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The Year Ahead - 2019 - An overview of events throughout the year.


An overview of the year ahead

The Year Ahead……2019 ...

There are many crochet and craft related events on throughout the year.  We’ll bring news of many of them as they get closer, but here is an overview of the years’ events to add to your calendar, some of which Crochet Australia will be involved with (in bold) or click through to the websites for more detail.  This doesn't include our monthly workshops which can be found here


CGOA National Crochet Month


Sunshine Coast Craft Show 

12-14 April

Other venues/dates www.craftalive.com.au

World wide knit in public day

8 June

Stitches & Craft Shows and Craft & Quilt Shows 
various locations

Various dates, check www.expertiseevents.com.au/events

Main cities:

Brisbane 6-9 June,     16-20 October

Sydney   14-16 February,  19-23 June

Melbourne  25-28 July

Yarn Rambles - various

various dates, check www.yarntrail.com.au 

Beanie Festival - Alice Springs

28 June

Knitfest - Maleny

6-7 July

Warwick Jumpers & Jazz - Warwick

18-28 July

Australian Sheep & Wool Festival - Bendigo

19-21 July

Moreton Bay Craft Show—Morayfield


Agricultural Shows - various locations

Various dates, check www.agshowsaustralia.org.au

Crochet Retreat - Sunshine Coast

7-8 September

I Love Yarn Day

12 October

Crochet Cruise - Cruise Express Sydney to New Zealand

27 October - 8 November

Fibre Festival Singleton

TBA October

Sunshine Coast Crochet Retreat September 2019 

Take your Crochet to the Next Level.  Full details here



Sunshine Coast Crochet Retreat - September 2018 

20 ladies attended across the weekend for the In the Bag retreat to make crocheted bags.  Three bags were on offer - Jenny King Technique Bag, Barbara's Bag and a Mochilla Bag.  It was a great laugh and fun meeting new people.  Participants came from as far away as Adelaide and Mount Gambier.  See some of the fun that was had here.

 Worldwide knit (and crochet) in public day - June 2018

20 ladies met at the QCWA Hall in Yandina for a leisurely day crocheting and knitting.  Lucky door prize was won by Maureen B  See the photos here

Jenny King Kids Squared Workshops - Wednesday 18 April 2018 

8 ladies attended Jenny's workshop to experience the next revolution of her Get Squared program - and make garments for kids.  See the photos here

Crochet Cruise - Pacific Rim - March 2018

55 ladies came aboard to experience crochet cruising  See the photos here

Kids Holiday Workshops - December 2017 and January 2018

We had 24 kids across three days yarn crafting making christmas decorations in December with felting, weaving and pom poms, then weaving, macrame and crocheting in January.  

See the fun the kids had here

Sunshine Coast Crochet Retreat November 2017

November 2017 saw 25 women assemble at the Maroochy waterfront for a weekend of crochet.  Three workshops were running:

1.  Hints & Tips  with Lyndall Reeve

2.  Swirl Jacket with Jenny King

3.  Circles of the sun with Lynda Tomkins.

See some of the fun had by us all - photos