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The Year Ahead - 2018 - An overview of events throughout the year.

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An overview of the year ahead

The Year Ahead……2018 ...

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:

 

CGOA National Crochet Month

March

World of Craft - various locations

Brisbane—2—4 March

Sydney—20—22 April

Melbourne—29 June—1 July

Crochet Cruise - Cruise Express

21 March

Jenny King Kids Squared workshops at 
Crochet Australia

18 and 21 April

World wide knit in public day

9 June

Stitches & Craft Shows and Craft & Quilt Shows 
various locations

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

Tasmania Yarn Ramble 21 June

Beanie Festival - Alice Springs

29 June

Knitfest - Maleny

30 June

Victoria Yarn Ramble 14 July

Warwick Jumpers & Jazz - Warwick

20 July

Australian Sheep & Wool Festival - Bendigo

20 July

Moreton Bay Craft Show—Morayfield

4 August

NZ North Island yarn tour 

22 August

Agricultural Shows - various locations

Various dates, check www.countryshows.com.au

Crochet Retreat - Sunshine Coast

8—9 September

I Love Yarn Day

13 October

Crochet Cruise - Cruise Express 29 October

Fibre Festival Singleton

28 October

Yarn Rambles - various

various dates, check www.yarntrail.com.au 

 

PAST EVENTS

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.  Photos coming.....

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