Local Fiber Events

Upcoming events

    • 09/11/2015
    • 09/13/2015
    • Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Street, Jefferson, WI, 53549

    Come see the Midwest's premier sheep and wool festival! 


    70 fiber arts classes, sheep and fleece show and sales, stock dog trial, newborn lambs, Walk and Knit, Wooly U, Country Store, shearing demos,
    skein and design contest, Make It With Wool competition.

    • 09/11/2015
    • 09/13/2015
    • Blue Heron Knittery, Decorah, IA

    Cat Bordhi classes at Blue Heron Knittery in Decorah, Iowa, September 11-13, 2015

    Cat’s background
    Cat is a passionate teacher who teaches all over the world, and who puts her students at ease while she nurtures the best in them. As one of her students wrote, “Your generosity of spirit and kind attention to everyone set the stage for all to grow and learn.” Her YouTube knitting tutorials have over three million views, and her innovative knitting books and award-winning novel, Treasure Forest, have reached hundreds of thousands of readers. Cat teaches throughout the Americas, and has a great love for the people and textile traditions of Peru, where she and her brother Jim Petkiewicz bring small groups of knitters into intimate contact with their friends among the indigenous communities high in the Andes. For more information, visit www.catbordhi.com.

    Classes and Lecture

      - The Magical and Blissful World of Moebius Knitting
      - The Art of 
      - Lecture: Time Travel to Perú—When Modern and
        Indigenous Knitt
    ers Join As One 
      - Versatildes ~ a New Landscape for Knitters

    Logistics for Cat Bordhi's Classes
    We are very pleased to be able offer these three classes by Cat Bordhi. Each class will cost $70, plus tax. Each class description lists the materials needed. Call us at 563-517-1059 to register.  Refunds for cancelling a registration will only be provided if the spot can be filled. 

    Lodging:  Check www.visitdecorah.com or www.decorahareachamber.com for a variety of options including hotels, cabins, and B&Bs.  As of May 29, 2015, there is availability at Super 8 and Hotel Winneshiek.  County Inn & Suites and Quality Inn & Suites are currently booked for that weekend, but check after August 10, for any released rooms.  Contact Sarah at 563-517-1059 if you are having any difficulty finding a room, and we might be able to find you a room in a private home.

    Click here for more info: http://www.blueheronknittery.com/classes.htm#catbordhi

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