Select Page

2017 Midwest Fiber Festivals and Farm Tours

Hand-dyed yarn by Sun Valley Fibers, Mt. Horeb, WI Photo by Wildwood Press*
Midwest Happenings!--the full events calendar
January

Oops! January got away from me!

February

February 16 – 19, 2017: Northern Fibers Retreat, Grand Marais, MN

February 18, 2017: Winter’s Flock Fleece Sale, Chelsea, MI

February 24 – 25, 2017: Creative Spirit Fiber Festival, Bemidji, MN

February 24 – March 12, 2017 Roving Indiana Yarn Crawl, Indiana

March

March 10 – 11, 2017 Jay County Fiber Arts Festival, Portland, IN

March 10 – 12, 2017: Arnhild Knitting Retreat, Ames, IA

March 10 – 12, 2017 Fiber Retreat, Jefferson, MO

March 17 – 19, 2017 Madison Knitters Guild Knit-In, Madison, WI

March 18, 2017: Heartland Fiberpalooza, Winterset, IA

April

April 1 – 2, 2017: YarnCon, Chicago, IL

April 6 – 7, 2017 TerBeest Family Garage Sale, Baraboo, WI

April 6 – 9, 2017 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, Twin Cities region

April 8, 2017 21st Annual Stephenson County Fiber Fest, Cedarville, IL

April 8 – 9, 2017 Fiber Expo, Ann Arbor, MI (Spring)

April 14 – 15, 2017 The Fiber Event at Greencastle, Greencastle, IN

April 19 – 22, 2017: Mid-Iowa Yarn Shop Hop, TBD

April 21 – 22, 2017: 17th Annual Garage Sale Textile Center, Minneapolis, MN

April 21 – 23, 2017 Yarnover Minnesota Knitters Guild, Minnetonka, MN

April 21 – 23, 2017 Mid-Plains Fiber Fair, York NE

April 25 – 29, 2017: PlyAway, A spinnng retreat, Kansas City, MO

April 29 – 30, 2017 Indiana Music & Fiber Festival, Clarksville, IN

April 29 – 30, 2017 Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Festival, West Bend, WI

April 29 – 30, 2017 Our Creative Routes, Western Wisconsin

May

May 5 – 7, 2017 Rites of Spring: Fiber Frolic, NE Wisconsin

May 12 – 14, 2017: Shepherd’s Harvest in Lake Elmo, Minnesota

May 20, 2017 Upper Valley Fiber Fest, Troy, OH

May 20, 2017: Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair, Petoskey, MI

May 20 – 21, 2017 Spring Fiber Fling, McHenry County Fairgrounds, Woodstock, IL

May 26 – 28, 2017: Great Lakes Fiber Show, Wooster, OH

June

June 2 – 3, 2017 Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival, Franklin, IN

June 3 – 4, 2017 Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair, Worthington, OH

June 2 – 4, 2017 Kansas Alliance of Weavers and Spinners Conference, Lawrence, KS Kaw Valley Fiber Arts Guild

June 2 – 7, 2017 Michigan League of Handweavers Workshops and Conference, Holland, MI

June 12 – 17, 2017 Midwest Weavers Conference, Indianapolis, IN

June 17 – 18, 2017 Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival, Ames, IA

July
August

August 3 – 6, 2017: Stitches Midwest, Schaumberg, IL

August 12, 2017: Fargo Fiber Festival, Fargo, ND

August 18 – 20, 2017: Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

September

September 7 – 10, 2017 Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI

September 8 – 9, 2017 Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Fair, Scottsbluff and Mitchell, NE

September 15 – 16, 2017: Manitoba Fibre Festival, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

September 16, 2017 Fiber in the Park, Earlville, IL

September 16 – 17, 2017 Annual Wool Gathering, Young’s Dairy Farm, Yellow Springs, OH

September 22 – 24, 2017 North Country Fiber Fair, Watertown, SD

September 23 – 24, 2017 Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI

September 30 – October 1, 2017 Northstar Farm Tour, Twin Cities Region, MN and WI

October

October 7 – 8, 2017 Fosston Fiber Festival, Fosston, MN

October 13 – 14, 2017 17th Annual Fiber Festival, Leland, MI

October 14, 2017 Lamar Fiber Fest, St. Croix Falls, WI

October 14, 2017 6th Annual Autumn Fiber Festival, Ashland, OH

October, 2017: Lake Area Festival of Fiber, Lake of the Ozarks, MO

October 21 – 22, 2017 Fiber Expo, Ann Arbor, MI (Fall)

November

November 3 – 4, 2017 Ozark Fiber Fling, Steelville, MO

November 7 – 11, 2017 Thumb Fiber Festival, Lexington, MI

November 11, 2017 Fall Fleece and Holiday Sale with Spinners Flock, Chelsea, MI

December

Mostly Holiday Galleries, so check in Midwest Happenings! for more details!

Yes, include my event on this list!

12 + 3 =

*Hand-dyed fiber by Sun Valley Farms, Mt. Horeb, WI. Photograph by Wildwood Press. To contact Sun Valley Farms, click here.

The feature image is a wound-up ball of yarn by Interlacements: The Art of Fiber and Color.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the Trails bi-weekly newsletter featuring textile stories and happenings from the American Midwest.

You have Successfully Subscribed!