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LOCAL FIBER FARMERS

Information sources:


(These are not complete lists, more to come.  Please send fiber farm info to lynnlandes@earthlink.net)

PA FIBER FARMS:

NJ FIBER FARMS:


NEW JERSEY SHEEP BREEDERS: http://njsheep.net/2017 vendors list, thus far: http://www.njsheep.org/festival/Festival%20Vendors.html

MEMBERS DIRECTORY BY STATE:  http://njsheep.net/member-directory/browse-members/ (This is a great source of information, particularly on NJ Farms near Philadelphia)

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2015 NEW JERSEY SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL: INCLUDES PA FARMS  

ADD: PRADO DE LANA Sheep Farm, Chester County, www.pradodelana.com, Amanda and Alberto Barcenas, 610-291-6763/ pradodelana@gmail.com

PA farms in green / NJ farms in yellow

Vendor Name State Products Website
       
A Good Day for a Cupcake NJ Hand sculpted knitting needles, crochet hooks and stitch markers, hand dyed yarns and fibers and accessories. http://www.agooddayforacupcake.com
Alma Park Alpacas NJ Alpaca yarn, roving & top, hand painted roving, top & yarn, raw alpaca fleece, alpaca knitted handcrafts. http://www.almapark.com
Appletree Knits NJ Hand-dyed yarns in semi-solid, variegated, and gradient colorways, in a wide variety of yarn weights, along with original Apple Tree Knits knitting patterns. http://www.appletreeknits.com
Bead Biz CT Unusual Czech glass beads, great for knitting, crocheting and kumihimio.  Kits, patterns and supplies for knitting, crocheting and  kumihimo with beads.  http://www.beadbiz.org
Berry Meadow Farm NJ Alpaca yarn. http://www.berrymeadow.com
Bitsy Knits
 
PA Handpainted yarns and spinning fibers, original knitting designs, knitters jewelry, knitting accessories, Spinolution spinning wheels. http://www.bitsyknits.com
 
Black Diamond Alpacas PA Alpaca and mohair in yarn, and rovings, skeins for hand-dyers, and alpaca socks. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Black-Diamond-Creations/373873852683487
Breezy Meadows Farm PA BFL roving, dyes, Louet spinning wheels, BFL yarn, wool crafts, needle felting supplies. http://breezymeadowsfarm.com/
Callowhill Farm Alpacas PA Alpaca yarn and rovings, alpaca socks, sweaters, hat, gloves, and scarves. https://www.facebook.com/callowhillfarmalpacas
Ch'Naca / The Studio MD Hand dyed roving, yarn, woven and knitted handmade items, handmade shawl pins. http://chnaca.com
Sue and Rosies (formerly Cherry Wood Farms) NJ Felted purses & slippers - knitted lacey scarves. Recycled woolen hats & mittens. Soaps.  
Cloudberry Sheep & Wool NJ Wool roving, yarn and felt made from our own mixed flock (Romney, Jacob, Shetland, Gotland) http://www.cloudberrysheep.com
Compass Farm NJ Wool, sheep pelts  
Cozy Rabbit Farm NJ Handspun angora yarn, handspun angora blend yarns, handmade hats, scarves, texting mitts, earwarmers, angora roving, wool roving, knit hat kits. http://www.cozyrabbitfarm.com/
Creative Sheepskins NJ Handcrafted items using high quality sheepskins. Sale of Organically Tanned and Carefully Selected high quality sheepskins. https://www.etsy.com/shop/CreativeSheepskins
Dragonfly Alpaca Criations NJ Fiber products > Yarn, batts, fleece, finished products, processing tools for fiber. http://www.openherd.com/farms/3579/dragonfly-alpaca-criations
Ellyn Cooper's Yarn Sonnet CT Hand-dyed yarn, sweaters, buttons, patterns. http://www.ellyncoopersyarnsonnets.biz/
Evergreen Farm MA Angora rabbits, fiber, felting, handcrafted homespun textiles. http://www.evergreenfarm.biz
Foster Sheep Farm, The Yarn Shop at NY Romney-Wensleydale cross wool and fiber, some hand dyed, knitting novelties, Miss Babs, Fat Cat Knits, Cascade, Berroco and Tahki yarns, Kromski wheels and tools, magazines, Farm original patterns PLUS Saratoga Suds 'n' Stuff farmstyle soaps including bars, shapes and novelties incorporating mineral water from Saratoga, goat's milk, sheeps milk and olive oil combined in the Farm's own recipes. http://www.fostersheepfarm.com/
Foxcross Farm NJ Otto Strauch carders, swifts & Baynes spinning wheels, Cushing dyes, Revenge moth traps and fly strips,  Ashland Bay fibers,  as well as our own Romney roving and our special "Llamney" roving, prize winning fleeces & Romney lambs.  
Glendemere Farm NJ Roving, jewelry, crafts, fleeces.  
Gusler Design PA    
Handweavers of Bucks County (HWBC) PA Display only of weaving, spinning and knitting Fiber Arts.  Members will be demonstrating spinning and weaving. http://hwbc.us
Hum-Dinger Alpacas NJ Handmade alpaca apparel (baby booties, hats, sweaters, gloves, stuffed toys), and commercially made merchandise for adults (socks, hats, gloves, blankets, sweaters). http://www.humdingeralpacas.com
Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild NJ Rug hooking demonstrations. http://www.hcrag.com/
Hunterdon Knitting Guild NJ Knitting demos.  
Jackpie NY Hand woven scarves from our hand spun yarn. Hand knit hats. Roving, Batts, Hand spun yarns, Dyed fleece. http://www.jackpie.etsy.com
Jacob Sheep Breeders Association (JSBA) NJ Jacob Sheep logo items - T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Polo Shirts, Caps, Aprons and Tote Bags, also fiber and fiber products from JSBA members. http://www.jsba.org/
Katrinkles RI Bamboo buttons and tools for fiber artists such as knitting needle gauges, WPI tools and double pointed needle holders. https://www.etsy.com/shop/katrinkles
Lanart NC Needle felted on alpaca animal sculptures. Alpaca items for women, men, children. Socks, bears, sock monkeys. http://lanart.net
Ledoux Trading, LLC NJ Vintage Buttons.  
Light Brown Hare NJ Hand dyed yarn and fiber, stitch markers.  http://lightbrownhare.etsy.com
Luna Stitch NJ Tapestry knitting bags, project totes, notion and needle cases. http://www.etsy.com/shop/LunaStitch
Lynchings PA Modern neckwear: woven scarves and beaded necklaces.  
Macknik, Lois NJ Handwoven items and needle felting. Handwoven placemats, table runners, mug mats, scarves, etc.  Needle felted animals & ornaments. http://www.loismacknik.com
Marianated Yarns NJ Hand Dyed Yarn http://www.marianatedyarns.com
Miners Hillside Farm NJ Natural and hand-dyed rovings, milled yarns/ pot dyed, homespun yarns and hand knit accessories. http://www.minersminisnigerians.com/
Molly Girl Yarn NJ Indie-dyed yarns, patterns. http://www.mollygirlyarn.com
Mother Frogging Yarns NY Hand dyed yarns (sock, lace and worsted), needle felted items, nuno felted scarves/shawls, reclaimed wool, items made from reclaimed wool. http://www.motherfroggingyarns.com
Mountain Pride Farm PA Home grown, home made fiber products from goats, llamas and alpacas. http://www.mountainpridefarm.com
Nadelson, Susan NJ Handspun yarn and sweaters, hats, scarves all from handspun yarns, space-dyed roving. http://www.coveredbridgeartisans.com/susanNadelson.htm
Navajo Churro Sheep Association WA Navajo-Churro Sheep Association Logo items and finished wool items. http://www.navajo-churrosheep.com/
NJ Dept. of Agriculture NJ Lab services http://www.jerseyvetlab.nj.gov
North Country Spinners NJ Spinning classes and demos, skein competition, Spin Off 11AM Saturday.  Pat Heavener President 2014. http://northcountryspinners.org/
Oak Hill Alpacas NJ Alpaca yarns, hand drop spinners, alpaca products, socks, hats scarves, stuffed pets.   http://www.oakhillalpacasnj.com
Once Upon A Twine NJ Hand spun yarn, hand made whisk brooms.
 
https://www.facebook.com/peekabooshearing/
Platinum Alpacas VA Natural and hand-dyed alpaca yarn or various weights, spinning fiber, knitted and woven clothing accessories; and crafted items for gifts and home. http://www.platinumalpacas.com
Pleasant Valley Textiles PA Wool felt fabric, accessories, pillows. http://www.pleasantvalleytextiles.com
Puff the Magic Rabbit VA Hand dyed yarn. https://www.etsy.com/shop/puffthemagicrabbit
Queen Bee Fibers NJ Hand dyed fiber and yarn, handspun yarn, Bee + Ewe healing honey lotion, soap, drop spindle kits, honey, Buzz off Balls (all natural moth balls) http://www.QueenBeeFibers.com
Red Rope Farm PA Wool, yarn, felted crafts and ornaments, hand made soap, lambskins. http://www.redropefarm.wordpress.com
Reflections at Roclans PA Hand dyed and natural yarns and roving, combed top.  W. Cushing & Co. dyes, artisan orifice Hooks. http://www.roclans.com
Renee NH PA Knitted alpaca wraps, gloves, hats, tunic tops, sweaters, coats, infinity scarves and more.  
Rocky Top Farm PA Handspun, hand dyed yarn, hand knit items, wool items from farm raised sheep. http://www.rockytopfarmpa.com
Ross Farm PA Yarns, roving, batting & Fleecs: Romney, Shetland, Tuns, Leiceter Longwool, Lincoln & Cheviot & Photos. http://www.therossfarm.com
Sacred Rose Herbal Tea NJ Herbal tea and tea leaf readings. http://www.sacredtealeafreadings.com/
School Products Yarn NY Hand Dyed yarns and patterns http://www.schoolproductsyarns.com/
Seven Sisters Arts ME Hand dyed yarn and beads for knitting and crochet, fiber for spinning and felting, beautifully crafted pieces by local (Maine) makers.  http://sevensistersarts.com
Shirsty Cat Designs PA Hand painted yarn and fibers with some hand carded batts, handspun yarn, and handmade soap. http://www.shirstycat.com/
Simpatico Fiber Collective NJ Fiber batts and yarn; knit, felted and woven items. https://www.etsy.com/shop/simpaticofiber
Spindle Cat Studio NJ Artisan crafted stitch markers, handmade shawl pins, copper jewelry items and orifice hooks, hand dyed yarn and fiber, hand painted spindles. http://spindlecatstudio.etsy.com
Spinnery, The NJ Spinning, weaving, needlefelting, natural dyeing & knitting supplies. Hand dyed yarn, special kits and Special Sheep Prints. http://www.spinnery.net
Sterling Wool Mill PA   http://www.sterlingwoolmill.com/index.html
Storybook Farm NJ Handmade soap and body care products. http://www.etsy.com/shop/storybookfarm/
Swayze Inn Farm NJ Jacob sheep products (yarn, roving, knitted items) and Jacob Sheep Association info.  
Taylored Fibers MD Hand dyed yarns and fibers, handcarded batts, knitting and spinning supplies. https://www.etsy.com/shop/tayloredfibers
Tuatha Gallery NJ Celtic artisans collective - hand made shawl pins, knitting bowls, rustic home decor, and nature themed prints. http://www.tuathagallery.com/
Unleashed Creativity NJ Garden Art - Custom stones and windchimes.  
Verdant Gryphon MD Hand dyed luxury yarns with a Renaissance flair. http://www.verdantgryphon.com
Wandering Wool DC Hand dyed yarn, knitting patterns, stitch markers and notions. http://www.wanderingwool.com
WildeWood Farms NJ Alpaca fleeces, yarn and wool products. http://www.alpacanation.com/farmsandbreeders/03_viewfarm.asp?name=12548
Windy Farm Alpacas NJ Alpaca fleeces, yarn, rugs, handmade products (hats, globes, sweaters, purses, etc.). Alpaca Prducts from Peru.  http://www.windyfarmalpacas.com
Winter's Past Farm NJ Dyed roving, knitting bags and notions. http://www.winterspastfarm.com
Woolbearers NJ Hand dyed yarn, fiber, spinning and weaving equipment. http://www.woolbearers.com
Yarn Bazaar PA Hand dyed natural yarns, knitting needles and crochet hooks, American Made swifts, ball winders, blocking wires and mats. http://www.yarnbazaar.com
Yarn Boutique NJ Yarns from indie dyers: Done Roving, Copper Corgi, and Galloping Jester.  Wool from Willow Tree Farm. http://www.yarnboutiquebysarah.net

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