Calendar

May
25
Sat
Great Lakes Fiber Show @ Wayne County Fairgrounds
May 25 – May 26 all-day

Getting bigger and better every year, the Great Lakes Fiber Show runs from 10am–5pm on Saturday and 10am–4pm on Sunday, bringing your favorite vendors and activities for two days of fun.With over 100 vendors signed up to sell their products at the Show, the always-popular workshops are starting to take shape!

Take a look at a few reasons to start making your plans today —
• Vendors offering everything from raw fiber to finished items
• Great tools for spinning, weaving, knitting & more
• Wool fleece show & sale
• Skein competition
• A range of workshops (pre-paid registration required)
• Free demonstrations
• Free activities for kids

Admission is free — and good food will be available on site!

May
28
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
4
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
7
Fri
Drop in Knitting Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Drop in Knitting Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

This class is an introduction to knitting for the total newbie. We’ll cover the basics including starting your project (casting on), knit stitch, binding off, and purling if time allows.

No registration necessary.
Class time approximately 1.5 hours.
Appropriate for students ages 12 and up.
$20 per person, supplies included.

Jun
11
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
13
Thu
Carding Party @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Carding Party @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Don’t have a drumcarder or blending board at home? Come out for the 2nd Annual CARDING PARTY and have the opportunity to create your own batts and rolags. Select from my collection of hand-dyed fibers including wool, silk, mohair, alpaca, angora and more. You can also bring some specialty fibers of your own to blend in.

You just pay $4/oz based on the weight of your finished batt.
RSVP is encouraged but not required. Light refreshments will be served.

Jun
15
Sat
Youngstown Flea @ Covelli Centre
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Youngstown Flea @ Covelli Centre

The Youngstown Flea easily differentiates itself in the way we deliver, not just another area event, but an EXPERIENCE! Cue the curated music, Yoga, the inviting pet-friendly atmosphere and bring the area’s finest farmers, food trucks & artisans and we’re just getting started.

Hidden treasures & local gems of handmade, hand-poured, hand-stamped jewelry, art, crafts, clothing, food/food trucks & collectibles from artisans at The Youngstown Flea – it’s connecting a community of creatives with the local community that cares.

Jun
18
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
19
Wed
Needle Felting: Cactus @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Needle Felting: Cactus @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Create a spunky little cactus using only wool and a felting needle. Some prior needle felting experience recommended, but not required if you are adventurous! Ages 13+ recommended as we will be working with sharp objects.

$25 per person. Includes all materials needed to complete the project along with use of needle and foam. Anyone wishing to purchase additional supplies can do so at 15% off retail.

Jun
25
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.