I Love Yarn Day - October
Sat, Oct 8, 2022

I Love Yarn Day

I Love Yarn Day is a wonderful holiday to confess your love to this creativity! Craft lovers around the world come together every second Saturday in October and make the world a little better! Join if you are also involved in this, it does not matter if you are a craftsman or a simple observer.


I Love Yarn Day was founded in 2011 by a craft yarn organization and craft professionals. The purpose of the date is to bring together ordinary people, sales representatives, businessmen, retailers to demonstrate wonderful products to the world. As you know, beauty will save the world! The organizers hope that as many people as possible will learn about the hobby and join the big team.

The first find of linen fibers and yarn dates back to about 7000 years! Archaeologists have found traces of yarn in America, establishing their belonging to 500 BC. It is noteworthy that until 1300, yarn was woven on a spindle – there are many fairy tales broadcasting beauties engaged in such needlework. The ring frame was invented in 1828 by the American John Trope and is still used today.

Interesting facts

Did you know that:

  • there are types of needlework similar to knitting, but which occurred even earlier. For example, in Denmark, products were made using a long needle;
  • once knitting was considered an exclusively male occupation;
  • knitting machine was created in 1589 by an English priest. Hand knitting has evolved into a way to pass the time;
  • during various wars, women knitted warm clothes for soldiers at the front;
  • scientists have proven that during the process of work, the heart rate decreases and blood pressure decreases.

How to celebrate

Learn to knit or remember old lessons – amazingly, people’s hands can remember the principle in a few minutes! Visit a product exhibition, purchase an item for the home, supporting the manufacturer. Subscribe to the social pages of newcomers in the field and support them with a kind word or a purchase.

When is I Love Yarn Day celebrated in 2022?

I Love Yarn Day is observed on the second Saturday in October each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday October 8 2022
Saturday October 14 2023
Saturday October 12 2024
Saturday October 11 2025
Saturday October 10 2026

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