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.
Chicago Yarn Crawl
July 27 - August 4, 2019
The Chicago Yarn Crawl is an annual celebration of Chicagoland's Local Yarn Shops. With 20 participating shops, this crawl is a great way to experience the vibrant fiber arts community that lives in and around Chicago. Enjoy special events, exclusive new patterns, and the best part - YARN!
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/