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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

October

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

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

December

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

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*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.

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