The Flag Wool and Fiber Festival

The Flag Wool and Fiber Festival, in Flagstaff, Arizona, is this states’ premier fiber festival. This year, you can take selfies with alpacas in silly costumes! If that isn’t enough, Flag Wool and Fiber has an amazing line-up of vendors, classes, and demonstrations focusing on educating and inspiring both traditional and modern crafts. Andrea Greene, […]

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Great Lakes Fiber Show

Connie King, of the Great Lakes Fiber Show, answered my burning questions about Ohio’s premiere fiber festival. With over 20 years of history, this fiber show has grown from a single building show to a fairground event. Read our conversation below and then grab your tickets to this great event. Gus: Tell me about the […]

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Men’s Knitting Retreat

Male knitters can be few and far between, but our community is strong. Joe Wilcox and Ted Myatt saw the need for greater connection within our community and created the Men’s Knitting Retreat. Originally hosted in New York State, this retreat has gained so much popularity that it can be found in across the United […]

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Shepherds Harvest Fiber Festival

The Shepherds Harvest Fiber Festival is the largest fiber event in all of Minnesota. Each year, this festival draws in over 100 vendors, multiple industry designers, and crowds of enthusiasts ready to share their love for fiber. Deb Schaber, executive director of the Shepherds Harvest Fiber Festival, took some time to answer my questions about […]

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Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

One of the longest running fiber traditions on the East Coast is the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. For 44 years, this festival has provided one of the largest venues for fiber-enthusiasts to gather and share their love for their crafts. I spoke with Lee Langstaff, president of the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association, and Kris […]

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OK Fiber Fest!

Every spring, fiber enthusiasts meet at the fairgrounds in Okanogan, Washington for the OK Fiber Fest! This family-friendly event has an impressive list of vendors, farmers, and a great list of classes taught by local industry professionals. Learn about the journey of yarn from the farm to your needles, starting with live sheep shearing demons. […]

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Minnesota Knitter’s Guild Yarnover

Yarnover is a historic tradition for the Minnesota Knitter’s Guild. What began as a one-day event in 1986 has grown into a weekend long fiber festival that draws industry professionals from all over the country. Shelley Hermanson, Director of Yarnover, took sometime out of her busy schedule to talk to me about this amazing event. […]

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