Come and celebrate winter at Maleny’s Yarn and Fibre Arts Festival! The main street is yarn-bombed and decorated and the town becomes a centre of art, creativity, workshops, guest speakers, music, trade stalls and craft markets. Get involved, discover new skills, talents and creativity with the use of yarns including knitting, crochet, basket weaving, spinning and weaving, felting and lots more. Knitfest features competitions for community groups, art associations and skilled artisans to decorate trees in our beautiful streets with handmade art installations made of yarn and fibre. Our featured images come from last year’s event, with its theme of ‘Under the sea’. Well ok, the woolly grazing cows aren’t cows of the sea – they are a perennial Knitfest favourite, welcoming you as you drive into town.
The theme for this year is “Outer Space / Sci Fi”. It’s perfect then that the Brisbane Astronomical Society will be hosting a “Stargazing Night” at the Maleny Golf Club with 4 huge telescopes and viewing platform. This workshop is hosted in conjunction with Knitfest and bookings are essential under ‘Workshop Bookings’
Find out more in the festival website here.