Events 2018

April11–Jun 13 WednesdayRosny Library mini-exhibit Rosny Library

peelbackThe Rosny Group have organised a small exhibition in the Library, pop in and have a look.

May23–27 WednesdayPoatina Weaving Retreat 2018 Poatina Village, Tasmania

willothewispbuttonVery early notice so you may save the date now.  :) The theme will be "Will-o'-the-Wisp".  The participant swap will be a pair of handwoven table napkins.

Inquiries and questions via email.

Preliminary info blogged.

June2 SaturdayBurnie Combine Day 10:30am Cooee

BgoldJoin them,

all welcome.

8–Aug 26 FridayScarf Festival 2018 National Wool Museum, Geelong


The Scarf Festival 2018 theme is: Living on the Land.

See their website.

21–24 ThursdayShow and Sell Pop Up Exhibition Battery Point Community Centre

batterypoint20180419bAll groups are invited to contribute.

Email for more information

28 ThursdayWinter School 2018 - SPINNING ART YARN 9:30am – 3:30pm Guild Rooms, Battery Point

2018winterschoolSPINNING ART YARNS with Viv Crawford.

See the information: Ask your questions. Register.

29–30 FridayWinter School 2018 - ECO DYEING 10:00am – 4:00pm Franklin Studio - private residence

2018winterschoolECO DYEING with Linda Chee, this is a one-day workshop repeated on the following day.

See the informationAsk your questionsRegister.

30–Jul 1 SaturdayWinter School 2018 - FUN WITH RUGS 10:00am – 4:00pm Margate Studio - private residence

2018winterschoolFUN WITH RUGS with Gerlinde Binning. This is a 2 day workshop.

See the informationAsk your questionsRegister.

August3 FridayIsland Yarns Spring Deadline

flowercornerContact the Editor,

with your contributions.

4–5 SaturdayFinishing Touches Northern Tasmania, to be decided.

andeanbraidA 2-day workshop with Laverne Waddington. Numbers are limited.


Email to enquire. Click Here

September14–16 FridayBicheno 2018 retreat Bicheno

bicheno2018The theme of this year's Bicheno is Happy Hands and Funky Feet, so bring along your best gloves, mittens, slippers, socks, stockings, muffs...anything you have worked on with hands or feet in mind. There will be a fashion show, and a show'n'tell. Tamar Valley Spinners will be your host this year.

So fill out the Booking Form in Island Yarns #256 and organise payment, with our two options, and save the date NOW.

Updated info on the blog

November2 FridayIsland Yarns Summer Deadline

palmtreesunContact the Editor,

with your contributions.