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2024 Festival Vendors

Wandering Pines Ranch, Dianne Wright, Weiser Idaho 

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

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!!

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.

Lone Pine Wool Emporium and MT Aspen Designs, Mona Hylton, Helena, MT 

At Lone Pine Wool, we concentrate on the preservation of a Rare Wool breed designated by the Livestock Conservancy of Romeldale/CVM sheep. We carry raw fleeces, rovings, batts, yarn and some finished products. MT Aspen designs concentrates on making wool and wool blend socks made in Montana.

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.

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.

Wooly Walkers, Una Walker, La Grande, OR 

Punch Needle Rug Hooking supplies and original designs

 

Stone Cottage Pottery & Farm, Patti Gregerson, Marion Montana 

Handcrafted pottery specially designed for fiber-loving folks

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!

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.

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.

Esther Purl Fibers, Regina Frahm, Newton, IA 

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

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.

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.

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.

 

Ranching Tradition Fiber, Kami Noyes Whitehall, Montana

Montana raised Targhee Rambouillet Fiber and Yarns, Tobacco Root Valley Yarns, Range Camp yarns & fiber, finished knitwear, Wool Pellets and  Ashford equipment. Hand turned wood gifts. 

 

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

 

Crazy Head Creek Farms, Amberly Huttinger, Wilsall, Montana

Our alpacas are raised north of Livingston, Montana in the beautiful Shields Valley, and our yarn is spun at the Montana Wool Barn in nearby Cardwell. Back at the farm, we use our yarn to create handwoven items such as scarves, rugs, and table runners. We also handmake felted items including dryer balls, cat toys, and felted soaps. We use all of the fiber that the animals produce; the fiber that can't be spun into yarn is used to fill our bird nesting products. We are proud of the soft fleece that our alpacas grow, and we are excited to share it with you!

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.

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.

Modern Montana Makerie, Joy Kelso, Helena, MT

Small batch ceramics 

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.

Tobacco Root Tack, Britney Bieroth, Sheridan, MT. 

Handmade horse tack made out of 100% mohair. Custom mohair cinches, breast collars, reins, hat hangers, key chains and much more.

Greycliff Wool Works, Camille Palmer, Greycliff Montana

We are a small weaving studio and yarn shop. We hope to inspire weavers and fiber enthusiasts with local wool and yarn. Our goal is to supply classes and supplies to fellow fiber people. We would love to collaborate with others and be a venue for them to sell their made items. We are all about supporting and helping small businesses and home cottages.

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

Fair Windsical Fiber Creations, Steve & Nancy Erb, Helena, MT 

Multi-Fiber Art Journals, Art bags, scarves, fabric books, Alpaca Roving & yarns, wall hangings, felted soaps, Wall, bed and lap quilts.

 

Back Corner Farm, Kris Noland, Sweet Home, Oregon 

Raw, Washed and dyed Mohair locks, fiber, roving and yarn.

Bee's Knees 'n' Knits, Kassie Roedel & Kyle Cumming, Bigfork, MT

Bee's Knees 'n' Knits is a small business owned by Kassie Dawn and Kyle Dean of Bigfork, Montana. Together, we embrace the sustainable lifestyle of slow fashion, herbal remedies, and nearly forgotten trades by providing gifts and goods from our homestead. Our Made in Montana certified products are mindfully curated in small batches using wool, blooms, beeswax, and a bit in between with an emphasis on local ingredients and materials.

Border Farm, Nancy Tanner, Bozeman, MT

Border Farm is a natural rearing and biodynamic farm. Our farm likes to produce an abundance of herbs, berries, and vegetables - we specialize in herbal tea blends, spice blends, and herbal salts - that are air dried and delicious! We also offer herb infused oil salves, tallow products, and quail/duck feather hat bands and wreaths. This year we are also hand pouring beeswax candles from local sources and offering seeds that we have been growing and collecting since 1997, about 26 plant varieties.

Prairie Cottage, Diane Sitter, Billings, Montana 

Prairie Cottage is a Woman owned business located in Montana, featuring sustainable, chemical-free, all natural, individually handcrafted bedding, promoting Montana's agricultural history by using a marvelous ecofriendly fiber...WOOL! 100% Wool is the only product I use to fill my comforters and other bedding products. For those of you who may be sensitive to wool, no worries. The wool is encased in a natural cotton cover. The best sleep you will forever experience is snuggling into a wool filled comforter or other wool filled bedding. Don't think wool is just for cold winter nights. Wool's temperature regulating properties makes it ideal for the warm weather months also.

Montana Naturals, Lis Schramm, Whitehall, MT

Montana Naturals is a small business with a big heart. We make small batches of bath and body products with everyone in mind. From soap bars, whipped sugar scrub, shampoo, and conditioner to lotion, cream, and body butter, as well as bath bombs, shower steamers, bath salts, and lip products. Our products come in many fragrances and essential oils. Let my bubbles take away your troubles.

Harvest Hill Acres, Diana Weinhardt-Treangen, Dennison, MN

Wool products from our ever-growing CVM Romeldale Flock. Roving, yarn, yarn blends with other fibers, camel yarn and roving. Wool comforters, pillows. Quilt batts in various sizes. Antler buttons. Feed Sack Tote bags.

Leaf Livestock Wool Co, Anne Sammons, Geneseo, IL

Hello from Leaf Livestock Wool Co., a lamb and wool farm, located in Northwest Illinois. We raise beautiful Natural Colored Columbia /Rambouillet sheep, Polypays, Merinos, Columbias and now Targhees. I would love for everyone to enjoy the finest spinning fiber and yarn that I am privileged to grow and use for creating. The physical and emotional rewards that accompany raising sustainable lovely wool go far beyond the beauty of the final product!

Red Apron Catering, Cindy Brennan, Whitehall Montana

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

 

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