Upcoming Fiber Events

e have a thriving fiber arts community in the lake area!  In addition to the monthly guild meetings (described in About the Guild),
 here is a listing of regular and special events in the next several months:
Ongoing Weekly or Monthly Activities
  • Weekly Tuesday Sit & Stitch at the Paint Box Cafe in Osage Beach from 11-1 p.m hosted by Lois Conway.  (Note: cafe will be closed for 2 weeks in February so call ahead to confirm which Tuesdays they are open.) 
  • Weekly Wednesday group knitting/crochet at Sheila Slater's home.
  • Weekly Thursday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Social Knitting at the Fleeces to Pieces yarn shop in Camdenton MO.

  • Special Events
    • Fleeces to Pieces is hosting a Winter group knit-along which will begin Thursday, Jan. 17.  The project will be a winter jacket using chunky weight yarn featuring a collar, raglan sleeves, buttons and pockets.  Visit Fleeces to Pieces to select your yarn or use yarn from your own stash. A Ravelry discussion group has begun in which you can read comments, get advice on starting the project and ask questions:  https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/fleeces-to-pieces/3874460/1-25#

    • Feb 9-March 3  Unmaking the Forest Overland Park Arboretum, Overland Park. KS Walking tour of felted gnomes, mushrooms, etc. feltmakersfederation.com
    • April 13:    32nd Annual Southern Illinois Sheep and Craft Festival Waterloo, IL Monroe County Sheep Producers                   http://www.waterloo.il.us/event/32nd-annual-southern-illinois-sheep-craft-festival/                                            Bobby Bayne 618.939.4012 
    • April 26-27:  Eureka! Fiber in the Ozarks Eureka Springs Community Center Eureka, Arkansas                                                                                           Facebook Page  www.facebook.com/eurekafiberintheozarks/  
    • April 27-28:  The Turning of the Tide Artisan Retreat and Festival Mascoutah, IL     Turningofthetide.org