A warm welcome to Loch Ness Knit Fest 2018!

19-21 OCTOBER 2018



Unmatchable Highland landscape, legendary hospitality and the bringing together of knitters from all over the world. Loch Ness Knit Fest is now in its 3rd year and we're preparing for what's set to be the best one yet!

There's a saying in Scottish Gaelic "Ceud Mile Failte". Its literal translation is "one hundred thousand welcomes"... so whether you're a fully fledged knitter, aspiring crafter or simply intrigued to come along to this fabulously woolly event, we'd love for you to join us in the heart of Inverness this October.

You'll see Inverness Leisure Centre as an awesome Loch Ness Knit Fest hub. There's a massive programme of events including 30+ workshops, main stage entertainment, crafting village and marketplace with over 60 sellers!
In addition to the array of crafting delights you can also enjoy a ceilidh with renowned fiddle supergroup 'Blazin Fiddles', tuck into a highland feast, take a cruise on Loch Ness and much more.

Advance tickets £8 per day • £15 for the weekend pass •
Day Trip Deal which will include your festival ticket and coach transport combined.
Workshops/Classes - Friday and Saturday
Marketplace/Crafting Village - Saturday/Sunday


2018 AWAITS!

Knit Fest News

Yarningham we’re coming for you!

The countdown to Yarningham is well and truly on! Our team at Loch Ness Knit Fest are really excited to visit this event for the first time. You’ll find us with a stand in the social area, all designed to connect knitters and yarn enthusiasts as we share our passion for the craft. Please do […]

Estonian lace stitches and patterns

We’ve been catching up with Ethel Hillier who is teaching Estonian Lace and Lace Finishing at Loch Ness Knit Fest 2018. Here’s a bit about her background and her love for Estonian lace stitches and patterns! I have always knitted, but then haven’t we all, those of us who grew up in the North of […]

Interview with Anja at the Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk mill in Norway

In October, Loch Ness Knit Fest will welcome knitters, crocheters, spinners, dyers….yarn enthusiasts in general! People will be arriving from near and far and we love hearing about where you will be coming from. This week, we have been chatting to Anja who will be travelling from beautiful Norway. Anja works at the Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk […]

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