A diverse group of vendors will offer the sale of local and regional artists work, hand spun/hand dyed fiber, finished garments, books, and fiber art supplies. The 2013 vendors will not be chosen until July, 2013, but here is a look of who was at the fair last year… to pique your interest!
Alpacas of the Ark
100% alpaca yarn in a variety of colors from black to white, no dyed yarn, all natural colors, hand knit alpaca hats and headbands, hat kits, and woven rugs.
The Art of Yarn
Sign up for one of over 40 different knitting, felting, crochet, rug hooking, and other fiber art classes, workshops, and private lessons by a certified instructor. Many original patterns and designs used in the classes. The schedule changes 4 times per year, but private classes are available anytime! Stop by the booth to see what’s coming this fall and check out the fabulous projects you can learn to make.
Brown Sheep Co.
Your American yarn company featuring our own lines of USA spun and dyed wool and cotton to handknit, machine knit, crochet, weave, and spin…plus knitting, weaving, crochet, felting, and rug hooking supplies, drop spindles, Cricket looms, hand crafted knitting spools, and beginner drop spinning kits
Book Signing from 1-3 with Joanna Johnson, author of Phoebe’s Sweater, and Freddie’s Blanket, and Phoebe’s Birthday, illustrated by Eric Johnson. Patterns in the book use Brown Sheep yarn!
Deer Vally Alpacas and Paco Vicuna
One of a kind hand knit and crocheted sweaters, hats, mittens, scarves, home decorative items…natural and colored Alpaca yarn/handpainted Alpaca yarn, Wacky Wild yarns and rovings, Alpaca fleeces, clouds, batts, and roving, paco vicuna roving and yarn
Mick and Debbie Leighton
Yarn and knitting accessories
Hidden Valley Ranch
Hand knit natural fiber hats, natural fiber yarn, kid mohair roving, home made soap, and jewelry us Swarovski Crystals, imported Lamp Work, Table Cut, Italian Millifiori glass, and Czechoslovakian beads.
High Point Bison/GS Knits
Hand knit wearables in adult and childrens sizes including sweaters, hats, scarves, mittens, socks, purses, afghans and baby items plus specialty fibers and yarns made from American wool, mohair, and alpaca…spinning fibers and yarns from their buffalo and llamas
Jill Klawonn and Geri Smith
Pine Bluffs, WY and Estes Park, CO
Weaving demonstrations on a Baby Wolf, hand spun alpaca yarn, wooden double-pointed knitting needle holders.
Ft. Collins, CO
Joys Wool Bag
Unique felted hats, woven mug rugs, colored roving and natural colored roving, drop spindle kits (with in booth lessons), knit and crocheted hats and scarves
Rapid City, SD
Jwrayyco Hand Painted Yarns and Fibers
Specializing in hand painted yarns and fibers with 20 color variations reminiscent of the Shetland Islands, custom knit and weaving patterns, US produced alpaca yarns in many weights, wool sock yarn, knitting needles, crochet hooks, and spindles plus a wide assortment of notions.
Janet Wray and Leslie Carroll Bartlett
Kathy Hartmeister Originals
Many original designs…Crocheted, hand knit, and felted garments and accessories with unique embellishing, some items made from recycled and felted wool sweaters, hand made buttons
The Knitting Tree
All hand made items from a group of local knitters and fiber artists: scarves, bags, hats, felted bowls, baby items and more!
Knits ‘N Things
Hand knit and/or felted slippers, purses, tote bags, flowers, flip-flops, shawls, hats, scarves, cactus, and bowls all made from Brown Sheep yarn
Laura’s Herbal Apothecary
Handcrafted herbal tinctures, goat milk soap, lotion, lip balm, and fudge…Crocheted face cloths made from Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece, soap holders, and Soap Nuts (totally organic, non-toxic, chemical-free laundry detergent and fabric softener that actually grows on trees)
Lucy’s Sheep Camp
Hand-dyed, Wyoming wool products from Teeswater, Wensleydale, and Rambouillet sheep sold in the form of hand dyed roving, yarn, and felt.
Billie Jo Norsworthy
Luv Ewe by Gerry Kay
Yarn, books, knit and crochet supplies, sheep gifts, jewelry, Peruvian goods, fiber, spinning wheels, stuffed animals, and handknit and crochete wearables
Gerry Kay Walrath
Sioux Falls, SD
Midnight Designs, LLC
Hand dyed yarns, fibers and silks, unique one of a kind blended batts, SpinOlution spinning wheels and accessories including bobbins, Art yarn flyers, drop spindles, lazy kates, spinner control cards, and spinning kits…Circular Sock Machine socks and demos and hand woven alpaca rugs
Jessica and Tom Threlkeld
The Plum Nelly
Books, fibers, yarn, weaving and spinning supplies, knitting needles, cones of yarn, and handmade items and kits for all ages
Prairie Pines Quilt Shop
Quilt books, patterns, notions, kits, fabric and supplies
Betty Steinwart and Darlene Tagler
Red Barn Wool Station and More, LLC
All types of fiber for spinning, needle felting, rug braiding, yarns, books, and handmade items from natural fibers
Susan and Curt Boyes
Shelley Lyn Designs
Hand spun fibers, hand knit items, felted items…hats, scarves, clothing items, clutch bags, purses, large project bags, headscarves plus stitch markers and more.
Silver Star Alpacas
All products are 100% alpaca–scarves, hand knit and hand woven felted hats, felted purses, fingerless gloves, natural colored yarns and hand dyed yarns, alpaca socks, rugs, rovings, and raw fleeces.
Laural Colton and Jean Burns
Snowden Hollows Alpaca Ranch
Raw alpaca fiber, straight off the animal, for hand spinners.
Veronica and Shane Sherwood
Talking Feather Alpacas
Yarn made of 100% alpaca and other natural fibers, hand-dyed yarn, raw fleeces, roving, baby items, sweater sets, small children’s items, hats, scarves, alpaca bags, alpaca note cards
They Told Me Sew
Hand dyed wool spinning fibers, hand spun yarn and one-of-a-kind hand knit items
Hot Springs, SD
Two Windows Dye Co.
One of a kind, hand painted artisan yarns including 100% Merino superwash sock yarn, organic wool, mohair, and bamboo, silk ribbon, eyelash yarn, nunofelt scarves, hand painted rovings, silk hankies, shawl pins, original design knitting patterns and kits
Hand-dyed mohair and alpaca hand spun yarns, mill spun hand-dyed blends, custom woven mohair/alpaca rugs, hand knit and hand crocheted garments and accessories, Greener Shades dyes, mohair locks, mohair and alpaca roving, and patterns.
17544 Clara Lee St.
Wyoming Equality Fiber Works
Spinning wheels and supplies, all kinds of fiber, felting supplies, books, ball winders and much more
Howard and Diana White
Your Daily Fiber
Alpaca, llama, and yak yarn and rovings from their own herd, commercially prepared yarn, knitting needles, spinning wheels, looms, original garments and patterns as well as in-house handpainted roving and yarns.
Elaine, Ivy and Darrell Sipes
Ft. Collins, CO