For the first time ever in Seattle, we are opening the Marketplace at 12:00 p.m. on Friday! As soon as you are out of your Friday morning class, start shopping! 
Featured Events
Rowan on the Runway
Friday 5:30 PM
Have you knit a Rowan garment ? Rowan is looking for knitters to show off their garments on the runway in Seattle! Walk the runway and you could win a prize featuring Rowan and Churchmouse Yarns & Teas goodies! Click here for the entry form

Knit-Couture Fashion Shows


FREE knit-couture fashion shows will be held in the Marketplace, featuring hand-knit garments in todays latest fashions that could rival any show during Fashion Week.

11:15 a.m. Vogue Knitting Fashion Show

12:15 p.m. Rowan Yarn Fashion Show

1:15 p.m Koigu Wool Designs Fashion Show

2:15 p.m. Universal Yarn Fashion Show

3:15 p.m Mohair South Africa Fashion Show

4:15 p.m. Vogue Knitting Fashion Show

5:30 p.m. Vogue Knitting Readers on the Runway Fashion Show

Beginner Lounge Sponsored by Cascade Yarns
Friday 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM
–3:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM–1:30 PM

Free learn to knit and crochet lessons available to complete newbies as well as those who want a refresher! Needles and hooks provided by Clover. 
Rowan Yarn Toss
Sunday 1:45 PM
Look up! You could catch a skein or two of Rowan Yarn falling from the sky near Registration.
Other Exciting Events

Book Nook
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 12:30 PM1:00 PM

Get your favorite book signed by the author at select times throughout the weekend! Nicky Epstein, Melissa Leapman, Nancy Marchant, and Deborah Newton, plus Tracy Purtscher, will be available to sign books throughout the weekend.

Inside the Designers Studio
All Weekend
Join some of the biggest names in the knitting industry to hear about their process, what inspires their designs and much more. 

Friday 2:00 PM–
Nicky Epstein
Sunday 11:15 AM–Stephen West
Sunday 12:15 PM– Cecelia Campochiaro

Halos of Hope
All Weekend Long

Makers' Mercantile and Vogue Knitting LIVE have partnered to collect hats in the Marketplace for Halos of Hope. Knit hats and bring them to the Makers' Mercantile booth in the Marketplace to donate. Here are the guidelines to follow when making hats to donate. 

FREE LECTURE: Creating Color from Nature with Rhonda Fargnoli
Friday 3:00 PM

Come witness this old-world technique for making color from plants! 

Want to learn more? Sign up for a natural dyeing class with Rhonda on Sunday. 

Yoga for Knitters

Friday 4:00 PM & Sunday 10:30 AM

Join Marcie Leek 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.

Readers on the Runway
Saturday 5:30 PM
Have you always dreamed of walking the runway in a project youve knit? Especially a garment from Vogue Knittingdont you just want to show it off? Nows your chance! Click here for the entry form. Youll strut your stuff and could win a big prize. 

Make a Tassel with Mohair South Africa

All Weekend Long

Stop by the Mohair South Africa booth in the Marketplace and make a tassel with mohair yarn! Tassel makers provided by Clover. 

Literary Amigurumi Hunt


Scour the Marketplace when it opens on Sunday for literary amigurumi featured in the upcoming book Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books​ by Cindy Wang. Find one, and you will win a prize! 

Design Is a Process Panel
Sunday 1:00 PM
How do our best knitting designers get their design inspiration? We speak with Andrea Mowry, Bristol Ivy, Xandy Peters, Amy Herzog, and Andrea Rangel. 
Good Measure Fitting Station
Friday 12:30–2:30 PM
Saturday 11:30–2:30 PM
Sunday 11:30–1:30 PM

Deborah Newtons 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. Youll leave with a card with all your important numbers so youll always have a perfect fit!
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.
Sponsored by:
  • Koigu Wool Designs
  • Rowan Yarns
  • Universal Yarn
  • Malabrigo
  • KFI
  • Sugar Bush Yarns
  • Eucalan
  • Knitters Pride

Ball-Winding Station
Sponsored by Knitters Pride

All Weekend Long

Cant 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.

Nicky Epstein
Gabriele Elizabeth Meyer
Gina Gallina