Special Events Weekend

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YARN FEST EXTRAVAGANZA

KICK-OFF TO SEMINAR WEEKEND

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017

HYATT PLACE HOTEL

5020 Main Street

AMHERST, NY 14226

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Vendors from across Western and Central New York, Rochester, Ithaca, and Pennsylvania will be available for your shopping needs.  Meet Indie dyers and spinners and purchase high quality yarn, spindles, patterns, kits, and gift items.  There’s plenty to enjoy, even for non-knitters!  Join us and bring a friend too!  The event is free and open to the public.

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SEMINAR WEEKEND

FRIDAY – SUNDAY, May 19-21, 2017

 

Our instructors are Laura Nelkin and Jill Draper.  They are both based in New York: Laura is in the Finger Lakes region, and Jill is from Kingston.   Do check out their websites, Ravelry, and Etsy pages. You will find that Laura loves lace, which she incorporates into designs for shawls, accessories, jewelry, and decorations.  Jill loves color and Jill loves yarn.  She hand-dyes or hand paints locally sourced yarns and designs patterns to knit and crochet.

All activities will take place in our meeting place, The Hyatt Place, 5020 Main St,  Amherst, NY 14226.

Mark your calendars now!  This is a not-to-miss event, all in our own backyard!

LAURA NELKIN
www.nelkindesigns.com

JILL DRAPER
http://jilldraperblogs.blogspot.com/