CNY Fiber Artists & Producers assembled a Resource Guide in 2014 to assist festival visitors and others who were seeking information about sources of fiber, fiber animals, fiber equipment, mills, fiber processing, finished products and other services related to fiber animals and fiber arts.
FIND: Yarn / Raw Fiber Products / Finished Fiber Products / Other Textile Products / Fiber Arts Tools, Kits, Accessories / Fiber Arts Equipment / Fiber Mills / Fiber Guilds / Other Crafts / Printed Material, Photographs, Paintings / Other Farm Products
(Mary Eidt) ...Liverpool NY 13090Acorn Works Fiber Processing
(Diane Seely ) ...Churchville NY 14428Big Hollow Fiber Farm
Services: Fiber Processing to batts and/or roving
Products: Ready-to-spin fiber; gift items; used equipment (inventory varies)
(Susan Watson) ...Deposit NY 13754Boreas Farm Cashmere
Services: Spinning; Weaving
Products: Hats; Scarves; Shawls; Ponchos; Felted Slippers; Pocketbooks
Animals: Alpacas; English Angora Rabbits
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871Cairnpopple Wool Studio
Services: Handspinning cashmere
Products: Premium cashmere fiber as roving and yarn. Cashmere/Silk blend and Cashmere/Merino wool blends. Luxurious hand-knits
Animals: Cashmere goats
(Laryssa Zahajkewycz) ...Brocknery PA 18812Carapace Farm Puppetry
(Susannah White ) ...Nassau NY 12123 SiteDan Tracy Designs; LLC
Services: Workshops in woolworking; felt making; dyeing with plants; weaving; and puppetry.
Products: Handmade plant-dyed wool felt toys and puppets
Animals: Sheep and goats. Chickens for our own use.
(Daniel Tracy ) ...Cortland NY 13045Dutchayr Fibers
Products: Wooden Fiber tools and accessories
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825Fat Yellow Dog Farm
Services: Spinning lessons, wool skirting and sorting lessons
Products: Roving and yarns in natural colors or hand-dyed. Handcrafted items utilizing our fiber including felted soaps; insoles; needle-felting kits and wearables.
Animals: Tunis sheep; Romney sheep and their crosses
(Denise Tarbox) ...Newark Valley NY 13811 SiteGentle Breeze Alpacas
Services: Classes in wet felting hats and vessels. Classes in needle felting on a flat surface.
Products: Hand dyed and wet felted hats; character vessels (needle felted features); hand dyed/painted silk scarves; cat balls
(Martha Cady) ...Burlington Flats NY 13315 SiteGLF Woolens
Services: Farm store on premises. Small farm tours by appointment
Products: Socks; hats; mittens; gloves; scarves; yarn; roving; fleece and blankets.
Animals: Alpacas: Quality breeding stock. Champion males for stud service. Fiber and pet quality as well.
(Noreen Atkins) ...Groton NY 13073Golden Fleece Spinners
Products: Fleeces; roving; handspun yarn. Woven and crocheted pillow covers ; blankets and socks - all from Border Leicester wool.
Animals: Border Leicesters; Suffolks; crossbred market lambs.
(Golden Fleece Spinners Society) ...Syracuse NY 13224 SiteHannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
Services: Spinning guild promoting the art and craft of handspinning with monthly programs and demonstrations at festivals and NYS Fair Wool Center.
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066Heirlooms
Products: Fleeces; roving; batting; yarn from our animals. Handknit and crocheted wool hats; mittens; scarves; wraps. Handmade sheep and alpaca ornaments; Washed natural and hand-dyed lincoln locks for dolls hair and Santas and other crafts. Variety of felted items.
Animals: Hampshire sheep; natural colored Lincoln Longwool sheep; alpacas; Great Pyrenees dogs
(Lis Barsuglia-Madsen) ...Harrisville NY 13648 SiteHermit Pond Farm
Products: Hand-dyed yarn: merino; yak & silk; camel & silk; kid mohair & silk; kid mohair; alpaca; organic merino; merino/silk/seacell. Own knitting patterns. Handknit: hats; scarves; shawls; cowls; socks; sweaters; mittens. Handwoven: scarves; shawls; purses.
(Pam Haendle) ...West Edmeston NY 13485 SiteHoly Myrrhbeavers Monastery
Products: Cashmere pelts
Animals: Cashmere goats
(Mother Katherine) ...Otego NY 13825Hooked in the Mountains Wool
(Mary Lee O Connor) ...Ballston Spa NY 12020Jakes Cheese
Products: Hand-dyed Wool Fabric & yarn; wool charms; Sari silk ribbon & yarn; felted tool bags; small finished items; yarn bowls.
(Jacob and Sylvia Stoltzfus) ...Deansboro NY 13328jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
Products: Needle felted sculptures and collectibles; hand dyed roving - art batts; handspun art yarn & fleeces
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 SiteLimestone Creek Alpacas
Services: Custom carding; Spinning lessons; Spinning wheel repair
Products: Spinning wheels & equipment; knitting tools; gifts; fiber; sheepskins; yarns; finished products
Animals: Romney sheep; Border Collies; Angora Goats
(Leslie Oliver) ...Cazenovia NY 13035 SiteLlady Llama Fiber
Services: New farmer mentoring. Fleece skirting. Herd evaluations
Products: Alpaca fleece and roving and yarn.
(Kelli Terwilliger ) ...Ithaca NY 14850 SiteLocal Fiber
Products: Hand painted combed top and rolags; gradient; semisolid and speckled dyed yarns. Project bags; shawl pins; mini DPNs. Drop spindles and spinning tools.
(Dana Havas) ...Ithaca NY 14850 SiteLochan Mor Farm
Services: An organization that works with the regional fiber producing community to share knowledge; build networks; and identify and address shared challenges
(Heather Warren) ...Cato NY 13033Lone Spruce Alpacas
Services: Classes; open houses; farm tours; farm store
Products: Raw and processed fibers;washing services
Animals: Colored Angora goats; Leicester Longwool sheep; CVM Romeldale sheep; Romney sheep
(Jeanne Angell ) ...South Otselic NY 13155 SiteNamaste Knolls Fiber Arts
Services: Yarn dyeing
Products: Yarn; Woven rugs; Alpaca wool felted insoles and dryer balls; Alpaca clothing: Sweaters; Socks; Hats; Scarves; Vests. Christmas Wreaths and ornaments
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
(Mary Anne Stanton) ...Syracuse NY 13214Nistock Farms
Products: Small-batch unique blends of homegrown locally spun yars. Hand knit and woven and felted items. One-of-a-kind designs in cotton fabric for quilting& crafting. Uniquely blended rolags for spinning.
Animals: Angora rabbits
(Robin Nistock) ...Prattsburgh NY 14873 SiteOtter Lake Farm & Fiber
Products: Cotswold raw fleece; roving;yarn curls. Roving and quilt batting from the crossbreds. Spinning batts. Natural & dyed silk top & hankies. Our fiber tools: Quad Kate; blending boards; Oxford & punch needle & rug hooking frames and supplies. Books. Glitz fibers; Essential oils.
Animals: Sheep! Cotswold sheep and crossbreds of various breeds - all selected for excellent fleece.
(Kate Pelkey) ...Weedsport NY 13166 SitePeace Love & Yarn
Services: Farm tours; Beginning knitting classes. Teddy bear making with mohair & alpaca.
Products: Handcrafted body & facial soap; lotion; lotion bars; shampoo bars; lip balm; salt soak. Romeldale-CVM combed top and raw fleece; Gotland fleece; roving & yarn; laundry soap.
Animals: CVM Romeldale sheep; 93 - 97% Gotland sheep
(Liz Fiorini ) ...Delanson NY 12053Pied Piper Maple Farm
Services: Knitting classes & spinning classes. Contract dyeing.
Products: Hand-dyed yarn and fiber
(Barbara Hamlin ) ...Preble NY 13141Prestons Alpacas
Services: Tours & treats at the farm or come to host your workshop
Products: Maple syrup; maple cream; maple sugar; maple nuts; maple coffee & tea; scones
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 SiteRhodie Hill Farm
Services: Farm tours; Beginning knitting classes
Products: Felted hats; mittens; yarn; ornaments; felted soap; roving; felted mittens; alpaca socks; scarves; knitted hats; gloves
Animals: Huacaya Alpacas
(Bob Fulton) ...Sherburne NY 13460 SiteShelley Stark Smith Ceramics
Products: Llama fiber; continuous strand weaving looms and supplies
(Shelley Smith ) ...Albany NY 12208 SiteSpringside Farm
Products: Ceramic yarn bowls; buttons; diz; shawl pins; pendants. sheep-themed and other pottery; stitch markers and wire knit jewelry.
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 SiteStory Spun Yarns
Services: Farm tours. Please see our website www.springsidefarm.net
Products: Raw fleece (alpaca, wool); yarn; roving (natural and dyed colors); honey; finished alpaca goods (socks; sweaters; hats; etc.); fudge. Seasonal fall products: pumpkins; squash; ornamental corn. Christmas trees and wreaths.
Animals: Tunis and Natural colored sheep ; Huacaya alpacas; Akbash Guardian Dogs
(Patti Beaumont ) ...Oswego NY 13126The Olde Homestead
Services: Classes and workshops in spinning and fiber processing and dyeing. Hand spinning; custom dyeing. Contract knitting and pattern design.
Products: Hand dyed yarn; Knitting and spinning kits; embroidery and punch needle yarn.
(Mindy Clark) ...West Edmeston NY 13485 SiteWest Canaan Art
Products: Wool and/or alpaca roving or yarn. Animals
Animals: Olde English Babydoll sheep; Harlequin sheep; Boer goats.
(Annie Labrecque) ...Canaan NH 03741Windsong Farm
Products: Knitted novelty items (flowers - animals- bowls- garlands ); wool weavings (twined; square and continuous strand). Lucets; lucet corded baskets and pouches. Needle felted brooches; turned bowls from New England and Florida wood.
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 SiteZeilinger Wool Co.
Products: Wensleydale & other luster longwool raw fleece; pelts; yarn; locks; roving. Felter and woven scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep
(April Zeilinger) ...Frankenmuth MI 48734