>> Outdoors Knit & Crafts Circle at Tilton Library in South Deerfield, is continuing on Thursdays 10:00 – 12:00 noon.  See Community page for more details.

Fiber & Crafts Festivals

Sept 23 – 24 Fri – Sat,  10 – 3pm  Sustainable EweMass – A small flock of sheep from the Hadley Farm will be coming to the Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies on UMass Amherst campus as part of a student-led, participatory reimagining of our campus land, how it’s used and valued, and toward what ends. Events include displays (sheep in literature, sheep in Hampshire County, “carbon farming”) and demos of fiber arts (carding, spinning, knitting, crocheting, needlework, and including “Dyeing Wool” with Gail Callahan of Kangaroo Dyer). For more information, click
Sept 24, Sat, 10 – 12noonWestern Mass Fibershed is holding a listening session and open meeting on at the Buckland Public Library, 30 Upper Street, Buckland, MA. Do you want to share your ideas of what your local Fibershed could or should focus on? Are you curious about ways to get more involved? Then please come on September 24th and share what’s on your mind. Please RSVP if you plan to attend, or if you would like to attend but are unable to, via email to westernmassfibershed@gmail.com
Sept 24-25 Sat 10 – 5pm, Sun 10 – 4pm Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival  (Greenwich, NY )
Oct 1 – 2, Sat 10 – 5pm, Sun 10 – 4pm   Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival (Tunbridge, VT)
Oct 22 – 23, Sat – Sun 10 – 5pm    Working Weavers Studio Trail   (Western MA)
Nov 5 –  6,  Sat, 9 – 5pm, Sun, 9 – 3pm   Fiber Festival of New England  (W Springfield, MA)
Nov 12 –13, Sat – Sun 10 – 4pm   Crafts of Colrain Tour  (Colrain, MA)