Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Sixth Annual Fiber Arts Festival Reloads at Powerhouse

YAC and Knit1 are finalizing preparations for the sixth annual Fiber Arts Festival to be held at the Powerhouse from January 28-30.

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The popular festival, which has experienced an attendance increase each year, is an annual event that celebrates the independent fiber artists who keep many time-honored handcrafts alive.

YAC LOGOAccording to the YAC website (OxfordArts) the festival has become one of the Oxford’s major winter events and it regularly draws vendors and attendees from across the region. It is a family-friendly festival with a significant education component that includes children’s arts classes and over 24 workshops.

The artists hand spin and dye a wide variety of yarns; including alpaca, many varieties of wool, silk, bamboo and mohair, to name a few. Most of the goods are handmade by the artists who engage in a variety of crafts including spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet and basket weaving.

For inquires concerning the festival, its scheduling and other details; those interested should call Knit1 Oxford at 662.238.2829 or visit the YAC website.

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