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December - 2014
5-7 and 12-14 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
9-16 Prague, Germany & Austria Christmas Craft Markets Knitting Cruise
January
3 Mid Cavelero High, Lake Stevens WA St. Distaff's Day 31th Annual Spin In
9-10 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
10-12 Phoenix Convention Center, PhoeniX, AZ National NeedleArts Association Winter Trade Show
15-18 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Kanuga Knitting and Quilting Retreat
16-18 Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV Winter Wonderland Knitting Retreat
16-18 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE!
17-19 Biltmore Square Mall, Asheville, NC Friends & Fiberworks Winter Retreat
23-25 Chalet Landhaus, New Glarus, WI Madison Knitter's Guild Winter Retreat
29-Feb. 2 Powerhouse Community Arts Center, Oxford, MS Oxford Fiber Festival
31-Feb. 2 Birch Bay Ranch, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Knit Away 2
February
6-8 Seyon Lodge, Groton, VT Knit Camp: Knitting Within Walls
7 Academy of the Sacred Heart, Bloomfield Hills, MI Knit Michigan
12-15 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN Northern Fibers Retreat
12-15 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
14 General Potter Farm, Potters Mill, PA For the Love of Fiber
19-22 Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
20-22 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK Unravel 2015
20-22 Grand Hotel, Ocean City, MD Ocean City Fiber Fest
20-22 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters Guilde Knit In
20-22 Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, Ames, IA Arnhild's Knitting Studio 20th Annual Knitting Retreat
26-March 1 Canyon of the Eagles Resort, Burnett, TX Knitting in the Hills Getaway
26-March 1 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network's Spa Knit & Spin
27-March 1 Bothwell District High School, Tasmania, Australia 37th Bothwell International Highland Spin-in & Fibre Festival
27-Mar 3 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Tai Chi, Knitting and Yoga Retreat
27-Mar 15 Indiana Roving Indiana: Explore the Yarn Trail
28 University of South Carolina, Bradley Arts Bldg., Lancaster, SC 9th Annual Carolina One Stop Shop Hop
March
5-8 Portland, OR Rose City Yarn Crawl
5-8 Olympia II & Olympia West Hall, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
6-8 Chincoteague Island, VA KnitXperience Lite (Low Impact Techniques for Everyone)
13-14 Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, IN Portland Fiber Fest and Spin-In
13-14 Cloverdale Exhibition Park Grounds, AGRIPLEX Bldg., Cloverdale, BC 7th Annual Fibres West
13-15 The Lodge, Williamsburg, VA History Unwound Retreat
13-15 George Washington Carver Multipurpose Building, Jefferson City, MO Fiber Retreat
13-15 MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA Common Cod's FiberCamp
13-16 North Shore, Boston, MA * North Shore Yarn Crawl
20-22 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Carolina Fiber Frolic Spring Retreat
20-22 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 10th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth)Fiber Fest
20-28 Norway & Arctic Circle Northern Lights Knitting & Crochet Cruise
22 Winterset Elementary School, Winterset, IA * Heartland Fiberpalooza
22-23 Marriott Courtyard, Atlanta, GA Spring Fling: Yarn & Craft Sale
22-April 5 Australia & New Zealand Knitting Cruise to Australia & New Zealand with Ann Budd
26-29 Los Angeles, CA Yarn Crawl LA County
26-April 7 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
27-29 Beach Gardens Resort, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada Powell River Fibre Retreat
27-29 Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA 11th Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival
28-29 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
28-29 Clark County Events Center, Ridgefield, WA Alpacapalooza
29 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH * Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
29 MA. Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA * Woolapalooza
29-30 Hudson Valley, NY * Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl
April
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
10-11 Sanford Lions Club Fairgrounds, Sanford, NC Carolina Fiber Fest
10-11 Rotorua, NZ Creative Fibre National Festival
10-13 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN * Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
10-13 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind Getaway
10-May 1 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
11 Chaney High School, Youngstown, OH A Knitter's Fantasy
11 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 19th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
11-13 Rhode Island * The Great Rhody Yarn Crawl
11-13 Chincoteague Island, VA * SoXperience
12 Three Sisters Park, Chillicothe, IL * Fiber Arts and Friends Market Place
16-19 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN Southeast Fiber Forum
16-19 Embassy Suites, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
16-19 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd's Extravaganza
17-18 Alabama National Fair grounds, Montgomery, AL Festival of Alabama Fiber Arts
17-18 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
17-18 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event at Greencastle
17-19 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 4th Annual Two Rivers Yarns Spring Knitting Retreat
17-19 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 3rd Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
17-19 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Vogue Knitting Live! Pasadena
18 Bedford Lion's Club Community Center, Bedford, VA Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
18-19 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair
19 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY * Chancellor's Sheep & Wool Showcase
19 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME * Denmark Sheepfest
21-25 Rheims, France Bergère de France Knitting Holiday
23-25 Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota Black Hills Fiber Arts Fair
23-26 Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN Stitches South
24-25 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada creativ festival®
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
25 Marriott Hotel, Minnetonka, MN MN. Knitters' Guild Yarnover
25 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT Connecticut Sheep Spring Wool & Fiber Festival
25 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 17th Annual Knitter's Frolic
25 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan's Festival of Fiber
25 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 28th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
25 Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, NJ New Jersey Needle Festival
25-26 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales 9th Annual Wonderwool Wales
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
26-27 Franklin County Fairgrounds, Greenfield, MA * The Little E: Farm to Fiber
26-27 Ninilchik, AS * Fiber & Arts Festival
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
May
1-3 Newton's Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA Newton's Yarn Country Spring Fling Seminar
1-4 Camden, ME Vogue Knitting LIVE Destination Experience
1-5 Dry Frio River House, Uvalde, TX * Master Spinner Certificate Program
2-3 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
2-4 National Western Complex, Denver, CO * Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
2-12 Greece Knit Greece!
9 Richland Public Library, Richland, WA Fiber With a Twist Spin In
9-10 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
9-11 Asheville, NC * 4th Annual Yarn and Fiber Crawl
9-15 Bermuda Bermuda Knitting Cruise with StevenBe
10-11 Oakland County 4-H Fairgrounds (Springfield Oaks), Davisburg, MI * Michigan Alpaca Breeders Show and Fiber Fair
14-17 Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Easton Mountain, NY * East Coast Spring Men's Knitting Retreat
14-17 Block Island, RI Vogue Knitting LIVE Destination Experience
15-18 Puget Sound, WA * Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
16-17 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 12th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
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!
16-17 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 6th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival
16-17 Sheep's Head Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland Sheep's Head Yarn Festival
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
16-23 Canadian & New England Canada New England Knitting Cruise with Lily Chin
17 Okanogan County Fairgrounds, Okanogan, WA * Okanogan Valley Fiber 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 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
17-18 Valley Ford Wool Mill, Valley Ford, CA * 1st Annual Wool Festival
17-19 Riverhead, Long Island, NY * Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
21-23 EXPO New Mexico, Manuel Lujan Complex, New Mexico Fairgrounds, Albuquerque, NM Fiber Arts Fiesta
21-25 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
21-27 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature
23-24 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN * Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
23-24 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 41th Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
24-25 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH * Great Lakes Fiber Show
25-26 Lloyd's Square, Nampa, ID * Fiber Train Festival
28-June 2 Shetland Islands, UK The Spirit of The Shetland Isles Knitting Holiday
30-31 Lady Luck Casino, Vicksburg, MS * Magnolia State Fiber Festival
30-June 1 Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH National NeedleArts Association Trade Show
31-June 1 Shake Rag Alley, Mineral Point, WI * Driftless Fibre Arts Faire
31-June 22 East Tennesse * East Tennessee Yarn Crawl
June
4-7 Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast, Montgomery, VT Vermont Summer Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
5-6 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
5-8 Maupin, OR Vogue Knitting LIVE Destination Experience Imperial Stock Ranch and Imperial Yarn Company
5-16 Norway Scandinavian Weaving & Knitting in the Land of Fjords, Trolls & Midnight Sun
6-7 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME Maine Fiber Frolic
7 WNC Farmers Market, Asheville, NC * Fiber Feel Day
7-8 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX * Texas Folklife Festival
7-14 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in Ireland
8 Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Flagstaff Fiber & Wool Festival
9-12 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mim Bird
11-13 Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH Original Creative Festival: Sew, Quilt, Knit & Crochet Expo
11-14 Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast, Montgomery, VT Stories In Stitches Writing Retreat with Donna Druchunas
12-14 Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Hamilton, MT Big Sky Fiber Arts Festival
12-15 Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Allenspark, CO * Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat
13-14 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO Estes Park Wool Market
13-14 Jasper County Fairgrounds, Colfax, IA 11th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
13-15 Arrowhead Ranch Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead, CA * Griffin Dyeworks Fiber Retreat
13-20 Canada & Alaska Canadian Rockies Rail & Alaska Knitting Cruise with Rosemary (Romi) Hill
13-21 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
16-23 Iceland Scandinavian Weaving & Knitting in the Land of Fjords, Trolls & Midnight Sun
18-20 University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN Midwest Weavers' Conference: Urban Fiber with a Minnesota Twist
19-20 Newell, SD Art in the Barn
19-20 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation Sheep Is Life Celebration
19-21 Lane Center, Eugene, OR Black Sheep Gathering
19-22 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
19-22 Kahler Grand Hotel, Rochester, MN * Zombie Knitapocalypse Retreat
19-22 Witchetty's Alice Springs, Australia 19th Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
19-26 Iceland Hiking and Knitting under the Midnight Sun
20-22 Enka Middle School, Candler, NC * Friends & Fiberworks' Summer Retreat with instructors Franklin Habit & Abby Franquemont
20-22 Brownfield Community Center, Brownfield, ME * Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
21-22 Silver Creek Farm, Watertown, WI * Fiber on the Farm
23-27 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada * Fibre Week
22-29 Pioneer Lodge, Cordova, Alaska * Net Loft Fiber & Friends
23-25 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mim Bird
26-27 Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England 11th Annual Woolfest
26-29 Hew Haven, CT to Putney, VT * I-91 Shop Hop Connecticut
27 SageRidge Mill & Critters, Clearmont, WY Natural Fibers Workshop and Camp-Out
28 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba * Blue Hills Fibre Festival
July
2-6 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp: Camp 1
4-11 Iceland Hiking and knitting with the Elves
9-13 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 Brunswick City Park Building, Brunswick, MD * Beat the Heat Fiber Retreat
12-13 Brighton, UK * Unwind Brighton
12-13 Kenneth C. Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO * Fiber U
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 Millersville University, Millersville, PA * Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association Conference: Workshop Weekend
16-20 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp 2
16-20 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN * Super Summer Knittogether
17-19 Kintaline Farm, Benderloch, Scotland * Gaelic Wool Festival
17-19 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Australian Sheep & Wool Show
17-20 Sunday River Ski Resort, Newry, ME * Maine Fiber Arts Retreat
17-20 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME * Island Knitting Retreat
18-19 Shearbrooke Farm, Standish, ME * Saco Valley Fiber Artists Summer Textile Workshop
22-26 Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, CA Summer Knit & Crochet Show/CGOA-TKGA Conference
23-27 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Retreat 3
24-26 Castel Farms, Charlevoix, MI Fiber Arts Festival
25-26 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK * Fiber Christmas in July
25-26 Redborne Community College, Ampthill, Bedford, UK Fibre East - A Celebration of British Wool and Natural Fibres
26-Aug. 1 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat
27-Aug. 9 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Fiber
28-Aug. 3 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI * Midwest Felting Symposium
31-Aug. 2 Telluride High School Gym, Telluride, CO 3rd Annual Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival
31-Aug. 7 Norway Norwegian Fjord Knitting Cruise with Lily Chin & Merike Saarniit
August
1-3 Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL * Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair
1-10 Historic Abingdon, VA * Virginia Highlands Festival
1-16 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
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
2-10 Chicago, IL * Chicago Yarn Crawl
3-8 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME * FiberME 2014
5-9 Gray's Harbor Event Center, Elma, WA Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest
6-9 Marriott Star Pass, Tucson, AZ Knittreat
6-10 Schaumberg, IL Stitches Midwest & Etc.
7-19 Baltics Baltic Knitting Cruise with Merike Saarniite & Lily Chin
8-11 Kettle Pond State Campground, Groton, VT * Vermont Knit and Fiber Camp Summer Retreat
9 Spencer Peirce Little Farm, Newbury, MA * Fiber Revival
9-10 Rheault Farm, West Fargo, ND * Fiber Arts Festival
12-16 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Workshops
14-20 Iceland Knitting and Hiking between Fire and Ice
15-19 Peter's Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ * Purl Jamming: A Knitter's Tea Party
17 St. Ann's Academy Orchard, Victoria, BC, Canada * Fibrations!
22-23 Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA Big River Fiber Fling
22-23 Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, South Jordan, UT * Great Basin Fiber Arts Festival
22-23 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada Twist Fibre Festival
22-24 Mountain Hollow Farm, Tazewell,TN * Mountain Hollow Farm Yarn Retreat
27-Sept. 1 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA * Monterey County Fair Wool Show
29-Sept. 1 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI * Llama Fest and Alpaca Showcase: Fiber Vendors
30-31 Bethel, MO * World Sheep and Fiber Arts Festival
31 Reed Point, MT * 26th Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
31-Sept. 6 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
September
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 Foyer, Auditorium Maximum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany * WOLLFEST & 6. german Raveler meeting
7-24 Transatlantic 17-Day Viking Passage Knitting Cruise with Gwen Bortner
10-12 Columbus Convention and Trade Center, Columbus, GA Georgia Alpaca FiberFest
10-13 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat Session 1: The Scottish Fair Isle Cardigan with Beth Brown-Reinsel
11-13 Camp Sunrise, near Gibbons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
12-13 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Event Center, Mitchell, NE * Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
12-13 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 21th Annual New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival
12-13 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 12th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
12-13 Riverside Park, Salida, CO Salida Fiber Festival
12-14 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA * 17th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
13 Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista, MN * Natural Fiber Network & Field Day
13 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada * Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters' Fair
13-14 San Luis Obispo County, CA * San Luis Obispo County Yarn Crawl
13-21 Colorado Front Range * Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
13-25 Mediterranean 12-Day Mediterranean Knitting Cruise with Chris Bylsma
14-20 Monhegan Island, ME * Knitting & Yoga Adventures Visits Monhegan Island
17-20 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat Session 2: The Swedish North Halland Pullover with Beth Brown-Reinsel
18-20 Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR * Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
18-21 San Diego, CA * San Diego Yarn Crawl
18-21 Boston, MA * Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
19-20 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA * 29th Annual Knitter's Day Out
19-20 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 21st Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
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 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center, Johnsonburg, NJ * North Country Spinners' Fiber Fallout
19-29 France Knit France!
20-21 Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH * Midwest Festival of Fibers: A Wool Gathering
20-21 Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show Grounds, Loy Park, Denison, TX * Blackland Prairie Artisan & Fibre Faire
25-Oct. 16 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
25-26 Ramada Cortland, Cortland, NY Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
26-27 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
26-27 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 10th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
26-28 Tygart Lake State Park, Grafton, WV * Yarn & Company Autumn Knitting Retreat
26-28 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO * Sneffels Fiber Festival
26-28 Newton's Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA * Annual Newton's Fall Festival Seminar
26-28 Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, MI * Fibre Arts Weekend
26-Oct. 6 Charlotte, NC * Charlotte Yarn Crawl
26-Oct. 6 Ireland Two Rivers Yarns Knitting Trip to Ireland
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 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
October
2-7 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS * Fall Yarn School
3-4 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 32nd Annual Wool Festival at Taos
3-4 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
3-4 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada Knit City Fibre Festival
3-4 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
3-5 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA * Nordic Knitting Conference
3-5 Lake Barkley State Resort and Park, Cadiz, KY * Tenntucky Fiber Arts Retreat
4 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA * 29th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
4 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia Irish Woolfest
4-5 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT * 27th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
4-5 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ * 6th Annual North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
4-5 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI * Michigan International Alpaca Fest
4-5 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY * Kentucky Wool Festival
4-11 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
4-12 Shetland Islands, UK * Shetland Wool Week
6-12 Varies * Spinzilla: A Monster of a Spinning Week
6-12 England, UK * Wool Week
7-11 Alexandra Palace, London, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
8 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME * Halcyon Annual Open House
8-11 Ketchum & Hailey, ID Trailing of the Sheep Festival
9-12 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Nezinscot Farm Weaving & Fiber Retreat
10 Brooklyn's Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY King's County Fiber and Handmade Festival
10-11 Back roads of NH New Hampshire Wool Arts Tours
10-12 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD * Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
11 Colleton Museum & Farmers Markets, Walterboro, SC * Low Country Fiber Fair
11-12 Memorial Park, Palisade, CO * Quilt and Fiber Festival
11-12 Winona and Red Wing, MN * Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour: Janice Arnold & FELTmaking
11-13 Manhattan to Brooklyn, NY * New York City Yarn Crawl
14-18 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada * Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
17 Garden Plaza Hotel, Kingston, NY * Indie Untangled Trunk Show
17 Woodstock, Ontario, Canada Woodstock Fleece Festival
17-18 Dutchess City Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York Sheep and Wool Festival
17-18 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO * Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
17-18 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN * Southern Indiana FiberArts Festival
17-18 Bixby Knolls, Long Beach, CA Yarnosphere
17-18 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
18 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH * Autumn Fiber Festival
18 Embassy Suites Hotel, E. Peoria, IL * 35th Annual Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In
18-19 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA * Fiber Fusion Northwest
18-30 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
19025 Iceland Knitting on Ice
23-25 Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada KnitEast Atlantic Fibre Fest
24-26 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
24-26 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada * creativ festival®
24-26 Cross Roads Retreat, Caldwell, TX * Stitches, S'mores and More Knit Camp
24-31 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
29-Nov 1 RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
30-Nov. 1 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
31-Nov 7 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
November
1 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN * Fiber in the Boro
1-2 Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA * Fiber Festival of New England
1-2 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR * FiberMania
1-2 International Horse Park, Conyers, GA * Royal Alpaca Challenge
1-30 Oakville, Ontario, Canada * World of Threads Festival
6-7 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
6-8 Ft. Dalles Readiness Center, The Dalles, OR 5th Annual Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
6-8 Century Club, Rochester, NY Weaver's Guild Holiday Sale
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 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC * Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
7-9 Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center, Sunday River, ME * Northeast Handspinners' The Gathering
7-9 The Verdant Gryphon Studio, Easton, MD * Annual Open House Retreat Weekend
7-9 Putney, VT * Annual Green Mountain Spinnery's Knitter's Weekend
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
13-16 Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Bedford Springs, PA * Knittreat
15 Amana Woolen Mill, Amana, IA * Shepherd's Market Fiber and Fabric Festival
15-16 Grant County Conference Center, Silver City, NM * Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
15-16 Wilder Center, Wilder, VT * 6th Annual Green Mountain Fiber 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
22-23 Black Forest Community Club, Colorado Springs, CO * 9th Annual Holiday Alpaca Extravaganza
22-23 Garden Spot Fire Rescue, New Holland, PA * Fall Fiber Arts Festival
December
5-7 and 12-14 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD * Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
Fiber Tours
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Year round Nazareth, PA Kraemer Yarns Manufacturing Tour
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