Events

Jan 24 - Jan 27

January Spin-In

This is a retreat that requires preregistration.

Destin Florida

Feb 23 - Feb 25

Midwest Fiber Frolic (NEW!)

Midwest Fiber Frolic - three days of fun for all fiber artists, including outstanding vendors, workshops, classes, demos, and more!

Crown Plaza Hotel / Milwaukee Airport, 6401 South 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221

https://www.midwestfiberfrolic.com/

Mar 16 - Mar 18

Madison Knit-In

Knit-in is sponsored by one of the largest knitting guilds in the country, always sponsoring leading international instructors, outstanding market, fashion show and events. More info coming!

Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin

https://madisonknittersguild.org/knitin

Mar 24

Black Swamp Market Day

The 33rd Year! Amazing. We cordially invite you and your fiber friends to join us at our annual Market Day. We will be showcasing the finest fiber vendors the Great Lakes States have to offer! 9am - 4pm Admission: $1

Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fair Grounds, Bowling Green, Ohio

http://www.blackswampspinnersguild.org/

Apr 7 - Apr 8

Yarn Con Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair

YarnCon is Chicago's homegrown yarn-centric exhibition -- a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Our mission is to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, fiber for spinning and weaving, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving.

Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall 1340 W Washington St., Chicago, Illinois 60607

https://www.yarncon.com/

Apr 14 - Apr 15

Spring Fiber Expo

Saturday 9 - 5, Sunday 10 - 3. Join us for a fiber fantasy - wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more - from the plant or animal to the finished product.

Washtanaw Farmers Council, Saline, MI (Fair grounds)

http://www.fiberexpo.com/page/page/4831882.htm

Apr 28

Knit Michigan

Providing support to Michigan cancer patients and their families. Knit Michigan the event is BACK! Thanks to a group of women from Skeins on Main in Rochester, Knit Michigan 10 will be held April 28, 2018 at the Southfield Pavilion. Imagine: great parking and NO SNOW! Be watching the website for more info!

Southfield Pavillion, Southfield, MI

http://knitmichigan.org/

May 12 - May 13

Shepherd's Harvest Festival

Minnesota's Shepherd's Harvest Festival is the largest sheep and wool festival in Minnesota.

Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN

http://www.shepherdsharvestfestival.org

May 26 - May 27

Great Lakes Fiber Show

The 23rd Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show is coming to the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio! The Great Lakes Fiber Show runs from 10a–5p on Saturday and 10a–4p on Sunday, bringing your favorite vendors and activities for two days of fun.

Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, Ohio

http://www.greatlakesfibershow.com/

Jun 9 - Jun 10

Estes Park Wool Market

The mission of the Estes Park Wool Market is to bring together natural animal fiber ​producers, educators, retailers and consumers for the benefit of the industry. ​Workshops: June 7 & 8, 2018 Market: June 9 and 10, 2018

Estes Park Events Complex, 1125 Rooftop Way, Estes Park, Colorado, 80517

http://www.estesparkeventscomplex.com/wool-market.html

Sep 7 - Sep 9

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

Premier Midwest Fiber Festival located in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Outstanding marketplace, instructors, sheep show, fleece judging, auctions, "Make it with Wool" and so much more!

Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, Wisconsin

http://wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com/

Sep 15 - Sep 16

Wool Gathering 2018

Join us for an awesome festival of fibers at the 23rdWool Gathering at Young’s September 15 & 16. Observe sheep, llamas, alpacas, cashmere goats, Angora rabbits and other wool-bearing animals at the show. There will be shearing demonstrations, wool spinning, weaving and much more to see and learn. There are over 100 vendors from several surrounding states and as far away as Arizona here for you to enjoy. 10am to 7pm Sat 10am to 5pm Sun

Young’s Jersey Dairy 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd Yellow Springs, OH 45387

https://youngsdairy.com/wool-gathering/

Sep 29 - Sep 30

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival

Working to bring small producers of fiber products and fiber fan(atic)s together. We have something for fiber artists, crafters and people who prefer ready-made items. With over 80 booths nestled at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, you will find yarn/fiber and food vendors, fiber classes, sheep and pasture management sessions and a pasture tour at the Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival.

Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, 2300 Rifle River Trail West Branch, Mi 48661

http://www.lambandwoolfestival.com/

Oct 20 - Oct 21

Fall Fiber Expo

Join us for a fiber fantasy - wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more - from the plant or animal to the finished product. Saturday 9:00am—5:00pm Sunday 10:00 am — 3:00 pm $4 admission - one day $6 admission - two days (children 12 & under free)

Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

http://www.fiberexpo.com/page/page/4831882.htm

Oct 26 - Oct 28

SAFF

Outstanding marketplace for spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters, felters and more! There are classes on Thursday. No shopping, no selling. We are setting up. Friday, October 26 – (9am – 6pm) Saturday, October 27 – (9am – 6pm) Sunday, October 28 – (9am – 4pm) Admission will be $5/person per day. $10 pass for 3 days. Youth under 13 yrs. old will be free.

WNC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC

http://saffsite.org/

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