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Fiber Festival 2012

2012 Knitting & Fiber Events

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Enjoy these year-round fiber tours.

January
13-15 Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke, WV Knitter's Winter Wonderland Knitting
13-15 Comfort Suites Biltmore, Asheville, NC Friends & Fiberworks Winter Retreat
13-15 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
13-21 Chiapas, Mexico The Ancient Maya & Present Day Textile Traditions
14 All Saints Church Parish Hall, Lansing, NY Roc Day: A Fiber Arts Celebration
14-16 Hilton NY Hotel, New York, NY Vogue Knitting LIVE!
20-21 The Clifty Inn, Clifty Falls State Park, Madison, IN Sophie's Knitting Winter Retreat
20-22 Oxford Powerhouse, Oxford, MS Knit1's Second Annual Fiber Festival
21-23 Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ National NeedleArts Association Winter Trade Show
25-30 Charleston, SC and Bahamas Baskets of Yarn Winter Retreat and Cruise
27-29 Unity Village, Lee's Summit, MO 6th Annual Studio Retreat
28 Lafayette College, Williamson Arts Center, Easton, PA Crochet & Knitting from a 3D Perspective, lecture by Kathleen Greco
28-29 Legacy Alpaca Farm, Loganville, GA Camp Pluckyfluff Atlanta, GA
February
3-5 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
4 Academy of the Sacred Heart, Bloomfield Hills, MI Knit Michigan
4 Boalsburg Fire Hall, Boalsburg, PA Centre County Knitters Guild presents I Heart Knitting!
10-12 Four Points Sheraton North, Mars, PA Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival
10-12 Slater Mill Community Guild Studios, Pawtucket, RI Knitting Weekend
11 Middletown & Barnesville, MD Sweet Sale
16-19 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat
17-19 Park Mammoth Resort, Park City, KY Fiber Frenzy Retreat
23-25 Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Stitches West
24-26 Comfort Suites, Oak Creek, WI Sheep in the City Getaway
24-26 Hotel at Gateway Center, Ames, IA Arnhild's Knitting Studio's Knitting Retreat
24-26 Hilton Garden Inn & Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, ME New England Textile Arts Network's Spa Knit & Spin
25-26 Embassy Suites Hotel, Nashville, TN Nashville Needlework Market
25-26 Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey UK Unravel 2012
March
4 Bothwell District High School, Tasmania, Australia Bothwell Spin Out 2012
4-10 Caribbean 7th Annual Knitting Cruise with Barry Klein
8-10 Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, IN Fiber Fest and Spin-In
9 Various locations, Anchorage, AK Alaska Fiber Festival
9-11 Tang Center, Cambridge, MA FiberCamp Boston
10 Bishop O’Connor Center, Madison, WI Madison, WI Knitters' Guild Annual Knit-In
10-11 Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, VA Virginia Classic Llama & Alpaca Show
11-18 Iceland Winter Knitting in the Highlands
15-18 Olympia II, London, UK Stitch and Craft
15-18 North Shore, Boston, MA North Shore Yarn Crawl
16-17 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Townsend, TN Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival
16-17 AgRec Building, Abbotsford Exhibition Park Grounds, Abbotsford, BC Fibreswest
16-18 Chincoteague Island, VA KnitXperience Lite (Low Impact Techniques for Everyone)
16-18 Christ the King Retreat & Conference Center, Syracuse, NY Yarn Cupboard's Winter Fiber Arts Retreat & Market
23-25 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
24 Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green, OH Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
24 Jackson Building, Winterset, IA Heartland Fiberpalooza
24-25 Drury Inn, St. Louis, MO Greater St. Louis' Knitter's Guild Spring Break with Merike Saarniit
24-25 North Carolina Triangle Triangle Yarn Crawl - Spring Event
25 Historic Savage Mill 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD Homespun Yarn Party
30-31 Guest House at Lost River, Lost River, WY Knitters & Fiber Retreat
30-Apr. 1 Grapevine Convention Center, Grapevine, TX Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Fiber Fest
30-Apr. 1 Sapphire, NC Carolina Fiber Frolic Retreat - Frolic in the Mountains!
31 Old Alabama Town, Birmingham, AL Festival of Alabama Fiber Arts
31 MA. Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA Woolapalooza
31 Tall Grass Farm, Delavan, WI Spring Fiber Jubilee
31-Apr 1 Clark County Events Center, Ridgefield, WA Alpacapalooza
31-May 11 cWOW, Newark, NJ Knot Your Average Knit
April
3-9 Kex Hostel, Reykjavík, Iceland Knit to the Music with Cookie A
10-19 Holland Tulips & Windmills Knitting Cruise
12-15 Los Angeles, CA Yarn Crawl LA County
13-15 Crowne Plaza, Lenexa, KS Knitting in the Heartland
13-15 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
13-15 City Flats Hotel, Holland, MI A Very Plucky Retreat & Open House
13-15 Chincoteague Island, VA SoXperience
14 Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
14 Chaney High School, Youngstown, OH A Knitter's Fantasy
14 Bedford Lion's Club Community Center, Bedford, VA Olde Liberty Fibre Faire
14-15 Four Seasons Centre, Owatonna, MN Minnesota Alpaca Expo
14-16 Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E-plex, Springfield, MO Round Bobbin: Quilting & Sewing Expo
19-22 Western Washington Fairgrounds,Puyallup, WA Shepherd's Extravaganza
19-22 Renaissance Waverly Hotel & Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA Stitches South
19-22 InnPlace Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ Fibers through Time: A Fiber Odyssey
20-21 Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN Fiber Event at Greencastle
20-22 Waukesha County Expo Center, Waukesha, WI Wisconsin Spring Spin-In
20-22 Hood River Inn-Best Western, Hood River, OR Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
20-22 Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Seguin, TX Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta
20-22 Middle Beach Lodge, Tofino, BC, Canada Knits by the Sea Retreat with Amy Swenson
20-22 Athens YWCO Camp & Conference Center, Clarksville, GA Wool in the Woods Retreat
20-May 11 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
21 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Denmark Sheepfest
21 Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY Chancellor's Sheep & Wool Showcase
21 Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA Dog House Yarns Spring Knitting Retreat
21-22 Waukesha County Expo, Waukesha, WI Wisconsin Spin-In: Trends and Traditions
24-31 Pier 2&3, Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia Wool Modern
26-28 Mid-Iowa Mid-Iowa Yarn Shop Hop
26-29 Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim, NZ Creative Fibre Festival - Blenheim
27-28 International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada creativ festival® spring 2012
27-28 Noble County Fairgrounds, Kendallville, IN North East Indiana Fiber Festival
27-29 Tygart Lake State Park, Grafton, WV Yarn & Company's Spring Fling
27-29 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
27-29 Artisan Knitworks, St. Clair Shores, MI Candace Eisner Strick Workshops
28 Harper Chapel United Methodist Church, Thompson Hall, Osage Beach, MO Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival
28 Gore Place, Waltham, MA 25th Annual Sheep Shearing Festival
28 Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon, CT Connecticut Sheep Spring Wool & Fiber Festival
28 Church of the Messiah, Chester, NJ New Jersey Needle Festival
28 Hopkins Senior High School, Minnetonka, MN MN. Knitters' Guild Yarnover
28-29 Battenkill Valley, Washington County, NY 20th Annual Washington County Farm & Fiber Tour
28-29 Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales Wonderwool Wales
28-29 TRAC Center, Pasco, WA Northwest Alpacas Showcase
28-29 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Downtown Knit Collective Knitter's Frolic
28-May 1 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS Spring Yarn School
May
4-6 National Western Complex, Denver, CO Great Western Alpaca Show & Denver Fiber Fiesta
5-6 Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
5-6 Oakland County 4-H Fairgrounds (Springfield Oaks), Davisburg, MI Michigan Alpaca Breeders Show and Fiber Fair
12 Richland Public Library, Richland, WA Fiber With a Twist 9th Annual Spin In
12-13 Clark County 4H Fairgrounds, Charlestown, IN Indiana Fiber and Music Festival
12-13 Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN Minnesota Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival
12-13 Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
13-18 Ramapo Retreat, Rhinebeck, NY All Things Fiber Camp (for adults)
13-24 Lakes & York, UK Jean Moss Handknits Lakes & York Tour
14 Vista Park, Bisbee, AZ * Bisbee Fiber Arts Festival
15-30 Turkey Turkish Fiber Arts & Culture Trip
17-20 Greenwich, NY Men's Knitting Retreat
17-20 Puget Sound, WA Destination Yarn LYS Tour
18-19 Salomon Farm Park, Fort Wayne, IN Salomon Farm Park Fiber Arts Celebration!
18-20 Jim Graham Building, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC Carolina Fiber Festival
18-20 Oakland Convention Center, Oakland, CA Conference of Northern California Handspinners
18-20 Spruce Hollow Farm, Gibson, PA Ladies Getaway Knitting Weekend
18-20 Masterson State Park, Lexington, KY Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival
19 Klackle Orchards, Greenville, MI Michigan Fiber Fiesta
19 Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival
19 Farm Wool Shop, Mt. Bruce Station, Romeo, MI Spring Fiber Day
19-20 Woodwalk Gallery, Egg Harbor, WI Door County Shepherds' Market
19-20 Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA Waynesburg Sheep and Fiber Festival
19-20 Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, NY Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair
19-20 Miami County Fairgrounds, Troy, OH Upper Valley Fiber Festival
19-20 Northeast Kingdom, VT Northeast Kingdom Farm to Yarn Tour Weekend
19-20 Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho Falls, ID Snake River Fiber Fair
21 Jamaica Village, VT (near Stratton Mt.) * Jamaica Fiber Festival
19-20 Northeast Kingdom, VT Northeast Kingdom Farm to Yarn Tour Weekend
22-28 Costa Blanca & Barcelona, Spain Knitting & Crochet Retreat with Jane Thornley
24-28 Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA Sacramento County Fair Wool Show
25-26 Dickson County Fairgrounds, Dickson, TN Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival
26-27 Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
26-27 Town Park, Pagosa Springs, CO Pagosa Fiber Festival
26-27 Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH Great Lakes Fiber Show
27-June 3 Alaska Musk Ox & Glaciers Knitting Tour
June
1-2 Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival
2 Bags by CAB Yarn Shoppe outside courtyard, Denver, CO 4th Annual Yarn Knit Out & Crochet
2-3 Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff, AZ Flagstaff Wool Festival
2-3 Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME Maine Fiber Frolic
2-16 Scotland, Shetland and Norway Scotland, Shetland & Norway Knitting Cruise
6-10 Rockywold-Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Workshop Retreat
7-10 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO Estes Park Wool Market
8-10 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX Texas Folklife Festival
8-11 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington
9-10 Dallas County Fairgrounds, Adel, IA Iowa Summer Sheep and Wool Festival
9-10 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY Central New York Fiber Artists & Producers Annual Showcase: From Animals to Art
15-17 Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH Knitter's Connection
15-17 Camp Verdugo Oaks, Castaic, CA Griffin Dyeworks' Weekend Retreat
18-22 Rodeo Arena, Diné College, Tsailé, AZ, Navajo Nation Sheep Is Life Celebration
19 Miller Park, Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Brewers Stitch 'n Pitch
22-23 Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England Woolfest
22-24 Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Workshops
22-24 Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, Charlotte, NC Charlotte Fiber Festival
22-24 Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair
22-24 Lane Center, Eugene, OR Black Sheep Gathering
22-25 Witchetty's Alice Springs, Australia Alice Springs Beanie Festival
22-29 Olds College, Olds, Alberta, CA Fibre Week
23-24 Lake Metroparks Farmpark, Kirtland, OH Woolfest
23-25 Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH National NeedleArts Association Trade Show
27-July 1 Manchester, NH Summer Knit & Crochet Show
28-30 Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH Original Creative Festival, Sew, Quilt, Knit & Crochet Expo
29-July 5 Iceland Hiking and Knitting with the Elves
30-July 2 Shaniko, OR Shaniko Wool Gathering Pioneer & Artisan Faire
July
5-9 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp
6-8 Opotiki, New Zealand Fibre and Fleece Fashion Show & Exhibition
8-25 Peru Helen Hamann Adventure in Peru Tour
10 Splash Pad Park, Grand at Lake Shore Ave., Oakland, CA * Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival
10-14 St Andrews College, Christchurch, NZ Can-Knit 2012 National Machine Knitters’ Festival
12-16 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Retreat 2.75
13-15 Marsh Park, Monte Vista, CO San Luis Valley Folk & Fiber Arts Festival
13-22 Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada Canadian North Great Northern Arts Festival
14-15 Kenneth C. Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO Fiber U
14-15 Scald End Farm, Mill Lane, Thurleigh, Bedford, UK Fibre East - A Celebration of British Wool and Natural Fibres
14-Aug. 18 Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Netherlands, England, Ireland and Faroe Voyage of the Vikings Knitting Cruise
15-21 Convention Center, Long Beach, CA Convergence: Handweavers Guild of America
18-24 Kex Hostel, Reykjavík, Iceland Body, Mind & Lopi with Cirilia Rose and Stephen West
19-21 Kintaline Farm, Benderloch, Scotland Gaelic Wool Festival
19-23 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp
20-22 Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Australian Sheep & Wool Show
26-30 Holiday Inn Conference Center, Marshfield, WI Meg Swansen's Retreat 3
27-28 Creek County Fairgrounds, Kellyville, OK Fiber Christmas in July
27-Aug. 5 Mexico City, Mexico Textiles and Folk Art
28-29 Castel Farms, Charlevoix, MI Fiber Arts Festival
28-Aug. 12 Historic Abingdon, VA Virginia Highlands Festival
29-Aug. 4 Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME Maine Fiber Arts Retreat
30-Aug. 12 Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME Schoodic Arts Festival: Fiber Arts Show
August
1-5 Exhibition Hall, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Midwest Felting Symposium
3-5 Statewide, ME Maine Fiberarts Studios & Farms Tour
4-5 Chaplin Creek Village, Franklin Grove, IL Chaplin Creek Fiber Fair
5-7 Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME * Annual Open House and Historic Mill Tour
6-11 Borgarnesi, Iceland Nordic Knitting Conference - Gavstrik
9-11 Gospel Chapel, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada Fibre Fusion at the Forks
9-12 Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL Stitches Midwest
10-13 Kettle Pond State Campground, Groton, VT Vermont Knit and Fiber Camp
11-12 Rheault Farm, West Fargo, ND Fiber Arts Festival
12-18 Iceland Knitting and Hiking between Fire and Ice
14-16 Lake O’ The Pines, Avenger, TX Fiber Retreat, e-mail jannfoy at hotmail dot com
15-19 Allegan County Fairgounds, Allegan, MI Michigan Fiber Festival & Workshops
17-19 The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds, Loveland, CO Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival
17-29 Baltics Baltic Knitting & Cooking Cruise
16-19 Scott Farm, Dummerston, VT Mostly Merino Knitting Workshop with Beth Brown-Reinsel
18-19 Reese Center, COTC/OSU Newark Campus, Newark, OH Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
19 St. Ann's Academy Orchard, Victoria, BC, Canada Fibrations!
20 Heritage Center, Leavenworth, KS Leavenworth Fiber Festival
22-28 Iceland Knitting in the North
23-26 Scott Farm, Dummerston, VT Mostly Merino Knitting Workshop with Beth Brown-Reinsel
25-26 Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, South Jordan, UT * Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
29-Sept. 3 Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA Monterey County Fair Wool Show
31-Sept. 5 Whitehead Light Station, Brunswick ME Beginning/Intermediate Knitting with Shannon Okey
September
1-7 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe/Taos Retreat with Jane Thornley
2 Reed Point, MT Great Montana Sheep Drive
2-3 Bethel, MO World Sheep and Fiber Arts Festival
3-8 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Margaret Radcliffe
5-7 U. of Southampton, Discovery Centre, Winchester, UK In the Loop 3: Voices of Knitting
6-9 Searsport Shores Ocean Camping, Searsport, ME Fiber College on Penobscot Bay
7-9 Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
8 First Congregational Church, Camden, ME New England Needle Festival
8-9 Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, Lambertville, NJ New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival
8-9 Harford Fairgrounds, Harford, PA Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
9-12 Hawk Circle Wilderness Education, Cherry Valley, NY * Autumn Woods Knitting Retreat
10 Bingeman, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada * Waterloo County Knitters' Fair
12-16 Reno, NV Fall Knit & Crochet Show
13-16 Liar's Lodge, Buena Vista, CO Fun Ladies Knitting Club Knitting Retreat, jdthulson at aol.com or 970-259-4142
14-15 St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, MO Round Bobbin Expo, Sew, Quilt, Knit & Crochet Expo
14-15 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Mitchell, NE Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair
14-16 Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA Georgia Alpaca FiberFest
14-16 Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA California Wool and Fiber Festival
14-16 Codington County Extension Complex, Watertown, SD North Country Fiber Fair
14-18 Finger Lakes, Central NY * Finger Lakes Fiber Tour
14-Oct. 5 Peru Puchka Perú Textiles/Folk Art/Market Tours
15-16 Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, NY Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
15-16 Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH Midwest Festival of Fibers: A Wool Gathering
17 Employee Health & Fitness Center, Yankee Candle, Deerfield, MA * Franklin County Fiber Twist
17 Shabbona Park, Earlville, IL * Fiber in the Park
21-22 Agriculture Building, Crowder College, Neosho, MO Fiber Daze
21-23 Unity, ME Fleece Show & Sale at Common Ground Country Fair
21-23 Radisson Hotel, Orlando, FL Florida Fiber-In
22-23 Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby, OR Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
22-23 Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
23-25 Alta Lodge, Alta, UT * Rocky Mountain Knitter's Retreat
23-Oct. 5 Ireland Jean Moss Handknits Knit Ireland Tour
24 Pulaski Park Fieldhouse, Chicago, IL * YarnCon Chicago
25-26 Vancouver, BC, Canada * Culture Days: Common Threads, the Twisted Fibre Studio Tour
28-30 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center, Johnsonburg, NJ North Country Spinners' Fiber Fallout
28-30 High Hampton Inn and Country Club, Cashiers, NC Yarn Paradise Annual Knitting Retreat
29-30 Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville, VA Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
29-30 Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, Lower Penninsula, West Branch, MI Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival
29-30 Mt. Bruce Station, Romeo, MI Sheep and Wool Festival
29-30 Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
29-Oct. 2 Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS * Fall Yarn School
29-Oct. 6 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
30 Boorowa, Ireland Irish Woolfest
30-Oct. 2 Fairmont Algonquin, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada * KnitEast Atlantic Fibre Fest
30-Oct. 2 New York, NY * NYC Yarn Crawl
30-Oct. 7 Fryeburg, ME Fiber Center at the Fryeburg Fair
30-Oct. 9 Charlotte, NC * Charlotte Yarn Crawl
October
1 Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction, NY * Fiber Fair
3-7 Abruzzo, Italy Squam Italia!
4 Newburgh, NY * Hudson River Yarn Cruise
4-7 Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH Interweave Knitting Lab: Explore, Experiment, Engage
5-6 Unitarian Society, Ridgewood, NJ North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival
5-7 Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA Nordic Knitting Conference: Mitten Traditions
5-8 Central Texas Texas Hill Country Yarn Crawl
6 Bishop O'Connor Center, Madison, WI Fall Knitcircus Retreat
6-7 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM Wool Festival at Taos
6-7 Dixon May Fair Grounds, Dixon, CA Lambtown USA Fiber Fair
6-7 Kutztown Fairgrounds, Kutztown, PA Fall Classic Alpaca Show
6-7 Montpelier Station, VA Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheepdog Trials
6-13 Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Tuscany, Italy Knitting in Tuscany
7-9 Near Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth, KY * Kentucky Wool Festival
7-9 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD * Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
7-10 Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY * Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference
7-14 Jaca, Spain 15th International Fungi & Fibre Symposium
8 Halcyon Yarn, Bath, ME * Halcyon Annual Open House
8-9 Houston and Fillmore Counties, Southeastern Minnesota * Southeast Minnesota Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour
8-9 Triangle of NC * Autumn Yarn Crawl
8-10 Back roads of NH * New Hampshire Wool Arts Tours
8-14 Shetland Islands, UK Shetland Wool Week
9-20 Istanbul, Cappadocia & Ephesus, Turkey Turkey: Silk Road Turkey Excursion with Jane Thornley
11-14 London, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
11-14 Ketchum & Hailey, ID Trailing of the Sheep Festival
11-14 Hartford, CT Stitches East
11-16 Amherst, Northumberland Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada * Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival
13-14 Croatian Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada Knit City Vancouver Market & Expo
14-27 Canada and New England Canada & New England Knitting Cruise
15-21 England, UK Wool Week
16-22 Manhattan & Poughkeepsie, NY Knit New York with Judy Fawcett
19-20 Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon, IN Southern Indiana FiberArts Festival
19-20 Lane Agricultural Park, Murfreesboro, TN Fiber in the Boro
20 Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, OH StashBuster Swap Meet & Fiber Show
20-21 Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY New York Sheep and Wool Festival
20-21 DeltaPlex, Grand Rapids, MI Michigan International Alpaca Fest
20-21 Evergreen Fairgrounds Building, Monroe, WA Fiber Fusion
21-23 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada * creativ festival®
21-27 Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, CA SOAR: Spin-Off Autumn Retreat
21-31 Florence & Tuscany, Italy Knitaly 2012
22 Withers Ranch, Tucson, AZ * Tucson Wool Festival
25-27 Lower Level, Bloedel Hall, St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Sale and Show
26-28 Western NC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
26-28 Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL Vogue Knitting Live!
27-28 Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI Fiber Expo
28-30 Green Mountain Spinnery, Putney, VT * Knitters in the Green Mountains with Fiona Ellis
November
1-4 Dublin, Ireland Knitting & Stitching Show
1-4 Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Bedford Springs, PA Knittreat
1-4 San Mateo Marriott, San Mateo, CA Interweave Knitting Lab: Explore, Experiment, Engage
2-18 Oakville, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival
3-5 Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa, Dana Hills, CA * SpinMore: Spin-Off Weekend Workshop
3-6 New Berlin Public Library, New Berlin, WI * Wisconsin Handweavers Annual Exhibit and Sale: Loominosity
5 Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, Tubac, AZ * Southwest Fiber Arts Festival & Gathering
5 Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN * Fall Fiber Festival
5-6 Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA * Fiber Festival of New England
5-6 Georgia International Horse Park, Conyers, GA * Royal Alpaca Challenge
5-6 The Ranch, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, CO * Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies Fall Festival Show
6 Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA * Southern California Handweavers' Guild Knitting and Stitching Show
7-20 South America South American Knitting Cruise
9-25 Toronto, Ontario, Canada World of Threads Festival
8-11 Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, NY 11th Annual Knitter's Review Retreat
11-12 Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA * KnitXperience
11-12 Grant County Conference Center, Silver City, NM * Silver City Fiber Arts Festival
11-13 Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, TX * Kids n' Ewe & Llamas Too Festival
12-13 Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, OR * FiberMania
19-20 Liberty Fire Company, New Holland, PA * Small Alpaca Farms of the Northeast Assn. Annual Fiber Festival
19-20 Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction, VT * Green Mountain Fiber Festival
22-25 Harrogate Internatonal Centre, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK Knitting & Stitching Show
December
2-3 Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR * Arkansas Fiberarts Extravaganza
2-4 and 9-11 Sugarloaf Mountain, MD * Countryside Artisans Fiber Farm Tours
4-11 Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia * Danube Waltz Knitting Cruise
Fiber Tours
Year round Maine Maine Fiberarts Tour: Studios and Farms
Year round New Mexico New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails
Year round Nazareth, PA Kraemer Yarns Manufacturing Tour
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