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January
4 Mid Cavelero High, Lake Stevens WA St. Distaff's Day 30th Annual Spin In
10-12 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
10-12 Rowe Center, Rowe, MA Colorful Yarns: Traditional Scottish Sanquhar Gloves, Beth Brown-Reinsel
11 All Saints Church Parish Hall, Lansing, NY Roc Day: A Fiber Arts Celebration
11-12 WC Mercantile, Navasota, TX Camp Pluckyfluff
11-13 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA National NeedleArts Association Winter Trade Show
16-19 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Kanuga Knitting and Quilting Retreat
17-18 Slater Mill Museum, Pawtucket, RI 6th Annual Slater Mill Museum's Knitting Weekend
17-19 Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, Morgantown, WV Winter Wonderland Knitting Retreat
17-19 Biltmore Square Mall, Asheville, NC Friends & Fiberworks Winter Retreat
18-19 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE!
24-26 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
24-26 Chalet Landhaus, New Glarus, WI Unfinished Objects Retreat
29-Feb. 19 South America Antarctic Knitting Cruise
30-Feb. 2 Los Osos, CA California Manly Craft Retreat
31-Feb. 2 Unity Conference Center, Lee's Summit, MO The Studio Retreat with Amy Herzog
31-Feb. 2-3 Powerhouse Community Arts Center, Oxford, MS Oxford Fiber Festival
February
1 Academy of the Sacred Heart, Bloomfield Hills, MI Knit Michigan
7-9 Seyon Lodge, Groton, VT Knit Camp: Knitting Within Walls
12-17 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN Northern Fibers Retreat
13-16 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
14-16 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
15 University of South Carolina, Starr Hall & Carol Ray Dowling Center, Lancaster, SC 8th Annual Carolina One Stop Shop Hop
15 General Potter Farm, Spring Mills, PA For the Love of Fiber
20-23 Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
21-23 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK Unravel 2014
21-23 Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, Ames, IA Arnhild's Knitting Studio 18th Annual Knitting Retreat
23-26 St. George's Inn, St. Augustine, FL Urban Cadre with Jane Thornley
27-March 2 Portland, OR Rose City Yarn Crawl
28-March 2 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network's Spa Knit & Spin
March
3-9 Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Caribbean Caribbean Cruise with Jane Thornley & Blue Heron Yarns
6-8 Bishop Victorian Hotel, Port Townsend, WA e-Spinning Retreat with Judith MacKenzie
7-8 Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, IN Fiber Fest and Spin-In
7-9 George Washington Carver Multipurpose Building, Jefferson City, MO Fiber Retreat
7-9 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
7-9 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Spring Knitting Retreat
7-9 Masonic Lodge, Mifflinburg, PA Felting Fantasy Figures Workshop with Deborah Pope
8-9 Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, VA Virginia Classic Llama & Alpaca Show
13-16 Olympia II & Olympia West Hall, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
13-16 North Shore, Boston, MA North Shore Yarn Crawl
14-16 Meydenbauer Convention Center, Bellevue, WA Vogue Knitting Live Seattle
14-16 Four Points Sheraton North, Mars, PA 10th Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival
14-16 Chincoteague Island, VA KnitXperience Lite (Low Impact Techniques for Everyone)
14-16 MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA Common Cod's FiberCamp
20-28 Norway Northern Lights Knitting Cruise
21-22 Show Barn on the Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds, Cloverdale, BC Fibres West
21-23 Newton' Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA Newton's Yarn Country Spring Fling Seminar
22 Winterset Elementary School, Winterset, IA Heartland Fiberpalooza
22-23 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Spring Fiber Expo
22-23 Triangle of NC Triangle Spring Yarn Crawl
22-23 Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC Camp Pluckyfluff
22-23 Marriott Courtyard, Atlanta, GA Spring Fling: Yarn & Craft Sale
23 Historic Savage Mill, Savage, MD Homespun Yarn Party
24-26 Alabama National Fair grounds, Montgomery, AL Festival of Alabama Fiber Arts
24-30 Carcassonne, France Knitting in Carcassonne
28-30 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Carolina Fiber Frolic Retreat
28-30 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth)Fiber Fest
29 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
29 Waukesha County Expo Center, Waukesha, WI Wisconsin Spring Spin-In
29 MA. Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
29-30 Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Hastings, MI Fiber Arts Retreat
29-30 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl
30-April 6 Ft. Lauderdale, FL to St.Thomas, St Maarten and the Bahamas Malabrigo & Friends & Fiberworks Knitting Cruise
April
3-6 Los Angeles, CA Yarn Crawl LA County
4-6 Snow Goose Inn, West Dover, VT HandKnits' Weekend Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel
4-6 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lenexa, KS Knitting in the Heartland
4-6 Chetco River Inn, Brookings, OR Sheep-to-Shawl Women's Retreat
4-6 Lions Club Fairgrounds, Sanford, NC Carolina Fiber Festival
4-7 Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, OR Lantern Moon Retreat
5 Warren, OH A Knitter's Fantasy
5-6 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair
5-6 Clark County Events Center, Ridgefield, WA Alpacapalooza
7-9 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Two Rivers Yarns Weekend Knitting Retreat
10-13 Georgia International Convention Center, Atlanta, GA Stitches South
10-13 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd's Extravaganza
10-13 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
11-12 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
11-12 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
11-13 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
11-13 Rhode Island The Great Rhody Yarn Crawl
11-13 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
11-13 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
11-May 12 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
12 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
12 Bedford Lion's Club Community Center, Bedford, VA Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
12 Three Sisters Park, Chillicothe, IL Fiber Arts and Friends Market Place
12 Griffin Dyeworks, Monrovia, CA Griffin Dyeworks Fiber Frolic
13-15 Vendu Inn, Charleston, SC Urban Cadre with Jane Thornley
13-23 Burgundy & Provence, France Burgundy & Provence Knitting Cruise
16-25 Canyon de Chelly, AZ Navajo Weaving in Canyon de Chelly
18-19 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event at Greencastle
18-20 Hood River Inn-Best Western, Hood River, OR Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
18-21 Holdsworth House, Digby, Nova Scotia Spinner's Retreat, margaretgray at eastlink dot ca
19 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor's Sheep & Wool Showcase
19 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
23-27 Mountaineer Inn, West Dover, VT Vermont Knitting Getaway
24-27 Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomington, IN Small Knits Symposium
24-27 Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne, NY Fiber Experience
24-27 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Yarn School
24-27 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
24-27 John McGlashan College, Dunedin, NZ Legacy of Yarns
25-26 Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota Black Hills Fiber Arts Fair
25-26 Universalist Unitarian Fellowship , Montgomery, AL Festival of Alabama Fiber Arts
25-26 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada creativ festival®
25-27 Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY Yarn Cupboard Retreat
25-27 Oakland Marriott Convention Center, Oakland, CA Conference of Northern California Handspinners: Branch Out with Fibers
25-27 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
25-28 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind – A Fiber Arts Getaway
26 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan's Festival of Fiber
26 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT Connecticut Sheep Spring Wool & Fiber Festival
26 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 27th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
26 Hopkins Senior High School, Minnetonka, MN MN. Knitters' Guild Yarnover
26 Bourbon Community Center, Bourbon, MO All Missouri Spin-In, email rmfsheep at centurylink dot net
26 Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, NJ New Jersey Needle Festival
26-27 Franklin County Fairgrounds, Greenfield, MA The Little E: Farm to Fiber
26-27 Ninilchik, AS Fiber & Arts Festival
26-27 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales 8th Annual Wonderwool Wales
26-27 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 16th Annual Knitter's Frolic
26-27 Tri-County Shrine Club, Clarksville, IN Indiana Fiber and Music Festival
26-27 Battenkill Valley, Washington County, NY 22nd Annual Washington County Farm & Fiber Tour
30-May 4 Mountaineer Inn, West Dover, VT Vermont Knitting Getaway
May
1-5 Dry Frio River House, Uvalde,TX Master Spinner Certificate Program
2-4 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
2-4 National Western Complex, Denver, CO Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
3-4 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
3-5 Indianapolis Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN National NeedleArts Association Trade Show
3-6 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat
4-16 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
7-14 Hotel Lido, Umbria, Italy Knitting Retreat in Umbria – Lake Trasimeno
8-11 Block Island, RI Block Island Knitting Retreat
8-12 Iceland Icelandic Spring Knitting: Lambs, Kids and Knit
9-11 Asheville, NC 4th Annual Yarn and Fiber Crawl
10 Richland Public Library, Richland, WA Fiber With a Twist Spin In
10-11 Oakland County 4-H Fairgrounds (Springfield Oaks), Davisburg, MI Michigan Alpaca Breeders Show and Fiber Fair
10-11 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
11-18 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in Ireland
11-27 Norway & Iceland Viking Route Knitting Cruise
15-18 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Easton Mountain, NY Men's Spring Knitting Retreat
15-18 Puget Sound, WA Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
15-18 Manchester, NH Interweave Knitting Lab
16-17 The Lodge at Mount Magazine, AR Spring Knitting Retreat with Amy Herzog
16-17 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Park Fiber Arts Celebration!
16-18 Hotel Nacional Inn, Curitiba., Brazil 3º Congresso Brasileiro de Tricô (3rd Brazilian Knitting Conference)
16-18 Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN Minnesota Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival
17 Webster County Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MO Highland Fiber Artists Fiber Fair
17 Farm Wool Shop, Mt. Bruce Station, Romeo, MI Spring Fiber Day
17 Washington Conservation Club, Washington, IN Wool Fiber Arts Fair
17 Miami County Fairgrounds, Troy, OH Upper Valley Fiber Festival
17 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
17-18 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival
17-18 Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
17-18 Woodwalk Gallery, Egg Harbor, WI Door County Shepherds' Market
17-18 The Fort, Fort Lupton CO Heritage Arts & Fiber Festival
17-18 The Lodge at Mt. Magazine, Paris, AR Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza Spring Retreat with Amy Herzog
17-19 Riverhead, Long Island, NY Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
22-26 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
23-24 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
23-24 Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI A Very Plucky Shindig
23-25 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
24-25 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 40th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
24-25 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH Great Lakes Fiber Show
24-31 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
25-26 Lloyd's Square, Nampa, ID Fiber Train Festival
25-June 1 Alaska Musk Ox & Glaciers Knitting Cruise
28-June 7 France Jean Moss Handknits Knit France Tour
29-June 3 Lerwick, Shetland Islands, UK Knitting in the Shetlands
30-31 Lady Luck Casino, Vicksburg, MS Magnolia State Fiber Festival
31-June 1 Shake Rag Alley, Mineral Point, WI Driftless Fibre Arts Faire
31-June 7 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
June
6-7 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
6-8 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
6-8 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
6-10 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
7 WNC Farmers Market, Asheville, NC Fiber Feel Day
7-8 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME Maine Fiber Frolic
7-8 Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Flagstaff Fiber & Wool Festival
7-8 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX Texas Folklife Festival
7-8 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO Estes Park Wool Market
8-9 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY * Central New York Fiber Artists & Producers Annual Showcase: From Animals to Art
9-19 France Jean Moss Handknits Knit France Tour
10-13 The Brumder Mansion,Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin Knitting Retreat
12-14 Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH Original Creative Festival: Sew, Quilt, Knit & Crochet Expo
12-15 Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Allenspark, CO Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat
13-15 Arrowhead Ranch Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks Fiber Retreat
14-15 Jasper County Fairgrounds, Colfax, IA Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
14-16 Hamilton Fairgrounds, Hamilton, MT * Big Sky Fiber Arts Festival
15-22 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in Ireland
16-20 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation Sheep Is Life Celebration
19-22 Kahler Grand Hotel, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse Retreat
20-22 Enka Middle School, Candler, NC Friends & Fiberworks' Summer Retreat with instructors Franklin Habit & Abby Franquemont
20-22 Lane Center, Eugene, OR Black Sheep Gathering
20-22 Brownfield Community Center, Brownfield, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
20-22 Brickhouse Bed and Breakfast, New Bethlehem, PA Summer Knitting Retreat, tel. 814-229-1598
20-23 Witchetty's Alice Springs, Australia Alice Springs Beanie Festival
21-22 Silver Creek Farm, Watertown, WI Fiber on the Farm
23-27 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
21-28 Iceland Hiking and Knitting with the Elves
22-23 Lake Metroparks Farmpark, Kirtland, OH * Woolfest
22-29 Pioneer Lodge, Cordova, Alaska Net Loft Fiber & Friends
23-25 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mimi Bird
26-29 Hew Haven, CT to Putney, VT Shop Hop Connecticut
27-28 Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England 10th Annual Woolfest
28 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba Blue Hills Fibre Festival
29 Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI Dye Your Own Yarn
July
2 Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI Beginning Knitting with Sarah Peasley
3-7 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp
3-21 Scotland Scottish Skeins & Skerries
6-12 Iceland Hiking and Knitting in the Enchanting North
10-14 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Retreat 2.75
11-20 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada Canadian North Great Northern Arts Festival
12-13 Brighton, UK Unwind Brighton
12-13 Kenneth C. Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO Fiber U
13-14 Ecomuseum of Cuzals, Sauliac-sur-Célé, Lot Valley, France * Le Lot et la Laine
13-16 West Chesterfield, NH Knit a River Cadre with Jane Thornley
14 Splash Pad Park, Oakland, CA * Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival
14-19 Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America
15-19 Palmerston North Girl’s High School, N. Palmerston, NZ NZ Machine Knitters' Society Festival
16-19 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
16-20 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
17-20 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Island Knitting Retreat
17-21 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp 2
18-19 Shearbrooke Farm, Standish, ME Saco Valley Fiber Artists Summer Textile Workshop
18-20 Kintaline Farm, Benderloch, Scotland * Gaelic Wool Festival
18-20 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Australian Sheep & Wool Show
19-24 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME * Island Knitting Retreat
20-27 Alaska Alaska Knitting Cruise
23-27 Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester, NH Summer Knit & Crochet Show/CGOA-TKGA Conference
24-28 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Retreat 3
25-26 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK Fiber Christmas in July
25-27 Castel Farms, Charlevoix, MI Fiber Arts Festival
25-29 Courtyard Marriot, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Port 'O Stitches Shoreline Urban Cadre with Jane Thornley
26-27 Redborne Community College, Ampthill, Bedford, UK Fibre East - A Celebration of British Wool and Natural Fibres
27-30 The Brumder Mansion,Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin Knitting Retreat
27-Aug. 2 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME Maine Fiber Arts Retreat
28-Aug. 3 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
28-Aug. 10 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Fiber Arts Show
31-Aug. 5 Shetland, UK * International Textile Festival - In the Loop 3.5
August
1-3 Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair
1-10 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
2-3 Chaplin Creek Village, Franklin Grove, IL Chaplin Creek Fiber Fair
2-3 Gib & Lou Reese Ice Arena, Newark, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
3-11 Chicago, IL * Chicago Yarn Crawl
7-10 Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
9-10 Rheault Farm, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
9-24 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
10 Spencer Peirce Little Farm, Newbury, MA * Fiber Revival
13-17 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Workshops
14-17 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat Session 1: The Danish Skrå-trøje with Beth Brown-Reinsel
15-21 Iceland Knitting and Hiking between Fire and Ice
15-27 Baltics Baltic Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva and Donna Druchunas
16-19 Kettle Pond State Campground, Groton, VT * Vermont Knit and Fiber Camp
16-30 Ireland Ireland Knitting Cruise
18 St. Ann's Academy Orchard, Victoria, BC, Canada * Fibrations!
21-24 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat Session 2: Mitten Madness with Beth Brown-Reinsel
21-26 Lerwick, Shetland Islands, UK Knitting in the Shetlands
22-23 Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, South Jordan, UT Great Basin Fiber Arts Festival
23-24 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada Twist Fibre Festival
24-26 Tidewater Inn, Easton, MD Chesapeake Bay Blue Heron Cadre with Jane Thornley & Blue Heron Yarns
278-Sept. 1 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
27-Sept. 14 Copenhagen to New York Transatlantic Knitting Cruise with Mary Jane Mucklestone
30-31 Bethel, MO World Sheep and Fiber Arts Festival
31-Sept. 1 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI * Llama Fest and Alpaca Showcase: Fiber Vendors
September
1 Reed Point, MT * Great Montana Sheep Drive
1-6 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
3-7 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College on Penobscot Bay
5-7 Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
6 St. Norbert Community Centre & Arena, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Manitoba Fibre Festival
6-7 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 20th Annual New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival
6-7 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 11th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
6-7 Riverside Park, Salida, CO Salida Fiber Festival
12-14 Columbus Convention and Trade Center, Columbus, GA Georgia Alpaca FiberFest
12-14 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 17th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
12-14 Camp Sunshine, near Gibbons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
13 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters' Fair
13-20 Iceland Spinning and Knitting the Icelandic Wool
13-21 Colorado Front Range Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
14 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Event Center, Mitchell, NE * Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
14-20 Monhegan Island, ME Knitting & Yoga Adventures Visits Monhegan Island
14-21 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in Ireland
17 First Congregational Church, Camden, ME * New England Needle Festival
18-20 The Lodge at Mt. Magazine, Paris, AR Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
19-20 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 29th Annual Knitter's Day Out
19-20 St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, MO Round Bobbin Expo, Sew, Quilt, Knit & Crochet Expo
19-21 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD North Country Fiber Fair
19-21 Orlando, FL Florida Fiber-In
19-21 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Fleece Show & Sale at Common Ground Country Fair
19-21 Rockin' Reality Craft Hall, Temple, TX Yarn and Thread Retreat
19-21 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center, Johnsonburg, NJ North Country Spinners' Fiber Fallout
19-Oct. 10 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
20-21 Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH Midwest Festival of Fibers: A Wool Gathering
20-21 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
20-22 Tygart Lake State Park, Grafton, WV * Autumn Knitting Retreat
21 Monrovia United Methodist Church, Monrovia, CA * Griffin Dyeworks Fiber Frolic
23-25 Victoria, BC Knit a Garden Cadre with Jane Thornley
26-27 Ramada Cortland, Cortland, NY Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
27-28 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO Sneffels Fiber Festival
27-28 City Park by the Water Tower, Moriarty, NM Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering
27-28 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 15th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival
27-28 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
27-28 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 18th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
27-28 Mt. Bruce Station, Romeo, MI 23rd Annual Sheep and Wool Festival
27-29 Fairmont Algonquin, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada * KnitEast Atlantic Fibre Fest
27-Oct. 6 Charlotte, NC * Charlotte Yarn Crawl
28-29 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA * Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
27-29 Newton's Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA * Annual Newton's Fall Festival Seminar
28-Oct. 5 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
October
1-3 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Urban Cadre with Jane Thornley
2-7 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Yarn School
3-5 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA Nordic Knitting Conference
4 Newburgh, NY * Hudson River Yarn Cruise
4 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 28th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
4-5 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
4-5 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ * North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
4-5 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM Wool Festival at Taos
4-5 Montpelier Station, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
4-5 Art Expo at Bixby Knolls, Long Beach, CA Yarnosphere
4-5 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada Knit City Fibre Festival
4-5 ARTS/West, Athens, OH Athens Area Fiber Faire
4-5 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI Michigan International Alpaca Fest
4-6 Boston, MA * Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
4-6 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY * Kentucky Wool Festival
5 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia Irish Woolfest
5-6 New York, NY * NYC Yarn Crawl
5-10 Taos, NM On Higher Ground: Knitting, Spinning, Weaving with Jane Thornley
6-12 Shetland Islands, UK Shetland Wool Week
6-12 Varies Spinzilla: A Monster of a Spinning Week
6-12 England, UK Wool Week
6-15 London & the Cotswolds, UK Lake Shore Travel Presents Knitting in England
7-24 Ireland Ireland: A Wooly Weaving & Knitting Odyssey
9-12 Hartford, CT Stitches East
9-12 Ketchum & Hailey, ID Trailing of the Sheep Festival
9-12 Alexandra Palace, London, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
10-12 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
10-13 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Nezinscot Farm Weaving & Fiber Retreat
11 Colleton Museum & Farmers Markets, Walterboro, SC Low Country Fiber Fair
11-12 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
11-13 Zumbrota to Houston, MN * Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour
11-18 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
12 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME * Halcyon Annual Open House
12 Brooklyn's Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY * King's County Fiber Festival
12-13 Back roads of NH * New Hampshire Wool Arts Tours
12-14 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
14-18 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
17-18 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
17-18 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana FiberArts Festival
18 Embassy Suites Hotel, E. Peoria, IL Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In
18-19 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York Sheep and Wool Festival
18-19 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
18-19 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA Fiber Fusion Northwest
18-25 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
21-Nov. 2 Mediterranean Mediterranean Cruise Cadre with Jane Thornley & Blue Heron Yarns
24-26 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
24-26 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada creativ festival®
24-27 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Tai Chi, Knitting and Yoga Retreat
25-26 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI 7th Annual Fiber Expo
31-Nov 3 RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
November
1 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN Fiber in the Boro
1-2 Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA Fiber Festival of New England
1-30 Oakville, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival
2-3 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR * FiberMania
2-3 International Horse Park, Conyers, GA * Royal Alpaca Challenge
3-7 Caribbean Knit and Crochet Cruise with Nicky Epstein
6-9 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Visits Quechee, VT
6-9 Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, NY 13th Annual Knitter's Review Retreat
7-8 Baptist Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
7-9 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Mitten School
7-9 Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center, Sunday River, ME Northeast Handspinners' The Gathering
7-9 Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Bedford Springs, PA Knittreat
8 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN Fall Fiber Festival
8-9 Ballard Community Center, Seattle, WA Knit Fit
8-10 Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA KnitXperience
15-16 Grant County Conference Center, Silver City, NM * Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
15-Dec. 2 Hawaii Hawaii Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel
16 Coggan Center, Coggan, IA * Shepherd's Market Fiber and Fabric Festival
20-23 International Centre, Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
21-22 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS Creative Hand Show and Sale
21-23 Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, TX 26th Annual Kids n' Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
22-24 Wilder Center, Wilder, VT * Green Mountain Fiber Festival
23-24 Hudson Valley, NY * Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl
23-24 Garden Spot Fire & Rescue, New Holland, PA * SAFONA Fiber Arts Festival
December
5-7 and 12-14 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
9-16 Prague, Germany & Austria Christmas Craft Markets Knitting Cruise
Fiber Tours
Year round New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails
Year round Nazareth, PA Kraemer Yarns Manufacturing Tour
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When Knitters Gather
lake view
Put knitters together for a weekend and who knows what might happen? Well, I do. Here's a peek inside the 12th-annual Knitter's Review Retreat, which took place on the shores of Lake Canandaigua, New York.
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