May 17-18. Heritage Arts & Fiber Festival,at the Historic Fort Lupton. http://heritageartsfiberfestival.com/
April 10 – 13. Shepherds’ Extravaganza Fiber Show and Sale at the Puyallup Spring Fairgrounds; Puyallup, WA; www.shepherds-extravaganza.com
May 31 - June, 10am to 5pm. The Driftless Area Fibre Arts event: bringing together fiber artists at historic Shake Rag Alley in Mineral Point. Click here for more information. email@example.com.
June 27 - 28 from 10am. In its tenth year, Woolfest will celebrate the very best of creativity in natural fibres with designers and makers from across the UK as well as focusing on the heritage of the Cumbrian Herdwick sheep breed.
Woolfest 2014 takes place at Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre in Cockermouth. www.woolclip.com or www.woolfest.co.uk
Ongoing. North House Folk School programs and classes learning traditional northern crafts, on the Grand Marais harbor in the Arrowhead region of northeastern Minnesota. (888) 387-9762; www.northhouse.org.
Ongoing classes at The Knitting & Weaving Center, Harrisville. www.harrisvilledesigns.com.
Ongoing weeklong and weekend classes. John C. Campbell Folk School classes. Brasstown. (800) 365-5724; www.folkschool.org.
Mar 23-29 Fair Isle for Handspinners • Elizabeth Johnston & Martha Owen
Apr 6-11 The Language of Lace (Sun-Fri) • Galina Khmeleva & George Girard
May 18-24 Design It, Knit It, “Ravel” It! • Jessica Kaufman
Apr 6-11 Aran and Gansey-style Knitting • Charley Orlando
Aug 10-16 Taking Cotton from Plant to Fabric • Jill Holbrook
Aug 31- Sept 6 Fair Isle Knitting: Starting with Color • Martha Owen
Sept 21- 27 Knitting Estonian Lace, a Beautiful Tradition • Nancy Bush
Dec 3-6 Beginning Knitting (Long Wkd) • Emolyn Liden
Dec 7-13 Dyeing and Sock Knitting • Marike Sarnlit
April 4-6. Sheep to Shawl, A Women's Weekend Retreat/Workshop: Sheep shearing, Wool Processing, Spinning, Knitting/Crochet, Weaving. Location: The Chetco River Inn, Brookings. www.thechetcoriverinn.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing classes. Home Textile Tool Museum, State Route 1036, Orwell. (south of Nichols, NY) (570) 247-7175; www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org.
October 3-5, 2014. Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum hosts its fifth Nordic Knitting Conference. Norway’s Arne and Carlos are joined by Susanna Hansson, Judith MacKenzie, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Cirilia Rose, and Dianna Walla for three days of classes, lectures, and events at the Museum. More information is available at http://www.nordicmuseum.org/education.aspx#knittingconference
Ongoing classes at Sievers School of Fiber Arts, Washington Island. (920) 847-2264; www.sieversschool.com.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Green Mountain Fibers Knitter’s Tour of Ireland
October 16-26, 2014
Dublin, Westport, Killarney, Inis Oirr, Wicklow
Registration and itinerary are link from GMF website:
Behind the Scenes Adventures. email@example.com; www.btsadventures.com.
Craft Cruises. For knitting specific: www.craftcruises.com.
For crochet specific: www.craftcruises.com.