Fiber Christmas in July, July 26 & 27

christinjulyFiber Christmas in July is an annual fiber celebration in Oklahoma with classes, a skein contest, a fiber marketplace with over thirty vendors, and a charity mission.

This year’s Fiber Christmas will offer classes in knitting, weaving, spinning, and felting. Here is a brief overview of what’s on tap:

  •     Batts Gone Wild: Using a Drum Carder
  •     Beginning Shuttle Tatting
  •     Beginning Spindle Spinning
  •     Beginning Wheel Spinning
  •     Build a Fiber Notebook
  •     Cables, Cables, and More Cables
  •     Estonian Style – Nupps and Starflowers
  •     Japanese Braiding: Kumihimo
  •     Knit a Smart Phone or Tablet Carrier
  •     Loom Knitting Basics
  •     Magic Loop
  •     Needle Felting with Wet Felt Finish
  •     Nuno Felt Scarf
  •     Rigid Heddle Weaving
  •     Shepherd’s Knit
  •     The Reds: Cochineal and Madder
  •     Weaving a Faux Ikat Scarf
  •     Woolen & Worsted Intermediate Spinning

Spinners will be interested in the Heartfelt Handspun Contest. There are five categories in the contest: one ply, two ply, other ply, freestyle (non traditional yarns like coiled yarns and beehive yarns), and Christmas-themed yarns.

Fiber Christmas in July will be accepting chemo hats for donation at the event. Soft yarns, baby yarns, and cotton are suggested materials; wool is discouraged as it can cause irritation for some patients. Persons donating hats have the option of entering their work in a hat contest, with vendor-donated prizes.

Fiber Christmas in July is Friday, July 26, 12pm-6pm and Sat, July 27, 8am-6pm at:

17808 West Hwy 66
Creek County Fairgrounds
Kellyville OK 74039
United States

Official Website:  http://www.fiberchristmas.com/
Contact Email:  kate.lowder@fiberchristmas.com

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