Australia’s capital gearing up for fibre enthusiasts

Canberra welcomes visitors from around the country to the inaugural Australian Yarn Show (23-24 March) and the Canberra Wool Expo (18-19 May).
Photo: Margarida Afonso, Unsplash. Spools of colourful yarn stacked together with a pair of knitting needles.

Two major events are coming up in Canberra that will capture the interests of craft and fibre enthusiasts from across the country.

From 23-24 March, the very first iteration of this event will open at Rydges Hotel Canberra with a dedicated industry-only day on 22 March featuring professional workshops, talks and networking events.

Public open days will spotlight stallholders, community makers and leading businesses across a line-up of activities, demonstrations, stalls and panels. Stallholders include Colagirl Collective from Adelaide, EleventyOne Windmills, Fibre Art in Australia, Handmade by Catkin, Great Ocean Road Woollen Mill and more.

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