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Thank you for your inquiries post the fire at our brick & mortar shop. As Yarn Okanagan is occurring at a venue off site we are able to continue with this new event. To keep up to date with all Yarn Okanagan related information and our progress post fire sign up for the Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts newsletter.

Sip & Stitch at The View Winery

Join us June 15th, 2018, between 6:00 and 8:00 PM, for the first Sip & Stitch at The View Winery, located at #1-2287 Ward Rd.  Bring a project to knit and a lawn chair to sit upon.  Wine and cider by the glass will be available to purchase through the wine shop.  The View is graciously offering a 15% discount on your take home purchases of wine and cider through out the evening.

This is a free event, however, pre-registration is appreciated. If the weather turns wet or windy we will take our knitting into the cellar.  Click on the link to reserve your spot: Sip & Stitch

We look forward to meeting you.

Workshop registration is now open. We are thrilled to announce our workshop faculty for 2018. Click on their names to see their biographies.  Workshops they are teaching in 2018 are listed below their images.  Click to find out more information and register or call Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts at 250-860-8801.
Alexa Ludeman
Strange Brew Custom Yoke

Caitlin ffrench
Wild Crafting
Natural Dyeing Sock Blanks

Holli Yeoh
Fine Finishing
Zippers and Encased Edgings

Welcome to the Marketplace
The Yarn Okanagan Marketplace will be located at the Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites, located at 2402 Highway 97 North. The venue offers free parking and is located close to restaurants and shopping.  Signs directing you to the marketplace will be posted in the lobby of the hotel.

The Marketplace will be open at 10:00 AM and close at 4:00 PM.  Admission is $5.00 and includes a ticket for door prizes. Please be sure to get your hand stamped to allow for in and out privileges. 

And now the information you have been eagerly awaiting, a sneak peek at our line up of vendors for 2018:

General Information

Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts, in partnership with Relentless Knitting Co., are thrilled to announce the Okanagan's first and only fibre festival, Yarn Okanagan.  The inaugural event will be held June 15 and 16, 2018. 

On Friday, June 15th, 2018, Kelowna Yarn & Needlecrafts will be hosting an evening meet and greet with our workshop instructors at The View Winery, located at 2287 Ward Road. 

On Saturday, June 16th, 2018, workshops and a marketplace full of all things fibre related will take place at the Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites, located at 2402 Hwy 97N, between 10 AM to 4 PM. Free parking is available on site as well as Wifi for your convenience.  Please use the main lobby doors to enter.  Details regarding the event space displayed in the lobby.

For out of town participants requiring accommodation, the Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites offers a variety of standard double and single queen rooms. A block of rooms have been allocated at a discounted rate. Please call 250-860-1212 or toll free at 1-888-860-1212 to secure your booking. Reference the group name: Meeting-Kelowna Needlecraft, block code 550200. If you wish to upgrade mention this to the booking agent and they can give you the details. All hotel room rates include; a hot buffet breakfast, free wifi, free parking, use of the heated mineral pool and outdoor hot tubs. Reservations will be accepted at the discounted rate until May 19th, 2018 based on availability. Individual reservations require credit card to guarantee and must be cancelled at least 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid cancellation penalty.