Vogue Knitting Live NY 2018

Vogue Knitting Live

 

 

Helgen 11 til 14 januar så går  Vogue Knitting Live av stabelen i sentrum av New York. Festivalen holdes på hotell New York Mariott Marquis og inneholder alt en garnelsker  kan ønsker seg ! Den

inspirerende workshops,mange stands med garn fra hele verden og mange events som er unik for denne festivalen.

Program

 

 

Torsdag 11 januar 2018

Tour at MoMA, Items: Is Fashion Modern? (tickets required): 2:20 PM–3:20 PM
Event Registration: 5:30–8:00 PM
COME FROM AWAY Broadway Show (tickets required): 7:00 PM

Fredag 12 januar 2018

Event Registration: 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
Marketplace: 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Cocktail Reception featuring Alice Starmore (tickets required): 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Lørdag 13 januar 2018

Event Registration: 8:00 AM–6:30 PM
Marketplace: 10:00 AM–6:30 PM
Gala Dinner featuring Meg Swansen (tickets required): 7:00 PM–10:00 PM

Søndag 14 januar 2018

Event Registration: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Marketplace: 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Spesielle events

Knit-Couture Fashion Shows
Saturday
FREE knit-couture fashion shows will be held in the Marketplace, featuring hand-knit garments in today’s latest fashions that could rival any show during Fashion Week.

 

Beginner Lounge Sponsored by Cascade Yarns
Saturday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Free learn to knit and crochet lessons available to complete newbies as well as those who want a refresher! Needles and hooks provided by Clover.
Book Nook
Saturday and Sunday 12:30 PM–1:00 PM
Get your favorite Sixth&Spring books signed by their authors in the Book Nook!
Photo Booth Sponsored by Love Knitting
Snap a picture with your knitting group to commemerate your weekend at Vogue Knitting LIVE!
Inside the Designers Studio
All Weekend
Join some of the biggest names in the knitting industry to hear about their process, what inspires their designs, and much more.
Friday 6:30 PM: Stephen West
Sunday 11:15 AM: Meg Swansen
Sunday 12:15 PM: Alice Starmore
Sunday 2:00 PM: Maggie Jackson
Can You Knit a Healthy Brain?
Sunday 3:00 PM
Science tells us that a large part of the brain is devoted to our hands. By engaging both hands constructively and creatively, knitters stimulate greater whole-person health. Join the Craft Yarn Council to learn about the growing community of resources, across the country and globally, that use knitting to improve general well-being as well as to complement medical treatments and self-management of health conditions.
The event will host a drawing for free giveaways, including: Books and guides on using knitting and crochet to improve your own well-being and a grand prize of a free therapeutic knitting course plus a one-on-one coaching session with therapeutic knitting pioneer, Betsan Corkhill.
Yoga for Knitters
Sunday 11:00 AM
Join Lisa Levine from Mang’Oh Yoga in a gentle, seated class that will release tension in your arms, neck, and shoulders. Take care of your body so you can knit and crochet more! No mats required.
Readers on the Runway
Saturday 5:30 PM
Have you always dreamed of walking the runway in a project you’ve knit? Especially a garment from Vogue Knitting—don’t you just want to show it off? Now’s your chance! Click here for the entry form. You’ll strut your stuff and could win a big prize.

Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies​

Citémômes, with knitters from around Europe, are knitting more than 100,000 squares to make an all-knit version of another of Claude Monet’s iconic paintings, this time Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies. See it on display all weekend long!

Design Is a Process Panel
Sunday 1:00 PM
How do our best knitting designers get their design inspiration?
Good Measure Fitting Station
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Deborah Newton’s book, Good Measure, gives you a master plan for making garments with a custom fit. But first you need your measurements! Stop by to get measured by the experts. You’ll leave with a card with all your important numbers so you’ll always have a perfect fit!
Yarn Tasting Lounge
All Weekend Long
Try before you buy! Sample new and popular yarns. A few rows both knitted and crocheted are there for you to take a few stitches and see what you think.
Sponsored by:
  • Koigu Wool Designs
  • Rowan Yarns
  • Universal Yarn
  • Malabrigo
  • KFI
  • Eucalan
  • Knitter’s Pride

Overnattning

 

 

På www.booking.com så fant jeg ett 3 stjernes hotell sentralt i new York med overnattning fra torsdag 11 til mandag 15 januar for kr 3300 kr. Det er nok det laveste man kan få pr i dag.

 

 

Reise

 

 

En flyreise fra Oslo til New York koster fra kr 3600 og oppover. Da kan det komme på ekstra gebyrer se www.skyscanner.no.

 

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