Events & Appearances



23-25      American Sheep Industry Association annual conference, New Orleans, LA


10      Vogue Knitting Destinations, Portland, ME

22      Keynote at Ply Away, Kansas City, MO


11-15      Squam Art Workshops, Holderness, NH


1      Book launch! Tour details TBD

19-20      New York Sheep and Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY



12-13      Vogue Knitting Live!, workshops, lecture, and signing, New York, NY


9-11      Vogue Knitting Live!, workshops, lecture, book signing, and Friday night Dear Clara Live event and dinner with Mason-Dixon Knitting, Chicago, IL


27-29      Knot Another Fiber Festival, workshops, keynote, and book signing, Oregon Garden Resort, Silverton, OR


25     Knitting Culture, Taborspace, Portland, OR]


13-16    Make, Wear, Love Fall Sweater Retreat, Sebasco Harbor, ME

21-23   Vogue Knitting Live, lecture and workshops, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, CA


20-21      New York Sheep and Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY

…The teaching schedule is a little quiet this year so Clara can finish her next book!

previous years



13-15      Vogue Knitting Live, signing, New York, NY


16-19      Mohonk Knitting Weekend, talk and workshops, Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY


7-9      DFW Fiber Fest, keynote and workshops, Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX

20-23      Knitting with Company: An Island Retreat, in partnership with Churchmouse Yarns and Teas, IslandWood, Bainbridge Island, WA


18-21      A Good Retreat, keynote, Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, FL


13      Pomfest Knit Night at Wild and Woolly, London, UK

14-15      Pomfest, lecture and panel, Studio Spaces, London, UK


                A STASH OF ONE’S OWN BOOK TOUR

12     Launch party at Somerville Chocolate / Aeronaut Brewing Company 14 Tyler St., Somerville, MA, 6-7:30pm. Porter Square Books will be on hand with books for sale.

13     Knitty City, New York City, 6-8pm

14     Fibre Space, in the new space at 1319 Prince St., Alexandria, VA, 6-8pm

15     The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL, 6-7:30pm. Please note that Franklin Habit is no longer able to join us.

16     The Workshop Minneapolis (with Jennie the Potter), 5004 S. 34th Ave., South Minneapolis, MN, 7-9pm. If you can’t make it, you can order a signed copy.

17     The Sow’s Ear, Verona, WI, with Meg Swansen, 6-8pm. Details on the shop’s Facebook page. To be sure you get a seat, email sylvie AT knitandsip DOT com or use the contact form on the shop website.

19     Churchmouse Yarns and Teas, Bainbridge Island, WA, 6-8pm

20     Powell’s City of Books, downtown location, Portland, OR, 7:30-9pm

21     A Verb for Keeping Warm, with Kristine Vejar, Oakland, CA, 7-8:30pm

22     Skylight Books, 1818 North Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 7:30-9pm


21-22      New York Sheep and Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY


17-19      Sea to Sky Knitter’s Retreat along with Felicia Lo and Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Whistler, BC, Canada



Knitlandia Book Tour!

16      Launch party at Aeronaut Brewing Company / Somerville Chocolate, 14 Tyler St., Somerville, MA, 6-8:30pm. Porter Square Books will be on hand with books for sale.

17     Strand Books Rare Books Room, 828 Broadway, New York, NY,  7-8pm

18     Loop Yarn, 1914 South St., Philadelphia, PA, 5:30pm (talk begins at 6:30pm)

19     Churchmouse Yarns and Teas, Bainbridge Island, WA, 4-7:30pm

20     Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland, OR, 4pm

21     Stitches West, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, signing in the A Verb for Keeping Warm booth, 11:30am-1pm

25-28      Knitting in the Hills Retreat, Horseshoe Bay, TX


2      Interweave Yarn Fest keynote, Loveland, CO

7-10 Retreat, Asilomar, CA


7-8     Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD


11-13     TNNA, Washington, DC