Loveland, CO

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I receive information about Yarn Fest?
Click HERE to join the Yarn Fest email list and/or mailing list to receive registration notices and other event updates.

Where is Interweave Yarn Fest taking place?

Interweave Yarn Fest is taking place in Loveland, CO. The headquarter hotel, and location of event, is the Embassy Suites Loveland – Hotel and Conference Center, located in Loveland Colorado, just one hour from Denver, CO. Visit our Location & Hotel page for complete details.

Embassy Suites Loveland – Hotel and Conference Center
4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, CO 80538
Reservations: 1-800-362-2779
Visit Hotel Website

 

  • WORKSHOPS: Wednesday – Sunday | March 27-31, 2019
    Hours for workshops range from 9AM-9PM. Workshop registration opens each day starting on Wednesday at 8AM. Workshop assignments will be posted on signs at the center.
  • MARKETPLACE: Thursday - Saturday | March 28, 29 & 30, 2019
    Shopping Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • SPECIAL EVENTS: Special Events take place on Friday and Saturday—see the Special Events page for complete details.

Who do I contact with questions?

Yarn Fest is presented by F+W Trade Show & Events, LLC.

Email: yarnfest@fwmedia.com

Registration Phone:  801-816-8300 option #3  (Monday - Friday  10:00am-7:00pm ET)


How much does it cost to attend?
Register on or before January 1, 2019 and receive $20 off any one workshop using promo code: IWYF19.

An Interweave Yarn Fest Marketplace Pass is $10 per day (on-site purchase). All Yarn Fest workshop students get free admission to the Marketplace.

Additional costs will be associated with our Special Event activities.

Materials fees vary by workshop (some workshops do not have a materials fee) and are in addition to the individual workshop registration fee. Materials fees are collected onsite in the workshop and are due directly to the instructor.

Workshops

3 hours: $125 | 6 hours: $235
Processing Fee: $1 per online/phone order
Most workshops also include a materials fee. You will receive a FREE 3-Day marketplace pass in your cart when you register for at least one 3-hour or longer workshop

Marketplace Admission
Online: 1-Day $4 | 3-Day $9
At the Door: 1-Day $10 | 3-Day $15

Processing Fee: $1 per online/phone order
FREE 3-Day pass with 3-hour or longer workshop.

How do I register for Workshops or purchase Marketplace Admission?
Online: Click HERE to register on our easy-to-use, secure website for fast and easy access to your favorite workshops before they are sold out. View the workshops by date, teacher or skill level / technique. For best results, use Chrome, Firefox or Safari browser.  When you register online it is through a secure registration and payment process.  Your registration confirmation will be sent to you via email. You will also receive Yarn Fest updates on workshops, instructors, special events, hotel & travel information and more. (Note: Registration confirmation and email updates are sent to the email address used to register.)

By Phone: Call our registration line at 801-816-8300 option #3 (Monday-Friday 10:00am-7:00pm ET).

At Yarn Fest: Purchase tickets at the Yarn Fest Registration Desk beginning at 8:00am on the first day of the event. Onsite registration is based on workshop availability. Please check the website prior to the event to see if space is available.

New for Yarn Fest 2019, you will print your badge and workshop schedule at home. Please visit onsite registration for your free goodie bag (please bring your goodie bag coupon included in your at home registration materials) and a Yarn Fest program at Onsite Registration when you arrive at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Onsite Registration opens at 8:00AM, and Marketplace registration will begin at 9:00AM.

What forms of payment do you accept?
Online and Phone: VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express
At Yarn Fest: Cash, Check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express

What is the cancellation policy?
Tickets to Yarn Fest are sold on the same basis as those for cultural performances, football games and other one-time events. Mark your calendar carefully since all admission and workshop tickets are non-refundable after February 22, 2019. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Yarn Fest customer service at yarnfest@fwmedia.com or 801-816-8300 option #3.

If a workshop is sold out, can I be put on a waitlist?

Waitlists are not available for SOLD OUT workshops.

Do you have any special offers?
Click HERE for current promotions.

How do I add a workshop to my already existing order?
To add a workshop after you have already placed an order, place a second order online or over the phone.

Can I register for a friend?
We prefer each individual handles her/his own registration. However, if you need to register a friend, please create a separate account (you can pay with your credit card if you would like). This allows your friend to receive her/his own Order Confirmation, Tickets, Name Badge, Supply List and email messages from the instructors.

How do I receive my Order Confirmation, Tickets, Name Badge and Supply List?
You will receive your Order Confirmation email immediately after placing your order. NEW THIS YEAR: Print your tickets and name badge from your Order Confirmation and bring them with you to Yarn Fest, as they will not be available for pick-up. Upon arrival, you can go directly to your classroom and Marketplace with your tickets.

You will also find a link to print your Supply List in your Order Confirmation. To ensure a smooth workshop experience, review your supply list and bring all items with you. 

 

To view your Order Confirmation:

  • Email: Check your email inbox (or spam folder) for your Order Confirmation Email
  • Website: Go to interweaveyarnfest.com, click Login” at the top of the page, enter your username (email address) and password, then click the Login” button. Once logged in, click on “Order History” in the menu bar near the top of your screen.


What supplies do I need for my workshops?

Most workshops have a Supply List, which is included in your Order Confirmation email. Please review the list to ensure you come prepared for your workshops. You can also view the supply list for each workshop by clicking HERE (then click "View More" next to the workshop). Some workshops also have a materials fee, which covers materials purchased by the teachers in addition to those you'll be bringing.

What are Materials Fees and how do I pay for these fees?
Materials fees are in addition to the workshop registration fees. Some instructors provide workshop materials for each students–these are called Materials Fees. The materials fees vary from workshop to workshop, and some workshops do not have materials fees. You will pay your workshop materials fees onsite directly to the instructor when you take the workshop.

Do I need to do anything else to prepare for my workshops?

Some workshops may have homework you will need to complete in preparation for the workshop. Please see the workshop description to determine if homework is necessary for your workshop.

How do I get an Interweave Yarn Fest Tote Bag?
To receive a Yarn Fest Tote Bag full of goodies you must purchase at least one workshop. You will receive a coupon for your Tote when you complete your registration. Print out this coupon, along with your workshop tickets and name badge. You can turn in this Tote coupon to onsite registration when you arrive at event.

What do I need to do when I arrive at the Embassy Suites?
Workshop Students: Print your tickets and name badge from your Order Confirmation email prior to arrival. Come to the Embassy Suites and pick up your optional name badge holder at the Yarn Fest Registration Desk. Take your workshop ticket and supplies directly to your classroom.

General Admission to Marketplace: Print your ticket from your Order Confirmation email prior to arrival. Come to the Embassy Suites and turn in your ticket at the Marketplace Door or Registration Desk to receive your wristband.

To Purchase Workshops or Marketplace Admission at the Event: Come to the Registration Desk

Where are the classrooms located?
Classrooms are located throughout the Embassy Suites. Classroom assignments will be posted on signs at the center.

Can I bring my child into the Marketplace or Classroom?
Children 15 and under are admitted into the Marketplace for free when accompanied by an adult with a General Admission ticket. Children 16 and up are permitted in the classroom, provided she/he has her/his own ticket, and are accompanied by an adult with her/his own ticket.

What do I get with my Marketplace Admission ticket?
Your Marketplace Admission ticket will give you access to the Marketplace for shopping with artisans and exhibitors from around the world, product suggestions and free demos. Explore a nearly endless selection of yarns and fiber tools that have traveled from every corner of the globe, along with tools, materials, findings, finished pieces of jewelry and more. Learn, shop ‘til you drop and get a look at one-of-a-kind treasures you’ll never find anywhere else! Any special events will be made available at an additional cost.

How do I get to Yarn Fest?
Drive: Click HERE for driving directions.
Fly: Fly into Denver International Airport. Transportation options include car rental, airport shuttle (we recommend Green Ride), taxi, Uber, Lyft or public transit.

The Yarn Fest Event Team has secured a discounted rate for Green Ride users.  To receive a $5 discount on your ride to and from the airport, please use this link to make your reservation: http://greenrideco.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=YARN&LOGON=GO

Or call in a reservation at (970) 226-5533, and use the code YARN

How much is parking?
All parking at the Embassy Suites is FREE. There are plenty of handicap spaces, but they fill up fast.

Do you have a list of exhibitors?
Yarn Fest prides itself on a carefully curated list of artisans and exhibitors! Click HERE to view the current list, and check back often as more are added.

What are the benefits of staying overnight at a host hotel?
Find extra satisfaction when you take a break from your day-to-day routine and stay at a Yarn Fest host hotel. Once you arrive, you’re there for the duration – no household to keep on schedule, no interruptions from work or family. Staying at a host hotel makes your experience a mini-vacation, all for YOU! Click HERE for hotel accommodation information.

What should I wear?
Dress in layers or bring a sweater with you because temperatures may vary within the building. Don’t forget comfortable shoes!

What should I bring?

  • NEW THIS YEAR: Print your tickets and name badge from your Order Confirmation email and bring them with you, as they will not be available for pick-up.
  • Review your supply list in your Order Confirmation email and bring all items with you.
  • Note-taking supplies, pad of paper, pencil and pen.
  • Directions, parking and transportation information.
  • List of exhibitors you want to visit or a shopping list of items to find.


Is there food available?
Food and beverage service will be available to refuel or take a break. There are also many local restaurants within a short driving distance.

Are strollers allowed inside the Marketplace?

Strollers filled with children are allowed inside the Marketplace. Please be courteous to others if you have a stroller!

How do I become an Exhibitor?
Visit yarnfest.com/Exhibit, or email yarnfest@fwmedia.com for more information.

How do I learn about teaching at Yarn Fest?

Email yarnfest@fwmedia.com for more information and to be added to the notification list. When the Workshop Proposal Form for the next event is available, it will be posted online at interweaveyarnfest.com/Teach.

I have special needs; can you help me?
Please let us know your special needs as soon as possible by sending an email to yarnfest@fwmedia.com. The Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center is compliant with the American Disabilities Act and we will work together to accommodate your needs.

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