Events 2018

February1–Apr 22 ThursdayScarf Festival 2018 Entries Accepted National Wool Museum, Geelong

nationalwoolmuseumSee the Website for info. Scarves and entry forms due by 22 April 2018.

Exhibition opening and awards Thursday, 7th June. Open to the public 8th June, closes Sunday 26th August 2018.

April14 SaturdayDeloraine Open Day Deloraine

knittingneedlesJoin them for a fun day.

May4 FridayIsland Yarns Winter Deadline

sheepoutlineContact the Editor, Tara,

with your contributions.

23–27 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 to Di Kearney via email.

Preliminary info blogged.

June8–Aug 26 FridayScarf Festival 2018 National Wool Museum, Geelong


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

See their website.

August3 FridayIsland Yarns Spring Deadline

flowercornerContact the Editor, Tara,

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


The 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.

November2 FridayIsland Yarns Summer Deadline

palmtreesunContact the Editor, Tara,

with your contributions.