The Palouse – just google it. Marvel at the beauty. Endless rolling beauty. Now imagine a Fiber Arts Festival in that neighborhood! What does it say? Road Trip!
When is it? This weekend, June 13, 2014 – June 15, 2014
Shelley Stone of LYS The Yarn Underground dreamed up and organized this great new event. Two full days of fiber arts workshops, and a fantastic market featuring lots of local vendors that’s free to the public.
Who’s teaching? Amazing local artist Sarah Swett – total crush, took one of her classes at Madrona – so inspiring – A-Mazing I want to take her Undercover Sketchbook class, but truthfully I’d sign up just to watch her eat breakfast. Amelia Garripoli from the Olympic Peninsula, author of Productive Spinning and all kinds of articles on fiber, also raises plants for natural dying and animals for fiber – all round expert on everything imaginable! Also local talent and amazing fiber resource Lynn Ruggles , and Mary Scott Huff – the one and only lovely Mary Scott Huff – she’s the speaker on Saturday evening – the topic? All I Need to Know I Learned From Knitting. I love her. I maybe want to marry her. Ok. She’s married, never mind.
Where is it? Moscow Idaho, right on the border with Washington. My mom and I are driving over from Seattle on Friday, taking an extra long time to enjoy touring the scenic byways, stop at every hysterical marker, and visit any old thrift shop we find along the way. Visiting Dusty, Cofax, Steptoe Butte…and maybe even Palouse Falls, although they’re a little bit off our route.
OK SEE YOU THERE!
More info here!