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

August 23-25, 2024
DoubleTree by Hilton
Green Tree, PA 15205

Elaine Belfer Raucher

Elaine is a self-taught crocheter and took up crochet 15 years ago as a way to do something creative and use her brain while her daughters were watching all those kids shows on TV. An accomplished crocheter of blankets, large and small, she created her first C2C graphgan from a logo 3 years ago for […]

Heather Storta

Heather is a TKGA-certified Master Knitter, Tech Editor and Knitting Instructor. She is the VP of Education on the board of directors for TKGA, the editor of TKGA’s monthly K2TOG newsletter, and a Co-Chair Emeritus of the TKGA Master Hand Knitting committee. She has been designing knitwear and teaching knitting for well over 15 years. Her designs […]

Jenn Lampen

Jenn Lampen is an avid knitter, knitting instructor and knitwear designer, publishing under the name Synaptic Stitches which comes from a combination of her background in neuroscience and her love of creating engaging designs that always teach you something new. She loves designing brioche knitting patterns that challenge you to engage your brain and create […]

Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan is an award-winning published crochet designer who has many years of teaching experience with all ages in a wide variety of art and academic settings. Her crochet designs can be seen in several crochet publications, on her blog, “Celtic Knot Crochet” and in her Etsy Shop.  Jennifer’s specialty is combining Celtic Knots with […]

JoAnn Clark

JoAnn Clark dove into the creative pool decades ago and has come out with a love for the fiber arts.  From painting, to doll making, to rag quilting, to patchwork purses led to a friend giving her an article on repurposing old wool sweaters.  So about 18 years ago JoAnn was introduced to Needle Felting […]

Joanne Burns

WeavingSas opened in 2019 in a big storefront in Lakewood Ohio.  I teach beginning knitting, pottery and different types of weaving such as rigid heddle and assorted handheld looms and the potholder looms are always the most popular with children and adults.  Many weavers did this as a child on the smaller (Traditional) sized loom […]

Jodi Zulueta

Jodi has an extensive background in jewelry design and in the arts. She has been designing jewelry since childhood, and professionally for almost two decades. She is the Silver Medal Winner of the 2021 Fire Mountain Gems Jewelry Design Contest along with two other designs coming in as finalists. Jodi has established two distinct brands: […]

Jolie Elder

Jolie has explored a wide range of needle arts after learning to cross stitch at age four. She designs, teaches, spins, and stunt knits in the Atlanta area where she demystifies the obscure. She has served on the boards of Atlanta Knitting Guild, North Georgia Knitting Guild, Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance, and Center for Knit and Crochet. […]

Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones has been knitting and weaving for over 15 years.  She is the owner of Kiss Looms Adjustable Gauge Knitting and Weaving Looms.  Kelly has taught classes at DFW Fiber Fest, NWA Fiber Fest, Hoosier Hills, and Birchwood Fiber Fest, as well as many others over the years. She loves to teach new people […]

Keri Fosbrink

Hi! I’m Keri, the owner and creative mind behind Youghiogheny Yarns. I’m an indie dyer and pattern designer. As a young girl I learned to sew, crochet and quilt from my grandmother who ran a custom sewing and upholstery business from her home. In 2008 I taught myself to knit. It’s safe to say the […]

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