Bliss
18-21 Inverness, Scotland, UK Loch Ness Knit Fest with Louise Smith & Sara Huntington
18-23 La Mancha B&B, Cuernavaca, Mexico Eternal Mexico Knitting Retreat
19 Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, Saugerties, NY 5th Annual Indie Untangled Rhinebeck Trunk Show
19-21 Sheep to Shawl Studio & Shop, Barton, VT Toe Up Socks from Around the World Retreat with Donna Druchunas
19-21 Inverness Leisure Centre, Inverness, Scotland, UK Loch Ness Knit Fest
20 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair & Wool Market 2017
20-21 Washetenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
20-21 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
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
** 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 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Cat Bordhi’s Island Knitting Retreat
24-30 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
25-27 Blodel Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show & Sale
25-28 Asbury Hills, Cleveland, SC Southeast Men’s Knitting Retreat
25-28 DoubleTree by Hilton, Edmonton, Canada Knit for Fun Retreat with Carson Demers, Bristol Ivy & Justyna Lorkowska
25-Nov. 8 Australia and New Zealand Australia and New Zealand with Anne Berk
26-28 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
26-28 Fort Dalles Readiness Center, The Dalles, OR Knot Another Knitting 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 Kendal Wool Gathering
** 29 Tucson Jewish Community Center, Tucson, AZ Tucson Handweavers & Spinners Guild: A Palette of Fiber Arts
30-Nov. 6 Grand Hotel, Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday in Norway

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November

1-4 Portland, OR Vogue Knitting Destination: Behind the Yarns Visit with Brooklyn Tweed and Shibui Knits
1-4 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Stitches SoCal
1-4 Good Commons, Plymouth, VT Yoga and Yarn Retreat with Liza Laird and Kate Madden
1-4 Quechee Inn, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
2-3 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
2-3 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 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN 8th Annual Fiber in the Boro
3 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN 7th Annual Fall Fiber 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
** 3-5 Lodge at Lake Chatuge, Hiawassee, GA Wine and Wool Knit Retreat
5-8 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Wild Card Retreat: Shetlands with Deb Robson
5-11 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
6-12 Hotel Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM Wool Traditions of Santa Fe
7-10 Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL 3rd Annual Magical Fiber Fantasy Retreat
8-11 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
8-11 Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD Knittreat
8-12 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Designing Ganseys, a British Tradition
9-10 Camp Cavell Conservancy, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival
9-10 Picker’s Pavilion at Blackberry Square, Lindale, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
9-11 Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN Vogue Knitting LIVE! Minneapolis
9-11 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
9-12 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
9-12 Downtown Marriott, Ithaca, NY 2nd Annual Knit Ithaca with Mary Jane Mucklestone & Laura Nelkin
10-12 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Weaving and Fiber Arts Weekend
** 10-12 Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, TX 29th Annual Kid n’ Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
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
** 11 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Sale
12-15 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Four-by-Four Retreat: Four Days, Four Fibers with Deb Robson
15-18 Dahlonega Spa & Resort, Dahlonega, GA Southeastern Yarn and Yoga Retreat
** 17-18 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 35th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
17-18 Barcelona, Spain Barcelona Knits Festival
17-30 Mexico Textile Traditions Oaxaca: Coast & Isthmus & Chiapas Highlands
** 18-19 Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, PA Fall Fiber Arts Festival
19-Dec.3 South America South America Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner
22-25 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
** 27-28 Northside Park, Ocean City, MD 4th Annual Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
30-Dec. 2 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours

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December

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
** 9-10 UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA Royal Alpaca Challenge Walking Fleece Extravaganza
11-18 Norway Knit & Crochet: In Search of the Northern Lights with Carol Meldrum
15-20 Haiti & Jamaica Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman, Patty Lyons, Brooke Nico & Carol Sulkoski

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Fiber Tours

25-Sept. 3 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
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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