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2020

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2021

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Enjoy these year-round or seasonal fiber tours and yarn crawls.

November 2020

20-24 Yandina, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia 3rd Annual Fibre Arts Festival
20-Dec. 31 Yarn Shoppe Denver, Denver, CO 10th Annual Yarn Shoppe Christmas
21-23 Sedgebrook Hall, Northampton, England, UK Prima Knitting Retreat
22-Dec. 31 Online 37th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
26-29 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show [cancelled]
27-29 Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, MA Knit Pray Love: A Knitting and Yoga Retreat
28-Dec. 4 Tallinn, Estonia and Riga, Latvia Baltic Cities Christmas Market Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum
** 30-Dec. 1 Black Forest Community Center, Colorado Springs, CO 14th Annual Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza
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December 2020

3-11 Norway Northern Lights Knitting Cruise with Julie Dubreux
4-6 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours
12 Alpaca Pines Farm & Fiber Mill, Poplar Grove, IL Christmas at the Farm
28-Jan. 1 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Ewe Time Christmas Knitting Retreat
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2021

January

** 4 Clarion Inn & Suites, Orlando Airport, Orlando, FL 15th Annual Distaff Day
** 12 Trad Arts Studio, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 12th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Marketplace
11-14 Viña Lestonnac Retreat Center, Temecula, CA San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild Winter Retreat
14-17 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Knitting & Quilting Retreat
17 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK 8th Annual Waltham Abbey Wool Show
17-30 Southeast Asia Southeast Asia Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
20-24 Hilton Garden Inn, Middleton, WI 8th Annual January Thaw Retreat with Amy Detjen and Marie Greene
21-24 Powerhouse Community Arts Center & Pavilion, Oxford, MS 11th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
** 25 Columbian Theatre, Wamego, KS Winter Woolfest: The Fiber Festival of Kansas
** 26 Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
30-Feb. 13 China and Japan China and Japan Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
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February

1-5 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
4-7 Hilton Greenville, Greenville, SC The Knit-Inn 2021 with Kathleen Dames
5-7 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
** 7-9 Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County, Nashville, IN Winter Wooly Retreat
** 7-9 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitting and Fiber Arts Retreat
8-12 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway
8-15 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 11th Annual Fiber Week
** 9 Boston Public Market, Boston, MA 3rd Annual Boston Farm & Fiber Festival
11-14 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Red Alder Fiber Arts Retrat [cancelled due to coronavirus]
12-14 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK 13th Annual Unravel, A Festival of Knitting
** 15 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fleece Fair
** 15 Lammers Town Hall, Solway, MN 6th Annual Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Event
18-21 Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
** 21-Mar. 1 Tampa Bay, FL Bay Area Knitting Guild Yarn Crawl
25-28 Business Design Centre, London, England, UK The Stitch Festival: The Ultimate Day Out for Craft Lovers
26-March 8 Caribbean Trendsetter Knitting Group Caribbean Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks and Barry Klein
27-28 Schulstraße 13, 74572 Blaufelden, Germany 3rd Annual Hohenloher Woolfest
** 28-March 8 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
** 29 Market Place, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia SpinOUT
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March

** 1 Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
5-7 Dunedin Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand 10th Annual Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
1-5 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway
4-14 Portland, OR 12th Annual Rose City Yarn Crawl
** 5-8 Lakeway Resort & Spa, Lakeway, TX 7th Annual Knitting in the Hills Retreat with Caitlin Hunter, Romi Hill, Julie Hoover and Lesley Anne Robinson
** 5-8 Long Island, NY 6th Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
6-7 Hotel Nh Ventas, Madrid, Spain Madrid Yarn Fest
** 6-14 Central Florida, east of Tampa Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl
** 7 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA Raggz Fiber Affair
** 10-14 Suzoo’s Wool Works, Bandera, TX 5th Annual Bandera Fiber & Arts Week: Celebrating Texas Hill Country Wool & Mohair
12-13 State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC 15th Annual Carolina Fiber Fest
12-14 Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD Harry Potter Magical Knitting with Tanis Gray
** 13-14 Jay Community Center, Portland, IN Jay County Fiber Arts Festival
** 13-15 Daaden im Westerwald (Rhineland-Palatinate), Germany Hand Heart Soul Creative Weekend
** 13-15 Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, MD 7th Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
** 14-15 Millcreek Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Kate Atherley
** 14-15 Old Butler High School, Butler, MO All Missouri Spin In
** 15 Cornwall College, Pool, Cornwall, England, UK Cornwoolly: Fibre & Textile Show for Cornwall
15-19 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
19-20 Field House, Langley Events Centre, Langley, BC, Canada 13th Annual Fibres West
19-21 Brampton Inn, Chestertown, MD Brioche Knitting with Heather Zoppetti
** 19-22 Camp Burton, Vashon Island, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association Camp Burton 27th Annual Spinners’ Retreat
** 19-22 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
** 20-22 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit-In
** 20-22 Hotel de la Chaux d’Abel, La Chaux-d’Abel 88, 2333 La Ferriere, Switzerland Swiss Jura Knit & Fibre Retreat
** 20-23 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Judith MacKenzie and Debbi Stone
** 20-23 Apple Blossom Resort, New Buffalo, MI Sweater Club Weekend Intensive
** 20-29 Baltimore & environs, MD Charm City Yarn Crawl
** 21 Abernethy Grange, Oregon City, OR Abernethy Spring Fiber Sale
** 21 Winterset Middle School, Winterset, IA 9th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
** 21 White Syke Farm, White Syke Fields, Sand Hutton, York, England, UK 2nd Annual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
21 Cotton Factory, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Fibre Market
** 22 Great Room, Savage Mill, Savage, MD 13th Annual Homespun Yarn Party
26-28 Skelton 4-H Center at Smith Mountain Lake, Wirtz, VA Skein Away Fiber Retreat
26-28 Lake Logan Retreat Center, Lake Logan, NC Spring Retreat at Lake Logan
** 26-29 Los Angeles County, CA Los Angeles County Yarn Crawl
** 27-28 Tradex, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada Creativ Festival WEST
27-28 American Royal Hale Arena, Kansas City, MO Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association Invitational Alpaca Show
** 28 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH 35th Annual Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
** 28 MA. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
** 28-29 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 15th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
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April

** 2-5 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 14th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
** 2-5 Triangle area, NC Triangle Yarn Crawl
2-15 Uzbekistan Knitting Traditions of Uzbekistan with Sarah Hazell
3 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 25th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
3-4 L’Embarcadère, Lyon, France Knit Eat Festival
** 3-5 Hampton Inn, Brattleboro, VT Spring Knitters’ Weekend Retreat with Angela Tong
** 4-5 Portland OR to Seattle, WA 6th Annual Sheepish in Seattle
** 4-5 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA 5th Annual Allentown Fiber Festival
** 4-5 Clark County Event Center, Ridegefield, WA 22nd Annual Alpacapalooza
** 5 West Park Leisure Centre, Long Eaton, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Machine Knitting Show
** 5 Ardtornish Primary School, St Agnes, South Australia Fibre Feast SA: South Australia’s Premier Fibre & Yarn Craft Event
6-12 The Netherlands Dutch Bulbfields and Amsterdam Knitting and Crochet Cruise with Carol Meldrum
7-10 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Knit 1 Springtime Knitting Retreat
9-11 Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Knit City Montreal: A Modern Fibre Festival
10 Union Bluff Hotel, York Beach, ME 8th Annual Fiber Marketplace and Retreat
10-11 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago’s 13th Annual Indie Fiber
10-11 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
10-11 Grammar School, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, UK 5th Annual Spring into Wool: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
15-18 Yankee Clipper Inn, Rockport, MA Knitting by the Sea
** 14-18 Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 5th Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
16-17 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN 11th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
16-17 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN The Fiber Event at Greencastle: Celebrating 29 Years of Fiber
** 16-18 University of Minnesota ReUse Warehouse, Minneapolis, MN 20th Annual World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale
** 16-19 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd’s Extravaganza
** 17-19 Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Overland Park, KS Knitting in the Heartland
** 17-19 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 8th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
** 17-19 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans Spring Studio Tour
** 17-20 First Baptist Church, Rochester, NY Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Donna Lorilee Beltman
17-24 California California Coastal Knitting Cruise with Alissa Barton
** 18 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
** 18 Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR Annual Fiber Fair and All-Day Spin-In
** 18 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
18-23 Ireland Knitting in the West of Ireland with Julie Dubreux
** 19 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Spring Fiber Frolic
21-24 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Purl 2 Springtime Knitting Retreat
** 23-25 Fuglafirði, Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting Festival [Bindifestivalur: Strikkefestival]
** 23-26 Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavík Knitting Festival
** 23-28 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School (Dye, 23-26; Rigid Heddle, 27-28)
23-May 2 Wales Woolen Wales
24 North Haven Fairgrounds, North Haven, CT 111th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
24-25 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, UK 15th Annual Wonderwool Wales: A Festival of Welsh Wool & Natural Fibers
** 24-26 Educatorio del Fuligno, Florence, Italy KN.IT
** 24-26 Gilmer County Civic Center, Ellijay, GA Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival
** 24-26 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
** 24-27 Primerose Resort, New Buffalo, MI Custom Fit Weekend Intensive
** 24-27 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC 10th Annual Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
** 25 Varies 3rd Annual Local Yarn Store Day: Yarn Shop Appreciation Day
** 25 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 33rd Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
** 25 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan’s Festival of Fiber
** 25 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter’s Frolic
** 25 Wyoming Village Hall in Historic Gaslight Village, Wyoming, NY 6th Annual Fiber Flurry Fiber Arts Festival with Tina Turner
** 25-26 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
** 25-26 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 4th Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
** 25-26 Alliant Energy Center, New Holland Pavilion, Madison, WI Wisconsin Alpaca and Fiber Fest & The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival
** 25-26 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Yarn Crawl
** 25-26 Washington County, NY 28th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
** 26 George Dawson Inn, Dawson Creek, BC Peace Fibre Fest
30-May 2 Galiano Inn & Spa, Galiano Island, BC, Canada Knit Social Retreat
** 30-May 3 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA Pacific Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 30-May 3 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Spring Knitting Retreat with Josh Bennett, Lily Chin, Laura Nelkin, Keith Leonard, Patty Lyons and Gudrun Johnston
30-May 8 Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge and Hazel Tindall
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May

** 1-2 Kromhousthal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Dutch Knitting Days: Special Edition [Nederlandse Breidagen]
** 1-3 Campbell River Community Centre, Campbell River, BC, Canada Vancouver Island Fibre Fest
** 1-3 Hyatt Place Hotel, Amherst, NY Knitting Guild of Great Buffalo Seminar Weekend with Kate Atherley
** 1-8 Online Online International Fiber Festival
** 1-3, 8-10, 15-17 New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Crawl
** 2 The Imperia, Somerset, NJ 9th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
** 2-3 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
2-10 Scotland Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands with Di Gilpin, Donna from ERIBE, and Emily Wessel
2-12 West Country, England, UK A Knitter’s Tour of British Breeds
3-8 Ireland Knitting and Crochet in the West of Ireland with Sarah Hazell
5-10 Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick, Shetland Islands Spirit of Shetland Knitting Hholiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson
** 7-10 Trafalgar Centre, Paru Parau, Nelson, New Zealand Creative Fibre National Education Event: Sea Sun Fibre Fun
** 7-10 IslandWood, Bainbridge Island, WA 2nd Annual By Hand Serial Maker’s Retreat
** 7-10 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
** 8-9 Legacy Event Center, Farmington, UT Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
** 8-10 Washington County Fair, Stillwater, MN 23rd Annual Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
8-17 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour with Edel MacBridge, Ciara Ni Reachtnin and Aine Dunne
** 9 Willamette Heritage Center, Salem, OR 35th Annual Sheep to Shawl Festival
** 9 Big Timber Civic Center, Big Timber, MT Crazy Mountain Fiber Festival
** 9-10 Buxton Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire, England, UK Buxton Wool Gathering
** 9-10 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 44th Annual New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
** 9-10 Crossroads Market, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Calgary Spring Fibre Festival
** 9-10 Royal Cornwall Showground Exhibition Centre, Whitecross, Wadebridge, England, UK Cornish Fibre Festival
9-14 Ireland Knitting and Crochet in the West of Ireland with Carol Meldrum
** 11 Lopez Center for Community & the Arts, Lopez Village, Lopez Island, San Juan Islands, WA Lopez Lamb, Wool & Goat Festival
** 12-19 Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca, Bettona, Umbria, Italy Lace Knitting Tour with André de Castro
13-16 Niagara Crossing Hotel and Spa, Lewiston, NY Knit Niagara Falls with Norah Gaughan
** 13-17 Puget Sound, WA 15th Annual Puget Sound Local Yarn Shop Tour
** 13-24 Northern Ireland, UK Maggi’s Ireland Retreat [sold out]
** 14-17 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Knitting Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
14-21 Greece Make. Walk. Explore Greece with Fiber Artist Susan Rock
** 15-16 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!
** 15-17 Camp Myrtlewood, Myrtle Point, OR Annual Fiber in the Forest
** 15-24 Verona, Italy Knitting Retreat in Verona
** 16-17 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 11th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
** 16-17 Braintree Town Hall, Warner Textile Archive, Braintree District Museum, Braintree, England, UK Braintree Textile Fair
** 16-17 Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England, UK Wool @J13
** 16-17 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 8th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
** 16-17 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 17th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
** 16-17 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY 11th Annual Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
** 17 The WaterShed, Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, England, UK Wild About Wool Pop-Up Yarn Market
** 17 Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver’s Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival
** 17-27 Richmond to Virginia Beach, VA James River Yarn Crawl
20-23 Cobb Galleria Centre & Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta, GA Stitches United 2021
** 21-25 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
21-30 Greece Knit the Greek Isles Fantastic with Louis Boria (Brooklyn Boy Knits) and Gaye Glasspie (GGmadeit)
** 22-23 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 13th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
** 22-29 Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca, Bettona, Umbria, Italy Stranded Colorwork the Portuguese Way Tour with André de Castro
** 22-Sept. 7 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
** 23 Picton Arena and Community Centre, Picton, Ontario, Canada 4th Annual Prince Edward County FibreFest
** 23 Dingwall Mart, Dingwall, England, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Spring Fair
** 23-24 Renaissance Hotel, Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Wool Spring Bus Tour (pickup/dropoff spots: Fremont or Sacramento, CA)
** 23-24 Herfordshire County Show, The Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, Herts, England, UK Festiwool to Pop-up @ the Herts County Show
** 23-24 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 46th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
** 23-31 Virginia Virginia Knits Virginia Yarn Crawl
24-30 Finland Knit and Crochet in Finland with Jane Crowfoot [sold out]
** 25 Lanchaster Community Free School, Watford, England, UK Watford Festiwool
** 26-27 Lloyd Square, Nampa, ID Fiber Train Wool Festival
26-June 6 Markree Castle, Clooneenroe, Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland Maggie Knit’s Ireland
** 27-June 1 Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, VA Allegheny Fiber Retreat 2020
29-30 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 25th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
** 29-30 Sugar Factory, Groningen, The Netherlands Dutch Knitting Days [Nederlandse Breidagen]
** 29-30 Trout Lake Grange, Trout Lake, WA Trout Lake Fiber Arts Festival
29-31 Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England, UK Woolly Weekend & 11th Annual Shipston Wool Fair
** 29-31 Sheep to Shawl Studio & Store, Barton, VT Dyeing that Stitch Yarn Dyeing Retreat with Donna Druchunas
** 29-31 Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY 10th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
** 29-31 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 22th Annual Okanagan Knitting Retreat
** 31 Bradley Centre, Coombs, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Canada 10th Annual 100 Mile Fleece & Fibre Fair
31-June 7 Faroe Island Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina I Geil
** 31-June 7 Chatenay, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France 3rd Annual Farm to Fiber France Knitting Retreat
** 31-June 15 East Tennessee East Tennessee Yarn Crawl
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June

** 2-6 Yarn Shoppe Denver, Denver, CO 10th Annual Spring Yarn Community Event Spectacular
2-7 Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick, Shetland Islands Spirit of Shetland Knitting Hholiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson
4-5 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
5-6 Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, Flagstoff, AZ 29th Annual Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
5-6 Lynton, North Devon, England, UK John Arbon Textiles Mill Open Weekend
** 5-6 Justice Carlisle Higgins Fairgrounds & Agricultural Center, Sparta, NC 3rd Annual Blue Ridge Fiber Fest
** 5-30 Northwest Canada (BC, Alberta, NWT) Playing with String – the Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 6 Kumeu Showgrounds, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
** 6 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK 7th Annual Leeds Wool Festival
** 6 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Canberry, Manitoba, Canada 7th Annual Blue Hills Fibre Festival
** 6-7 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 49th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
** 6-7 El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM Spring & Fiber Fest: Tiera Agua e Vida
** 6-7 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 20th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
** 6-7 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
** 6-7 Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, England, UK Fibre Rocks
** 6-7 Vilar Seminar, Porto, Portugal 2nd Annual Knit with Friends Knitting Festival
6-14 Ireland Wool Lovers Tour of Ireland Knitting Tour with Una McDonagh and Liz Spillane
8-15 Iceland Hiking and Knitting with the Puffins
** 10-13 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mimi Bird
** 11-14 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA 10th Annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic
** 11-14 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
** 12-14 The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland Woollinn: The Dublin Festival of Yarn
** 12-14 Blönduós School & Sports Center, Blönduós, Iceland 4th Annual Iceland Knit Fest
** 12-14 Seven Sister’s Studio, Bisbee, AZ 3rd Annual Bisbee Fiber Arts Retreat
** 12-15 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Judith MacKenzie and Debbi Stone: Knit, Play, Cook
** 13 Stewiacke Community Centre, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, Canada 1st Annual Fibre Frolic Stewiake
** 13 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
** 13 Stewiacke Community Centre, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, Canada 1st Annual Stewiacke Fibre Frolic
** 13 Fenelon Falls Community Centre, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival
** 13 Salem Glen Winery, Rochester, MN 2nd Annual Three Rivers Fibershed Marketplace at Salem Glen Winery
** 13-14 Cherry Valley Hotel, Newark, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
** 13-14 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 10th Annual Central New York Fiber Arts Festival
** 13-14 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 30th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
** 13-14 FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, England, UK The Wool Monty
** 13-Aug. 17 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
** 14-17 Parker Ranch, Clayton, GA Southeastern Yarn + Yoga Retreat
** 14-17 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
** 15-20 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation 24th Annual Sheep Is Life Celebration
** 18-21 Bahnhof Hohenstein, near Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany Ziggurat Knitting Retreat with Åsa Tricosa
** 18-21 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 6th Annual City Zen Dye Retreat with Karida Collins
** 19-21 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
** 19-25 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
** 20-21 Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA 14th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
** 20-21 Dilham, Norfolk, England, UK 5th Annual Worstead Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Woolly Weekend
20-28 Scotland Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands with Di Gilpin, Donna from ERIBE, and Emily Wessel
** 21-28 Parcevall Hall, Yorkshire, England, UK Ann Kingstone Yorkshire Knitting Tour
21-28 Faroe Island Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina I Geil
** 22-28 Billströmska Folk High School, Tjörn, Sweden Nordic Knitting Symposium (Nordisk Strikkesymposium)
** 24 Doubletree by Hilton, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Aberdeen YarnFest
** 24-27 Doubletree Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse: An Urban Knitting Retreat
25-26 Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, UK 16th Annual Woolfest: The Original British Wool Festival
25-28 Schooner J&E Riggin, Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with designer Casapinka
** 25-28 Rotorua Racecourse, Glenholme, Rotorua, New Zealand NZ Machine Knitters’ Society National Festival: SteamKnit
25-28 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 24th Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
** 25-28 Renaissance Hotel, Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Biggest Little Getaway Wool Retreat
25-29 Albuquerque, NM Camp Stitches: Destination New Mexico
** 26-28 The Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
** 26-28 Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR 46th Annual Black Sheep Gathering
** 27-July 19 Online Spin-Along 15th Annual Tour de Fleece
** 27-30 New Haven, CT to Putney, VT 9th Annual I-91 Shop Hop
** 27-30 Arrowhead Ranch, Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks 15th Annual Retreat
30-July 5 Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick, Shetland Islands Spirit of Shetland Knitting Hholiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson
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July

** 1-31 Northwest Canada (BC, Alberta, NWT) Playing with String – the Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 2-5 Jyväskylä, Finland Summer Knitting Festival
2-10 Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge and Hazel Tindall
2-11 Iceland Knitting Cruise through Iceland’s Natural Wonders with Karie Westermann
** 4 Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, Wellington, NZ Capital FibreFest
** 5-11 Viljandi, Estonia Estonian Craft Camp: Traditional Craft Workshops
** 9-13 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
10-11 Uffculme Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK Yarningham: Birmingham’s Yarn Festival
** 10-12 Wilson County Exposition Center, Lebanon, TN Natural Fiber Extravaganza
** 10-12 The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds, England, UK 41th Annual Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
** 10-12 Sheep to Shawl Studio & Store, Barton, VT String to Sock Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
** 10-19 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 31th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival
** 11 Farm Equipment Museum, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada 3rd Annual Truro Fibre Frolic
** 11-12 Grazing Hills Alpaca Ranch, Viola, ID 2nd Annual Grazing Hills Fiber Festival
11-19 Tallinn, Estonia | Vilnius, Lithuania | Riga, Latvia Baltic Cities Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum [sold out]
** 12-14 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Knitters’ Guild NSW Conference
13-17 Denver, CO Crochet Guild of American 26th Anniversary Chain Link Conference
** 14-23 Indiana/Illinois border Illiana Yarn Crawl
** 15-19 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
** 16-19 Greensboro, Winston Salem, NC Central Carolina Yarn Crawl
** 16-20 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 1 & 2
** 16-21 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mimi Bird [course if full]
** 16-26 Warwick, Queensland, Australia Jumpers & Jazz in July
** 17-19 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 142nd Annual Australian Sheep & Wool Show
** 17-19 Sonoma County, CA Wine Country Yarn Hop
** 18 Toronto, Ontario, Canada 14th Annual Great Toronto Yarn Hop
** 18-19 Copper K Barn, 8 miles south of Whitehall, MT 4th Annual Copper K Fiber Festival
18-Aug. 1 Norway, Iceland, Scotland Northern Isles Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
** 19-23 Bainbridge Island, WA Knitting on a Lark with Lorilee Beltman
19-26 Faroe Island Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina I Geil
21-25 Online Fiberworld 2021 – Fiber and Lifestyle: Evolved
** 23-27 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 3
** 24-25 Southeastern Wisconsin Wandering Ewe: Southeastern Wisconsin Yarn Crawl
** 24-30 Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxvile, TV 25th Biannual Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America Biennial Conference
** 24-Aug. 2 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
** 25-Aug. 2 Chicago, IL 11th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl
** 27-Aug. 7 Orkney Islands, North Ronaldsay, Scotland, UK North Ronaldsay 4th Annual Sheep Festival
30-31 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 15th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
31-Aug. 1 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, England, UK Fibre-East: 10th Annual British Natural Fibre & Craft
** 31-Aug. 2 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Fiberfest Eureka
** 31-Aug. 7 Denver, CO 2nd Annual Mile High Denver Boutique Week
** 31-Aug. 8 Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee I75 Yarn Crawl
** 31-Aug. 9 Pennsylvania 7th Annual Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
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August

** 1-2 Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
** 1-2 Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK WoolNEss
** 1-2 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Eureka Fiber Fest
** 1-15 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
** 1-31 Northwest Canada (BC, Alberta, NWT) Playing with String – the Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 3-9 Comfort Inn & Suites, DeForest, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
** 4-9 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival
** 7-8 Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME Annual Bartlett Yarns Open House
** 8-11 Chapel Rock Camp & Conference Center, Prescott, AZ 6th Annual Grandma’s Sheep Thrills Retreat
** 9-10 York Auction Centre, Murton, York, England, UK 9th Annual British Wool Show
** 11-17 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat
12-14 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada 8th Annual Twist Fibre Festival
** 12-16 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Sheep and Wool Festival
** 14-17 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Summer Retreat
15 Fairfield Community Center, Porter Park, Victoria, BC, Canada 11th Annual Fibrations!
** 15-16 Rheinterrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany Wollfestival
16-23 Faroe Island Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina I Geil
** 18-21 Abrahm Seminar Center, Eifel, Germany Hand Heart Soul Summer Creative Retreat
19-23 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Get Crafty
** 22 Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, UK Popup Wool Show
** 22 Barrie Curling Club, Barrie, Ontario, Canada 3rd Annual Fibre Spirit
** 22-23 Renaissance Hotel, Reno, NV Jimmy Beans’ Wool Summer Bus Tour (pickup/dropoff spots: Fremont or Sacramento, CA)
** 22-30 Colorado Front Range 7th Annual Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
** 24-25 Nova Labs, Reston, VA Fiber at the Lab
** 27-29 Doubletree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival: Knit, Crochet, Quilt, Create!
** 27-30 East Pier & Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Knit August Nights: Yarn and Stitch Retreat
** 27-30 Bahnhof Hohenstein, near Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany Mairlynd Knitting Retreat with Melanie Berg
** 27-30 Skelton 4-H Center at Smith Mountain Lake, Wirtz, VA Skein Away Fiber Retreat
27-Sept. 3 Borders of Scotland, UK Make.Walk.Explore: The Fall Abbotsford Retreat
28-Sept. 6 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour with Edel MacBridge, Ciara Ni Reachtnin and Aine Dunne
** 31 Lower Sherwood Farm, Charlottesville, VA Flock-n-Spiel Fiber Fest
** 30-Sept. 6 Canada & New England Knit & Cruise to Canada & New England
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September

** 1-6 Northwest Canada (BC, Alberta, NWT) Playing with String – the Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
1-6 Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick, Shetland Islands Spirit of Shetland Knitting Hholiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson
** 1-8 London, England, UK 6th Annual Great London Yarn Crawl
2-5 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME Knit Maine
** 3-6 New England Outdoor Center, Millinocket, ME Way Up Maine Retreat with Denise Bayron and Kristin Drysdale
** 3-7 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
3-10 Norway Norway Knitting Retreat with Sarah Hazell
4 Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Wool@Portsoy
4-5 Teuchelweiher, Winterthur, Switzerland Swiss Yarn Festival Goes Urban [cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic]
** 4-7 Sydney, Australia 3rd Annual NSW Guild Knitting/Crochet Cruise
4-15 Scotland Wool & Whisky
** 5-6 Wildlife West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 8th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber and Art Gathering
** 5-6 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI LamaFest Showcase
** 5-6 Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, England, UK Southern Wool Show: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
** 5-6 St Johns Hall, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK Cornish Yarn Festival
** 5-7 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Annual Weaving & Fiber Arts Weekend
5-8 Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
** 5-8 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO 7th Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat
** 6 Reed Point, MT 32nd Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
** 7-12 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
** 8-12 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada 3rd Annual WoolstockEAST: 5 Days of Fleece & Sisterhood
** 9-17 Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, Searsport, ME Fiber College of Maine
** 10-13 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Knitting Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
** 10-13 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
** 10-13 Nevada and California 2nd Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
** 11-12 90 Main St., Machias, ME 3rd Annual Machias Fiber Festival
** 11-13 Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
** 11-13 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
** 11-13 Battersea Park, London, England, UK The Handmade Festival
** 11-14 Sebasco Harbor Resort, Casco Bay, ME AffiKNITy Knitting Retreat with Patty Lyons
** 12 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 28th Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Fair
** 12-13 Almonte, Ontario, Canada Altmonte Fibrefest: A Festival of the Fibre Arts
** 12-13 Arcata Community Center, Arcata, CA 30th Annual Natural Fiber Fair
** 12-13 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 8th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
** 12-13 Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Scotland, UK Perth Festival of Yarn
** 12-13 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 26th Annual Garden State Sheep & Fiber Festival
** 12-13 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 17th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
** 13 Connaught Youth Centre, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada Playing with String – the Great Northwest Fibre Fest
** 13-15 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 22nd Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
** 13-15 Convention Center (Educatorio del Fuligno), Florence, Italy Third Annual Elizabeth Zimmermann Italian Style International Rally with Meg Swansen
** 14 Bedford Breakfast Lions Club, Bedford, VA 11th Annual Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
** 14 Lacombe Memorial Centre, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada 3rd Annual Prairie Fibre Festival
** 14-22 Fylingthorpe Methodist Chapel, Robin Hoods Bay, N. Yorkshire, England, UK 12th Annual Propagansey: The Fascinating World of the Knitted Gansey
16-19 Fanø, Denmark 15th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
** 17-22 Colorado Chautauqua, Boulder, CO Spin-Off Autumn Retreat (SOAR)
17-25 Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge and Hazel Tindall
18-19 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 27th Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
** 18-19 River Bend Hotel & Casino, Wyandotte, OK 10th Annual Fiber Daze
** 18-19 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 8th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
18-19 Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 25th Annual Wool Gathering
** 19 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
** 19 North Grenville Municipal Centre, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada Fibre Extravaganza
** 19-20 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 28th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
** 19-20 Twin Cities, MN & WI North Star Farm Tour
** 19-20 Llandovery, Camarthenshire, Wales, UK 11th Annual Llandovery Sheep Festival
** 20 Harvest Festival t Bethel Woods, Bethel, NY Catskills Fiber Festival
** 20-22 Rockland, ME 7th Annual Maine Spinners’ Registry Fiber Retreat
** 20-22 Holiday Inn & Suites, Orlando, Fl – Celebration Area in Kissimmee, FL 15th Annual Florida Fiber-In
20-23 Schooner J&E Riggin, Maine Maine Knitting Cruise
** 21 Bellingham, WA 3rd Annual Whatcom County Purls and Pop-Ups Yarn Crawl
** 21-22 One Tree Hill, Murrumbateman, NSW. Australia Fibre with Friends Retreat
** 22-29 Orlando, Coco Bay, St. Thomas, St. Maarten Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman and Keith Leonard
** 24-26 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 3rd Annual Fiber Fun in the ‘Sip
** 24-27 UMass Hotel, Amherst, MA 4th Annual WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
** 24-27 Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, NV Jimmy Beans’ Tahoe Untangled Knitter’s Retreat
** 24-27 Cross Roads Retreat Center, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S’mores and More – A Texas Knit Retreat
24-Oct. 3 Denmark A Fiber Adventure in Copenhagen & The Faroe Islands
** 25-26 Shrine Auditorium, Billings, MT 4th Annual Prairie Handspinners Fiber Fest
** 25-26 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 35th Annual Knitter’s Day Out
25-26 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 24th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
25-26 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 8th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
25-26 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 21th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
** 25-27 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Common Ground Fiber Marketplace & Fleece Tent
** 25-27 Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum, Salhusvegen 201, Salhus, Bergen, Norway 5th Annual Bergen Knitting Festival
** 26 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
** 26-27 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 8th Annual Yarndale
** 26-27 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival
26-Oct. 2 Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat with Carol Feller
** 26-Oct. 4 Shetland, Scotland, UK 10th Annual Shetland Wool Week
** 27 Pudsey Civic Hall, West Yorkshire, England, UK Leeds Machine Knitting Show
** 27-28 Bayfield, CO 20th Annual Bayfield Heritage Days and Sheep Trailing
** 27-29 St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers, CA What the Knit! Guild Fall Retreat with Alisdair Post-Quinn and Janine Bajus
** 27-29 Green Mountain Spinnery, Putney, VT Green Mountain Spinnery’s Fall Knitter’s Weekend Retreat with Maria Muscarella
** 27-29 Alta Lodge, Alta, UT 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Knitter’s Retreat
** 27-29 Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork: 5th Knitting and Crochet Festival
27-Oct. 4 Bellingham Castle, Louth & Dublin, Ireland 4th Annual Maggie’s Irish Castle Bellingham Retreat
** 28-29 Berryville, VA 14th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
** 29-Oct. 4 Abiquiu and Taos, NM Fiber Trails of the Upper Rio Grande
** 30-Oct. 8 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
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October

** 1-4 Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, NV Jimmy Beans’ Crochet at the Lake Retreat with the Crochet Crowd
** 1-6 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Fiber School (Yarn 1-4 | Felt 5-6)
2-3 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA 33rd Annual Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
2-3 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 36th Annual Taos Wool Festival
** 2-4 Vancouver, BC, Canada Knit City Vancouver: A Modern Fibre Event
** 2-4 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY New York City Yarn Crawl
** 2-4 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
** 3 Nova Place, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin: A Pittsburgh Indie Fiber Arts Marketplace
** 3 Lammers Town Hall, Solway, MN 6th Annual Farm to Fiber Festival
** 3 Queens Hall and Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK West Wales Wool Show
3 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia 25th Annual Boorowa Irish Woolfest: The Running of the Sheep
** 3-4 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Turnbridge, VT 33rd Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
** 3-4 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 34th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
** 3-6 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
** 3-10 Online event Spin Together
** 3-11 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
** 4-11 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
4-Nov. 4 Neue Messe, Glashalle, Leipzig, Germany Leipzig Wool Festival and Fabric Fair (Leipziger Wolle-Fest & Stoffmesse)
** 5-6 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA 7th Annual Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
5-15 Iceland Iceland, Off the Beaten Track
6-10 Sun Valley, Ketchum & Hailey, ID 25th Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
** 8-11 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, UK The Knitting & Stitching Show
9-10 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
** 9-11 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
** 9-11 Sheep to Shawl Studio & Store, Barton, VT Knit that Cable Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
9-18 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour with Edel MacBridge, Ciara Ni Reachtnin and Aine Dunne
** 9-18 Hill Country, TX 14th Annual Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas: Hill Country Yarn Crawl
** 10 Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK 4th Annual Yarnfolk Festival of Wool
** 10 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 9th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival
** 10 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 7th Annual OKfiberfest
** 10 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 16th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
** 10-11 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
** 10-11 Back roads of NH 37th Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
10-15 Ireland Northwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat with Edel MacBride
10-18 Scotland Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands with Di Gilpin, Donna from ERIBE, and Emily Wessel
** 12 Lamar Community Center, St. Croix Falls, WI 5th Annual Lamar Fiber Fest
** 12 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
** 12-13 Leelanau Community Cultural Center, Leland, MI 19th Annual Leland Fiber Festival
** 13-17 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 13th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
15-16 IJsselhallen, Zwolle, Netherlands Dutch Knitting Festival (Nederlandse Breidagen)
** 15-17 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Creativ Festival: A Celebration of Creativity
16-17 Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA 10th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
** 16-17 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana Fiber & Arts Festival
** 17 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada 12th Annual Woodstock Fleece Festival
** 17 The Public Hall, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK 3 Bags Full 8th Annual Wool Market
** 17-18 Château de Miromesnil, Tourville sur Arques, Normandy, France 3rd Annual Festival: The Thread of the Sleeve {Festival Le fil de la manche}
** 17-18 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
** 17-18 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 25th Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest
** 17-18 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 9th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
** 17-18 Staybridge Suites, Lincoln, NE 2nd Annual Yarnaholic Retreat
17-24 Markree Castle, Clooneenroe, Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland Maggie Knit’s Ireland
** 18 Pudsey Civic Hall, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, England, UK Leeds Machine Knitting Show
** 17 Berkeley Horticultural Nursery, Berkeley, CA 7th Annual Nevada County Fiber Arts Trunk Show
** 20 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Fall Fiber Frolic
** 20-22 Camp Cavell Conservancy on Lake Huron, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival Workshop Retreat
** 22-24 Blodel Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show & Sale
** 23-24 Camp Cavell Conservancy on Lake Huron, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival
** 23-25 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
** 23-25 Salon des Créateurs, Felletin, France National Wool Days (Journées Nationales de la Laine)
** 24 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA Raggz Fiber Affair
** 24 Main Street, Cedar City, UT Sheep Parade: Cedar City Livestock & Heritage Festival
** 24-25 Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, Cumbria, England, UK 7th Annual Kendal Wool Gathering
** 24-25 The KUBE, Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester, England, UK The Big Textile Show
** 24-25 Sisters of Mercy Convent, Singleton, New South Wales, Australia NSW Knitter’s Guild FibreFest
** 24-Dec. 30 Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. World of Threads Festival
** 26 Cobble Hill Hall and Fairgrounds, BC, Canada Annual Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival
** 26-27 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 35th Annual Masham Sheep Fair
** 26-28 Fort Dalles Readiness Center, The Dalles, OR Knot Another Knitting Festival
27-30 Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
30-Nov. 6 Barn at Bercloux, Brizambourg, France Knitting and Crochet Retreat
** 31-Nov. 1 Newton Abbott Racecourse, Newton Abbot,nDevon, England, UK 5th Annual Stitch Fest South West
** 31-Nov. 1 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
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November

1-9 New Mexico A Wool Lover’s Visit to New Mexico
5-7 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms, Quechee, VT Knitting in the Mountains with with Alison Green
** 5-8 Good Commons Retreat Center, Plymouth, VT Yoga + Yarn Retreat
6 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN 10th Annual Fiber in the Boro
6-7 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 10th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
** 6-7 Meramec Baptist Retreat Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
** 6-8 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
** 6-8 The Doubletree, Danvers, MA Northeast Handspinners’ The Gathering
** 6-9 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Judith MacKenzie and Debbi Stone: Totally Textured
** 6-9 Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, FL 4th Annual Magical Fiber Fantasy Retreat
** 7 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN 7th Annual Fall Fiber Festival
** 7 Peace Hill Farm, Charles City, VA Peace Hill Farm, Fiber and Craft Festival
** 7 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Frederick Fiber Fest
** 7 Old Gregg School and Community Center, Spring Mills, PA 3rd Annual Penns Valley Fiber Festival
** 7-8 WTC Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 3rd Annual Barcelona Knits
** 7-8 EXPO, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, OR 10th Annual FiberMania
** 7-8 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 2nd Annual Buckeye Alpaca Fall Fest
** 7-10 Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD Knittreat
** 8 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Hitchin Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
** 8-10 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
** 10 Nile Shrine Golf Center, Mountlake Terrace, WA Yarn Revolution
11-14 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Stitches SoCal
11-14 Roxbury at Stratton Falls and the Roxbury Motel, Roxbury, NY Knit + Escape in the Catskills with Kristy Glass, Casapinka, Amanda Solomon and Lesley Anne Robinson
** 12-15 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
** 12-15 Naulakha, Dummerston, VT Vermont Knitting Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
** 13-15 Hill Country Youth Events Center, Kerrville, TX 32nd Annual Kid n’ Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
** 13-15 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
** 14 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Fair
** 16 St David’s Episcopal Church, Topeka, KS Twisted Fiber Festival
** 17 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Yarn Expo
19-22 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 38th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
** 20-21 Canton Civic Center, Canton, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
** 20-24 Yandina, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia 3rd Annual Fibre Arts Festival
** 21-24 Parker Ranch, Clayton, GA Southeastern Yarn and Yoga Fall Retreat
** 22 Española Valley Fiber Arts Center, Española, NM Fall Fiber Fiesta: Artists’ Reception & Silent Auction
** 26-29 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
** 27-29 Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, MA Knit Pray Love: A Knitting and Yoga Retreat
27-Dec. 3 Tallinn, Estonia and Riga, Latvia Baltic Cities Christmas Markets Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum
** 30-Dec. 1 Black Forest Community Center, Colorado Springs, CO 14th Annual Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza
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December

** 4-6 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours
4-12 Norway Northern Lights Knitting Cruise with Julie Dubreux
5-16 Switzerland, France, Germany, Netherlands Rhine Christmas Markets Knitting Cruise
** 12 Alpaca Pines Farm & Fiber Mill, Poplar Grove, IL Christmas at the Farm
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Fiber Tours

May 22-Sept. 7 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
May 23-Aug. 30 Wyoming 3rd Annual Cowboy Yarn Crawl
** June 8-Sept. 4 Ontario, Canada Cottage Country Yarn Crawl
June 13-Aug. 17 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
Year round Cedarburg-Grafton-Thiensville, WI Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail
Year round Minnesota Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail
Year round Nazareth, PA Kraemer Yarns Manufacturing Tour: Open Houses Monthly. Call for times and dates. Get a behind the scenes look at how we make yarn!
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