A warm welcome to Loch Ness Knit Fest 2017!

13TH -15TH OCTOBER 2017



We do hope you can join us in the heart of the Highlands this Autumn for three days packed full of knitting wonder.

Inspired by the hugely successful The Danish Fano Strikkefestival ,Loch Ness Knit Fest pulls on the rich cultural crafting history that we're really passionate about here in Scotland. Last year 1200+ visitors from over 20 different countries joined in the fun so we're really excited to soon share the truly immersive programme for this year's event, it's set to be bigger and better than ever before!

Our new venue, Inverness Ice Centre, will be transformed into a yarn hub with a Marketplace that's doubled in size showcasing wool, yarn, patterns, needles, books, buttons and much more. Not only that, alongside the hands-on workshops and shopping, there'll be presentations from the experts, local musicians performing live, fashion shows and lots of inspiration!

Loch Ness Knit Fest 2017 is definitely a date for your diary. Let the knitting commence, we can't wait to connect you with new people and see what we can create.

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Vendor Applications are open!

The Loch Ness Knit Fest attracts knitting enthusiasts and visitors from far and wide. One element of the event we are keen to grow is our fantastic marketplace, due to the venue change are now able to more than double our marketplace. We boast a spectacular selection of vendors so that Loch Ness Knit Fest visitors can stock up on yarns and other crafty delights!

Interested in Teaching?

We’d love to have you join our highly skilled team of tutors for Loch Ness Knit Fest 2017. Interested? Please get in touch by 15th January 2017. Knitting is a rich and wonderfully exciting craft that captures many minds. The attractive results from elementary techniques turn into the easy flow of true masterpieces! Together with you, we’ll make this year’s tutorial program more exciting than ever before. We can expect knitters to attend from all over the world who are drawn to Scotland for the event.

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