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January
9 Mid Cavelero High, Lake Stevens WA St. Distaff's Day 32nd Annual Spin In
9-11 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA National NeedleArts Association Winter Trade Show
14-17 Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, NC Kanuga Knitting and Quilting Retreat
15-17 New York Marriot Marquis, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE!
15-17 Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 8th Annual Slater Mill Knitting Weekend & Fiber Art Marketplace
17 Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK Waltham Abbey Wool Show
22-23 Arcosanti, AZ 5th Annual Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
23 Wayland Winter Farmer's Market, Russell's Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
23 Beach Gardens Resort, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada Fibre & Fabric From the Ground Up
28 Looped Yarn Works, Washington, DC Dressed in Knits Book Signing with Alex Capshaw-Taylor
29-30 Powerhouse Community Arts Center, Oxford, MS 6th Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival
29-31 Boone Tavern, Berea, KY Pins & Needles Retreat
29-31 Birch Bay Ranch, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Knit Away
February
4-7 Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY 1st Annual Wander / Wool Retreat
5-7 Seyon Lodge, Seyon Lodge State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
11-14 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, QA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
11-16 North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN Northern Fibers Retreat
18-21 Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
19-20 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Knitter's Retreat
19-21 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, UK Unravel 2016
19-21 Elk’s Lodge 2645, Ocean City, MD 3rd Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
19-21 Springbrooke Retreat Centre, Langley, British Columbia, Canada Knitter's Retreat with Amy Singer
19-29 Southern Caribbean Vogue Knitting Workshop Cruise with Franklin Habit & Nancy Marchant
20 Fosston Civic Center, Fosston, MN Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Event
20 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner's Flock Winter Fleece Sale
25-29 Tampa Bay, FL Tampa Bay Yarn Crawl
26-28 Comfort Suites Hotel, Oak Creek, WI Sheep in the City Getaway
26-28 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network's Spa Knit & Spin
26-28 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
26-28/29 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD Tai Chi, Knitting and Yoga Retreat
26-March 1 Canyon of the Eagles Resort, Burnett, TX Knitting in the Hills Getaway
26-Mar 13 Indiana Roving Indiana: Yarn Crawl
27 University of South Carolina, Bradley Arts Bldg., Lancaster, SC 10th Annual Carolina One Stop Shop Hop
27-29 Skipping Stone Beach B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada Knitting Retreat
28-March 7 Eastern Caribbean Friends & Fiberworks San Juan Knitting Cruise with Barry Klein
March
1-9 South Island, New Zealand Travelling Yarn Tour of New Zealand’s South Island
3-5 Roslindale Branch Library, Roslindale, MA Yarn & Craft Book Sale
3-6 Olympia II & Olympia West Hall, London, UK Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
3-6 Portland, OR Rose City Yarn Crawl: Unravel Portland
4-6 Wains Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand Unwind Fibrecraft Retreat
4-6 David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA 12h Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival
4-6 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fiber Treasures Spinning Retreat
5 Wayland Winter Farmer's Market, Russell's Garden Center, Wayland, MA Farm Fiber Days
6-8 Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, GA Yarnmarket News Smart Business Conference
8 Bothwell District High School, Tasmania, Australia 38th Bothwell International Highland Spin-in & Fibre Festival
10-13 Planters Inn Hotel, Savannah, GA Maggiknits Retreat
11-12 Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, IN Portland Fiber Fest and Spin-In
11-13 Hotel at Gateway, Ames, IA Arnhild's Knitting Studio Knitting Retreat
11-13 Chincoteague Island, VA KnitXperience Lite (Low Impact Techniques for Everyone)
11-13 George Washington Carver Multipurpose Building, Jefferson City, MO Fiber Retreat
11-13 Centre La Petite Rouge Vacation Centre, Quebec, Canada Twist Exclusive Retreat
12-13 MIT Tang Center, Cambridge, MA Common Cod's FiberCamp
12-13 March Indre By Kulturhus, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork Master Class
12-19 Istanbul, Turkey Knitters in Istanbul
17-19 Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Yarn Festival
17-20 North Shore, Boston, MA Knit North Yarn Crawl
18-19 Cloverdale Exhibition Park Grounds, AGRIPLEX Bldg., Cloverdale, BC 8th Annual Fibres West
18-19 Cedarburg-Grafton-Thiensville, WI Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail
18-20 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Carolina Fiber Frolic Spring Retreat
18-20 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Madison Knitters' Guild Knit In
18-20 Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction, VT 8th Annual Green Mountain Fiber Festival & Knitting Retreat
18-20 Perimeter Marriott Hotel, Atlanta, GA Spring Fling: Yarn & Craft Sale
19 The Match Factory, Bellefonte, PA For the Love of Fiber
19 Winterset Elementary School, Winterset, IA 6th Annual Heartland Fiberpalooza
25-26 Holshouser Building, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC Carolina Fiber Fest
26 MA. Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
31-Apr 3 Embassy Suites, Loveland, CO Interweave Yarn Fest
31-Apr 3 Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN Stitches South
31-Apr 3 Silk Soiree
31-Apr 16 Asia China, Korea, Japan Knitting Cruise
April
1-3 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX 11th Annual DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth)Fiber Fest
1-3 Interlaken Resort, Lakeville, CT Black Sheep Needle Arts Retreat
1-3 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 4th Annual Two Rivers Yarns Spring Knitting Retreat
1-3 Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Overland Park, KS Knitting in the Heartland
2 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
2 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Artisans Guilde Open House
2-3 Clark County Events Center, Ridgefield, WA Alpacapalooza
2-3 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union Hall, Chicago, IL YarnCon: Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair
2-3 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Artisans Guild Fiber Studio
7-10 Long Island, NY 2nd Annual Long Island Yarn Crawl
7-10 Quechee Inn, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Cornelia Tuttle-Hamilton
7-10 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 10th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop
8-10 Doubletree Hotel, Modesto, CA Conference of Northern California Handspinners: Immerse Yourself in Fiber
8-10 Minnesota Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Weekend
8-10 Rhode Island The Great Rhody Yarn Crawl
9 Biblioteket i NV, Copenhagen Denmark Knitwork Light
9 York Harbor Inn, ME 3rd Annual Fiber Market
9 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL 20th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
9 Yarn Harbor Inn, York, ME 3rd Annual Fiber Marketplace
9-10 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
9-10 Seattle, WA Sheepish in Seattle: Weekend of Yarn Tourism, the Sheepquil
9-10 Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, OH 12th Annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
9-16 Crow Park Hotel, Keswick, England, UK Knitting Inspiration in the English Lake District
14-17 Los Angeles, CA L.A. County Yarn Crawl
14-17 New Jersey New Jersey Wool Walk
14-17 Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA Shepherd's Extravaganza
15-16 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX 6th Annual Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
15-16 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event: Celebrating 25 Years of Fiber
15-17 Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario, Canada 4th Annual YarnOver SleepOver Retreat
15-17 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
15-17 Maryland countryside Countryside Artisans 2016 Spring Studio Tour
15-17 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
15-17 Loyola House Retreat Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Men's Knitting Retreat North
15-17 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA Steel City Fiber Fest
15-18 Sunnyside Resort & Lodge, Lake Tahoe, CA Vogue Knitting LIVE Destination Experience: Jimmy Beans Wool
16 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
16 Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY CNY Fiber Frolic
16 Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, NJ 6th Annual New Jersey Needle Festival
16-17 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
16-17 Merchants Square Mall, Allentown, PA Steel City Fiber Fest
18 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor's Sheep & Wool Showcase
19-23 Rheims, France Bergère de France Knitting Holiday
21-24 The Westin at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO 1st Annual PLY Away: A Spinning Retreat
22-23 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada creativ festival®
22-24 Bodega Ridge Resort, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada Southern Gulf Islands Knitting Retreat
22-24 Tygart Lake State Park,Grafton, WV Spring Fling Knitting
22-24 Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY 6th Yarn Cupboard Annual Fiber Arts Retreat and Market
23 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber AffaFr & Wool Market
23 Hopkins West Junior High School, Minnetonka, MN 30th Annual MN. Knitters' Guild Yarnover
23-24 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales 10th Annual Wonderwool Wales
23-24 Washington County, NY 24th Annual New York's Washington County Fiber Tour
23-24 A Goode View Alpaca Farm, Goode, VA 8th Annual Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
23-30 Pennsylvania & New York Northeast Knitting & Crocheting Tour with Elaine Smith
25-May 5 Peru Exploring the Textiles of the Peruvian Highlands
25-May 9 Argentina and Uruguay Argentina for Knitters with Joji Locatelli and Alejandra Pont
28-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Yarn School
28-May 1 Pukekohe, Auckland, NZ Fibrant Auckland
28-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Yarn School
29-30 Lake Winnebago, WI Rites of Spring: Fiber Frolic
29-May 1 Meadowbrook Inn, Blowing Rock, NC Unwind: A Fiber Arts Getaway
29-May 1 National Western Stock Show Complex, Denver, CO Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
29-May 3 Holgate Hill Hotel, York, England, UK York and Yorkshire Gloves
29-May 8 Ireland Knitting in Ireland with Amy Detjen
30 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT 107th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
30 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 29th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
30 Village of Powhatan, Powhatan, VA Powhatan's Festival of Fiber
30-May 1 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Knitter's Frolic
30-May 1 Tri-County Shrine Club, Clarksville, IN Indiana Fiber and Music Festival
May
5-10 Shetland Islands, UK The Spirit of The Shetland Islands Knitting Holiday
5-12 Andalsnes, Norway Knitting Holiday Romsdal
6-8 Vancouver, BC, Canada Woolith Fair: A Lower Mainland Yarn Crawl
7 Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry, Scotland, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Festival at Pitlochry
7 Kirkwood Center, Marion, IA Shepherd's Market Fiber Festival
7 Clarke Foley Centre, Ickley, England, UK Wharfe Wool Fair
7 Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, Okanogan, WA 3rd Annual Okanogan Valley Fiber Festival
7-8 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
11-22 Europa Hotel, Belfast, Ireland Ireland with Maggie Jackson
12-15 Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Knit Factory
13-14 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Park Fiber Arts Celebration!
13-15 Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA Vogue Knitting Live!
13-15 Block Island, RI The North Light Fibers 5th Annual Knitting Retreat
13-15 Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN Shepherd's Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival
14 Surrey Museum, Cloverdale, British Columbia, Canada Sheep to Shawl Competition
14 McRobert Pavilion, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland Scotland's Knitting Only Show
14-15 Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville, PA 4th Annual Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival
14-15 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
14-15 McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL Spring Fiber Fling
14-15 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, Long Island, NY Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
14-15 Fibre Harvest Mill, Pathfields Industrial Estatee, South Molton, Devon, England, UK John Arbon Textiles Open Weekend
14-21 Aix-en-Provence, Provence Knitting in Provence
15-22 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat in Ireland
17-22 Various locations, VA Virginia Knits Virginia Yarn Crawl
17-29 Norway, Scotland, British Isles Fjords and Highlands Knitting Cruise
18-22 Puget Sound, WA Northwest LYS Tour: Four Days of Fiber Fun
18-24 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature
18-26 Cotswolds Region, England, UK Cotswolds Holiday: Walk 6, Knit 2
19-21 Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia Traveling Yarn Tour of Hunter Valley
19-22 Easton Mountain Retreat Center - Greenwich, NY East Coast Men's Spring Knitting Retreat
20-22 Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho Falls, ID Snake River Fiber Fest
20-22 Amish View Inn, Bird-in-Hand, PA Lancaster Knitter's Retreat
21 Dingwall Mart, Dingwall, Scotland, UK Highland Wool & Textiles Festival at Dingwall
21 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
21-22 Casari Ranch, Point Arena, CA 3rd Annual Farm to Home Casari Ranch Wool Festival
21-22 Sheep's Head Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland Sheep's Head Yarn Festival
21-22 Green County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA 13th Annual Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival
21-22 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY 7th Annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival
21-22 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
21-28 Aix-en-Provence, Provence Knitting in Provence
26-30 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
27-28 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN 9th Annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
27-29 Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, BC, Canada Okanagan Knitting Retreat
27-29 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH 21st Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show
28 Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand Woolfest Auckland
28-29 Shupp's Grove, Rheinhold, PA 2nd Annual Shupp's Grove Sheep and Wool Festival
28-29 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 42nd Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
29-30 Lloyd Square, Nampa, ID Fiber Train Wool Festival
June
1-5 Hilton Garden Inn, Rochester, MN Zombie Knitapocalypse Retreat
1-7 Iceland Spring Knitting Retreat in Icelandic Nature
2-6 Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast, Montgomery, VT Stories in Stitches: Civil War Era Knitting
3-4 Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, MS 4th Annual Magnolia State Fiber Festival
3-4 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
4 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Leeds, England, UK Leeds Wool Festival
4 Bags By CAB-Yarn Shoppe, Denver, CO 7th Annual Knit Out & Crochet Community Event
4-5 The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
4-5 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME 16th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
4-14 Ireland Two Rivers Yarns Knitting Trip to Ireland
8-11 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Mim Bird
9-12 Mountain Retreat and Learning Center, Highlands, NC Spring Yoga and Knitting Retreat
9-12 Misty Isle Farms, Vashon Island, WA Vashon Sheepdog Classic
9-12 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO 26th Annual Estes Park Wool Market
10-12 Icelandic Textile Center, Blönduós, Iceland Iceland Knitting Delight Festival
10-12 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX 45th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
11 Edinburgh, Scotland Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl
11 Carberry Community Memorial Hall, Carberry, Manitoba Blue Hills Fibre Festival
11-12 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY 6th Annual Central New York Fiber Festival
11-12 Jasper County Fairgrounds, Colfax, IA 12th Annual Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
11-13 Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC National NeedleArts Association Summer Trade Show
12-19 The Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland County Kerry, Ireland Knitting Retreat
16-19 Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Allenspark, CO Men's Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat
16-23 Iceland Scandinavian Knitting & Textile Crafts of Iceland
17-19 1912 Center, Moscow, ID Palouse Fiber Arts Festival
17-19 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation Sheep Is Life Celebration
17-23 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada Fibre Week
17-July 2 East Tennesse East Tennessee Yarn Crawl
18 Varies World Wide Knit in Public Day
18-19 The Shops at Worthington Place Mall, Worthington, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
18-Sept. 5 Hudson Valley, NY Hudson Valley Yarn Shop Trail
19-25 Bermuda Friends & Fiberworks Knitting Cruise with Franklin Habit
19-July 3 Baltics Baltic Knitting Cruise
20-26 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
21-28 Pod Chalet, Pender Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada Knitting on Island Time: Lace for All Ages
22-29 Iceland Hiking and knitting under the Midnight Sun
23-26 Hew Haven, CT to Putney, VT I-91 Shop Hop Connecticut
24-25 Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England 12th Annual Woolfest
24-25 Berry Center, Cypress, TX Houston Fiber Fest
24-26 Denmark Municipal Building, Congregational Church & Public Library, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
24-26 Arrowhead Ranch, Arrowhead, CA Griffin Dyeworks 12th Annual Retreat
24-26 Lane Center, Eugene, OR Black Sheep Gathering
24-26 SageRidge Mill & Critters, Clearmont, WY SafeRidge Fiber Retreat and Campout
24-27 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
24-27 Red Centre, Alice Springs, Australia 20th Annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival
24-Jul 3 Cordova Community Center, Cordova, AK FisherFolk: Net, Loft, Fiber & Friends
26-Jul. 3 Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa, Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland County Cork, Ireland Knitting Retreat
30-July 4 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 1
July
1-3 Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, UK Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention
2-20 Rotterdam to Boston Viking Passage Knitting Cruise with Maggie Jackson
7-10 Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV Wild & Wonderful Fiber Getaway
7-11 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 2.75
9-10 Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO 7th Annual Fiber U
9-15 University of Tartu, Olustvere, Estonia Estonian Craft Camp
10 Greenhead Hotel, Carlisle, Cumbria, England, UK Wool on the Wall
13-16 Embassy Suites North Charleston Airport/Hotel & Convention, Charleston, SC Knit & Crochet Show
14-18 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 2
14-23 Estonia Estonia, Folk & Lace Knitting with Nancy Bush & Native Handicrafts Retreat
15-17 Holiday Inn, St. Louis, MO Sip Sip Knit Retreat: A "Flight" of Learning with Melissa Leapman, Patty Lyons, Brooke Nico & Carol Sulcoski
15-17 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Australian Sheep & Wool Show
15-22 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting in The Faroe Islands
15-24 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada 28th Annual Great Northern Arts Festival: Under the Midnight Sun
20-22 Waikato Diocesan School, Hamilton, NZ NZ Machine Knitters' Society Festival: Mosgiel Magic
20-24 Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Super Summer Knittogether
21-23 Benderloch, Scotland, UK Woolfeis: Fleece to Fabric
21-24 Jordan Summit Hotel, Sunday River Resort, Sunday River, ME 4th Annaul Summer Fiber Retreat
21-24 Whitehead Light Station, Whitehead Island, ME Knitters' Retreat with Mim Bird
21-25 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp Retreat 3
21-26 Shetland Islands, UK The Spirit of The Shetland Islands Knitting Holiday
29-30 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK 10th Annual Fiber Christmas in July
29-30 Kick The Moon Artist's Studio, W. Baldwin, ME Saco Valley Fiber Artists Summer Textile Workshop
29-31 Telluride Elementary School Gym, Telluride, CO 4th Annual Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival
29-Aug. 7 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
30-31 Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, Bedford, UK Fibre East - A Celebration of British Wool and Natural Fibres
30-Aug. 6 Convention Center, Milwaukee, WI Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America
30-Aug. 7 Chicago, IL Chicago Yarn Crawl
30-Aug. 14 Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl
31-Aug. 6 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME New England Fiber Arts Retreat
August
1-8 Iceland Hiking and Knitting with the Elves
1-14 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Fiber
2-7 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME * FiberME 2015
4-7 Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest & Etc.
5-6 Rheault Farm, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
5-6 York Auction Mart, Murton, York, England, UK 6th Annual British Wool Show
6 Club Tico, Fort Collins, CO We Knit Colorado
7-10 Kettle Pond State Park, Groton, VT Vermont Knit & Fiber Retreat
12-18 Iceland Hiking and Knitting between Fire & Ice
12-19 Faroe Islands, Denmark Knitting & Crochet in The Faroe Islands
13-14 Crafted at the Port of LA, Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Quilt Show & Fiber Art Fest
17-21 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Workshops
18-21 Blue Mountain Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD 2nd Annual City Zen Dye Retreat
18-21 St-Andre-Avellin, Quebec, Canada Festival Twist
18-21 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel and Marilyn King
20 Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, UK Popup Wool Show
20-28 Colorado Front Range Yarn Along the Rockies (Yarn Crawl)
21 Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, Victoria, BC, Canada Fibrations!
25-28 Dutton Farmhouse, Dummerston, VT Vermont Summer Retreat with Beth Brown-Reinsel and Marilyn King
26-28 East Pier, Ahuriri, Napier, NZ Bespoke Knitters Retreat: Knit August Nights
31-Sept. 5 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
September
2-4 Bristol Sales Centre , Washingpool Farm, Easter Compton, Bristol, England, UK Bristol Wool Fair
2-4 Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Store, Baltimore, MD City Zen Dye Retreat
2-4 Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI Llamafest Showcase
3-4 Wild Life West Nature Park, Edgewood, NM 4th Annual Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering
3-5 Cherokee Park Ranch, Livermore, CO 3rd Annual Wild West Knitting Retreat
3-4 Auditorium Maximum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Wollfest
4 Reed Point, MT 28th Annual Great Montana Sheep Drive
5-10 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
7-10 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College on Penobscot Bay
8-10 Columbus Convention & Trade Center, Columbus, GA 5th Annual Georgia FiberFest
8-11 Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
9-10 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Event Center, Mitchell, NE Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
9-11 Camp Sunrise, near Gibsons, BC, Canada Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
10 London, England, UK 3rd Annual Great London Yarn Crawl & Pop-up Marketplace
10 Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters' Fair
10 San Luis Obispo County, CA San Luis Obispo County Yarn Crawl
10-11 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA 13th Annual Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
10-11 Riverside Park, Salida, CO 5th Annual Salida Fiber Festival
10-11 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ 22nd Annual New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival
10-11 Mississippi Valley Textile Museum & Almonte Arena, Almonte, Ontario, Canada Fibrefest 2016 - Festival of Fibre Arts
10-17 Chateau Dumas, Chateau d'Auty, Auty, France Knitting with Habu - Julie Weisenberger and Takako Ueki
15-18 Boston, MA Greater Boston Yarn Crawl
16-17 Marc Center, Mt. Vernon, MO 6th Annual Fiber Daze
16-17 Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 31st Annual Knitter's Day Out
16-18 Fanø, Denmark 11th Annual Fanø International Knit Festival
16-18 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD 24th Annual North Country Fiber Fair
16-18 Hotel UMass, Amherst, MA WEBS Fall Knitting Retreat
16-18 Clarion Inn Orlando Airport, Orlando, FL Florida Fiber-In
16-18 Hillbrook Inn and Spa, Charles Town, W. VA. Swing Knits Retreat Weekend with Brigitte Elliott
16-20 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA 19th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival
17 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL Fiber in the Park
17-18 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY 22nd Annual Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
17-18 Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 21st Annual Midwest Festival of Fibers: A Wool Gathering
17-19 Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth, CO 5th Annual Elizabeth Fiber Festival
17-20 San Diego, CA San Diego Yarn Crawl
18-24 Monhegan Island, ME Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Norah Gaughan
19-21 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center, Johnsonburg, NJ * North Country Spinners' Fiber Fallout
21-26 Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, England, UK Yarndale Tour
21-28 Denmark Knitworking in Denmark
22-25 Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX Stitches Texas
23-24 Ramada Cortland, Cortland, NY Finger Lakes Machine Knitting Seminar
23-25 Kulturhuset Indre By, Copenhagen, Denmark Knitwork 16
23-25 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI 16th Annual Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival
23-25 4-H Events Center, Ouray County Fairgrounds, Ridgway, CO 4th Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival
23-26 Majestic Hotel, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK Last of the Summer Yarn Holiday: Yarndale Festival with Stitchtopia
24-25 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
24-25 Skipton Auction Mart, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, UK 4th Annual Yarndale
24-25 Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 20th Annual Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
24-25 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA 12th Annual Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
24-25 Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK 31st Annual Masham Sheep Fair
24-Oct. 2 Shetland, England, UK 6th Annual Shetland Wool Week
25-27 Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, ME Fleece Tent & Fiber Marketplace at Common Ground Country Fair
25-27 Manhattan to Brooklyn, NY * New York City Yarn Crawl
25-Oct. 2 Shetland Islands, UK The Shetland Islands, A Celebration ofAll Things Knitting, Weaving and Sheep
25-Oct. 3 North of Ireland Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
25-Oct. 4 North of Ireland Traveling Yarn Tour of North Ireland
26-Oct. 2 Inverness, Scotland, UK Inverness Loch Ness International Knit Festival
29-Oct. 1 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
29-Oct. 4 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Fall Yarn School
30-Oct. 1 Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 4th Annual Manitoba Fibre Festival
30-Oct. 2 Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Fiber Arts Fest
30-Oct. 3 Block Island, RI Vogue Knitting Destination Retreat
October
1-2 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada 5th Annual Knit City Fibre Festival
1-2 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM 33rd Annual Taos Wool Festival
1-2 Montpelier Station, Orange County, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
1-2 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 28th Annual Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
1-2 Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta
1-2 Summit Sports and Ice Complex, Dimondale, MI 20th Michigan International Alpaca Fest
1-2 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
1-2 Fosston Elementary School, Fosston,MN Fosston Fiber Festival
1-2 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA 30th Annual Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
2 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia Irish Woolfest
2-9 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
3-4 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Felt School
3-9 Varies Spinzilla: A Monster of a Spinning Week
3-18 Scotland, UK The Highlands and Islands of Scotland: A Weaving and Knitting Adventure
5-9 Alexandra Palace, London, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
6-9 Ketchum & Hailey, ID 20th Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival
7-9 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
7-9 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY Kentucky Wool Festival
7-9 Gray's Harbor Event Center, Elma, WA Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest
7-10 Nezinscot Farm, Turner, ME Nezinscot Farm Weaving & Fiber Retreat
7-19 Canada and New England Canada & New England Knitting Cruise with Ann Budd
8 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME Halcyon Annual Open House
8 Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY King's County Fiber Festival: A Celebration of the Handmade
8 Community Christian Church, Camdenton, MO 11th Annual Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
8-9 Burgbachsaal, Zug, Switzerland 2nd Swiss Wulle (Wool) Festival
8-9 Memorial Park, Palisade, CO Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival
8-9 Patrick Ranch and Museum, Chico, CA Fiber Fusion
8-9 SE Minnesota & Western WI Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour
8-9 Back roads of NH 33rd Annual New Hampshire Wool Arts Tour
8-9 College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL Interknit Machine Knitting Club hosts Tom, the Machine Knitting Guy
8-10 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA Nordic Knitting Conference with Arne and Carlos
8-13 Scotland Exploring the Highlands and Islands: A Wooly Adventure
8-15 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
8-23 Scotland Exploring the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
9-11 Newton's Yarn Country, Anaheim, CA * Annual Newton's Fall Festival Seminar
9-14 Iceland Knitting in Iceland with Hélène Magnússon
9-18 Hill Country, TX Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas
10 Big Creek Grange, Lehighton, PA * Mahoning Valley Fiber Guild 3rd Annual Fiber Fair
11-15 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada 9thth Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
13-21 North of Ireland Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
14 Best Western Plus, Kingston, NY Indie Untangled Trunk Show
15 Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada Woodstock Fleece Festival
15 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH 5th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival
15 Mossville Junior High and Elementary School, Mossville, IL 35th Annual Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In
15-16 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York State Sheep and Wool Festival
15-16 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA 6th Annual Fiber Fusion Northwest
15-22 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
16-24 South of Ireland Ireland Knitting & Craft Tour
16-25 South of Ireland Traveling Yarn Tour of South Ireland
17 Green Valley Grange, Brighton, CO * 2nd Annual Heritage Arts & Fiber Festival
17-18 Texoma Exposition and Livestock Show Grounds, Loy Park, Denison, TX * Blackland Prairie Artisan & Fibre Faire
17-23 Iceland Knitting on Ice
21-23 Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center, Cresco, PA Knitting Retreat
22 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN Fiber in the Boro
22 Delmont Fire Hall, Delmont, PA RaggZ Fiber Affair & Wool Market 2016
22 Kirkwood Center, Marion, IA Shepherds Market Fall Fiber Festival
22-23 Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK Bakewell Wool Gathering
22-29 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
22-23 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
22-23 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR FiberMania
23-24 Masonic Lodge, New Albany, IN * 11th Annual Southern Indiana FiberArts Festival
27-29 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada creativ festival® Fall Show
27-30 Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Vermont Fall Knitting Retreat with Donna Druchunas
28-30 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
28-30 Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, The Dalles, OR 6th Annual Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
28-30 Cross Roads Retreat, Caldwell, TX Stitches, S'mores and More Knit Camp
29-30 Kendal, Cumbria, England, UK Kendal Wool Gathering
29-Nov. 27 Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival
31-Nov 5 Iceland Knitting on Ice with Hélène Magnússon
November
2-6 Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO Handweavers Guild of Boulder Show & Sale
4-5 Conference Center, Steelville, MO Ozark Fiber Fling
4-6 Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, Lake George NY Northeast Handspinners' The Gathering
4-6 Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA KnitXperience
4-6 Perkins Mansion, Rochester, NY Weaver's Guild Holiday Sale
4-8 Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO * Handweavers Guild of Boulder Annual Show & Sale
5 Pickers Pavilion, Lindale, TX East Texas Fiber Festival
5 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN Fall Fiber Festival
5-6 Mallary Complex, Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA 7th Annual Fiber Festival of New England
6 Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA Southern California Handweaver's Guild Annual Weaving & Fiber Festival
7-9 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS * Mitten School
7-10 Quechee Inn, Quechee, VT Knitting & Yoga Adventures Retreat with Bristol Ivy
10-12 Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, PA Knittreat with Elaine Smith
10-13 Elohee Retreat Center, Sautee Nacoochee, GA Yarn and Yoga Retreat: Color Magic
10-13 Asbury Hills Retreat Center, Cleveland, SC Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat
10-13 The Gillis Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza
11-13 Putney, VT Annual Green Mountain Spinnery's Knitter's Weekend with Faina Goberstein
11-13 Ballard Community Center, Seattle, WA Knit Fit
11-13 Sapphire Valley Resort, Sapphire, NC Fall Carolina Fiber Frolic
12 North Herts College, Hitchin, Herts, England, UK Festiwool: Yarn and Wool Fair
12-13 Triwood Community Association, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Calgary Fibre Arts Fair
12-13 Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, Perry, GA Royal Alpaca Challenge
12-13 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD 7th Annual Maryland Alpacas and Fleece Festival
17-20 RDS, Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
18-19 Old Shawnee Town Hall, Shawnee, KS 34th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale sponsored by the Weavers Guild and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City
18-20 Bodega Ridge Resort, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada Southern Gulf Islands Knitting Retreat
19 Beach Middle School, Chelsea, MI Spinner's Flock Fall Fleece Sale
19-20 Greenbank B&B at Chagford, Devon, England, UK Women with Wool Retreat with Belinda Harris-Reid & Rachel Vowles
19-20 Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, PA Fall Fiber Arts Festival
21-22 Hudson Valley, NY * Hudson Valley Autumn Yarn Crawl
21-23 Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, TX * 26th Annual Kids n' Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
27-28 Northside Park, Ocean City, MD Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
December
1-4 Harrogate International Centre, Yorkshire, England, UK Knitting and Stitching Show
2-4 and 9-11 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
3-10 Eastern Caribbean Nautical Knitting Cruise with Melissa Leapman, Laura Nelkin & Patty Lyons
5 Lew Sorenson Tanque Verde Center, Tucson, AZ * Fiber and Arts Festival
12-19 Switzerland, France, Germany & The Nethterlands Christmas Markets on the Rhine with Chris Bylsma
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