Regional Fiber Events

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.

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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!

Stitches Midwest

August 1-4, 2019

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center

Schaumburg IL

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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.

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