Daily Itinerary | November 2020 festival

Day 2: Canadian Prairies

Welcome to the second day of the November 2020 Online International Fiber Festival! We’ll be visiting the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba today! Please watch the welcome video to learn about what we’ll be doing today and get a look at some of the products available from our Canadian vendors in the marketplace. 

Welcome Video

Be sure to watch the morning video to meet the vendors from Canada and learn more about the activities for today!

Join the discussion in the Online International Fiber Festival group on Ravelry or Facebook. And be sure to follow the festival on Instagram.

Canadian Vendors

All of these vendors can be found in the marketplace. (Click the link then scroll down to the marketplace section!)

Whimsical stitch markers, progress keepers, and jewelry.
Family owned and operated fibre farm and wool mill working to promote the local Canadian Fibreshed.
Patterns, naturally-dyed yarns, herbal remedies, and other high-quality sustainable goods for makers.
Locally grown and milled fine fibre from happy sheep. Fleece, rovings, and yarn from Romney, Bluefaced Leicester, Finn, and Rambouillet sheep.

Recommended Classes

Choose one (or more!) of the following classes for your morning learning. You will need a subscription to Craftsy to take the classes.

Punch Needle Basics with Rose Pearlman (Beginner)

Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond with Eunny Jang (Intermediate)

Startup Project: Cable Knit Hat and Headband with Allyson Dykhuizen (Advanced Beginner)

Explore the Region

Spend your afternoon on a virtual tour of today’s region. Choose from one of the tracks below, or watch what you like from each!

A look at life in the small Canadian town of Hafford, Saskatchewan.
Built on Agriculture was produced by Prairie Public and tells the stories of the early European settlers of the Canadian prairies. Each episode is less than 30 minutes.
Manitoba is home to polar bears. This video explores the reality of living so close to these wild creatures.

Some participants may be able to watch another video about polar bears in Manitoba found on Amazon Prime: Polar Bears: King of the North.


Click the menu items for the recipes. The shopping lists are available to be downloaded by day and by the entire event. Print off your preference and head to the market!

Classic Cabbage Rolls
Dad’s Cheddar Biscuits
Roll Kuchen

Evening Entertainment

Grab your project! We’ll be spending this evening listening to a live concern by Manitoba-born singer, Begonia!

We hope you enjoyed your day in the Canadian Prairies
Join us tomorrow as we visit Peru!

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