We encourage, develop, educate, and promote local artisans in the yarn arts. Our organization pledges to build community, provide comradery, share ideas, and encourage local fiber growers and spinners.
SUNDAY SOCIAL KNITS
We get together for an SSK every third Sunday of the month from 1-4 pm to work on current projects and socialize. Members and non-members are welcome. We meet in one of the Common Rooms at Raven Landing Community Center, 1222 Cowles Street in Fairbanks. Details on specific SSKs are available on our Facebook page.
Each year, we select at least one charity and organize the creation, assimilation and delivery of handcrafted items to those that need them. This year we will be donating to the Stone Soup Cafe. Click HERE to find out how you can get involved. See our pattern suggestions for ideas.
Each year, we organize at least one retreat for members. We usually spend a weekend at a quiet venue that provides meals so we can focus on each other and some serious knitting!
MASTER CLASS SERIES
We are working on putting together a series of advanced knit and crochet classes based on members' interests. If you have an idea for a class, or a class instructor, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are actively involved in planning the 3rd annual Fairbanks Fiber Festival, which will be October 13-14 at Pioneer Park Convention Center. Our members participate in planning, organizing volunteers, and working to incorporate workshops of interest to IKCC members. Interested in volunteering for 2-3 hours? Sign up HERE.
THE STATE FAIR
The IKCC is dedicated to showcasing fiber arts each year at the Tanana Valley State Fair. We have adopted Division 19 and for the last two years have provided superintendents as well as some of the judges and volunteers that make this event shine. We also encourage our members to enter at least one item in the Fair!
We organize exclusive fiber-related field trips and get togethers in the Interior.
We are working on plans to expand events and classes on base for military members. If you are interested in this program, contact us at