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2022 Festival Vendors

Ranching Tradition Fiber, Kami Noyes Whitehall, Montana

Montana raised Targhee Rambouillet Fiber and Yarns, Dealer for Ashford, Valkyrie, and Unicorn washes. Hand turned wood gifts.

 

Red Apron Catering, Cindy Brennan, Whitehall Montana

She will be serving Breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks.

 

Notlwonk Springs, Fred, Jo and Ann Knowlton , Cornish, Utah

Notlwonk Springs is a small family operation raising high quality, naturally colored wool ideal for hand spinners and weavers. Our flock consists of Corriedale, Romney and Romeldale bloodlines. We sell fleeces, tanned hides, roving, yarn, felt and finished products in colors ranging from white to gray to black and oatmeal to dark chocolate. Let our wool inspire your next project!

 

Stone Cottage Pottery & Farm, Patti Gregerson, Marion Montana

Handcrafted pottery specially designed for fiber-loving folks

 

The Wool Mill & Serenity Sheep Farm Stay, LaVonne Stucky, Belgrade, MT

Farm to yarn! Creating and selling beautiful wool roving, yarn and batts for small flock owners one batch at a time. We do custom processing for others as well as our own our wool, which is now used in our Montana Point Blankets. We pride ourselves in being a zero-waste wool mill that uses solar energy to run the machines and heat the water to wash the wool. Everything has a use or is reused going back into the soil. You can spend a night in an antique sheepherder's wagon on the farm too. Check us out on airbnb.

   

The 100th Sheep, Jeff and Peggy Doney, Colorado Springs, CO

Color, Color and More Color! The 100th Sheep has yummy rovings to spin, felt or just cuddle, Hand-dyed gradient yarn kits, and more. And did we mention color?

 

 

Feathergrass Fiber, Teri Eliasson, Idaho Falls, Idaho

A Quaint sheep farm in Eastern Idaho. We specialize in high quality super fine merino and luster long wools. Whole fleeces, processed wool, yarn and unique dye batches. Stop by and find that special fiber for your next project!!

 

 

Spanish Peaks Alpacas, Evi Dixon, Manhattan Montana

Wonderful yarn and handmade crafts from 100% Suri Alpaca fleece, also Suri rugs, felted soap and dryer balls

 

Goldieknots Montana, Tammy Jordan, Lincoln Montana

The mission of Goldieknots Montana is to teach people of today a lost heritage art of yesterday while promoting the Montana wool and fiber industry and connecting people through fiber arts. It was founded and created by Tammy Jordan, a fiber enthusiast who enjoys sharing her passion with everyone she meets. Her fiber, hand-spun yarn, knitting kits, gift baskets, and handcrafted fiber art creations are inspired by Montana sheep and the people who keep them, along with various other Montana fiber producers. Additionally, Montana grown and made products are utilized wherever possible throughout our business in an effort to promote local sustainability.

 

Wandering Pines Ranch, Dianne Wright, Weiser Idaho

Hand dyed fibers and roving, handspun yarn, finished goods and Hand turned spinning accessories

 

Esther Purl Fibers, Regina Frahm, Newton, IA

Homegrown white and natural colored Cormo fleeces, limited edition yarns and roving

 

Dresow Family Farm, Stacy Dresow, Lonsdale, MN

 Dresow Family Farm is located in Lonsdale, MN. We raise Cormo & Cormo cross bred sheep. The fiber is super squishy & buttery soft, an excellent choice for next to the skin clothing & blankets. Our fibers are left in their natural colors: whites, creams, caramels and browns. Stacy also dyes her fiber using mostly botanicals foraged and grown on the farm & food waste. We have yarn in various weights, roving, sheepskins, finished goods and fleeces. Our farm yarn has been featured in Seasonal Slow Knitting written by Hannah Theissen, The Fibershed Regional Hemp Book and pattern designs by Shaina Scott of Yumi Yarns and Teri Grosz.

 

Fair Winds Llamas and Fiber Mill, Steve Erb, Helena, MT

Full processing Llama and Alpaca Fiber Mill.   They will have Yarns and roving produces by their mill. Also handcrafted fabric bowls and quilts.

 

Lone Pine Wool Emporium, Mona Hylton, Helena, MT

We are working to protect and promote the endangered Romeldale/CVM sheep. Our herd is dually registered with the ARCA and the Livestock Conservancy. The wool we produce is grown near Helena, processed at local mills and hand painted or dyed and sold as yarn, rovings, quilt, batting or finished products.

 

Blue Savannah, Kristin Milloway, Idaho Falls, ID

Blue Savannah has gorgeous gradients and skeins of hand dyed yarn on luxury bases inspired by life in Idaho.

 

Knaturl Knitwear, Amanda Bjerke, Helena, MT

Knaturl Knitwear, was born after meeting a fellow knitter who gave Amanda Bjerke a set of Clover Pom Pom makers over lunch. Those Pom Poms turned into owls and hedgehogs. The adorable woodland creatures turned into classes where she began selling the Pom Pom makers. Inventory has expanded to include the most popular knitting notions, and needles by ChaioGoo, Addi, Knitters Pride, and Clover. Knaturl Knitwear can be found traveling around with a vintage suitcase holding pop up shops at local knitting groups, artisan markets and on Etsy. Amanda continues to teach knitting and fiber craft workshops. Her knitting patterns available on Ravelry and Etsy. She lives in Helena, MT with her partner, Wade and their two dogs.

 

Desert Panda Fiber Arts, Christin Santos, Las Vegas, NV

Desert Panda Fiber Arts was established in 2017 and is an independent fiber dyeing company. We specialize in hand dyed small batch yarns and fibers. Our goods range from hand dyed yarns, hand painted combed top, hand dyed locks and batts made from our hand dyed fibers.

 

Pinnacle Creations, Janet Dunn, Essex, MT

Original design natural fabric bags for projects, travel or daily tasks. Rarely are two bags the same…. Unless a customer request comes my way. Janet loves to be organized and looking unique and hopes to help you do the same.

 

Harvest Hill Acres / Wild Barn Yarn, Diana Weinhardt Treangen, Dennison, MN

Harvest Hill Acres a local farm, located in the beautiful SOGN Valley, near Dennison MN. It is home to a purebred flock of CVM Romeldale sheep, Llama, Angora Rabbits, Chickens and Honey Bees. We work hard to provide exceptional fiber, and have fun with our sheep.

 

Wooly Walkers, Una Walker, La Grande, OR

Punch Needle Rug Hooking supplies and original designs

 

 

Bee’s Knees -n- Knits, Kyle Cumming and Kassie Roedel, Bigfork, Montana

Made in Montana Certified: Alpaca roving, yarn, wool yarn (undyed and naturally dyed), felted decor and accessories, wool dryer balls and sheets, beeswax candles, herbal remedies, soaps, knitwear, handspun linen ‘n’ wool pillows.

 

McComas Handweaving, LaVerne McComas, Billings, Montana

Handwoven placemats, table runners, bag holders, towels, potholders in many colors. Also, Inkle woven belts, hat & head bands, belts. Some yardage & finished garments.

 

Way Off Broadway Farm and Fiber, Anne Broadway, Blackfoot, ID

Small fiber processing mill perfect for individual fleeces. Variety of roving for sale, and many articles made from fiber, socks, hats, Christmas ornaments, etc.

 

Valley View Farm, Janice Whitefield, Cheney, Washington

Fine fleeced, soft Shetland Sheep won my heart years ago and it can mix so well with our farm raised mohair and cashmere. I use their wool (and sometimes other blends) in art batts, dyed braids & yarn (both mill and hand spun). We have a range of many natural colors to choose from in roving and yarn too. There will be a few baskets of dyed and natural colored angora locks and even dehaired white and colored cashmere. Our rams have lovely big horns and if we loose a ram I save their horns and make shawl pins, buttons and jewelry.

 

 

Heart and Soul Alpacas and Spinnery, Karen Ball, Whitehall, Montana

Full Time alpaca Ranch, Raising both Suri and Hyacay alpacas and producing handcrafted textiles from their fiber.

 

Athena Spinning, Mark and Julie Lambert, Hillsdale, WY

Athena Spinning manufactures hardwood travel spinning wheels in the heartland. Our Capricorn wheels weigh in at an average of 10 pounds for our standard wheels and disassemble for easy packing in a tote bag or overhead luggage. Our little owls are made in combinations of black walnut and maple with a few mesquite, padauk and purpleheart wheels thrown in the mix. We feature infinitely adjustable ratios from 5:1 – 13:1 and a corkscrew orifice that eliminates the need for a hook. We also make travel lazy kates and other accessories.

 

 

Roving Ram Ranch, Amanda Shine, Bigfork, Montana

Roving Ram Ranch is a diversified sheep operation selling grass-finished lamb, eggs from pastured hens, raw fleeces, wool products, pelts, and an assortment of other sheep- and wool-related goods. We raise registered Lincoln Longwools and Icelandic sheep near the base of the Swan Mountains in northwestern Montana. Our mission is to produce high-quality wool and premium lamb and eggs on intensively-managed pastures while cultivating optimum ecosystem health and resiliency on the lands we manage. We take our responsibilities as shepherds and land stewards seriously, and we strive for excellence, improvement, and innovation in all areas of our operation..

 

Wooly Witch of the West, Madeline Keller - King, Eureka, Montana

Wooly Witch of the West is a natural dyer & wool enthusiast from Eureka,MT. She offers naturally dyed commercial & millspun yarns, handspun & spinning fiber. Focusing on sustainability she uses fiber from her local area fiber shed, and many natural dyes she wild harvests, grows, or reclaims from kitchen scraps. Her articles and patterns have been published multiple times in Spin Off magazine.

 

Slate Falls Press, Joanna Johnson, Loveland, CO

Slate Falls Press specializes in knitting storybooks which feature illustrated stories paired with patterns to knit the items from the stories. Colorado children's book author and illustrator Eric and Joanna Johnson will be autographing their books all weekend at their booth. In addition to their children's books, the Johnsons will have signed artwork, stationery, project bags, and kits for knitting, spinning, and sewing.

 

Raen Works LLC, Rachel Canning, Manhattan, MT

We make organic waxed canvas project bags with bison hide handles right here in Manhattan, MT! We have multiple styles for all your fibre project holding needs.

 

Montana Mobile Massage, Christy Yancy, Montana

Montana Mobile Massage proudly serves the Gallatin county and surrounding counties, offering professional massage services in the comfort of your own home or office. My areas of expertise include deep tissue, swedish, injury/pain management, sports massage, cupping, and prenatal. I take pride in the quality of my work and my ability to tailor each massage to every individual's needs. Chair massages are always available upon request.

 

Flying Wheel Woolery, Diana Adams, Bliss, Idaho

Handdyed wool roving, yarns, handmade brooms, Idaho grown Lavender, Aftican Bloga Market baskets.

 

Botany of Being, Denise Smith, Belgrade, Montana

Herbal Apothecary of Small Batch Vintage Tinctures + Body Care Handcrafted with Organic + Sustainably Wildcrafted Ingredients

 

Steitzhof Merinos, John & Carol Steitz, Kalispell, Montana

We raise naturally colored Merino sheep of Australian genetics specifically for the handcraft community. This flock is the 2019 Black Sheep Cup holder for finest 5 fleeces at Black Sheep Gathering including Grand and Reserve Champion Colored fleeces. Our sheep are pasture raised and jacketed all year. We were very selective in our starter stock and continue to select to a higher level. In addition to fine and ultra-fine raw fleeces, we have roving and yarn processed entirely in Montana in our product line. Our flock is NCWGA and MWGA registered. Steitzhof Merinos is a “Grown in Montana” entity.

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