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On this page: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

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

January

5-8 Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, England, UK Oxford Knitting Holiday with Debbie Bliss, Merion Willis & Jane Crowfoot
7-8 Online 18th Annual Distaff Day
7-9 Online Stitches Expo at Home
10-13 Viña Lestonnac Retreat Center, Temecula, CA San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild Winter Retreat
13-16 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Knitting & Quilting Retreat
14-16 Online CAN (Creative Advocacy & Networking) Online Retreat
16 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, England, UK 9th Annual Waltham Abbey Wool Show
20-22 Sheraton Hotel, San Diego, CA Make It With Wool National Finals
20-23 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
20-23 Powerhouse Community Arts Center & Pavilion, Oxford, MS 12th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
21-23 Online Melissa Leapman’s Professional Development Summit for Designers
** 23 Columbian Theatre, Wamego, KS Winter Woolfest Fiber Festival of Kansas
23 Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market Fiber Farm Days
28-30 Online Knit City Virtual!
29 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
31-Feb. 4 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]

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February

2-5 Online Knit + Escape Virtual
3-6 Online WEBS Virtual Winter Knitting Retreat with Patty Lyons, Tanis Gray, Edie Eckman, Laura Nelkin, Mary Annarell & Elizabeth Smith.
3-6 Hilton Greenville, Greenville, SC The Knit-Inn 2022 with Barbara Benson
5-6 Online Stitches at Home
6-13 Bellingham Irish Castle, Castlebellingham, County Louth, Ireland MaggiKnits Bellingham Irish Castle Retreat
7-10 Online Cambridge Yarn Festival
7-11 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
11-13 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK & Online 14th Annual Unravel, A Festival of Yarn
12-13 Online Stitches at Home
14-21 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN 12th Annual Fiber Week
17-20 Inn at Pine Knoll Shores, Bogue Banks, NC Surf, Sand and Stitches
17-20 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Red Alder Fiber Arts Retrat
17-20 Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Banff, Alberta, Canada Rocky Mountain Men’s Knitting Retreat
17-20 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
17-20 Radisson Hotel Fossil Creek, Fort Worth, TX Winter Fiber Fun Retreat
18-20 Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County, Nashville, IN Winter Wooly Retreat
** 21-Mar. 1 Tampa Bay, FL Bay Area Knitting Guild Yarn Crawl
21-27 Online Fiber Art for All: A Festive Week Celebration
24-27 Portland, OR 13th Annual Rose City Yarn Crawl
25-27 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
26 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
** 26-March 7 Indiana Roving Indiana Yarn Crawl: Renewal
27-March 3 Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, VA Magpie Knitting Retreat with Patty Lyons
28-Mar 1 Freeport, ME 18th Annual New England Textile Arts Network’s Spa Knit and Spin
28-March 4 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]

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March

3-6 SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento, CA Stitches West
3-6 Lakeway Resort & Spa, Lakeway, TX 8th Annual Knitting in the Hills Retreat with Gudrun Johnston, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Vincent Williams & Natasja Hornsby
3-6 Business Design Centre, London, England, UK The Stitch Festival: The Ultimate Day Out for Craft Lovers
4-6 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitting with Lace and Beads [fully booked]
4-13 Caribbean Butterfly Knitting Group’s Spring Knitting Cruise with Friends & Fiberworks, Marin Melchior and Heidi Sunday
6 Russell’s Garden Center, Wayland, MA Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market Fiber Farm Days
6-7 Hotel Nh Ventas, Madrid, Spain Madrid Yarn Fest
7 Classic Club, Palm Desert, CA Knitting Guild of the Desert’s 17th annual Fashion Show and Luncheon
8-12 Sheepwalk Ranch, Bandera, TX Bandera Fiber & Arts Week: Celebrating Texas Fiber Raising & Ranching Life
10-13 Parc des Expositions, Paris, France Salon Aiguille en Fête [Thread and Needle Enthusiasts}
11-12 NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC 16th Annual Carolina Fiber Fest
11-12 Jay Community Center, Portland, IN Jay County Fiber Arts Festival
11-13 Madison Marriott West, Madison, WI Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit-In
11-13 Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, MD 8th Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
14 Westwood Farm, Kambah, Canberra, Australia Capital Region Yarn & Fibre Showcase
14-18 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
15-19 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
17-20 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
18-19 Field House, Langley Events Centre, Langley, BC, Canada 12th Annual Fibres West
18-20 Ettington Chase Hotel, Ettington, Stratford-upon-Avon England, UK Stitchtopia Festival
18-20 Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville, KY Knit Along Club Yarn Retreat
18-29 Iceland Iceland, Off the Beaten Path
19 Ramada Inn and Conference Center, State College, PA For the Love of Fiber
19 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
19 Abernethy Grange, Oregon City, OR Abernathy Spring Fiber Sale
19-20 Australia Knitters’ Guilde NSW FibreFest
19-20 Fernhill Farm, Somerset, Bristol, England, UK Fibre Quest
20 Cotton Factory, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hamilton Fibre Market
20-25 Lakedale Resort, Friday Harbor, WA Explore 4 Fiber Retreat – Gotlands from All Angles with Deb Robson & Faith Hagenhofer
21-25 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
24-27 Skelton 4-H Center at Smith Mountain Lake, Wirtz, VA Skein Away Fiber Retreat 5
24-27 Los Angeles County, CA 10th Anniversary Los Angeles County Yarn Crawl
25-27 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Knitaway [fully booked]
25-27 Inn at East Hill Farm, Troy, NH Knitting and Spinning Retreat
26 Winterset Middle School Gym, Winterset, IA 10th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
26-27 Bergerie Nationale farm, Rambouillet, France Fête de la tonte et de la laine [Shearing and Wool Festival]
26-27 Holiday Inn Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK East Anglia Yarn Festival
26-27 The Mansion at Glen Cove, Glen Cove, NY Gold Coast Knitting Retreat
26-27 Barinaga Ranch, Marshall, CA Symbolism in Norwegian Knitting with Kristin Drysdale of Scandiwork
26-27 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 18th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
26-27 BainBridge Artisan Resource Network, Bainbridge Island, WA Discover Six Pacific NW Local Sheep Breeds with Deb Robson
26-27 Cape Ann Motor Inn, Gloucester, MA 21st Annual Cape Ann Knitting Retreat
26-April 2 Central Florida, east of Tampa Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl
27 Hill-Stead Museum,, Farmington, CT The Art of Shearing – A Sheep to Shawl Festival
** 28 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH 35th Annual Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair [cancelled due to coronavirus]
8-April 1 Westcliffe Hotel, Blackpool, England, UK Gansey Pattern Motifs [fully booked]

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April

1-3 American Royal Hale Arena, Kansas City, MO Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association Invitational Alpaca Show
1-3 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
1-3 Nome Schoolhouse, Nome, ND Taste of Fiber Retreat
1-3 Debert Hospitality Centre, Debert, Nova Scotia, Canada 1st Sisterhood Fibres Spring Retreat
2 Station Hotel, Perth, Scotland, UK Scottish Wool Producers Show
2-3 Alliant Energy Center, New Holland Pavilion, Madison, WI Wisconsin Alpaca and Fiber Fest & The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival
2-3 Online Stitches at Home
2-3 Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Knit City Montreal: A Modern Fibre Festival
2-3 Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago, IL & Online YarnCon: Chicago’s 13th Annual Indie Fiber
2-9 Creuse, France Knit Pause Retreat
2-10 England, UK Squidney Knits in England: A Vintage Knitting Experience with Sydney Crabaugh
3-8 Ireland Knitting in the West of Ireland with Julie Dubreux
4-11 Best Western Hotel Le Donjon, Carcassonne, France Carcassonne Crochet Retreat with Lucy from Attic24
6 Online European Wool Day: Madrid & Salamón, Spain
6-10 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Knit 1 Springtime Knitting Retreat
7-10 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 15th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
7-10 Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, Whitefield, NH Knit New Hampshire with Mary Jane Mucklestone
7-10 Bellevue, WA Vogue Knitting LIVE!
8-10 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Weekend Knitting Retreat
8-10 AmishView Inn & Suites, Bird in Hand, PA Lancaster Knitter’s Retreat
9 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 26th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
9 Union Bluff Hotel, York Beach, ME 9th Annual Fiber Marketplace, sponsored by The Yarn Sellar
9 Union Bluff Hotel, York Beach, ME 9th Annual Fiber Marketplace and Retreat
9-10 Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, England, UK National Wool Show
9-10 Online Stitches at Home
9-10 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
9-10 Grammar School, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, UK 5th Annual Spring into Wool: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
14-16 Expo New Mexico Manual Lujan Complex, Albuquerque, NM Fiber Arts Fiesta
15-16 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN The Fiber Event at Greencastle: Celebrating 31 Years of Fiber
** 16-18 University of Minnesota ReUse Warehouse, Minneapolis, MN 20th Annual World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale [cancelled due to coronavirus]
18-29 Southeast Europe Gems of Southeast Europe Knitting Cruise
19-23 Westin Kansas City, Kansas City, MO PLY Away Spinning Retreat
19-May 1 Wales & Cornwall Woolen Tour of Wales and Cornwall with Beth Brown-Reinsel
20-23 Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
21-24 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd’s Extravaganza
21-24 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Yarn Crawl
22-23 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN 12th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
22-24 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans Spring Gallery Studio Tour
22-24 Online Next Level Knitting Conference
22-24 Indian Bear Lodge & Winery, Walhonding, OH 5th Annual Spring StitchEscape
22-24 Gilmer County Civic Center, Ellijay, GA Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival
22-30 Norway Knit Your Way Through Norway with Anneli Belsvik Aras and Siri Angela Gamborg
22-May 1 Wales Woolen Wales [fully booked]
22-May 1 North Texas 4th Annual North Teas Yarn Crawl
23 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Spring Frederick Fiber Fest
23 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 35th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
23 Blue Mule Winery, Fayetteville, TX Texas Yarn Lovers Event
23-24 Schulstraße 13, 74572 Blaufelden, Germany 3rd Annual Hohenloher Woolfest
23-24 York County Fairgrounds, York, NE 5th Annual Mid-Plains Fiber Fair
23-24 Online Faux Toronto Knitter’s Frolic
23-24 Washington County, NY 29th Annual New York’s Washington County Fiber Tour
23-24 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, UK 16th Annual Wonderwool Wales: A Festival of Welsh Wool & Natural Fibers
** 23-26 Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavík Knitting Festival [cancelled due to coronavirus]
** 23-28 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Fiber School (Dye, 23-26; Rigid Heddle, 27-28) [cancelled due to coronavirus]
23-30 The Barn, Bercloux, France Blooming Marvellous Knitting & Crochet Workshop with Tutor Carol Meldrunm
23-30 The Watermill at Posara, Tuscany, Italy A Week in Italy with Norah Gaughan
23-May 1 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
23-May 1 Copenhagen & the Faroe Islands A Fiber Adventure in Copenhagen & the Faroe Islands
24 George Dawson Inn, Dawson Creek, BC, Canada Peace Fibre Fest
** 24-26 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Greater Vancouver Yarn Crawl
24-May 3 Ireland South of Ireland with Aran Islands Knitting Tour with Pauline Gallagher, Annie O Maille & Una McDonagh
27-May 5 Palazzo Fiumi-LaPlaca, Bettona, Umbria, Italy Lace Knitting Tour with André de Castro
27-May 5 Shetland Islands & Scotland Best of Shetland Islands and Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge & Hazel Tindall
28-29 Fuglafirði, Faroe Islands, Kingdom of Denmark Knitting Festival [Bindifestivalur: Strikkefestival]
28-May 1 Good Commons Retreat Center, Plymouth, VT Yoga + Yarn Retreat with Liza Laird and Kate Madden
28-May 1 From Fife down around and back up the west side of the Puget Sound, WA Pacific Northwest Yarn Crawl
29-30 Coliseum at the Seguin Events Complex, Sequin, TX 12th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Festival
29-May 1 St. Leo the Great, Amherst, NY Knitting Guild of Great Buffalo Seminar Weekend with Beth Brown Reinsel
29-May 1 Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth, MN 33rd Annual MN. Knitters’ Guild Yarnover
29-May 2 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC 10th Annual Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
30 Village of Wyoming, NY 7th Annual Fiber Flurry Fiber Arts Festival
30 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase
30 Bedford Farmers Market, Bedford, VA Bedford Fiber Festival
30 North Haven Fairgrounds, North Haven, CT 112th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
30 Varies 4th Annual Local Yarn Store Day: A Day to Celebrate the Brick and Mortar Yarn Shop
30 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
30 The Wool Mill, Belgrade, MT 2nd Annual Spring Fiber Fling
30-May 1 Neue Messe, Glashalle, Leipzig, Germany Leipzig Wool Festival and Fabric Fair (Leipziger Wolle-Fest & Stoffmesse)
30-May 2 Galiano Inn & Spa, Galiano Island, BC, Canada Knit Social Retreat
30-May 7 Online Online International Fiber Festival

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May

1 Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver’s Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival: Fiber Fun for Creative People
** 1-3 Campbell River Community Centre, Campbell River, BC, Canada Vancouver Island Fibre Fest
** 1-3, 8-10, 15-17 New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Crawl
3-7 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
3-13 West Country of England, UK A Knitter’s Tour of British Breeds [fully booked]
4-9 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of the Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson
4-15 Iceland Natural Wonders of Iceland Knitting Cruise with Jane Crowfoot
5-13 Shetland Islands & Scotland Best of Shetland Islands and Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge & Hazel Tindall
6 MAVFC Carnival Grounds, Mt. Airy, MD Yarncentrick
6-7 Legacy Event Center, Farmington UT Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
6-8 North Carolina Western North Carolina Yarn Crawl
6-8 Washington County Fair, Stillwater, MN 23rd Annual Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
6-9 Online Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Kim McBrien Evans
7 Willamette Heritage Center, Salem, OR 36th Annual Sheep to Shawl Festival
7 Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada The Fibre Shindig – Calgary’s Funky Fibre Fest
7-8 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD 49th Annual Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival: Together Again, in Person
7-8 Macktown Living History, Rockton, IL It’s All About Fiber
7-8 Buxton Pavilion Gardens & the Peak District, Buxton, Derbyshire, England, UK Buxton Wool Gathering
8-13 West of Ireland Knitting and Crochet in the West of Ireland with Carol Meldrum
8-16 Scotland Best of Scotland with the Highlands Knitting Tour with Karie Westermann, Di Gilpin & Donna from ERIBÉ
** 9-10 Crossroads Market, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Calgary Spring Fibre Festival
9-15 Various venues, London, England, UK London Craft Week
11-15 Puget Sound, WA 14th Annual Puget Sound Local Yarn Shop Tour
11-22 Markree Castle, Clooneenroe, Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland MaggiKnits Ireland [sold out]
12-15 Mosey Buffalo Williamsville, Williamsville, NY Knit Niagara Falls with Norah Gaughan
12-15 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
12-16 Wales Welsh Knitting Retreat
12-21 New England & Canada Canada New England Knitting Cruise with Tanis Gray
13-14 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!
13-15 Online Stitches Expo at Home
13-15 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Knitting Retreat with Åsa Tricosa & Laura Nelkin
13-15 Camp Myrtlewood, Myrtle Point, OR Annual Fiber in the Forest
13-15 Dungog Inn, Dungog, NSW, Australia The Knitter’s Picnic
13-21 Richmond to Virginia Beach, VA James River Yarn Crawl
14 Lopez Center for Community & the Arts, Lopez Village, Lopez Island, San Juan Islands, WA Lopez Lamb, Wool & Goat Festival
14-15 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 44th Annual New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
14-15 Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England, UK Wool @J13
14-15 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 9th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
14-21 The Barn, Bercloux, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
14-23 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour with Una McDonagh, Edel MacBridge & Ciara Ní Reachtnín
15 Braintree Town Hall, Warner Textile Archive, Braintree District Museum, Braintree, England, UK Braintree Textile Fair
15-17 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Åsa Tricosa’s “Knit Your Own Ziggurat Sweater”
15-17 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Laura Nelkin Modular Design Deep Dive Retreat
15-22 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Makkin Our Way through Shetland: Fair Isle Week with Anne Frost
15-29 Morocco Textile Tour of Morocco with Northwest Yarns
16-24 Wales Wild Wool in Wales with Bristol Ivy
19-22 Catawba River Inn, Linville Falls, NC Knitescape
19-22 Dutton Farm House, Dummerston, VT Knitting Traditions Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Norwegian Fana Cardigan
19-22 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY Men’s Spring Knitting Retreat (Upstate NY)
20-21 Big Timber Civic Center, Big Timber, MT Crazy Mountain Fiber Festival
21 Building 5 The Depot, Northamptonshire, England, UK RiverKnits Open Day
21 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 18th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
21 Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, IN 1st Illiana Yarn Festival
21 Jimmy Beans Wool, Reno, NV Jimmy Bean’s 20th Anniversary Birthday Bash
21-22 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 13th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
21-22 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY 11th Annual Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
22-25 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Deborah Newton’s Knitwear Designer II Workshop
22-29 Alaska Musk Ox and Glaciers Alaska Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva
22-29 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Makkin Our Way through Shetland: Lace Week with Anne Frost
** 23 Dingwall Mart, Dingwall, England, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Spring Fair
25 Empire State Conference Center, Albany, NY 5th Annual Focus on Sustainable Textiles: Hudson Valley Textiles Summit
25-June 5 Markree Castle, Clooneenroe, Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland MaggiKnits Ireland
26-30 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
27-28 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 13th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
27-29 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada 24th Annual Okanagan Knitting Retreat
27-29 Missouri State Fairgrounds, Sedalia, MO Freedom Fest – Bredding Sheep Jackpot Show
27-June 3 Alaska Nautical Knitting with Casapinka and Melissa Leapman
27-June 3 Greece Make – Walk – Explore: A Creative Journey Through the Greek Isles [tour is full]
28 York Auction Centre, York, England, UK Yorkshire Yarn Fest
28 Kumeu Showgrounds, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
28-29 Herfordshire County Show, The Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, Herts, England, UK Festiwool to Pop-up @ the Herts County Show
28-29 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 26th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
28-29 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 46th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
28-June 5 Virginia Virginia Blue Ridge Yarn Crawl
** 29-30 Priory School, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Hitchin Festiwool: The Yarn and Wool Fair
29-June 7 Ireland Grandma’s Spinning Wheel Goes to Ireland

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June

1-5 Rockywold-Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Sacred Makers Soul Retreat
1-6 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of the Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson
3-4 Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
3-4 Higgins Fairgrounds, Sparta, NC 4th Annual Blue Ridge Fiber Fest
3-5 Online Knit City Virtual
3-5 Ontario, Canada 58th Annual Ontario Handspinning Seminar
4 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK 8th Annual Leeds Wool Festival
4-5 Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA 11th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
4-5 Vilar Seminary, Porto, Portugal 3rd Annual Knit with Friends Knitting Festival
4-5 Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair
4-5 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 20th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
4-5 Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, Flagstoff, AZ 29th Annual Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
4-5 El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM 17th Annual Spring & Fiber Festival
5-8 North Light Fibers, Block Island, RI Deborah Newton’s Designer + Knitting Retreat
5-13 Ireland Wool Lovers Tour of Ireland Knitting Tour with Una McDonagh and Liz Spillane
** 6 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Canberry, Manitoba, Canada 7th Annual Blue Hills Fibre Festival
6-13 Faroe Islands Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina i Geil
7-13 Finland Knitting and Crochet in Finland with Jane Crowfoot or Carol Meldrum
8-11 St. Andrews-Sewanee School, Sewanee, TN 4th Annual Shakerag Knitting Getaway with Ann Shayne & Kay Gardiner of Modern Day Knitting
8-16 Baltic States Baltic Cities Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum
8-19 Ireland Knit Ireland and Woollinn with Laura Nelkin
9-12 Online Virtual Knitting Live! by Vogue Knitting
9-12 Catawba River Inn, Linville Falls, NC Knitescape [sold out]
9-12 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 30th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
9-19 Scotland & Shetland A Knitting trip to Scotland & Shetland with Mary Penxa & Sawmill Creek Fiber
10-12 Darlington Market Square, Darlington, England, UK Darlington wool Festival
10-12 John Arbon Textiles, South Molton, England, UK John Arbon Textiles Mill Open Weekend
10-12 Hyatt Regency by the Mall of America, Bloomington, MN Cloud 9 Knitting Retreat with Olga Buraya-Kefelian & Ann Weaver
10-12 Blönduós School & Sports Center, Blönduós, Iceland Prjónagleðin: 6th Annual Iceland Knit Fest
10-12 Bårdshaug Guest House and Farm, Orkanger, Norway 5th Annual Central Norwegian Culture and Knitting Festival
10-19 Ireland Ireland Through the Maker’s Lens with Woollinn Festival
11 Fenelon Falls Community Centre, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival
11 Canal Market District, Newark, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
11 Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey, England, UK 10th Annual Thread Festival
11 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
11-12 Auglaize Village, Defiance, OH Antique Farm & Fiber Show
11-12 Online Stitches at Home
11-12 Dilham, Norfolk, England, UK 5th Annual Worstead Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Woolly Weekend
11-12 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 11th Annual Central New York Fiber Arts Festival
** 11-13 Seven Sister’s Studio, Bisbee, AZ 3rd Annual Bisbee Fiber Arts Retreat
** 11-14 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
11-14 Home2 Suites, Huntsville, AL Yarn Wellness Retreat
12 Ardtornish Primary School, St Agnes, South Australia Fibre Feast SA: South Australia’s Premier Fibre & Yarn Craft Event
12-July 3 Arctic Circle Polar Ice Cap Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel
13-16 Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY Joji & Veera Sweater Making Retreat
13-16 Online Cambridge Yarn Summer Festival
16-19 Online WEBS Summer Virtual Knitting Retreat
16-19 Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland Woollinn: Ireland’s Festival of Yarn
16-20 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mim Bird
17-18 [in-person on the 17th] Navajo Nation Museum, Window Rock, AZ 26th Annual Sheep Is Life Celebration
17-23 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
17-25 Ireland Woollinn Adventure, Dublin, Cavan, Derry & Donegal Knitting Tour with Sandra Coote, Edel MacBride & Carol Feller
17-26 Ireland Ireland Through the Maker’s Lens with Woollinn Festival
18-19 Online Stitches at Home
18-19 FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, England, UK The Wool Monty
** 18-Aug. 15 Hudson Valley, NY 5th Annual Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
19-27 Scotland Best of Scotland with the Highlands Knitting Tour with Karie Westermann, Di Gilpin & Donna from ERIBÉ
22 Doubletree Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse: An Urban Knitting Retreat
22-24 Donald E. Stephens Convention & Conference Center, Rosemont, IL h+h Americas: For Handmade Business, Uniting the Soft Crafts Industries in North America
22-27 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of the Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson
** 24 Doubletree by Hilton, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Aberdeen YarnFest
24-26 Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany, OR 46th Annual Black Sheep Gathering
24-27 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 25th Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
24-27 New Mexico Camp Stitches New Mexico
24-July 3 Greek Isles Knit the Greek Isles Fantastic with Louis Boria & Gaye Glasspie
25 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
25-29 Schooner J&E Riggin, Penobscot Bay, ME Sail in Maine and Knit with Casapinka
26-July 1 West of Ireland Knitting and Crochet in the West of Ireland with Carol Meldrum
26-July 2 John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC Heritage Sheep Breeds of the Southeastern U.S. with Deb Robson
** 27-30 Arrowhead Ranch, Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks 15th Annual Retreat
27-July 3 Billströmska Folk High School, Tjörn, Sweden Nordic Knitting Symposium (Nordisk Strikkesymposium)

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July

2 Whirinaki Whare Taonga, Upper Hutt, Wellington, NZ Capital Fibre Fest
7-11 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Knitting Camp – Retreat 2.75
8-10 Online Stitches at Home
8-17 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 32nd Annual Great Northern Arts Festival: Returning To Our Roots Artist Gathering
9-10 Birmingham, England, UK Yarningham: Birmingham’s Yarn Festival
9-10 Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO 13th Annual Fiber U
10-16 Viljandi, Estonia Estonian Craft Camp: Traditional Craft Workshops
10-18 Baltic States Baltic Cities Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum
10-19 Ireland South of Ireland with Aran Islands Knitting Tour with Pauline Gallagher, Annie O Maille & Una McDonagh
12-15 Colorado Rockies Hiking and Knitting Retreat with Mary Anne Benedetto
12-15 Whanganui Collegiate, College Estate, Whanganui, New Zealand NZ Machine Knitters’ Society Riverfest
14-18 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Knitting Camp – Retreat 1 & 2
14-19 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat with Mim Bird [full]
15-17 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 142nd Annual Australian Sheep & Wool Show
** 15-18 Greensboro, Winston Salem, NC Central Carolina Yarn Crawl
15-21 Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TV Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America Biennial Conference
15-23 Arkansas 6th Annual Arkansas Yarn Crawl
16-17 Copper K Barn, 8 miles south of Whitehall, MT 6th Annual Copper K Fiber Festival
17-20 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Knitting Retreat: Learn Brioche Knitting
18-25 Faroe Islands Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina i Geil
20-23 New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District, New Orleans, LA Crochet Guild of American Chain Link Conference
20-24 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
21-25 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Knitting Camp – Retreat 3
** 21-25 Online Fiberworld 2022 – Fiber and Lifestyle: Evolved
21-31 Warwick, Queensland, Australia Jumpers & Jazz in July: Yarnbombing & Jazz Winter Festival
22-24 Sonoma County, CA Wine Country Yarn Hop
22-31 Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, VA 73rd Annual Virginia Highlands Festival
27-Aug. 1 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK Spirit of the Shetland Knitting Holiday with Hazel Tindall & Kathleen Anderson
29-30 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 16th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
25 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
28-31 Southeastern Wisconsin Wandering Ewe: Southeastern Wisconsin Yarn Crawl
30-31 Redborne School, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England, UK Summer Wool Festival
** 30-Aug. 7 Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee I75 Yarn Crawl
30-Aug. 7 Chicago, IL 13th Annual Chicago Yarn Crawl
** 30-Aug. 8 Pennsylvania 8th Annual Steel Valley Yarn Crawl
30-Aug.13 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl

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August

1-7 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME Medomak Fiber Arts Retreat
1-12 North Ronaldsay, Scotland, UK North Ronaldsay 6th Annual SheepFest
2-7 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival
3-27 Canada, Greenland, Iceland & New England Canada, Greenland, Iceland & New England Knitting Cruise with Kristin Drysdale
4-7 Marriot Marquis, New York City, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE!
4-7 Chapel Rock Camp & Conference Center, Prescott, AZ 7th Annual Grandma’s Sheep Thrills Retreat
5-6 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Eureka Fiber Fest
6-7 Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
6-7 Lincoln County Fairgrounds, Eureka, MT Fiberfest Eureka
6-7 Online Stitches at Home
6-7 Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
** 6-7 Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME Annual Bartlett Yarns Open House
8-15 Faroe Islands Knitting in the Faroe Islands with Katrina i Geil
8-20 New Haven, CT to Putney, VT 12th Annual I-91 Shop Hop
10-13 North Shore Recreation Centre, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada 5th Annual WoolstockEAST: Fibre Village and Marketplaced
11-14 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada 8th Annual Twist Fibre Festival
13-14 Online Stitches at Home
13-14 Rheinterrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany Wollfestival
13-20 Indiana/Illinois border P.U.R.L. (Peace-Unity-Respect-Love) Indiana Yarn Crawl
13-21 Colorado Front Range 8th Annual Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
13-25 British Isles & Ireland British Isles & Ireland Knitting Cruise with Julie Dubreux
14-17 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD All About Short Rows
14-28 British Isles British Isles Knitting Cruise with Lucy Neatby
17-21 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC Summer KAL
17-21 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival
19-21 Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville, KY Knit Along Club Yarn Retreat
19-22 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Summer Retreat
21 Fairfield Community Center, Porter Park, Victoria, BC, Canada 11th Annual Fibrations!
21-28 Scotland Makkin Our Way Through Shetland: Fair Isle Week with Anne Frost
23-29 Finland Knitting and Crochet in Finland with Jane Crowfoot or Carol Meldrum
25-27 Doubletree Hotel, Green Tree, PA Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival
25-28 W.E. Skelton 4-H Center at Smith Mountain Lake, Wirtz, VA Skein Away 6 Fiber Retreat
25-28 East Pier & Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Knit August Nights Retreat
27 Barrie Curling Club, Barrie, Ontario, Canada 4th Annual Fibre Spirit
27 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
** 27-28 Rapid City, SD Black Hills Fiber Frenzy
27-Sept. 5 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour with Una McDonagh, Edel MacBridge & Ciara Ní Reachtnín
28-Sept. 4 Canada & New England Cruise to Canada & New England with Michele Bernstein, Norah Gaughan and Carla Scott
28-Sept. 4 Scotland Makkin Our Way Through Shetland: Lace Week with Anne Frost
28-Sept. 10 France to Italy European Explorer Knitting Cruise with André de Castro
28-Sept. 11 Norway, Iceland & Scotland Northern Isles Knitting Cruise with MC Briar

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September

1-5 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
1-6 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat
2-5 Las Vegas Marriott, Las Vegas, NV Knitopia Las Vegas with Melissa Leapman, Franklin Habit, Denise Bayron, and Marie Greene
2-9 Norway Norway Knitting Retreat with Anna Nikipirowicz
3-4 Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, England, UK Southern Wool Show: A Festival of Woolly Crafts
3-4 Wildlife West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 9th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber and Art Gathering
** 4 Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK 3rd Annual Wool@Portsoy
** 4 Lower Sherwood Farm, Charlottesville, VA Flock-n-Spiel Fiber Fest
** 4-5 Teuchelweiher, Winterthur, Switzerland Swiss Yarn Festival Goes Urban
** 4-5 Online The Big Wool Show
4-10 Schooner J&E Riggin, Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
4-11 Shetland Islands, UK Makkin Our Way Through Shetland, Fair Isle Week
** 5 Reed Point, MT 33rd Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
7-11 Almonte Community Centre and Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, Ontario, Canada 27th Annual Altmonte Fibrefest: A Festival of the Fibre Arts
8-11 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME Knit Maine
8-11 Sebasco Harbor Resort, Casco Bay, ME AffiKNITy Knitting Retreat with Patty Lyons, Cecelia Campochiaro, Bristol Ivy, Gudrun Johnson, and Diane Ivey
8-11 Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, Searsport, ME Fiber College Maine
8-11 La Posada de Santa Fe, a Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa, Santa Fe, NM Yarn in Santa Fe with Julie Weisenberger, Kristine Vejar & Adrienne Rodriguez
9-10 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 10th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
9-10 Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey, England, UK Unravel Autumn
9-11 Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
9-11 Online Stitches Expo at Home
10 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 30th Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Fair
10 Hubbard County Fairgrounds, Park Rapids, MN 8th Annual Farm to Fiber Festival
10 Machias, ME 4th Annual Machias Fiber Festival
10-11 Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland, UK & Online Perth Festival of Yarn
10-11 Harford Fairground, Harford, PA 19th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
10-11 Riverside Park, Salida, CO & Online 9th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
10-11 Arcata Community Center, Arcata, CA 30th Annual Natural Fiber Fair
** 10-12 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
10-23 Scotland Wool & Whisky II: Highlands & Islands [tour is full]
11 Connaught Youth Centre, Prince George, BC, Canada 5th Annual Great Northwest Fibre Fest
** 11-12 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 26th Annual Garden State Sheep & Fiber Festival
** 11-19 Fylingthorpe Methodist Chapel, Robin Hoods Bay, N. Yorkshire, England, UK 12th Annual Propagansey: The Fascinating World of the Knitted Gansey
** 13-15 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 22nd Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
13-22 Ireland Knit Ireland with Laura Nelkin
15-18 Vernonia Springs, Vernonia, OR Starlight Knitting Society’s 5th Annual Camp Starlight
15-18 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
15-18 Fanø, Denmark 15th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
15-18 Nevada and California 4th Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
16-18 The Hayes, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, England, UK 42nd Annual Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
16-18 Watertown, SD 30th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
** 16-19 Kansas City, MO Kansas City Yarn Crawl
16-24 Shetland Islands & Scotland Best of Shetland Islands and Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge & Hazel Tindall
17 Lacombe Memorial Centre, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada 5th Annual Prairie Fibre Festival
17 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
17 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
** 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 Young’s Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 26th Annual Wool Gathering
17-18 Llandovery, Camarthenshire, Wales, UK 12th Annual Llandovery Sheep Festival
** 18-19 River Bend Hotel & Casino, Wyandotte, OK 10th Annual Fiber Daze
** 18-21 Beaver Meadows Resort Ranch, Red Feather Lakes, CO 8th Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat
18-25 Bellingham Irish Castle, Castlebellingham, County Louth, Ireland MaggiKnits Bellingham Irish Castle Retreat
18-27 Ireland South of Ireland with Aran Islands Knitting Tour with Pauline Gallagher, Annie O Maille & Una McDonagh
** 19 Keepsake Cidery, Dundas, MN 2nd Annual Fiberfest
** 20-22 Rockland, ME 7th Annual Maine Spinners’ Registry Fiber Retreat
20-27 The Barn, Bercloux, France Knitting & Crochet Retreat
22-25 Alta Lodge, Alta, UT 20th Annual Rocky Mountain Knitter’s Retreat
22-25 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 17th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) Fiber Fest
22-25 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY NorthEast Men’s Fall Knitting/Fiber Retreat (Upstate NY)
23-25 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Common Ground Fiber Marketplace & Fleece Tent
23-25 Charlottetown, Prince Edward island, Canada Prince Edward Island Fibre Festival
** 23-26 Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, NV Jimmy Beans’ Tahoe Untangled Knitter’s Retreat
** 23-26 UMass Hotel, Amherst, MA 5th Annual WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
23-27 Schooner J&E Riggin, Penobscot Bay, ME Sail in Maine and Knit with Casapinka
24-25 Varies 16th Annual National Alpaca Farm Days
24-25 Aplex Events Complex, Alpena, MI Northern Michigan Fiber Festival, Where Yarn and Friends Find Inspiration
24-25 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 9th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
** 24-25 The Elks Lodge, Billings, MT 4th Annual Prairie Handspinners Fiber Fest
24-25 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, England, UK 10th Annual Yarndale
24-25 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 36th Annual Masham Sheep Fair
24-25 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival
24-25 Clark County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 16th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
** 24-25 Bayfield, CO 21th Annual Bayfield Heritage Days and Sheep Trailing
24-25 PNE Forum, East Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Knit City Vancouver
** 24-26 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 3rd Annual Fiber Fun in the ‘Sip
** 24-27 Cross Roads Retreat Center, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S’mores and More – A Texas Knit Retreat
24-Oct. 1 Old Oak Country Master house, Tuscany, Italy Knitting Retreat in Tuscany
25 Southwark Bridge, City of London, England, UK 10th Anniversary Sheep Drive and Wool & Livery Fair
** 25-26 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 21th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
25-29 Langhe Region, Italy mYak Knitting Retreat with Isabell Krämer
25-Oct. 1 Southwest Ireland Southwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat with Carol Feller
25-Oct. 4 Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK 12th Annual Shetland Wool Week
** 26 St. Andrews Inn, Cleveland, Tasmania, Australia SpinOUT
26-Oct 5 Canadian Maritimes Knitting in the Canadian Maritimes [tour is full]
26-Oct. 6 North of England, UK A Wool Lover’s Visit to the North of England
** 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-Oct. 2 Abiquiu and Taos, NM Fiber Trails of the Upper Rio Grande
29-Oct. 2 Catawba River Inn, Linville Fall, NC KnitEscape [sold out]
**30-Oct. 3 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
30-Oct. 1 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 36th Annual Knitter’s Day Out
30-Oct. 8 Shetland Islands & Scotland Best of Shetland Islands and Scotland Knitting Tour with Elizabeth Johnston, Janette Budge & Hazel Tindall

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October

1 East Aurora Rink, East Aurora, NY 17th Annual Western New York Fiber Arts Festival
1 The Public Hall, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK 3 Bags Full 7th Annual Wool Market
1-2 Santa Fe County Fairgrounds, Santa Fe, NM 39th Annual Mountain and Valley Wool Festival
1-2 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 35th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
1-2 James Madison’s Montpelier, Montpelier Station, VA 34th Annual Fall Fiber Festival & Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
1-2 Vienna, Austria 6th Annual Vienna Woll-und Stofffest [Vienna Wool & Fabric Festival]
1-2 L’Embarcadère, Lyon, France Knit Eat Festival
1-2 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Turnbridge, VT 34th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
** 1-3 Textile Industry Museum and Mill, Salhus, Bergen, Norway 5th Annual Bergen Knitting Festival
2 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia 26th Annual Boorowa Irish Woolfest: The Running of the Sheep
** 2-3 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA 7th Annual Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
** 2-9 Online Spin Together
2-9 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
** 2-10 Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY New York City Yarn Crawl
2-15 Baltic Jewels of the Baltic Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva
3 Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods, Bethel, NY Catskills Fiber Festival
3-10 Best Western Hotel Le Donjon, Carcassonne, France Carcassonne Crochet Retreat with Lucy from Attic24
** 4-10 Española Valley Fiber Arts Center, Española, NM Churro Week
5-9 Sun Valley, Ketchum & Hailey, ID 26th Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
6-9 Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, UK The 30th Annual Knitting & Stitching Show
6-10 Wales Welsh Knitting Retreat with Sasha Kagan
7-9 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
7-9 Online Stitches Expo at Home
7-9 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Farm Tours
7-16 (tentative) New Hampshire Fabulous Fiber & Foliage in New Hapshire
** 7-12 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Fiber School (Yarn + Felt + Dye)
8 Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture, Bozeman, MT Montana Fibershed’s Farm-to-Fashion
8 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 17th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
8 Queens Hall and Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK West Wales Wool Show
8 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 10th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival
8-9 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fall Fiber Expo
** 8-10 Madison, WI 5th Annual Madtown Yarn Shop Hop
8-13 Northwest Ireland Northwest Ireland Luxury Knitting Retreat
8-17 Ireland Aran Islands, Donegal & Causeway Coast Knitting Tour with Una McDonagh, Edel MacBridge & Ciara Ní Reachtnín
** 8-17 Hill Country, TX 15th Annual Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas: Hill Country Yarn Crawl
8-9 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
8-9 Clark County Event Center, Ridegefield, WA 22nd Annual Alpacapalooza
8-9 Back roads of NH 39th Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
8-9 Leelanau Community Cultural Center at the Old Art Building, Leland, MI 21th Annual Leland Fiber Festival: Focus on Fiber
** 9 Nova Place, Pittsburgh, PA Indie Knit & Spin: A Pittsburgh Indie Fiber Arts Marketplace
9-17 Scotland Best of Scotland with the Highlands Knitting Tour with Karie Westermann, Di Gilpin & Donna from ERIBÉ
9-20 Australia Australia Knitting Tour: Wool, Wine & Wildlife
** 10 Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK 4th Annual Yarnfolk Festival of Wool
** 10 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 7th Annual OKfiberfest
** 12 Lamar Community Center, St. Croix Falls, WI 5th Annual Lamar Fiber Fest
** 12 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
** 13-17 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 13th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
14 Hutton Brickyards, Kingston, NY Wool & Folk: Fiber and Music Festival
14 HITS on the Hudson, Saugerties, NY Indie Untangled – Rhinebeck
14-15 Kromhousthal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Dutch Knitting Day [Nederlandse Breidagen]
15 Paris Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada 13th Annual Woodstock ON
15-16 Linn County Expo Center, Albany, OR 25th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
15-16 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Mozelle Hall, Ashland, OH 9th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
** 15-16 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana Fiber & Arts Festival
** 15-17 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Creativ Festival: A Celebration of Creativity
** 16-17 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 25th Annual Michigan International Alpaca Fest
15-16 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 42nd Annual New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
** 20 Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Sherman Oaks, CA Griffin Dyeworks & Fiber Arts Fall Fiber Frolic
21-22 Camp Cavell Conservancy on Lake Huron, Lexington, MI Thumb Fiber Festival & Retreat
21-23 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Fall Knitting Retreat
21-23 Villa San Fermo, Lonigo VI, Italy KN.IT
21-23 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
** 21-24 Renaissance Hotel, Reno, NV Jimmy Beans Biggest Little Getaway Retreat
22 Genesis Centre, NE Calgary, Alberta, Canada The Fibre Shindig
22 Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD Fall Frederick Fiber Fest
** 22-23 Community Center, Oakes, ND North Dakota Handspinners Conference
22-29 Westin Hotel Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC Berta Karapetyan’s Knitting Retreat [Berta@schoolproducts.com]
** 23 Cobble Hill, The Hub, BC, Canada Annual Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival
23-28 Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan, WI Spin-Off Autumn Retreat (SOAR)
23-Nov. 2 Stockholm, Estonia, Latvia Knitters Tour of Stockholm, Estonia & Latvia
** 24-Dec. 30 Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. World of Threads Festival
26-Nov. 5 Oaxaca, Mexico Day of the Dead: An Intriguing Fiber & Culture Adventure
27-29 Blodel Hall, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Show & Sale
28-30 Hill Country Youth Event Center, Kerrville, TX Texas Fleece & Fiber Festival
28-30 Salon des Créateurs, Felletin, France National Wool Days (Journées Nationales de la Laine)
28-30 Ozark Retreat Center, Neosho, MO Fiber Folks of SW MO Annual Guild Retreat
28-Nov. 4 Tasmania Tasmanian Yarn Tour with Gaille Smith
29 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
29 Lane-Agripark, Murfreesboro, TN 11th Annual Fiber in the Boro
29-30 The Trades Hall, Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow School of Yarn
29-30 Kendal, Cumbria, England, UK Kendal Wool Gathering
29-30 Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester, England, UK The Big Textile Show
** 30 Main Street, Cedar City, UT Sheep Parade: Cedar City Livestock & Heritage Festival
30 Old Gregg School and Community Center, Spring Mills, PA 3rd Annual Penns Valley Fiber Festival
** 30-31 EXPO, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, OR 10th Annual FiberMania

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November

3-6 Quechee Inn, Marshland Farms, VT Knitting in the Mountains with Alison Green & Annesa Hartman
3-6 Dutton Farm House, Dummerston, VT Knitting Traditions Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel: Saami-Inspired Mittens
3-6 Pretty Lake Camp, Mattawan, MI Great Lakes Men’s Knitting Retreat
4-5 Meramec Baptist Retreat Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
4-6 The Doubletree, Danvers, MA Northeast Handspinners’ The Gathering
4-6 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver’s Guild Holiday Sale
** 4-7 Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons, Ithaca, NY 5th Annual Knit Ithaca with Laura Nelkin
** 4-7 Multnomah Hotel/Embassy Suites, Portland, OR The Knitting Guild Association Retreat
5-6 Newton Abbott Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, England, UK 6th Annual Stitch Fest South West
5-6 World Trade Center, Barcelona, Spain 5th Annual Barcelona Knits
6 Peace Hill Farm, Charles City, VA Peace Hill Farm, Fiber and Craft Festival
** 6 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN 7th Annual Fall Fiber Festival
** 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
7-10 Online Cambridge Yarn WinterFestival
** 9-16 Online Online International Fiber Festival
10-12 Hilton Garden Inn, Middleton, WI 9th Annual Sun Valley Fibers Fall Fiber Frolic Retreat
10-13 Pasadena, CA Stitches SoCal
10-13 Big Lynn Lodge, Little Switzerland, NC K2Tog Fall Knitting Retreat
12 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
12-13 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
** 12-14 Galiano Inn & Spa, Galiano Island, WA Galiano Island Fall Fibre Retreat
** 12-14 Paw House Inn, West Rutland, VT Paws & Knit
** 13-14 Online Botanica: Global Natural Yarn Festival
** 13-15 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
** 14 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner’s Flock Fall Fleece Fair
16-20 Grand Hotel & Spa Oceanfront Hotel, Ocean City, MD Fall Ocean Retreat: A Yarn Get-Away!!
** 17 Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, England, UK Nottingham Yarn Expo
17-20 Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, England, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
18-19 Cherry Creek Park, Canton, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
19-20 Leesport Farmer’s Market, Leesport, PA Pennsylvania Fall Fiber Arts Festival
** 19-20 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
** 19-21 Scottish Rites Temple, Santa Fe, NM Fall Fiber Fiesta
19-Dec. 6 Panama Canal Panama Canal & Inca Discovery Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner
26-Dec. 2 Baltic States Baltic Cities Christmas Knitting Tour with Carol Meldrum

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December

2-4 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Holiday Studio Tours
**4-11 Central Florida, east of Tampa Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl
10 Online Virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest
** 11-12 Alpaca Pines Farm & Fiber Mill, Poplar Grove, IL Christmas at the Farm
** 13-17 Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, Flintshire, England, UK Knit for Peace Holiday with Jane Crowfoot
29-Jan.1, 2023 Big Lynn Lodge, New Switzerland, NC Celebrate the New Ewe!

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Fiber Tours and Other Year Round Events

Seasonal

** May 23-Aug. 30 Wyoming 3rd Annual Cowboy Yarn Crawl
** May 28-Sept. 6 Pacific Northwest Slow Yarn Crawl PNC
** June 8-Sept. 4 Ontario, Canada Cottage Country Yarn Crawl
** June 18-Aug. 15 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Trail
** July 1-Oct. 11 Maine Maine Yarn Cruise: Summer-Long Yarn Crawl in Vacationland

Year Round

Year round Kentucky Kentucky Fiber 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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