questions and a variety of samples from the trunk show will be
presented by enthusiastic, excitable and passionate about knitting
​Cori Eichelberger, aka, irocknits on Ravelry and Instagram. Minnesota 52: 16 Knits Inspired by the Road was published in late June of 2017 and

Cori Eichelberger

Stories from the Road

​    How did two knitting friends decide to write a book inspired by a Minnesota highway? What goes into writing a knitting pattern book? Is there really a story about almost getting arrested for a yarn bomb? Why is there a recipe for bars in the book? All these

Shetland Wool Week Slideshow
   Andrea and Jeri joined over 1,000 people who traveled to Shetland, Scotland, in October, 2019, for the 10th-annual Shetland Wool Week. Knit and crochet while you see their highlights of Shetland Wool Week. Hear a wee bit about the people, the wool, the scenery and the history.
   Andrea Seifert, owner of Curlee Acres (a small sheep farm outside of Centuria, WI) aspires to producing more of the fine, Shetland wool. 
   Jeri Person, a glass artist from Grand Marais, MN, is finding new fiber inspirations in natural dying. 
   Last year Andrea and Jeri modeled the wool hats they knit for Shetland Wool Week at the Extravaganza.


Style Show

Bring a knitted or crocheted item for the style show. Need not be a wearable item. Complete the style show registration form and include it with your registration.
​If you decide to bring something after mailing your registration, send an email to: by August 31.

has already gone to its second printing. This will be a fun-filled event with lots of laughter and a little bit of heart. It's all about friends, and friendships made through knitting, so you might want to bring yours?

​   Cori is a former high school English teacher​ to at-risk students and has done motivational speaking around the country. She teaches

knitting classes through her local library system and is a full-time designer. She lives in a suburb
​of Minneapolis, MN.

Donate items you no longer use and bring home something new!

Yarn, Patterns, Needles/Hooks

Special Drawings


Andrea Seifert & Jeri Person


Suzanne Johnson

Charity Projects Update

   Where have your donations been sent? What is needed? Suzanne will share what items have been collected and tell us what is needed.
   Suzanne is the charity coordinator for the Knitting & Crochet Extravaganza. She has been involved with the planning of the Extravaganza since its beginning and helps out wherever needed. She spends her time knitting and helping others. 
   See the Charity page for a list of items we are collecting at this time.

Lisa Olson

What's New in Knitting?

   Each year brings many new things to knitting. Lisa will share what's new in knitting including new tools and fun websites.
   An avid knitter, Lisa has been involved with the Extravaganza since its beginning. She has been a featured speaker, participates in the style show and has shown her love of knitting through demonstrations. 
   Be sure to see what new things she's come up with this year!

​Each person will receive a ticket for special drawings. You choose your prize!

Earn extra tickets!

  • Participate in the style show – earn 2 tickets

  • Bring one or more items to display – earn 1 ticket

  • Bring one or more items for charity – earn 1 ticket

Find me online:
   INSTAGRAM: Irocknits
   YOUTUBE: Irocknits (currently podcast every other Tuesday)