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Love to see the latest products, browse for fresh project ideas and meet other enthusiasts? Then you will not want to miss these upcoming shows!

The Knit & Crochet Show

Stitches Knitting Expos

Stitches West
February 20–23, 2014

Santa Clara, CA

Stitches South
April 10–13, 2014

Atlanta, GA

Stitches MIdwest
August 7–10, 2014

Schaumburg, IL

Stitches East
October 9–12, 2014

Hartford, CT

Vogue Live

March 14–16, 2014
Seattle, WA

Interweave Knitting Lab

May 13–18, 2014
Manchester, NH

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The Truth About Knitting and Crochet….They’re Good for You!

How these crafts can improve your mood, mind and body

In January 2014, the Council released its Changing Global Health One Stitch at a Time video featuring interviews with a wide range of people from older adults to grammar school kids about their experiences with knitting and crochet.


Welcome to the Craft Yarn Council's web site, the yarn industry’s one-stop resource.

People of all ages—more than 50 million—know how to knit, crochet and craft with yarn because its fun, relaxing and you can make great things. Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter or crocheter, a designer or someone interested in learning more about the industry, you've come to the right place!

A NEW program from the Craft Yarn Council...

Discover Knit & Crochet ClassesThe Craft Yarn Council (CYC) is delighted to be working with Michaels Arts & Crafts Stores to re-launch knit and crochet classes in select stores throughout the chain this fall and winter. Read more

Want to LEARN to knit or crochet?
Get started fast!

PATTERN question?
Project instruction have you stumped, then take a look at these links.
Crochet 911
Knit 911

Looking for a CHARITY?
Keep people in need warm this winter!
Warm Up America!
Friendship Shawls

Teaching KIDS?
To find out what and how to teach children of all ages.

Here's all you need to know to successfully work in the industry.

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