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March 23, 2014

Diane’s Gift Boutique will be conducting a Yarn Bombing in Downtown Franklin on Sunday April 27th. The Yarn Bombing will include the light posts on the main block of Liberty Street.

To make this happen volunteers are needed to donate knitted or crocheted swatches of all sizes, shapes, and colors.

There is a drop-off box for donations inside Diane’s Gift Boutique.

Anyone who donates will receive a coupon for 25% off any item in the store and will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of three gift baskets!

After the Yarn Bombing the materials will be re-sized, washed, and donated to the Humane Society to use for bedding.

This is a chance to draw attention to downtown and to help animals in need!


Kinzua Knit-Away MAY 3-4 2014

February 25, 2014

Kinzua Knit-Away is a knitters workshop held in Warren PA.

Kinzua Knit-Away Event Schedule

Friday, May 2nd – Warren, PA 16365

6:30PM to 9:00PM Meet & Greet Event

Saturday, May 3rd – First United Methodist Church
200 Market Street
Warren, PA 16365

7:30AM to 8:45AM Registration
9:00AM to Noon Morning Classes
Noon to 2:00PM Lunch
2:00PM to 4:00PM Afternoon Classes
10AM to 5:00PM Market

Registration fee of $60 includes morning and afternoon class, market, and lunch.
Pre-order lunch and market admission for $12.
Admission to the market only is $3.00, payable at the door.




Open House Annadele Alpacas November 2013

October 29, 2013

Open House – November 2nd, 2013

Christmas shoppers and all yarn junkies are invited to an open house at Annadele Alpacas Farm and Store on Sat, November 2nd, 2013 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Snacks are provided and there will be spinning and weaving demonstrations as well as an Alapaca tour.

Annadele Alpacas Farm and Store
32669 Mickle Hollow Road
Union City, PA 16438
annadele (at)

The owners, Deb and Sharon, said they would have some chairs set up so that we could sit and knit.



June 6, 2013

Hello Everyone,

At the March meeting it was decided that instead of having our normal meeting in June, those who wanted to would go to WOOLFEST in Ohio. Admission to Woolfest is free for guild members (please read below).

If you would like information about carpooling please contact Catherine by e-mail or by phone.

Woolfest is an event held at Lake Farmpark in Kirtland Ohio. This year Woolfest will be on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd.

Woolfest features vendors, demonstrations and sheep and alpaca on display. There will be vendors on hand who will be selling fleece, yarn, and knitting, weaving and spinning supplies. If it is raining, note that the vendors, hooked rug show and fiber arts show are all indoors, and there will be a wagon to transport you from the Visitors’ Center to the arena (where the vendors are).


Woolfest is offering free admission to individuals who belong to a fiber related guild. We have contacted Cindy Bernando, the event coordinator, and she has confirmed that our guild is eligible for this free admission!

This is a nice incentive to encourage members of our group to attend. It is a bit of a drive – it is approximately 2 hours from Franklin – but it is a nice drive and Farmpark itself is worth visiting even without Woolfest going on.



If you are interested in going to Woolfest this year please do the following:

1. Check the member list to make sure that you are included on it. We have submitted this list to Farmpark/Woolfest as our current list of members. If you would like to verify that you are on the list, contact us by e-mail up to a week before the event at woolywondersNWPA (at)

2. Attend Woolfest at Lake Farmpark. When you walk in to the visitor center there will be a table near the admission desk. Please tell the person at that table that you are a member of the Wooly Wonders Fiber Arts Guild of Franklin, PA (no membership card is needed). They will have our member list at the desk to look for your name. You will have to show a photo ID.

3. Enjoy yourself!

Thank you,
Wooly Wonders Fiber Arts Guild
woolywondersNWPA (at)

Address for those of you with a GPS:

8800 Euclid Chardon Rd.
Kirtland, OH 44094
440-256-2122 • 800-366-FARM


Stitch ‘N Pitch on July 14th

June 5, 2013

The Pittsburgh Pirates are having a Stitch ‘N Pitch on July 14th.

Tickets must be purchased by June 14. Tickets are $25 plus a $2 handling charge per order. If we all do our order together that handling charge can be split among us.

The admission price includes recyclable tote with goodies.

It looks like there may also be classes being offered.

If you would like to order tickets Please contact Catherine by June 13th.

For more information visit this website:



December 9, 2010

Special Event this Saturday in Franklin!

Our friend, knit designer and author Jerri Walford, will be at the Franklin Public Library at 2:00 PM this Saturday, December 11th for a Book Signing Event featuring her new book:

30 Knitted Globes for Christmas

Please stop by and support Jerri and her new book!

Wooly Wonders Fiber Arts Guild



May 31, 2010

Please remember to join your friends in a day of yarny fun at the Knit in Public Day event hosted by the Stichers Book Club;

June 12, 2010 11:00 am-4:30 pm
Franklin Public Library in Franklin PA

Bring a project to work on, a lawn chair, Umbrella, sunscreen, water and your lunch if you wish. In case of rain this event will be held indoors.

Please bring one of your completed objects to display.

Join us as we knit, crochet, spin, weave, cross stitch and embroider with other fiber crafters around the world on the same Day!

World Wide Knit in Public Day began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Knitting is such a solitary act that it’s easy to knit alone somewhere and sink into your work without thinking about all the other knitters out there. Neighbors could spend all their lives never knowing that the other knits. This a specific day to get out of your house and go to a local event (with your knitting in tow) just for you and people like you. Who knows you might even bump into your neighbor! Consider this a spark, to ignite a fire; getting all of the closeted knitters out into fresh air.

WWKiP Day is about showing the general public that knitting can be a community activity in a very distinct way. In some places there are many different knitting groups that never interact with each other, on WWKiP Day they come together in one place, making them hard to miss.

To find out more about WWKIPD and to find an event near you visit their website at