Special Events

Textile Center Tour -- SOLD OUT!

Thursday 2:00–4:00 PM

Join us for an interactive tour of Textile Center, America’s national center for fiber art, located in downtown Minneapolis. Included in your ticket is a bus ride (pick up and drop off at the Hyatt Hotel), an hour-long guided tour, and an hour of shopping in their Holiday Gallery Shop. Bonus add-ons: For an additional fee, sign up for a “Create a Take-Away Textile” Shibori Dyeing workshop. Tickets are $25 for the tour and $60 for the shibori dyeing class. If you want to shop till you drop, stay on the bus after the tour to get dropped off at StevenBe’s for his kickoff! 

There is a waitlist for the tour and shibori dyeing workshop, should any additional spaces open up. You will be given an option to add your name to the waitlist during the registration process. 

StevenBe Vogue Knitting LIVE Kickoff

Thursday 4:00–7:00 PM

StevenBe welcomes Vogue Knitting LIVE to the Twin Cities with an unforgettable evening of local flavor—a marvelous night of 10,000 possibilities in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

To kick off Vogue Knitting LIVE on this special night,  StevenBe is filling his converted firehouse studio with the best in food, music, art, and, of course, fiber from the great state of Minnesota. Be entertained by regional musicians and rub elbows with local celebrities; be inspired by local fiber artists, invited by Steven; be delighted with the local treats and drinks; be enticed by surprises and giveaways; be fabulous at StevenBe! 

Need a ride? Those who go on the Textile Center Tour will have the option of getting dropped off after the tour at StevenBe’s.

StevenBe is located at 3448 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55407

Marketplace Opening Yarn Drop

Friday 12:00 PM

Look up! You could catch a skein or two falling from the sky right before the Marketplace opens. The yarn drop is first come, first serve. 

Stitch ’n Bitch with Debbie Stoller -- SOLD OUT! 

Friday 7:00 PM

Join Debbie Stoller, Lucy Neatby, and Trisha Malcolm for an evening of knitting and socializing. We all love going to our own knitting groups, and we hope you’ll be a part of ours! Grab a drink, work on your WIP, bring FOs to show off, and meet your fellow stitchers. 

Shetlandia!--SOLD OUT!

Saturday 5:30 PM

Join June Hemmons Hiatt, Mary Jane Mucklestone, and Gudrun Johnston for an evening discussing Shetland and all it has to offer. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Tickets are $35

Movie Night

Saturday 6:00 PM

Settle in and relax after a day of shopping at the Vogue Knitting LIVE Movie Night! Snack on popcorn and get ready to see the first episode of the Steven Be reality TV show, and then watch the documentary Yarn: the Movie. Entrance to movie night is first come, first serve. 

Vogue Knitting Knit-Along

Starts 9/6, Meetup Sunday 12:30 PM

It’s going to be cold in Minneapolis this fall, so why not stay warm with a new hat or cowl? Knit with us in the first-ever Vogue Knitting Knit Along and be guaranteed to have something new and gorgeous to wear at the show. Our editorial team has selected two designs from Vogue Knitting Fall 2016, and we’ll all be stitching them together in the months leading up to the show. 

This KAL will begin on 9/6, when Vogue Knitting Fall, the issue featuring these patterns, goes on sale. In the meantime, you can start dreaming up color combinations! Connect with us in our Ravelry group to participate and plan.

Geometric Cowl, by Gudrun Johnston

The Fibre Company Acadia: 1 main color plus 2 contrasting colors

Fair Isle Hat, by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Rowan Felted Tweed: 1 main color plus 4 contrasting colors

The end of the KAL will happen at the show: On Sunday at 12:30 PM, we’ll all meet up with Mary Jane, Gudrun, and Courtney Kelley of the Fibre Company to show off and compare FOs!