Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival

By on February 2, 2022

Strings & Stitches Yarn Shoppe and the North Georgia Knitting Guild are proud to sponsor the Third Annual Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival, April 22-24, 2022.

This event will take place in Ellijay at the Gilmer County Civic Center, April 22nd – 24th. An absolute treat for knit, crochet, weaving, rug hooking enthusiasts and other crafters. Attendees of this event will gain access to a variety of vendors and educational resources. Needle artists will enjoy shopping for yarn, beaded projects, hand dyed materials, felted rug supplies, wood products and more.  

Through partnership with the North Georgia Knitting Guild, guests will also have the opportunity to advance their skills through a variety of educational courses. A list of classes is available on the website at and guests are urged to sign up now to take advantage of the opportunity to grow their skills. 

Participants of the Festival will absolutely love sharing their craft with others and experiencing the connection between specialty stores and the needle artists they serve. 

Vendors will be traveling from all over the southeast for the event, which is estimated to welcome as many as two thousand guests. 

The backdrop of north Georgia makes this festival the ideal weekend getaway for crafting and knitting groups, as there are numerous hotel and cabin rental opportunities. Along with the festival, visitors will have the chance to experience all that the Ellijay community has to offer, including hiking, fishing, camping and mountain biking! You and your traveling companions are sure to enjoy Ellijay’s lovely wine vineyards and countless other attractions while breathing in the Spring aroma of the north Georgia mountains.

This festival is sure to be a great way for craft and fiber art enthusiasts to learn new skills, access a variety of materials, be inspired by north Georgia’s beauty and make new friends along the way! Bring your craft groups, knitting buddies and entire family to make this an unforgettable weekend retreat. So let all your crafty friends know about this event and start now to plan your “girls weekend” or family trip to Ellijay, GA the 4th weekend of April 2022. 

Please be sure to check the Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival website or their Facebook Page for the latest news about vendors, classes, featured events and more.

See y’all there!   ACLM


The Third Annual Georgia Mountain
Needle Arts Festival

The Gilmer County Civic Center

1561 South Main St. Ellijay, GA 30540

For more information, including lists of vendors, educational courses and local hotel and cabin rental options, please visit their website or Facebook page:



Friday & Saturday: 10am- 5pm

Sunday:  10am to 4pm.

There is a cash only admission fee of $5. Vendors will accept payments of checks, cash and credit. Parking is free. 

For vendor opportunities available contact Karen and Janice Moss at 706-698-5648 or