Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts, in partnership with Relentless Knitting Co., are thrilled to be bringing back 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 book your new skills today.
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 while you hang out with fellow yarnies.
When: Friday, June 5
6pm: Meet & Greet
6:30-7pm: Fibre Farming in the Okanagan talk. Meet local sheperdess and fibre artist Jody Atkinson and hear 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-??: Stitch and Sip
Admission: By ticket only, $10. Sorry, no drop ins. Space is very limited, so get your tickets ASAP at Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts or click here to purchase online.
We couldn't run Yarn Okanagan without a team of fantastic volunteers! Want to volunteer at this year's Yarn Okanagan event? Send us an email and get in on the action.
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