Events 2018

June8–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

2018sandsThe 2018 Show & Sell Pop-Up exhibition,

See the Flier, or, 

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.

3 places left as of 15 June.

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.

The Friday 29th workshop is now FULL, 1 place still available for Saturday 30th.

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.

Fully Booked, no places left

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

11 SaturdayLearn to Spin in Just One Day 9:30am – 3:30pm Guild Rooms, Battery Point, Hobart

spinningwheelashfordYou don't need your own spinning wheel, some fleece and wheels will be provided.

Morning tea provided, please bring your own lunch.

Information Flyer: Registration Form:  Enquiry:

25 SaturdayDevonport Open Day 10:00am – 3:00pm Girl Guild Hall, 56 Forbes st, Devonport

helloAll welcome.

We hope to see YOU there.

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, OR, print this one 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.