Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!


March 15, 16, 17, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA 15205


Jeri Robinson-Lawrence & Irina Lawrence

Jeri Robinson-Lawrence and Irina Lawrence are a mother/daughter team and co-owners of Flying Fibers, a yarn shop in Lancaster County, PA. They are also shepherdesses of rare breed British sheep, and they knit, spin, dye, weave and make every other craft you possibly can with wool. They are both inspired by the English landscape, and […]

Heather Zoppetti

Heather Zoppetti is a knitwear designer, teacher, and author of Everyday Lace (Interweave, 2014) and Unexpected Cables(Interweave, 2015). She lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her patterns have been published in numerous Interweave publications, in Vogue Knitting, in Creative Knitting, and by a multitude of yarn companies. http://hzoppettidesigns.com Heather is the owner and founder of Stitch Sprouts.  Stitch Sprouts helps busy […]

Julie Zaichuk-Ryan

Julie Zaichuk-Ryan is a recently-returned Pittsburgh native who has spent most of her life abroad and has been stitching in one form or another since she was a child. Julie is passionate about all traditional needlework techniques, including bobbin lacemaking, but none more so than hand-stitched patchwork. She has been spreading this passion through teaching […]

Jennifer and Melissa Vansant

12 years ago, my sister and I each made a needle felted gnome.  From that first moment on, we loved needle felting and quickly realized that the only limit to what we could create was our imagination. Wool was the perfect medium for creating gnomes, woodland animals, and “gnome-homes” of all sorts.  As people began […]

Cathy Robbins

With a passion for sharing her love of crochet with others, Cathy teaches classes whenever she can. As President of the Southwest Ohio Crochet Guild, she coordinates monthly meetings, teaches new techniques and projects, and organizes outside activities for the Cincinnati-area chapter of the Crochet Guild of America. She taught crochet classes at the JoAnn […]

Laura Regan

Laura Regan has been crocheting and knitting for over 45 years. She first started with lessons from a local friend and would frequently be seen knitting/crocheting in class and around her college campus. Several years ago, Laura picked knitting and crocheting up again due to many friends asking her to make blankets for their new […]

Jennifer Drake Phillips

Jennifer was born and raised in NW Pennsylvania.  We raise a beautiful flock of Dorset and Rare Leicester Longwool Sheep and a couple of Angora Bunnies as well. I’ve been working with yarns since I was very young. Crocheting, Knitting and Tatting early on, I started Spinning in 2007, then added Primitive Knitting.  We started […]

Jen Lucas

Here at Jen Lucas Designs I create beautiful, fun and easy-to-follow knit & crochet patterns. ​ I’ve been knitting since 2004 and designing since 2008. I’ve designed lots of knit & crochet patterns for yarn companies and magazines, and I’ve self-published dozens of patterns on Ravelry. I’m also the author of 5 knitting books, including the best-selling […]

Catherine Kocina

Catherine has been knitting since as long as she can remember. She has won multiple awards and will never leave home without at least one project.   During the day she is the co-owner of a promotional products company that specializes in decorated apparel. Her biggest pet peeve is going into a yarn store and […]

Dayle Kendall

I grew up knitting in the former Bonnie Knits Store in Monroeville. I started off sticking and progressed on to teaching classes, from beginner to advanced. I have also taught at the old Pittsburgh Knit and Bead, and made sample pieces for the well known former store, Knit 1.  I live in the east end […]