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2019 and 2020 Knitting & Fiber Events

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2019: November | December

2020: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

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

November

1-2 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
1-3 Great Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH Vogue Knitting Live! Columbus
1-3 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
2 Ontario, Canada Wool and Wanderlust Tour
2 Old Gregg School and Community Center, Spring Mills, PA Penns Valley Fiber Festival
2 Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, England, UK St Abbs Wool Festival
2 Peace Hill Farm, Charles City, VA Peace Hill Farm, Fiber and Craft Festival
2 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN 9th Annual Fiber in the Boro
2 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN 8th Annual Fall Fiber Festival
2-3 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 9th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
2-3 Civic Hall & The Grove School, Totnes, Devon, England, UK Stitch Fest South West
2-11 Pennsylvania Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
4-7 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Wild Card Retreat with Deb Robson: Color Blending with Wool and a Limited Palette
6-9 Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, FL 4th Annual Magical Fiber Fantasy Retreat
6-12 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
7-10 The Hacienda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM Interweave Escapes’ in Santa Fe, NM
7-10 Asbury Hills, Cleveland, SC South East Men’s Knitting Retreat
7-10 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
7-10 Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD Knittreat
7-10 Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, TX Vogue Knitting Live! Intensive
8-9 Camp Cavell Conservancy, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival
8-10 Hill Country Youth Events Center, Kerrville, TX 31st Annual Kid n’ Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
8-10 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
8-11 Resort at Port Ludlow, Port Ludlow, WA Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee: Practically Perfect
8-11 Downtown Ithaca Marriott, Ithaca, NY 3rd Annual Knit Ithaca with Thea Colman Laura Nelkin [sold out]
8-11 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Weaving and Fiber Arts Weekend
9 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
9 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Fair
9-10 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
10 Nile Shrine Golf Center, Mountlake Terrace, WA Yarn Revolution
14-17 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Understanding Your Yarn Better + Learn to Spin with Jackie Millichap [fully booked]
14-17 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Fall Knit 2 Fall into Knitting
14-17 Portland, OR Portland Knitting Experience w/ Julie Weisenberger, Brooklyn Tweek, Shibui Knits, Woolfolk Yarn and Habu Textiles
14-17 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Stitches SoCal
15-16 Canton Civic Center , Canton, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
16 Red Barn at Sycamore Farm, Terre Haute, IN WintersEve:
A Fiberarts Gathering
16 St David’s Episcopal Church, Topeka, KS Twisted Fiber Festival
16-17 WTC Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 2nd Annual Barcelona Knits
17 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Yarn Expo
17 Ace Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin: A Pittsburgh Indie Fiber Arts Marketplace
21-24 Parker Ranch, Clayton GGA Southeastern Yarn and Yoga Fall Retreat
22 Española Valley Fiber Arts Center, Española, NM Fall Fiber Fiesta: Artists’ Reception & Silent Auction
22-23 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 37th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
28-Dec. 1 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Knitted Winterville Christmas with Alison Crowther-Smith [fully booked]
28-Dec. 1 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
29-Dec 1 Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, MA Knit Pray Love: A Knitting and Yoga Retreat
30-Dec. 1 Black Forest Community Center, Colorado Springs, CO 14th Annual Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza
30-Dec. 6 Tallinn, Estonia and Riga, Latvia Baltic Cities Christmas Markets Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum [sold out]

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December

3-14 Switzerland, Germany, France, the Netherlands Rhine Christmas Craft Markets Cruise & Knit Along with Chris Bylsma
5-8 Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, ME Interweave Escapes’ Knitting Retreat Christmas by the Sea
5-8 Iona House, Dawlish, Devon, England, UK The Knitting Hotal Learnaway: Festive Frolics at TKH with Belinda Harris-Reid & Brenda M. Watson [fully booked]
5-15 Switzerland, Germany, France, the Netherlands Danube Christmas Craft Markets Cruise and Knit Along with Karen Morin
6-8, 13-15 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours
8 Alpaca Pines Farm & Fiber Mill, Poplar Grove, IL Christmas at the Farm

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January 2020

4 Clarion Inn & Suites, Orlando Airport, Orlando, FL 15th Annual Distaff Day
11-12 Trad Arts Studio, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 11th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Art Marketplace with Laura Nelkin
13-16 Viña Lestonnac Retreat Center, Temecula, CA San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild Winter Retreat
15-18 Prescott Resort & Conference Center, Prescott, AZ 9th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
16-19 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Knitting & Quilting Retreat
17-19 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY 10th Anniversay Vogue Knitting LIVE! New York
18-31 Green Hotel, Mysore, India Knit for Peace: Mysore, India led by designer Jane Crowfoot
19 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK 7th Annual Waltham Abbey Wool Show
19-Feb. 3 Sunna Guest House, Reykjavik, Iceland 5th Annual Iceland in the Cozy Heart of Winter with Cat Bordhi
23-26 Hilton Garden Inn, Middleton, WI January Thaw Retreat with Kate Atherley and Susan B. Anderson
23-26 Embassy Suites by Hilton, Austin, TX National NeedleArts Association Needlearts Winter Market
23-26 Powerhouse Community Arts Center & Pavilion, Oxford, MS 10th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
25 Columbian Theatre, Wamego, KS Winter Woolfest: The Fiber Festival of Kansas
31-Feb. 2 Amish View Inn, Bird-in-Hand, PA Lancaster Winter Knitters Retreat with Laura Nelkin and Deb Cech
31-Feb. 22 Antarctica and South America South America and Antarctica Knitting Adventure with Beth Brown-Reinsel

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February

3-7 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway
6-9 Hotel St. George, Marfa, TX Yoga + Yarn Retreat
7-9 Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County, Nashville, IN Winter Wooly Retreat
7-9 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
7-9 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitting and Fiber Arts Retreat
11-17 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 10th Anniversary Fiber Week
13-16 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Red Alder Fiber Arts Retrat
14-15 Jyväskylä, Finland Knitting Festival Winter Weekend
14-16 Crown Plaza Milwaukee Airport, Milwaukee, WI Midwest Fiber Frolic
14-17 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway with Drop Spindle Workshop
** 15-23 Tampa Bay, FL Bay Area Knitting Guild Yarn Crawl
20-23 Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
21-23 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK 12th Annual Unravel, A Festival of Knitting
22-23 Calvary Lutheran Church, Bemidji, MN Creative Spirit Fiber Festival
** 23 Ace hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin
** 23-25 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME 17th Annual New England Textile Arts Network’s Spa Knit & Spin
23-29 Thomas Shepherd Inn, Shepherdstown, WV Stitch Makers Retreat
24-27 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
26-March 8 Caribbean Trendsetter Knitting Group Caribbean Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks and Barry Klein
26-March 12 Australia and New Zealand Australia & New Zealand Knitting Cruise with Lucy Neatby
27-March 1 Business Design Centre, London, England, UK The Stitch Festival: The Ultimate Day Out for Craft Lovers
28-March 6 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
29 Market Place, Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia SpinOUT
29-March 1 Riverside Meeting & Event Hotel, Riverside, Switzerland Swiss Yarn Festival

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March

 

1-5 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Let the River Carry You Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
** 1-9 Central Florida, east of Tampa Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl
2-6 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
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 Portland, OR 11th Annual Rose City Yarn Crawl
6-8 Dunedin Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand 9th Annual Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
6-8 Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD Japanese Knitting Patterns with Gayle Rohem
6-8 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Weekend Knitting Retreat
6-15 Caribbean Trendsetter Knitting Group Caribbean Cruise with Friends and Fiberworks and Barry Klein
8-13 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
10-14 Suzoo’s Wool Works, Bandera, TX 5th Annual Bandera Fiber & Arts Week: Celebrating Texas Hill Country Wool & Mohair
13-14 Jay Community Center, Portland, IN Jay County Fiber Arts Festival
13-14 Field House, Langley Events Centre, Langley, BC, Canada 12th Annual Fibres West
13-14 State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC 14th Annual Carolina Fiber Fest
13-15 Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, MD 7th Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
13-15 Pine Mountain Resort, Pineville, KY Mountain Hollow Farm Yarn Retreat
13-15 Sapphire, NC 11th Annual Carolina Fiber Frolic Spring Retreat
14 Ramada Inn and Conference Center, State College, PA For the Love of Fiber
14-15 Millcreek Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Kate Atherley
** 14-17 Camp Burton, Vashon Island, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association 26th Annual Retreat
** 14-17 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
15 Cornwall College, Pool, Cornwall, England, UK Cornwoolly: Fibre & Textile Show for Cornwall
15-16 Cedarburg, Grafton, Thiensville, WI Cedarburg Spur’s 5th Annual Fiber Arts Trail Tour
** 15-17 Hampton Inn, Brattleboro, VT Sugar Season Knitting Retreat with Julia Farwell-Clay
15-20 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
** 16 Abernethy Grange, Oregon City, OR Abernethy Spring Fiber Sale
** 16 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Spring Fiber Frolic
16-19 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 [Fibers] Traditional Four by Four-by-Retreat with Deb Robson
20-22 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit In
20-22 Doubletree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival: Knit, Crochet, Quilt, Create!
20-22 Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD Harry Potter Magical Knitting with Tanis Gray
21 Winterset Middle School, Winterset, IA 9th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
22 Great Room, Savage Mill, Savage, MD 13th Annual Homespun Yarn Party
** 23 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH 33rd Annual Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
** 23 Rinn United Methodist Church, Frederick, CO We Knit Colorado Knit/Crochet Day Out
25-April 2 Queens Guest House, Edinbuirgh, Scotland, UK Wee Bit O’ Scotland: Yarnfest, Tartans, Traditions
26-29 Hartford, CT Stitches United
26-29 Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Knit City Montreal: A Modern Fibre Festival
27-April 5 Los Angeles County, CA Los Angeles County Yarn Crawl
27-April 7 New Zealand Arne and Carlos Knitting Cruise
28-29 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 15th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
28-29 American Royal Hale Arena, Kansas City, MO Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association Invitational Alpaca Show
28-30 Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
29-April 3 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Weaving for Knitters with Cat Bordhi
** 29-April 7 Baltimore & environs, MD Charm City Yarn Crawl
** 30 MA. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
31-April 11 British Isles British Isles Discovery Knitting & Crochet Cruise with Sophia Reed

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April

2-5 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 15th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) Fiber Fest
2-5 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 14th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
2-5 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
3-5 Brampton Inn, Chestertown, MD Brioche Knitting with Heather Zoppetti
3-5 Amish View Inn, Bird-in-Hand, PA Lancaster Knitter’s Retreat
4 Union Bluff Hotel, York Beach, ME 7th Annual Fiber Market
4-5 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago’s 14th Annual Indie Fiber Fair
4-5 Portland OR to Seattle, WA 6th Annual Sheepish in Seattle
4-5 L’Embarcadère, Lyon, France Knit Eat Festival
4-5 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
4-5 Neue Messe, Glashalle, Leipzig, Germany Leipzig Wool Festival and Fabric Fair (Leipziger Wolle-Fest & Stoffmesse)
** 4-7 Long Island, NY 5th Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
** 4-7 Triangle area, NC Triangle Yarn Crawl
4-11 Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat in Southwest Ireland
4-14 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast
Knitting Tour
5 Ardtornish Primary School, St Agnes, South Australia Fibre Feast SA: South Australia’s Premier Fibre & Yarn Craft Event
5-10 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Spring Island Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
** 6 Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, England, UK St Abbs Wool Festival
** 6-7 Clark County Event Center, Ridegefield, WA Alpacapalooza
** 8-May 31 Bags by CAB Yarn Shoppe, Denver, CO 9th Annual Spring #Makers Artisan Community Event
11 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 24th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
** 11-14 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd’s Extravaganza
** 12-13 International Centre Entrance 1, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Spring creativ festival®
** 13 Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR Annual Fiber Fair and All-Day Spin-In
** 13-14 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
** 13-14 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA 4th Annual Allentown Fiber Festival
14-18 Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 5th Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
16-18 University of Minnesota ReUse Warehouse, Minneapolis, MN 20th Annual World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale
16-19 Yankee Clipper Inn, Rockport, MA Knitting by the Sea
17-18 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN The Fiber Event: Celebrating 28 Years of Fiber
17-19 Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Overland Park, KS Knitting in the Heartland
17-19 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 8th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
17-20 First Baptist Church, Rochester, NY Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Donna Lorilee Beltman
18-19 Grammar School, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, UK 4th Annual Spring into Wool: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
18-19 Schulstraße 13, 74572 Blaufelden, Germany 3rd Annual Hohenloher Woolfest
19-24 Ireland Knit & Crochet in the West of Ireland with Carol Meldrum
19-25 Kandahar Lodge, Whitefish, MT Stitch Makers Retreat
** 20 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
22-May 1 Shetland Islands, Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour
23-25 Fuglafirði, Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting Festival [Bindifestivalur: Strikkefestival]
23-26 Savannah, GA Knit for Fun Retreat with Ann Budd and Cindy Hallam
24-25 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN 11th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
24-26 Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth, MN 33rd Annual MN. Knitters’ Guild Yarnover
24-26 Brampton Inn, Chestertown, MD Bohus Knitting with Vicki Twigg
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 North Haven Fairgrounds, North Haven, CT 111th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
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
25-26 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 4th Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
25-26 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, UK 15th Annual Wonderwool Wales: A Festival of Welsh Wool & Natural Fibers
25-26 Château de Miromesnil, Tourville sur Arques, Normandy, France 3rd Annual Festival: The Thread of the Sleeve {Festival Le fil de la manche}
25-26 Alliant Energy Center, New Holland Pavilion, Madison, WI Wisconsin Alpaca and Fiber Fest & The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival
25-26 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Yarn Crawl
** 25-30 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School
** 26-27 Bemidji, Turtle River, Tenstrike, MN 4th Annual Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail Tour
** 26-28 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans Spring Studio Tour
** 26-28 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
** 26-28 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 6th Annual OKfiberfest
** 26-28 Gilmer County Civic Center, Ellijay, GA Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival
26-May 5 Ireland Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
** 27 Village Hall in Historic Gaslight Village, Wyoming, NY 5th Annual Fiber Flurry Fiber Arts Festival with Laura Nelkin
** 27-28 Washington County, NY 27th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
27-May 3 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
27-May 4 Pacific Coast Pacific Coast Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel
** 28 George Dawson Inn, Dawson Creek, BC 1st Annual Peace Fibre Fest

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May

 

1-2 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX 10th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
1-3 Manoir Montpellier, Lac-Simon, Quebec, Canada Twist Fibre Festival Spring Retreat
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
2 The Imperia, Somerset, NJ 9th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
2-3 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
** 2-5 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Spring Knitting Retreat with Fiona Ellis, Patty Lyons, Susan B. Anderson, Nicky Epstein, Michelle Hunter (KnitPurlHunter) & Julia Farwell-Clay
** 3-4 Genesse Grand Hotel, Syracuse, NY 9th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
** 3-4 DoubleTree by Hilton, Durham, NC Carolinas Machine Knitters Guild Seminar
3-10 Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY Knitting in Buffalo, WY
** 4 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
** 4-5 Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria, England, UK Rheged Knit and Stitch Show
** 4-6 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA Pacific Northwest) Yarn Crawl
4-18 Alaska Great Alaskan Explorer Knitting Cruise with Sally Melville
7-10 Trafalgar Centre, Paru Parau, Nelson, New Zealand Creative Fibre National Education Event
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
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
** 9-12 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
9-16 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting and Crochet Workshop with Carol Meldrum
** 11 Willamette Heritage Center, Salem, OR 34th Annual Sheep to Shawl
** 11 Lopez Center for Community & the Arts, Lopez Village, Lopez Island, San Juan Islands, WA Lopez Lamb, Wool & Goat Festival
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
15-17 Camp Myrtlewood, Myrtle Point, OR Annual Fiber in the Forest
15-17 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat with Cecelia Campochiaro & Olga Jazzy
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
** 16-19 Hyatt Regency, Downtown Sarasota, FL A Good Retreat II
** 16-23 Bettona, Umbria, Italy Knitting Tour in Umbria with André de Castro
17 Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver’s Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival
** 17-18 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!
** 17-19 New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Crawl
17-22 Ireland Knit & Crochet in the West of Ireland with Sarah Hazell
17-26 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
** 17-27 Richmond to Virginia Beach, VA James River Yarn Crawl
** 18 Rinn United Methodist Church, Frederick, CO We Knit Colorado Knit/Crochet Day Out
** 18 Big Timber Civic Center, Big Timber, MT Crazy Mountain Fiber Fest
** 18-19 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 16th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
** 18-19 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY 10th Annual Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
** 18-19 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 7th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
** 19 Big Timber Civic Center, Big Timber, MT Crazy Mountain Fiber Festival
** 20 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
** 21-28 Alaska Qaspeq, Quiviut and Knitting
21-28 Grand Hotel, Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday Romsdal
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
23-24 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 25th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
23-25 Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England, UK Woolly Weekend & 11th Annual Shipston Wool Fair
** 23-27 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
23-June 6 Baltics Baltic Explorer Knitting Cruise with Lily Chin
** 24-25 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 12th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
** 25 Lanchaster Community Free School, Watford, England, UK Watford Festiwool
** 25 Dingwall Mart, Dingwall, England, UK Highland Wool Fest
** 25-26 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 45th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
** 25-June 2 Virginia Virginia Knits Virginia Yarn Crawl
** 26 Bradley Centre, Coombs, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Canada 9th Annual 100 Mile Fleece & Fibre Fair
** 26-27 Lloyd Square, Nampa, ID Fiber Train Wool Festival
26-June 6 Canada & New England Canada New England Knitting Cruise with Judith Durant
27-31 Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH National NeedleArts Association Summer NeedleArts Trade Show
27-June 1 Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, VA Allegheny Fiber Retreat 2020
28-June 8 Sweden Knit and Cruise Sweden’s Scenic Waterways with Karie Westermann
29-31 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 22th Annual Okanagan Knitting Retreat
30-31 The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ 29th Annual Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
31-June 4 Block Island, RI Knitwear Design Plus Retreat with Deborah Newton
31-June 7 Chatenay, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France 3rd Annual Farm to Fiber France Knitting Retreat
31-June 9 Ireland Kerry, Kilkenny and Aran Islands Knitting Tour
** 31-June 15 East Tennessee East Tennessee Yarn Crawl

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June

** 1 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK Leeds Wool Festival
** 1-2 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival
** 1-2 El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM Spring & Fiber Fest
** 1-2 The Shops at Worthington Place Mall, Worthington, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
** 1-2 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 18th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
** 2-3 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Frederick Fiber Fest
3-8 Scotland The Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall [sold out]
3-14 Ireland Knit Ireland and Woollinn with Laura Nelkin
5-6 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
5-6 Justice Carlisle Higgins Fairgrounds & Agricultural Center, Sparta, NC 3rd Annual Blue Ridge Fiber Fest
5-7 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 49th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
6 Kumeu Showgrounds, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
6 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Fair
6-7 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
6-7 Fibre Harvest Mill, Pathfields Industrial Estatee, South Molton, Devon, England, UK 7th Annual John Arbon Textiles Mill Open Weekend
6-7 Vilar Seminar, Porto, Portugal 2nd Annual Knit with Friends Knitting Festival
** 6-9 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA 9th Annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic
6-13 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting Retreat [fully booked]
7-9 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat with Melanie Berg & Sarah Solomon
** 7-11 Blönduós School & Sports Center, Blönduós, Iceland 3rd Annual Iceland Knit Fest
** 8-9 Trout Lake Grange, Trout Lake, WA Trout Lake Fiber Arts Festival
** 8-9 Keystone Centre, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 7th Annual Blue Hills Fibre Festival
** 8-10 Lake George Retreat Center, West Branch, MI 2nd Bi-Annual Knitting & Crochet Retreat
** 8-Aug. 17 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
** 9-10 Sandia Park, Edgewood, and Stanley, NM East Mountain Fiber Tour
** 9-20 Shetland Islands, Scotland Shetland Islands Knitting Tour
** 10-12 Heartstone Lodge, Buena Vista, VA House Mountain Yarn Co. Knitting Retreat
10-13 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mimi Bird
10-19 Shetland Islands, Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour
** 12-14 Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Hamilton, MT Big Sky Fiber Festival
12-14 The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland Woollinn: The Dublin Festival of Yarn
12-18 Shetland, Scotland, UK Shetland Knitting Tour
12-21 Ireland Woollinn Adventure Dublin, Cavan & Donegal
13 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
13 Fenelon Falls Community Centre, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival
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
** 13-16 Parker Ranch, Clayton, GA Southeastern Yarn + Yoga Retreat
14-17 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
** 14-Sept. 15 Northwestern Canada Playing with String: The Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
15-20 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation 24th Annual Sheep Is Life Celebration
15-22 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting in the Faroe Isles with Katrina I Geil
18-21 Bahnhof Hohenstein, near Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany Ziggurat Knitting Retreat with Åsa Tricosa
** 18-24 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
19-21 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
19-22 Schooner J&E Riggin, Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with designer Casapinka
19-26 Baia Azul Hotel, Madeira, Portugal Madeira Crochet Retreat with Lucy
20-21 Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA 14th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
20-26 Shetland, Scotland, UK Shetland Knitting Tour
20-27 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting Retreat
** 21-23 Seven Sister’s Studio, Bisbee, AZ 2nd Annual Bisbee Fiber Arts Retreat & Gathering
21-28 Parcevall Hall, Yorkshire, England, UK Ann Kingstone Yorkshire Knitting Tour
21-28 Iceland Hiking and Knitting Under the Midnight Sun with Hélène Magnússon
** 22-23 UMass Lowell iHub, Lowell, MA Fiber Camp
** 22-28 Cordova Community Center, Cordova, AK Net Loft Fiber & Friends: FisherFolk – Land & Sea
24 Doubletree by Hilton, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Aberdeen YarnFest
24-29 Scotland The Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday with Kathleen Anderson [sold out]
24-27 Doubletree Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse: An Urban Knitting Retreat
25-28 Rotorua Racecourse, Glenholme, Rotorua, New Zealand NZ Machine Knitters’ Society National Festival: SteamKnit
26-27 Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, UK 16th Annual Woolfest: The Original British Wool Festival
26-28 The Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
26-28 Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR 46th Annual Black Sheep Gathering
26-29 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 24th Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
** 26-July 2 Les Soeurs Anglaises, Briançon, 24320 Verteillac, France Knitting Im-Mercerie III with Åsa Tricosa
** 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
** 27-30 Renaissance Hotel , Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Biggest Little Getaway Wool Retreat
29-July 8 Iceland Knitting through Iceland’s Wonders & Wildlife with Jane Crowfoot

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July

** 1-31 Northwestern Canada Playing with String: The Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
2-5 Jyväskylä, Finland Summer Knitting Festival
2-9 Austria, Hungary, Slovakia Stitch & Cruise Along the Danube from Vienna to Budapest with Lisa Walton
2-16 Norway, Iceland, Scotland Northern Isles Knitting Cruise with JC Briar
** 4-7 Toivola Old Courtyard, Jyväskylä, Finland Summer Knit Festival
** 5-11 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
** 6 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Indie Burgh Craft Crawl
6-17 Iceland & Irish Sea Celebrity Cruise with Friends and Fiberworks
** 8-13 Caribbean Knitting & Weaving Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks
** 8-14 Viljandi, Estonia Estonian Craft Camp
9-13 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
9-19 Iceland Knitting through Iceland’s Wonders & Wildlife with Jane Crowfoot
10-12 Wilson County Exposition Center, Lebanon, TN Natural Fiber Extravaganza
** 10-13 Manchester, NH Crochet Guild of American 25th Anniversary Chain Link Conference
11-12 Uffculme Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK Yarningham
** 11-15 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird
11-21 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast
Knitting Tour
11-25 British Isles British Isles Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner
10-12 The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds, England, UK 41th Annual Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
** 12-14 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Knitters’ Guild NSW Conference
** 12-21 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 30th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival
** 13 Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, Wellington, NZ Capital FibreFest
** 13 Toronto, Ontario, Canada 13th Annual Great Toronto Yarn Hop
** 13-14 Grazing Hills Alpaca Ranch, Viola, ID 1st Annual Grazing Hills Fiber Festival
** 14-23 Indiana/Illinois border Illiana Yarn Crawl
16-20 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 1 & 2
17-19 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 142nd Annual Australian Sheep & Wool Show
17-19 Sonoma County, CA Wine Country Yarn Hop
** 17-21 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
18-19 Copper K Barn, 8 miles south of Whitehall, MT 4th Annual Copper K Fiber Festival
** 18-21 Greensboro, Winston Salem, NC Central Carolina Yarn Crawl
19-23 Bainbridge Island, WA Knitting on a Lark with Lorilee Beltman
19-28 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
23-27 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreat 3
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
24-Aug. 9 Bergen, Reykjavik and Shetland The ULTIMATE Knitting Cruise with Laura Nelkin
25-26 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, England, UK Fibre East: British Natural Fibre & Craft
** 26-27 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 13th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
** 26-28 Hotel RL, Olympia, WA Northwest Regional Spinners Association Annual Conference: Back to Basics-Fiber, Prep, Twist
** 26-28 Southeast Wisconsin Wandering Ewe: Southeastern Wisconsin Yarn Crawl
** 27-Aug. 4 Chicago, IL 10th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl
27-Aug. 7 Orkney Islands, North Ronaldsay, Scotland, UK North Ronaldsay 4th Annual Sheep Festival
** 27-Aug. 11 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
30-Aug. 2 Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
31-Aug. 2 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Fiberfest Eureka!!
31-Aug. 1-2 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Fiberfest Eureka

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August

1-2 Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
** 1-4 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 5th Annual City Zen Dye Retreat with Karida Collins
** 1-31 Northwestern Canada Playing with String: The Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
** 2-3 Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME Annual Bartlett Yarns Open House
** 2-4 Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK WoolNEss
** 2-11 Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee I75 Yarn Crawl
** 3 Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK 3rd Annual Yarnfolk Wool Fest
** 5-11 Brandbjerg Højskole, Denmark Nordic Knitting Symposium (Nordisk Strikkesymposium)
** 7-10 Lancaster Convention Center & Marriott, Lancaster, PA 2nd Annual Lancaster Fiber Festival: A Celebration of Paper, Fabric, Yarn & Thread!
** 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 with Dana Fadel and Bristol Ivy
12-16 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Sheep and Wool Festival
14-16 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada 7th Annual Twist Fibre Festival
14-17 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Summer Retreat
15-16 Rheinterrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany Wollfestival
16 Fairfield Community Center, Porter Park, Victoria, BC, Canada 10th Annual Fibrations!
** 16-17 Slessor Gardens, Dundee, Scotland, UK Ewefest: Scotland’s National Wool Festival
** 16-18 Pine Mountain Resort, Pineville, KY Mountain Hollow Farm Yarn Retreat: All Yarn, All Weekend
** 17-24 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada 2nd Annual Woolstock: 8 Days of Fleece & Sisterhood
17-24 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting in the Faroe Isles with Katrina I Geil
** 18-26 Colorado Front Range 7th Annual Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
22 Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, UK Popup Wool Show
** 22-25 East Pier & Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Knit August Nights: Yarn and Stitch Retreat
** 24 Barrie Curling Club, Barrie, Ontario, Canada 2nd Annual Fibre Spirit
** 24 Portsoy Salmon Boothy, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Wool@Portsoy
** 24-25 Nova Labs, Reston, VA Fiber at the Lab
** 24-26 Anglesey Showground, Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, UK Internationwool Festival
24-30 Shetland, Scotland, UK Shetland Knitting Tour
27-30 Bahnhof Hohenstein, near Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany Mairlynd Knitting Retreat with Melanie Berg
** 29-Sept. 2 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
** 30-Sept. 1 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI LamaFest Showcase
30-Sept. 9 Ireland Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
** 31 Lower Sherwood Farm, Charlottesville, VA Flock-n-Spiel
** 31-Sept. 1 Wildlife West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 7th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering

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September

1-7 Shetland, Scotland, UK Shetland Knitting Tour
** 1-8 London, England, UK 6th Annual Great London Yarn Crawl
** 1-15 Northwestern Canada Playing with String: The Great Northwest Yarn Crawl
3-6 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME Knit Maine
** 4-8 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College of Maine
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
5-8 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO 7th Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat
5-12 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting and Crochet Workshop with Carol Meldrum
6 Reed Point, MT 32nd Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
** 6-8 Norsk Folkemuseum and Deichmanske Main Library, Oslo, Norway 4th Annual Oslo Strikkefestival (Knitting Festival)
6-17 Scotland & Shetland A Knitting Trip to Scotland & Shetland with Mary Penxa
** 7-8 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 8th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
** 7-8 Almonte, Ontario, Canada Altmonte Fibrefest: A Festival of the Fibre Arts
** 7-8 Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland, UK Perth Festival of Yarn
7-12 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
** 8-15 The Dunloe, Beaufort, County Kerry, Ireland Ballycastle Knits Ireland Knitting Retreat
9-16 Iceland Authentic Iceland Hiking and Knitting with Hélène Magnússon
10-13 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Knitting Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
10-13 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
11-13 Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
11-13 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
11-14 Sebasco Harbor, ME Patty Lyons Knitting Retreat
12 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 28th Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Fair
12-13 Arcata Community Center, Arcata, CA 30th Annual Natural Fiber Fair
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
** 12-15 Islandwood, Bainbridge Island, WA Hand Serial Makers Retreat
12-22 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast
Knitting Tour
** 13-14 90 Main St., Machias, ME 2nd Annual Machias Fiber Festival
** 13-14 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 7th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
** 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 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
** 15 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY Catskills Fiber Festival
16-25 Shetland Islands, Scotland Shetland Islands Scotland Knitting Tour
17-20 Fanø, Denmark 15th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
** 16-21 Vistaterra, Castello di Parella, Italy 2nd Annual mYak Knitting Retreat with Olga Buraya-Kefelian
18-19 River Bend Hotel & Casino, Wyandotte, OK 10th Annual Fiber Daze 
19 Rockywald Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Fair
19-20 Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 25th Annual Wool Gathering
** 19-22 Nevada and California 1st Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
** 19-22 UMass Hotel, Amherst, MA 4th Annual WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
19-26 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting Retreat
** 20-22 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Common Ground Fiber Marketplace & Fleece Tent
** 20-22 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 27th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
** 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
** 21 Bellingham, WA 3rd Annual Whatcom County Purls and Pop-Ups Yarn Crawl
** 21 North Grenville Municipal Centre, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada Leeds Grenville Fibre Extravaganza
** 21 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
** 21-22 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 25th Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
** 21-22 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 7th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
** 21-22 One Tree Hill”, Murrumbateman, NSW. Australia Fibre with Friends Retreat
** 21-22 Llandovery, Camarthenshire, Wales, UK Llandovery Sheep Festival
** 22 Brunswick Seniors Activity Centre, Prince George, BC, Canada Playing with string: The Great Northwest Fibre Fest
** 22-29 Orlando, Coco Bay, St. Thomas, St. Maarten Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman and Keith Leonard
23-Oct. 1 Arden House, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK Yorkshire Knitting Tour
24-26 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 3rd Annual Fiber Fun in the ‘Sip
25-26 Shrine Auditorium, Billings, MT 4th Annual Prairie Handspinners Fiber Fest
26-27 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 24th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
26-27 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 8th Annual Yarndale
** 26-29 Cross Roads Retreat Center, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S’mores and More – A Texas Knit Retreat
26-Oct. 4 Shetland, Scotland, UK 10th Annual Shetland Wool Week
** 27-28 Bayfield, CO 20th Annual Bayfield Heritage Days and Sheep Trailing
** 27-28 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 34th Annual Knitter’s Day Out
** 27-29 Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum, Salhusvegen 201, Salhus, Bergen, Norway 4th Annual Bergen Knitting Festival
** 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 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY New York City Yarn Crawl
** 27-29 Alta Lodge, Alta, UT 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Knitter’s Retreat
27-Oct. 4 Bellingham Castle, Louth & Dublin, Ireland 4th Annual Maggie’s Irish Castle Bellingham Retreat [sold out]
** 28-29 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival
** 28-29 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 14th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
** 28-29 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 19th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
** 28-29 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
** 28-29 Twin Cities, MN & WI North Star Farm Tour
** 28-30 Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork: 4th Knitting and Crochet Festival
** 29-Oct. 5 Belfast and Camden, ME Tatter Blue Library Textile Retreat

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October

1-4 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada Knit City Vancouver: A Modern Fibre Event
** 1-6 Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, and Taos, NM Fiber Trails of the Upper Rio Grande
3-4 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 36th Annual Taos Wool Festival
3-4 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA 33rd Annual Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
** 3-6 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
3-10 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting Retreat
3-10 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
** 4-6 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
** 4-6 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA Yarnival: PNW (Pacific Northwest) Fall Yarn Crawl
4-9 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Restorative Year’s End Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
4-11 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
4-13 Ireland Best of Scotland Knitting Tour with Highlands
** 5 Queens Hall and Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK West Wales Wool Show
** 5-6 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 34th Annual Masham Sheep Fair
** 5-6 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 37th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
** 5-6 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 33rd Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
** 5-6 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA 7th Annual Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
** 5-6 Clearbrook City Hall/Community Center, Clearbrook, MN 5th Annual Farm to Fiber Festival
** 6 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia 23rd Annual Boorowa Irish Woolfest: The Running of the Sheep
** 6-12 Online event Spin Together
8-11 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
** 9-13 Sun Valley, Ketchum & Hailey, ID 23rd Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
10 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 9th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival
10-11 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
** 10-15 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Fiber School (Yarn Oct. 10–13 | Felt Oct. 14–15)
10-17 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
** 11-12 IJsselhallen, Zwolle, Netherlands Dutch Knitting Festival (Nederlandse Breidagen)
** 11-13 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
11-16 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Restorative Year’s End Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
11-17 Nortwest Ireland Luzury Knitting Retreat in Nortwest Ireland
** 11-20 Hill Country, TX 13th Annual Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas
** 12 Lamar Community Center, St. Croix Falls, WI 5th Annual Lamar Fiber Fest
** 12 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 15th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
** 12-13 Leelanau Community Cultural Center, Leland, MI 19th Annual Leland Fiber Festival
** 12-13 Back roads of NH 36th Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
** 12-13 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
** 12-13 Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, OR 10th Annual FiberMania
** 12-13 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 23rd Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest
** 14 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
** 15-19 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 12th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
16-17 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana Fiber & Arts Festival
** 16-20 Inverness Leisure Centre, Inverness, Scotland, UK 4th Annual Loch Ness Knit Fest
17-18 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
** 17-19 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Creativ Festival: A Celebration of Creativity
17-24 The Barn, outside Brizambourg, Charente-Maritime, France Knitting Retreat [fully booked]
** 18-20 Highland Lodge, Greensboro, VT Scottish Highlands Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
** 18-20 Lincoln, NE Yarn-a-Holics Retreat Nebraska
18-23 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Restorative Year’s End Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
18-27 Ireland South of Ireland Knitting Tour with Aran Islands
** 19 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada 11th Annual Woodstock Fleece Festival
** 19 Berkeley Horticultural Nursery, Berkeley, CA 6th Annual Nevada County Fiber Arts Trunk Show
** 19-20 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA 9th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
** 19-20 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 8th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
** 20 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Fall Fiber Frolic
** 22-26 Tennessee Nashville to Asheville Fibery Tour
23-30 Baia Azul Hotel, Madeira, Portugal Madeira Crochet Retreat with Lucy [sold out]
** 24-26 Blodel Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show & Sale
** 24-27 Good Commons Retreat Center, Plymouth, VT Yoga + Yarn Retreat
** 25-27 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
** 25-27 Salon des Créateurs, Felletin, France National Wool Days (Journées Nationales de la Laine)
25-30 Island Inn, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Restorative Year’s End Knitting Retreat with Cat Bordhi
** 26 Cobble Hill Hall and Fairgrounds, BC, Canada Annual Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival
** 26 Main Street, Cedar City, UT Sheep Parade: Cedar City Livestock & Heritage Festival
** 26-27 Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, Cumbria, England, UK 7th Annual Kendal Wool Gathering
** 26-27 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia NSW Knitter’s Guild FibreFest
** 26-28 Fort Dalles Readiness Center, The Dalles, OR Knot Another Knitting Festival
** 26-Nov. 3 Denmark Battenkill Fibers Knitters Tour of Denmark
30-Nov. 1 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Weekend Knitting Retreat

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November

** 1-2 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
** 1-3 Great Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH Vogue Knitting Live! Columbus
** 1-3 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
** 2 Ontario, Canada Wool and Wanderlust Tour
** 2 Old Gregg School and Community Center, Spring Mills, PA Penns Valley Fiber Festival
** 2 Eyemouth Community Centre, Eyemouth, England, UK St Abbs Wool Festival
** 2 Peace Hill Farm, Charles City, VA Peace Hill Farm, Fiber and Craft Festival
** 2 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN 9th Annual Fiber in the Boro
** 2-3 Central Hall Westminster, London, England, UK Yarnporium
** 2-3 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 9th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
** 2-3 Civic Hall & The Grove School, Totnes, Devon, England, UK Stitch Fest South West
** 2-11 Pennsylvania Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
** 3 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN 7th Annual Fall Fiber Festival
** 3-4 Big 4 Building, Calgary Stampede Grounds, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 5th Annual Calgary Fibre Arts Fair
** 4-7 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA Explore 4 Wild Card Retreat with Deb Robson: Color Blending with Wool and a Limited Palette
** 5-6 First United Methodist Church, Warren, PA Kinzua Knit-Away
5-8 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms, Quechee, VT Knitting in the Mountains
6-8 The Doubletree, Danvers, MA Northeast Handspinners’ The Gathering
** 6-9 Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, FL 4th Annual Magical Fiber Fantasy Retreat
** 7-10 The Hacienda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM Interweave Escapes’ in Santa Fe, NM
** 7-10 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
** 7-10 Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD Knittreat
** 7-10 Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, TX Vogue Knitting Live! Intensive
** 8-9 Camp Cavell Conservancy, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival
** 8-10 Hill Country Youth Events Center, Kerrville, TX 31st Annual Kid n’ Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
** 8-10 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
** 8-11 Downtown Ithaca Marriott, Ithaca, NY 3rd Annual Knit Ithaca with Thea Colman Laura Nelkin
** 8-11 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Weaving and Fiber Arts Weekend
** 9 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
** 9 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Fair
** 9-10 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
** 9-11 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
** 10 Nile Shrine Golf Center, Mountlake Terrace, WA Yarn Revolution
** 10-12 Seattle Center Armory, Seattle, WA 6th Annual Knit Fit
12-15 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Knitting Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
** 14-17 Portland, OR Portland Knitting Experience w/ Julie Weisenberger, Brooklyn Tweek, Shibui Knits, Woolfolk Yarn and Habu Textiles
** 14-17 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Stitches SoCal
** 15-16 Canton Civic Center , Canton, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
** 16 Red Barn at Sycamore Farm, Terre Haute, IN WintersEve:
A Fiberarts Gathering
** 16 St David’s Episcopal Church, Topeka, KS Twisted Fiber Festival
** 16-17 WTC Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 2nd Annual Barcelona Knits
** 17 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Yarn Expo
** 17 Ace Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin: A Pittsburgh Indie Fiber Arts Marketplace
20-23 Yandina, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia 3rd Annual Fibre Arts Festival
** 21-24 Parker Ranch, Clayton GGA Southeastern Yarn and Yoga Fall Retreat
** 22 Española Valley Fiber Arts Center, Española, NM Fall Fiber Fiesta: Artists’ Reception & Silent Auction
** 22-23 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 37th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
** 28-Dec. 1 Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
** 29-Dec 1 Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, MA Knit Pray Love: A Knitting and Yoga Retreat
** 30-Dec. 1 Black Forest Community Center, Colorado Springs, CO 14th Annual Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza

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December

** 5-8 Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, ME Interweave Escapes’ Knitting Retreat Christmas by the Sea
** 6-8, 13-15 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Studio Tours
** 8 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 25-Aug. 31 Wyoming 2nd Annual Cowboy Yarn Crawl
** June 8-Sept. 4 Ontario, Canada Cottage Country Yarn Crawl
** June 8-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 Portland, OR The Traveling Ewe: Short day and weekend tours for knitters, crocheters, and spinners in the Portland, OR area
** Year round New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails
** Year round Nazareth, PA Kraemer Yarns Manufacturing Tour

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