Kinzua Knit-Away plans for conference and marketplace

Photo submitted to Times Observer Taryn Barnett of the Yarn Vaul in Meadville was a vendor at the 2018 Kinzua Knit-Away. Yarn Vault will be back again for the April 6, 2019 Kinzua Knit-Away.

The Warren County Fiber Artist planners of the Kinzua Knit-Away have announced that registration will begin on January 8 until March 10 for the April 5 and 6 fiber arts conference and marketplace.

The conference will begin Friday evening with a lecture on “Everything Alpaca” by Carol Howard of Cinco C’s Alpaca Farm.

Check-in for classes begins Saturday morning at 8 a.m. and the Marketplace will open at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The fee for entrance into the Marketplace is $3 at the door.

This year, there will be 17 vendors from around the tri-county area. To see a list of all the vendors that will be participating, go to the Kinzua Knit-Away website at

Classes will be offered during the day, including skills in knitting, crochet, wire knitting, double knitting, felting and how to fix your mistakes.

Instructors include such well-known fiber artists as Linda Voss Plummer of Artsy Design; Anita Hotchkiss of ALH Design; Erin Kosich of Embraceable Ewe; and award-winning needle felter Debbie Penley.

For a complete list of instructors and classes go to The registration form for the event can be downloaded from the website and returned by mail.

For questions, email