Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts, in partnership with Relentless Knitting Co., are thrilled to present the 3rd annual Yarn Okanagan fibre festival! The vendor market will be held at the Coast Capri Hotel on Saturday, June 6. You can find details about vendors etc. on the Yarn Okanagan website.
Workshop Registration Opens on Friday, March 6!
Our favourite Okanagan fibre artists will share their expertise and teach new crafts and technique. Check out our lineup of Yarn Okanagan workshops and click on the links to get details and book your new skills.
Advanced Sock Construction - Learn every aspect of customizing your knitted socks.
Fine Finishing - Learn to finish your knits like an expert.
Punch Needle - Become a punch needle pro in this workshop.
Woodland Animal Needle Punch - Make a posse of cute critters as you learn needle felting basics.
Here's a sneak peek at our confirmed vendors for 2020!
Isis Fibre Arts
Intwined Fibre Arts with Skimikin Studios
Cattails Farm Fibre
Yellow Star Ranch Alpacas
That Darn Yarn Shop & Fibre Mill
The Small Bird Workshop
Big Blue Moma
Two Sticks and Ewe
Orchard Valley Studio
Smith and Ewe
Knox Mountain Knit Co.
Fat Marmot Knits
Sea Turtle Fibre Arts
Hewtopia Fibre Arts
Okanagan Dye Works
Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts
Twisted Fae Fibre Works
4 Elements Pottery
West Coast Colour
Meet Your Fibre Tribe at Sip & Stitch!
We're changing this fun event up a bit this year. BYO project and join us in Rustic Reel Brewing Company's event room. Enjoy their excellent menu and craft beers and beverages while you hang out with fellow yarnies.
When: Friday, June 5
6pm: Meet & Greet
6:30pm-7pm: Fibre Farming in the Okanagan talk. Meet local shepherdess and fibre artist Jody Atkinson as she shares her experience with local fibre farming. Her herd includes alpacas and meat and fibre sheep. She'll share info about sheep breeds, fibre prep and types of spin, with time for questions and samples to squish.
7pm-9pm: Stitch and Sip
Admission: By reservation only, $10. Sorry, no drop ins. Space is very limited, so book your spot ASAP at Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts or purchase online.
We couldn't run Yarn Okanagan without a team of fantastic volunteers! Want to volunteer at this year's Yarn Okanagan event? Click here!
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