Knit-Couture Fashion Shows
Throughout the weekend

To celebrate 10 years of Knitting LIVE! we are having free knit-couture fashion shows EVERY DAY in the Marketplace. The fashion shows feature hand-knit garments in today’s latest fashions that could rival any show during Fashion Week. 
 
Friday
6:15 PM: Kaleidoscope Fashion Show
 
Saturday
10:15 AM: Vogue Knitting Fashion Show
11:15 AM: Laduma Fahion Show
12:15 PM: Rowan Fashion Show 
1:15 PM: Kidsilk Haze Design Contest Fashion Show 
2:15 PM: Sandnes Garn Fashion Show
3:15 PM: Koigu Wool Designs Fashion Show 
4:15 PM: Universal Yarn Fashion Show
5:15 PM: Mad Tosh + Namaste Fashion Show
6:00 PM: Vogue Knitting Readers on the Runway Fashion Show
 
Sunday
11:00 AM: Rowan Fashion Show
1:15 PM: Nacinimod Deodee Fashion Show 
2:00 PM: Vogue Knitting Fashion Show
Beginner Lounge Sponsored by Cascade Yarns
All Weekend Long
 
Free learn to knit and crochet lessons available to complete newbies as well as those who want a refresher! Needles and hooks provided by Knitter’s Pride. 
Q&A with the New Editor in Chief of Vogue Knitting, Carla Scott 
Saturday 3:45PM4:00PM
 
Hear from Carla Scott, the new Editor in Chief of Vogue Knitting on how she started knitting, got involved in the industry, and her plans for the magazine. 
 
Meet & Greet with New Editor in Chief of Vogue Knitting, Carla Scott 
 
Are you an up and coming designer that would like to find out more about becoming a Vogue Knitting designer. Stop by to meet and talk to Carla Scott the new Editor in Cheif of Vogue Knitting. 
 
Photo Booth Sponsored by Balzac & Company
Saturday and Sunday during Marketplace hours 

Create a GIF with your stitching group and share it on social media to commemorate your weekend at Knitting LIVE!
Yarn Toss
Friday 6:45 PM
 
Look up! You could catch a skein or two of yarn flying off the Special Events Stage.
Patty Lyons KAL Meetup!
Saturday 5:45–6:00 PM
 
In honor of Patty’s 10th anniversary at Knitting LIVE! AND her 10th video KAL, come to the Special Events Stage Saturday at 5:45–6:00 PM to meet designer Patty Lyons and connect with other knitters who have participated in any of Patty’s KALs. Wear your favorite Patty Lyons design for an epic group photo! For more information on joining the Volition: Build Your Own Sweater Adventure KAL, click here
Citémômes
All Weekend Long

Citémômes, the artists who brought us the two Monet artworks created from knit squares, are at it again, and this time they need your help to achieve their goal of collecting 10,000 squares for Monet’s Water Lilies! Knit or crochet a square that is 2x2 inches (no stockinette stitch or ribbing, please) and drop off at Knitting LIVE! For additional information please visit their website here. 
Yarn Claw
Saturday & Sunday
 
Back by popular demand! With your donation to charity you can win a prize!
Inside the Designers'/Authors' Studio
Join some of the biggest names in the knitting industry to hear about their process, what inspires their designs, and much more. 
 
Saturday
10:45 AM: Brandi Harper
2:45 PM: Clara Parkes  
 
Sunday
2:30 PM: Laduma Ngxokolo
 
Instagram Tips for Your Handmade Business with Samantha Brunson
Sunday 1:45–2:00 PM
 
Social media can be confusing and overwhelming. This lecture will teach you how to make it work for you and your handmade business. Learn new tips and tricks for turning your Instagram account into a shop-able feed. Let’s go over what Instagram is focused on promoting and the features you might not know that you are already eligible for. Bring a notebook, because this lecture is going to help your small business take a big step into the world of social media. 
 
Knit Companion
All Weekend Long
 
Come learn about this new app in the Marketplace. 
Readers on the Runway
Saturday 6:00 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 for the entry form. You’ll strut your stuff and could win a big prize. 
Sample Sale
Sunday 12:30 PM–2:00 PM (or until all items are sold)
 
This is your chance to buy a Vogue Knitting original on Sunday. All proceeds go to charity. 
Meditation with Suzan Colón
Sunday 10:15 AM
 
Join Suzan Colón in 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.
Quiet Zone 
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 9:00 AM–5:00 PM (Sunday until 12 PM)
 
Need to escape and get some quiet, and don't have your own hotel room? We have a hotel suite just for you to sit quietly in a library-like atmosphere.

On Saturday, Suzan Colón will lead 10-minute meditation classes in the Quiet Zone at 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM. 
Book Nook
Saturday and Sunday 12:30 PM–2:00 PM

Get your favorite Sixth&Spring books signed by their authors in the Book Nook!
Panel Discussion
Sunday 1:45 PM
 
How do our best knitting designers get their design inspiration?
Good Measure Fitting Station
Saturday 11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Sunday 11:30 AM–2:30 PM

 
Deborah Newton’s 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!
Mochimochi Land Marketplace Scavenger Hunt
Sunday 10:00 AM
 
Search the marketplace for a tiny knit diamond and win a prize!
 
Yarn Tasting Lounge
All Weekend Long
 
Try before you buy! Sample new and popular yarns. A few rows are already knit for you to take a few stitches and see what you think.
 
Sponsored by:
 
  • Rowan Yarn
  • Koigu Wool Designs
  • Sandnes Garn
  • Malabrigo
  • Universal Yarn
  • Eucalan
  • Knitter’s Pride
  • Prym Needles
Ball-Winding Station
Sponsored by Knitters’ Pride
All Weekend Long

Can’t wait to start swatching? Come to our ball-winding station, where you can turn your skeins into knittable cakes yourself.
Knit Art Gallery
All Weekend Long

Experience our artists’ gallery and see the world of possibilities for the handmade.