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!
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.
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.
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.
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.