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Items marked ** are not yet confirmed for 2021.

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

2021

January

8-9 Online 17th Annual Distaff Day
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
14-17 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
17 Online 8th Annual Waltham Abbey Wool Show at Home
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
23 Online Winter Woolfest Fiber Festival of Kansas – VirtuWool Edition
30 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
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 Online Knit City Virtual
5-7 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
8-12 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway
8-15 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 11th Annual Fiber Week
11-14 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Red Alder Fiber Arts Retrat [cancelled due to coronavirus]
11-14 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
12-14 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK 13th Annual Unravel, A Festival of Knitting
** 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
21-27 Online Fiber Art for All: A Festive Week Celebration
25-28 Business Design Centre, London, England, UK The Stitch Festival: The Ultimate Day Out for Craft Lovers
26-28 Inn at East Hill Farm, Troy, NH Knitting and Spinning Retreat
26-March 7 Indiana Roving Indiana Yarn Crawl: Renewal
26-March 8 Caribbean Trendsetter Knitting Group Caribbean Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks and Barry Klein
27 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
27-28 Schulstraße 13, 74572 Blaufelden, Germany 3rd Annual Hohenloher Woolfest
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March

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
5-6 Mansfield Park, Bandera, TX Bandera Fiber & Art Festival
** 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
8-21 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
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 [cancelled due to coronavirus]
** 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 Westwood Farm, Kambah, Canberra, Australia Capital Region Yarn & Fibre Showcase
** 14-15 Old Butler High School, Butler, MO All Missouri Spin In
15-19 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
18-21 Paris Expo, Paris, France Salon Aiguille en Fête [Thread and Needle Enthusiasts}
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
19-21 Online Indie Untangled Across the Pond
** 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
20-21 Online 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
** 20-29 Baltimore & environs, MD Charm City Yarn Crawl
** 21 Abernethy Grange, Oregon City, OR Abernethy Spring Fiber Sale
21 Cotton Factory, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Fibre Market
** 22 Great Room, Savage Mill, Savage, MD 13th Annual Homespun Yarn Party
22-25 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, WA Explore 4 Spring Fiber Retreat with Deb Robson: Gotland from All Angles
24 Winterset Middle School, Winterset, IA 10th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
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 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
** 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
Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 17th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
28 Pudsey Civic Hall, West Yorkshire, England, UK Leeds Machine Knitting 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
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April

** 2-5 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 14th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop [cancelled due to coronavirus]
** 2-5 Triangle area, NC Triangle Yarn Crawl
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 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
7-10 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Knit 1 Springtime Knitting Retreat
9-11 Online Virtual Knit City Montreal
9-11 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Spring Knitting Retreat
9-12 Online Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Lorilee Beltman
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
11-18 Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas, Bahamas 2nd Annual Wool and Fiber Expo Cruise
** 14-18 Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 5th Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
15-18 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd’s Extravaganza
15-18 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
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
16-18 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans Spring Gallery Studio Tour
17 Varies 4th Annual Local Yarn Store Day: A Day to Celebrate the Brick and Mortar Yarn Shop
17 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest [cancelled]
17-18 Millcreek Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Kate Atherley
** 17-19 Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Overland Park, KS Knitting in the Heartland
17-24 California California Coastal Knitting Cruise with Alissa Barton
17-25 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
17-25 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Yarn Crawl
** 18 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
18-27 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands with Una McDonagh, Liz Spillane and Carol Feller
** 19 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Spring Fiber Frolic
19-24 Online 6th Annual Fiber Flurry Fiber Arts Festival
21-24 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Purl 2 Springtime Knitting Retreat
** 23-28 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School (Dye, 23-26; Rigid Heddle, 27-28) [cancelled due to coronavirus]
23-May 2 Wales Woolen Wales
24 Online Virtual John Arbon Textiles Mill Tour
24 North Haven Fairgrounds, North Haven, CT 111th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
24 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 34th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
24 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan’s Festival of Fiber
24 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA Raggz Fiber Affair
24-25 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, UK 15th Annual Wonderwool Wales: A Festival of Welsh Wool & Natural Fibers
24-25 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 4th Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
24-25 Alliant Energy Center, New Holland Pavilion, Madison, WI Wisconsin Alpaca and Fiber Fest & The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival
24-25 Washington County, NY 28th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
** 24-26 Educatorio del Fuligno, Florence, Italy KN.IT
** 24-26 Gilmer County Civic Center, Ellijay, GA Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival [cancelled due to coronavirus]
** 24-26 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
** 25 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter’s Frolic
** 25-26 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic [cancelled due to coronavirus]
** 26 George Dawson Inn, Dawson Creek, BC, Canada Peace Fibre Fest [cancelled due to coronavirus]
26-30 Taranaki Diocesan School, Stratford, New Zealand NZ Machine Knitters’ Society National Festival: Knitalong 2021
27 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
29-May 2 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Spring Knitting Retreat
30-May 2 Galiano Inn & Spa, Galiano Island, BC, Canada Knit Social Retreat
30-May 8 Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge and Hazel Tindall
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May

1 Online Botanica: Global Natural Yarn Festival
1-2 Online 48th Annual Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
** 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
May 1-31 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA Pacific Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 2 The Imperia, Somerset, NJ 9th Annual New Jersey Needle 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
** 7-10 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
8 Online Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
8-9 Buxton Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire, England, UK Buxton Wool Gathering
8-9 Washington County Fair, Stillwater, MN 23rd Annual Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
8-9 Royal Cornwall Showground Exhibition Centre, Whitecross, Wadebridge, England, UK Cornish Fibre 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 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 44th Annual New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
** 9-10 Crossroads Market, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Calgary Spring Fibre Festival
10-21 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
** 11 Lopez Center for Community & the Arts, Lopez Village, Lopez Island, San Juan Islands, WA Lopez Lamb, Wool & Goat Festival
12-23 Northern Ireland, UK Maggi’s Ireland Retreat
13-16 Niagara Crossing Hotel and Spa, Lewiston, NY Knit Niagara Falls with Norah Gaughan
14-16 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat with Cecelia Campochiaro & Olga Jazzy
14-21 Greece Make. Walk. Explore Greece with Fiber Artist Susan Rock
15-16 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 11th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
15-16 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 8th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
** 15-17 Camp Myrtlewood, Myrtle Point, OR Annual Fiber in the Forest
** 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 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
18-19 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!
19-26 Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca, Bettona, Umbria, Italy Lace Knitting Tour with André de Castro
20-23 Cobb Galleria Centre & Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta, GA Stitches United 2021
21-23 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat with Norah Gaughan & Sarah Solomon
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
** 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
** 23-31 Virginia Virginia Knits Virginia Yarn Crawl
** 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
27-31 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
28-31 Rock Point Cewnter, Burlington, VT Unwind Retreat with Must Love Yarn
28-Sept. 6 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl Around Maine
29 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
29 Kumeu Showgrounds, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
29-30 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 25th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
29-30 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Hitchin Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
29-30 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 46th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
** 29-30 Trout Lake Grange, Trout Lake, WA Trout Lake Fiber Arts Festival
29-31 Wing and a Prayer Farm, Shaftsbury, VT Fiber Intensive Study with Deborah Robson + Fiber Arts with Blubird Studio
29-31 Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England, UK Woolly Weekend & 11th Annual Shipston Wool Fair
** 29-31 Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY 10th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
** 31 Bradley Centre, Coombs, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Canada 10th Annual 100 Mile Fleece & Fibre Fair
** 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
2-6 Rockywold-Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Spring Retreat: Session One
6-10 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Color, Shaping & New! Knitwear Design + Retreat with Deborah Newton
6-10 Rockywold-Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Spring Retreat: Session Tw0
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
4-6 Online John Arbon Textiles Virtual Mill Open Weekend
4-6 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
5-6 Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, Flagstoff, AZ 29th Annual Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
** 5-6 Justice Carlisle Higgins Fairgrounds & Agricultural Center, Sparta, NC 3rd Annual Blue Ridge Fiber Fest
5-6 Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, England, UK Fibre Rocks
5-6 Vilar Seminar, Porto, Portugal 3rd Annual Knit with Friends Knitting Festival
** 5-30 Northwest Canada (BC, Alberta, NWT) Playing with String – the Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 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
6-14 Ireland Wool Lovers Tour of Ireland Knitting Tour with Una McDonagh and Liz Spillane
8-15 Iceland Hiking and Knitting with the Puffins
9-13 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA 12th Annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic [handlers only, closed to public in 2021]
10-13 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 30th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
10-13 Yankee Clipper Inn, Rockport, MA Knitting by the Sea
11-13 Online 57th Annual Ontario Handspinning Seminar: Sustainable Fibers
11-13 Hyatt Regency by the Mall of America, Bloomington, MN Cloud9 Knitting Retreat with Patty Lyons
11-13 Blönduós School & Sports Center, Blönduós, Iceland Prjónagleðin: 5th Annual Iceland Knit Fest
11-13 Seven Sister’s Studio, Bisbee, AZ 3rd Annual Bisbee Fiber Arts Retreat
11-14 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mim Bird
** 11-14 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
12 Fenelon Falls Community Centre, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival
Canal Market District, Newark, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
12-13 FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, England, UK The Wool Monty
12-13 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 10th Annual Central New York Fiber Arts Festival
** 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 Ardtornish Primary School, St Agnes, South Australia Fibre Feast SA: South Australia’s Premier Fibre & Yarn Craft Event
** 13 Stewiacke Community Centre, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, Canada 1st Annual Fibre Frolic Stewiake
** 13 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
** 13-Aug. 17 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
** 14-17 Parker Ranch, Clayton, GA Southeastern Yarn + Yoga Retreat
15-18 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
17-20 Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland Woollinn: Ireland’s Festival of Yarn
** 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
18-24 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
18-25 Baia Azul Hotel, Madeira Madeira Crochet Retreat with Lucy at Attic24
18-26 Ireland Woollinn Adventure – Dublin, Cavan & Donegal with Edel MacBride, Aine Dunne and Carol Feller
19-20 Dilham, Norfolk, England, UK 5th Annual Worstead Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Woolly Weekend
** 19-21 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
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
** 22-28 Billströmska Folk High School, Tjörn, Sweden Nordic Knitting Symposium (Nordisk Strikkesymposium)
** 24 Doubletree by Hilton, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Aberdeen YarnFest
25-26 Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, UK 16th Annual Woolfest: The Original British Wool Festival
25-27 The Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
25-28 Schooner J&E Riggin, Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with designer Casapinka
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 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
26 Doubletree Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse: An Urban Knitting Retreat
** 26-28 Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR 46th Annual Black Sheep Gathering [cancelled due to coronavirus]
** 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
28-July 6 Wales Wild Wool in Wales with Bristol Ivy
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
2-10 Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge and Hazel Tindall
5-11 Viljandi, Estonia Estonian Craft Camp: Traditional Craft Workshops
9-11 Wilson County Exposition Center, Lebanon, TN Natural Fiber Extravaganza
10 Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, Wellington, NZ Capital Fibre Fest
10-11 Online Yarningham: Birmingham’s Yarn Festival
10-11 Grazing Hills Alpaca Ranch, Viola, ID 2nd Annual Grazing Hills Fiber Festival
** 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
11-19 Tallinn, Estonia | Vilnius, Lithuania | Riga, Latvia Baltic Cities Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum [sold out]
11-20 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands with Una McDonagh, Liz Spillane and Carol Feller
** 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
15-21 Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxvile, TV Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America Biennial Conference
15-25 Warwick, Queensland, Australia Jumpers & Jazz in July
16-18 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 142nd Annual Australian Sheep & Wool Show
** 16-19 Greensboro, Winston Salem, NC Central Carolina Yarn Crawl
** 16-21 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird [course is full]
17-18 Copper K Barn, 8 miles south of Whitehall, MT 5th Annual Copper K Fiber Festival
** 18 Toronto, Ontario, Canada 14th Annual Great Toronto Yarn Hop
18-22 Bainbridge Island, WA Knitting on a Lark with Lorilee Beltman
18-Aug. 1 Norway, Iceland, Scotland Northern Isles Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
19-26 Faroe Island Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina I Geil
21-25 Online Fiberworld 2021 – Fiber and Lifestyle: Evolved
** 24-25 Southeastern Wisconsin Wandering Ewe: Southeastern Wisconsin Yarn Crawl
** 24-Aug. 2 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
26-Aug. 6 Orkney Islands, North Ronaldsay, Scotland, UK North Ronaldsay 5th Annual Sheep Festival
30-31 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 15th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
31 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
31-Aug. 1 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, England, UK Fibre-East: 10th Annual British Natural Fibre & Craft
31-Aug. 1 Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
** 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. 8 Chicago, IL 12th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl
** 31-Aug. 9 Pennsylvania 7th Annual Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
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August

** 1-2 Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK WoolNEss
** 1-15 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits 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
7-8 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Eureka Fiber Fest
** 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
12-14 Doubletree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival: Knit, Crochet, Quilt, Create!
12-15 Dutton Farm House, Dummerston, VT Estonian Roositud Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
** 12-16 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Sheep and Wool Festival
13-16 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Summer Retreat
13-27 Puget Sound, WA [possibly virtual] 15th Annual Puget Sound Local Yarn Shop Tour
14-15 Rheinterrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany Wollfestival
15 Fairfield Community Center, Porter Park, Victoria, BC, Canada 11th Annual Fibrations!
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
26-29 East Pier & Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Knit August Nights Retreat
27-29 At or near Bårdshaug Manor, Orkanger, Norway Central Norwegian Culture and Knitting Festival
27-29 Stitch Yourself Happy – Yoga & Yarn: Yoga with Molly Melhuish, Crochet with Emma Leith
** 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 Online Yorkshire Yarn Fest
28-Sept. 2 Scotland Scenic Scotland Knitting and Crochet Cruise with Sophia Reed
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 New England and Maritimes Canada Knit & Cruise to Canada & New England
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September

1-6 Lerwick Hotel, Lerwick, Shetland Islands Spirit of Shetland Knitting Hholiday with Hazel Tindall and Kathleen Anderson [full]
** 1-8 London, England, UK 6th Annual Great London Yarn Crawl
1-12 Scotland A Knitting Trip to Scotland & Shetland with Mary Penxa & Sawmill Creek Fiber Events [sold out]
** 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]
4-5 Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, England, UK Southern Wool Show: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
4-16 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
** 5-7 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
6-11 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
** 8-9 Nordatlantens Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitting Festival
** 8-12 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada 3rd Annual WoolstockEAST: 5 Days of Fleece & Sisterhood
9-12 Sebasco Harbor Resort, Casco Bay, ME AffiKNITy Knitting Retreat with Patty Lyons
9-12 Inn at Boltwood, Amherst, MA Knitting in New England
** 9-17 Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, Searsport, ME Fiber College of Maine
10-12 Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
10-12 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
10-12 The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds, England, UK 41th Annual Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
** 10-13 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
** 11-12 90 Main St., Machias, ME 3rd Annual Machias Fiber Festival
11-12 Lacombe Memorial Centre, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada 4th Annual Prairie Fibre Festival
** 11-13 Battersea Park, London, England, UK The Handmade Festival
** 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
12-16 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI 4th Annual Knitwear Design Retreat with Deborah Newton
** 12-20 Sonoma County, CA Wine Country Yarn Hop
** 13-15 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 22nd Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
** 14-22 Fylingthorpe Methodist Chapel, Robin Hoods Bay, N. Yorkshire, England, UK 12th Annual Propagansey: The Fascinating World of the Knitted Gansey
15-19 Rockywold-Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Fall Retreat [full]
16-19 Fanø, Denmark 15th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
16-19 Nevada and California 3rd Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
17 Glenwood Center, Bedford County Fair, Bedford, VA 11th Annual Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
17-19 Online 29th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
17-24 Baia Azul Hotel, Madeira Madeira Crochet Retreat with Lucy at Attic24
17-25 Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge and Hazel Tindall
** 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 Llandovery, Camarthenshire, Wales, UK 11th Annual Llandovery Sheep Festival
19-28 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands with Una McDonagh, Liz Spillane and Carol Feller
** 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
23-26 Dutton Farm House, Dummerston, VT British Gansey and Latvian Fingerless Mitts with Beth Brown-Reinsel
23-28 Colorado Chautauqua, Boulder, CO Spin-Off Autumn Retreat (SOAR)
** 24-26 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 3rd Annual Fiber Fun in the ‘Sip
24-26 Alta Lodge, Alta, UT 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Knitter’s Retreat
24-26 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Common Ground Fiber Marketplace & Fleece Tent
** 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 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
25-26 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 9th Annual Yarndale
25-26 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival
25-26 Clark County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 15th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
** 25-27 Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum, Salhusvegen 201, Salhus, Bergen, Norway 5th Annual Bergen Knitting Festival
25-Oct. 3 Online 11th Annual Shetland Wool Week
26 Southwark Bridge, City of London, England, UK Sheep Drive and Wool & Livery Fair
** 26 St. Andrews Inn, Cleveland, Tasmania, Australia SpinOUT
** 28-29 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
26-Oct. 2 Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat with Carol Feller
** 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 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
** 29-Oct. 4 Abiquiu and Taos, NM Fiber Trails of the Upper Rio Grande
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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
2 The Public Hall, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK 3 Bags Full 7th Annual Wool Market
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
2-3 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Turnbridge, VT 34th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
2-3 Vienna, Austria 5th Annual Vienna Woll-und Stofffest [Vienna Wool & Fabric 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
2-9 Online Spin Together
** 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 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 34th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
** 3-6 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
3-10 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
** 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
7-12 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Fiber School (Yarn + Felt + Dye)
8-10 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
** 8-11 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, UK The Knitting & Stitching Show
9 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 9th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival
9-10 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
9-10 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
** 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 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 7th Annual OKfiberfest
** 10 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 16th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
** 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 Kromhousthal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Dutch Knitting Days: Special Edition [Nederlandse Breidagen]
** 15-17 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Creativ Festival: A Celebration of Creativity
16 Paris Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada 12th Annual Woodstock ON
16-17 Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA 10th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
** 16-17 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana Fiber & Arts Festival
16-17 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 25th Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest
16-17 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Mozelle Hall, Ashland, OH 9th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
** 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 Staybridge Suites, Lincoln, NE 2nd Annual Yarnaholic Retreat
17-24 Markree Castle, Clooneenroe, Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland Maggie Knit’s Ireland
** 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
22-24 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
22-30 Tasmania Tasmanian Yarn Tour with Gaille Smith
23 Cobble Hill, The Hub, BC, Canada Annual Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival
** 23-24 Camp Cavell Conservancy on Lake Huron, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival
23-31 Salon des Créateurs, Felletin, France National Wool Days (Journées Nationales de la Laine)
** 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 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
** 26-27 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
28-30 Fuglafirði, Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting Festival [Bindifestivalur: Strikkefestival]
28-31 Hill Country Youth Event Center, Kerrville, TX Texas Fleece & Fiber Festival
30-31 The KUBE, Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester, England, UK The Big Textile Show
30-31 Leicester Racecourse, Leicester, England, UK The Big Textile Show
30-Nov. 6 Barn at Bercloux, Brizambourg, France Knitting and Crochet Retreat
** 31-Nov. 1 Newton Abbott Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, England, UK 5th Annual Stitch Fest South West
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November

1-9 New Mexico A Wool Lover’s Visit to New Mexico
4-7 Multnomah Hotel/Embassy Suites, Portland, OR The Knitting Guild Association Retreat
4-7 Dutton Farm House, Dummerston, VT Korsnäs Techniques with Beth Brown-Reinsel
4-7 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms, Quechee, VT Knitting in the Mountains with with Alison Green
5-6 Meramec Baptist Retreat Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
** 5-8 Good Commons Retreat Center, Plymouth, VT Yoga + Yarn Retreat
6 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN 10th Annual Fiber in the Boro
6 Peace Hill Farm, Charles City, VA Peace Hill Farm, Fiber and Craft Festivalhttps://www.historicpeacehill.com/fall-fiber-and-craft-festival
6 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Frederick Fiber Fest
6-7 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 10th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
6-7 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 2nd Annual Buckeye Alpaca Fall Fest
** 6-8 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
** 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 Old Gregg School and Community Center, Spring Mills, PA 3rd Annual Penns Valley Fiber Festival
** 7 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Hitchin Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
** 7-8 WTC Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 3rd Annual Barcelona Knits
** 7-8 EXPO, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, OR 10th Annual FiberMania
** 7-10 Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD Knittreat
** 8-10 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
8-11 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, WA Explore 4 Fall Fiber Retreat with Deb Robson: Classic English Longwools
** 9-16 Online Online International Fiber Festival
** 10 Nile Shrine Golf Center, Mountlake Terrace, WA Yarn Revolution
10-14 Grand Hotel & Spa Oceanfront Hotel, Ocean City, MD Fall Ocean Retreat: A Yarn Get-Away!!
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
12-14 Alexandra House, Swindon, England, UK Stitch Yourself Happy: Yoga and Yarn with Jane Crowfoot and Molly Melhuish
12-15 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC 10th Annual Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
** 12-15 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
** 13-15 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
** 14 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Fair
** 17 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Yarn Expo
18-21 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
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
20-30 New Zealand New Zealand Yarn Tour with Gaille Smith
** 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
** 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

3-5 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Holiday Studio Tours
4-12 Norway Northern Lights Knitting Cruise with Julie Dubreux
5-12 Orlando, Coco Bay, St. Thomas, St. Maarten Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman and Keith Leonard
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 and Other Year Round Events

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!
Year round Online Camp Yarnsie: A Virtual Fiber Arts Festival & Events Platform
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