Midwest Fiber Frolic
February 8-10, 2019
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
6401 S. 13th Street
Vendors, Classes, Room to sit and socialize, After party on Friday and Saturday, Work on projects!
More information at www.midwestfiberfrolic.com/
April 6-7, 2019
Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall
1340 W Washington Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60607
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.
More information at www.yarncon.com/
Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival
June 1-2, 2019
McHenry County Fairgrounds, 11900 Country Club Rd., Woodstock, IL 60098
Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival formerly known as Spring Fiber Fling is an educational event focused on fiber and the process from “Sheep to Shawl”. We will have 3 buildings set up for our crafters, Our instructors will be teaching spinning, weaving, quilting, sewing, knitting, and fiber animal management classes.
August 1-4, 2019
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
More information at https://www.knittinguniverse.com/stitches/
Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival
September 6-8, 2019
Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Ave., Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549
The event is a function of the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative, a regional organization of sheep and fiber producers, fiber businesses, artists and educators. It includes fiber arts classes, youth activities, sheep shows, competitions, vendors, and auctions.
More information at http://wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com/