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 kinzuaknitaway.com.

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 kinzuaknitaway.com. The registration form for the event can be downloaded from the website and returned by mail.

For questions, email KinzuaKnitAway@gmail.com.


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