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. Brought to you by Lion Brand.

Hand-Knitting with Meg Swansen and Cully Swansen​

Friday 1:00 PM

Join Meg Swansen and Cully Swansen on Friday as they discuss their work, their books, and their lives being inspired by their mother and grandmother, Elizabeth Zimmermann. Never was there a more influential knitting family!

Knit-Couture Fashion Shows

Saturday, November 5
FREE knit-couture fashion shows will be held in the Marketplace, featuring hand-knit garments in today’s latest fashions that could rival any show during Fashion Week. 

11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Vogue Knitting Fashion Show
12:15 p.m.–12:45 p.m.: Koigu Wool Designs Fashion Show
1:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.: Malabrigo Fashion Show
2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.: Mohair South Africa Fashion Show

3:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.: Vogue Knitting Fashion Show

Readers on the Runway Fashion Show

Saturday 5:30 PM

Have you always dreamed of walking the runway in a project you’ve knit? Especially a garment from Vogue Knitting—don’t you just want to show it off? Now’s your chance! Click here. You’ll strut your stuff and could win a big prize. Questions? Contact contests@vogueknitting.com.

Design Panel​

Friday 5:30 PM

How do our best knitting designers get their design inspiration? Trisha Malcolm speaks with Amy Herzog, Josh Bennett, Romi Hill, and Steven Berg.

Lucy Neatby’s Gallery

All Weekend Long

Lucy’s unique knits will be on display all weekend long. Be sure to stop by and meet the knitter behind them, as this is one of her last trips to the United States. 

Sunday 12:0012:45 PM: Inside the Designers Studio with Lucy
Hear Lucy talk about her design process and more.

Minnesota Knitters' Guild Charity Program
All Weekend Long

Vogue Knitting LIVE has partnered with the Minnesota Knitters' Guild to help keep our Minnesota community warm through knitting. The Minneasota Knitters' Guild supports LifeSource a non-profit that saves lives through organ donation and Jeremiah House, an afforable residence for single mothers and their children to live at while the mothers complete their college education. Help support these organizations by bringing knit hat, scarves, shawls, sweaters, gloves, and anything warm to the Minnesota Knitters' Guild booth in Minneapolis. Questions about the charity knitting program please contact servicemnkg@gmail.com.

If you want to particapte and won't be able to make it to Minneapolis, please mail all donations to the following address: 
Textile Center 
3000 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Attn: Betty Hanna


Sugar Bush Yarns Beginner Lounge

Friday 12:00–4:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM–2:00 PM

Free learn to knit and crochet lessons are available to complete newbies as well as those who just want a refresher! 

Gift-Wrapping Station

Friday 1:00–3:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM–2:00 PM

Get your purchases gift wrapped here.

The Good Measure Fitting Station

Friday 12:00–3:00 PM, Saturday 11:30 AM–2:30 PM, Sunday 11:30 AM–2:00 PM 

Deborah Newton’s latest book, Good Measure, gives you a master plan for making garments with a custom fit. But first you need your measurements! Stop by to get measured by the experts. You’ll leave with a card with all your important numbers so you’ll always have a perfect fit!

Webs Make and Take with Vickie Howell
Friday 12:00–3:00 PM
Saturday 11:30 AM –2:30 PM

It’s Minnesota in the Fall, so let’s knit something quick and warm! Join Vickie Howell for a Marketplace Make & Take sponsored by WEBS.

Come sit and knit, then leave with a cozy headband — in a pop-y color or cool neutral -- that can be made in about 20 minutes.  They’ll provide yarn from Vickie’s color collection of Valley Superwash Super Bulky, as well as plenty of the Takumi Circular Needles (courtesy of Clover) to use. Come to chill; leave a bit warmer!

String Art Sponsored by Love Knitting

All Weekend Long

Get creative and string some yarn to create a heart and show why you love knitting! 

Free Lecture: Wearing Fashion Knitwear

Friday 2:303:00 PM

Hear designer Maggie Jackson talk about her unique knits in this free lecture.

Owl Scavenger Hunt


Search the Marketplace for a knitted owl, find one and win a prize from Mochimochi Land!

Free Lecture: Goats and Dragons and Yetis, Oh My!

Friday 3:304:15 PM

Learn about needle felting in this free lecture by Two Fish Fibers, highlighting their fiber paint-by-number kits!

Ball-Winding Station

All Weekend Long

Can’t wait to start swatching? Come to our ball-winding station, where you can turn your new skeins into knittable cakes yourself.

Yarn Tasting Lounge

All Weekend Long

Try before you buy! Sample new and popular yarns. A few rows both knitted and crocheted are there for you to take a few stitches and see what you think.

Book Nook

Get your favorite book signed by the author at select times throughout the weekend!

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12:30–1:00 PM: Nicky Epstein, Franklin Habit, Nancy Marchant, Carol Sulcoski

Saturday 11:00–11:30 AM: Vickie Howell

Saturday 12:0012:30 PM: Deborah Newton

Make & Takes

Saturday & Sunday

Stop by to make a project to take home so you can remember your trip to Vogue Knitting LIVE!



Flowers for Prince sponsored by Clover

Friday 12:00–4:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 PM–3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00–2:00 PM

Make a flower or two, and add them to our memorial of the Purple Rain singer in the Marketplace. Knit your own flowers ahead of time with our FREE flower pattern. Bring your finished flowers to Vogue Knitting LIVE.

You can also send your flowers ahead of time to the following address:
Vogue Knitting LIVE
161 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 1301
New York, NY 10013

Relax & Unwind

Friday 2:00–7:00 PM

Ease tension in your shoulders, neck, and hands with free massages from The Bodyworker. 

Yoga for Knitters

Sunday 11:00–11:45 AM

Join Amanda Taveras of Yogini Taveras for a gentle, seated class that will release tension in your arms, neck, and shoulders. Take care of your body so you can knit and crochet more! No mats required.

Sequence Knitting Q&A
Sunday at 1:00 PM
Cecelia Campochiaro will discuss her innovative approach to knitting, which she has named Sequence Knitting. 

Knit Art Gallery

All Weekend Long

Experience our artists’ gallery and see the world of possibilities for the handmade. Artists will be announced at a later date. 

Dana Baldwin
Lindsay Degen
Gina Rose Gallina
Karen Searle
Tracy Krumm
Nicky Epstein