CNY Fiber Artist & Producers of NY
CNY Fiber Resource Guide

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. 

Although a few of the listings may be dated, we are happy to make it available for download here.  

We are also happy to provide below a list of the 2020 festival sponsors and members of CNY Fiber Artists & Producers, organized in categories for the products, animals, and services they offer.   You can search for categories or for specific products or services.  

 

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

ALPHABETICAL LISTING

(Mary Eidt) ...Liverpool NY 13090
Acorn Works Fiber Processing
(Diane Seely ) ...Churchville NY 14428
Services: Fiber Processing to batts and/or roving
Products: Ready-to-spin fiber; gift items; used equipment (inventory varies)
Big Hollow Fiber Farm
(Susan Watson) ...Deposit NY 13754
Services: Spinning; Weaving
Products: Hats; Scarves; Shawls; Ponchos; Felted Slippers; Pocketbooks
Animals: Alpacas; English Angora Rabbits
Boreas Farm Cashmere
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871
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
Cairnpopple Wool Studio
(Laryssa Zahajkewycz) ...Brocknery PA 18812
Carapace Farm Puppetry
(Susannah White ) ...Nassau NY 12123 Site
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.
Dan Tracy Designs; LLC
(Daniel Tracy ) ...Cortland NY 13045
Products: Wooden Fiber tools and accessories
Dutchayr Fibers
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825
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
Fat Yellow Dog Farm
(Denise Tarbox) ...Newark Valley NY 13811 Site
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
Gentle Breeze Alpacas
(Martha Cady) ...Burlington Flats NY 13315 Site
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.
GLF Woolens
(Noreen Atkins) ...Groton NY 13073
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
(Golden Fleece Spinners Society) ...Syracuse NY 13224 Site
Services: Spinning guild promoting the art and craft of handspinning with monthly programs and demonstrations at festivals and NYS Fair Wool Center.
Hannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066
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
Heirlooms
(Lis Barsuglia-Madsen) ...Harrisville NY 13648 Site
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.
Animals:
Hermit Pond Farm
(Pam Haendle) ...West Edmeston NY 13485 Site
Products: Cashmere pelts
Animals: Cashmere goats
Holy Myrrhbeavers Monastery
(Mother Katherine) ...Otego NY 13825
Hooked in the Mountains Wool
(Mary Lee O Connor) ...Ballston Spa NY 12020
Products: Hand-dyed Wool Fabric & yarn; wool charms; Sari silk ribbon & yarn; felted tool bags; small finished items; yarn bowls.
Jakes Cheese
(Jacob and Sylvia Stoltzfus) ...Deansboro NY 13328
jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460
Products: Needle felted sculptures and collectibles; hand dyed roving - art batts; handspun art yarn & fleeces
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 Site
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
Limestone Creek Alpacas
(Leslie Oliver) ...Cazenovia NY 13035 Site
Services: New farmer mentoring. Fleece skirting. Herd evaluations
Products: Alpaca fleece and roving and yarn.
Animals: Alpacas
Llady Llama Fiber
(Kelli Terwilliger ) ...Ithaca NY 14850 Site
Services:
Products: Hand painted combed top and rolags; gradient; semisolid and speckled dyed yarns. Project bags; shawl pins; mini DPNs. Drop spindles and spinning tools.
Local Fiber
(Dana Havas) ...Ithaca NY 14850 Site
Services: An organization that works with the regional fiber producing community to share knowledge; build networks; and identify and address shared challenges
Lochan Mor Farm
(Heather Warren) ...Cato NY 13033
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
Lone Spruce Alpacas
(Jeanne Angell ) ...South Otselic NY 13155 Site
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
Namaste Knolls Fiber Arts
(Mary Anne Stanton) ...Syracuse NY 13214
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
Nistock Farms
(Robin Nistock) ...Prattsburgh NY 14873 Site
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.
Otter Lake Farm & Fiber
(Kate Pelkey) ...Weedsport NY 13166 Site
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
Peace Love & Yarn
(Liz Fiorini ) ...Delanson NY 12053
Services: Knitting classes & spinning classes. Contract dyeing.
Products: Hand-dyed yarn and fiber
Pied Piper Maple Farm
(Barbara Hamlin ) ...Preble NY 13141
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
Prestons Alpacas
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
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
Rhodie Hill Farm
(Bob Fulton) ...Sherburne NY 13460 Site
Products: Llama fiber; continuous strand weaving looms and supplies
Animals: Llamas
Shelley Stark Smith Ceramics
(Shelley Smith ) ...Albany NY 12208 Site
Products: Ceramic yarn bowls; buttons; diz; shawl pins; pendants. sheep-themed and other pottery; stitch markers and wire knit jewelry.
Springside Farm
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 Site
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
Story Spun Yarns
(Patti Beaumont ) ...Oswego NY 13126
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.
The Olde Homestead
(Mindy Clark) ...West Edmeston NY 13485 Site
Products: Wool and/or alpaca roving or yarn. Animals
Animals: Olde English Babydoll sheep; Harlequin sheep; Boer goats.
West Canaan Art
(Annie Labrecque) ...Canaan NH 03741
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.
Windsong Farm
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 Site
Products: Wensleydale & other luster longwool raw fleece; pelts; yarn; locks; roving. Felter and woven scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep
Zeilinger Wool Co.
(April Zeilinger) ...Frankenmuth MI 48734

Herding Dogs/Guardian Animals

Livestock Services
(Hoof trimming, Shearing, Livestock equipment)

Workshops & Classes

Raw Fiber Products

Big Hollow Fiber Farm

(Susan Watson) ...Deposit NY 13754
Services: Spinning; Weaving
Products: Hats; Scarves; Shawls; Ponchos; Felted Slippers; Pocketbooks
Animals: Alpacas; English Angora Rabbits
Boreas Farm Cashmere
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871
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
Dutchayr Fibers
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825
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
Gentle Breeze Alpacas
(Martha Cady) ...Burlington Flats NY 13315 Site
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.
GLF Woolens
(Noreen Atkins) ...Groton NY 13073
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.
Hannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066
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
jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460
Products: Needle felted sculptures and collectibles; hand dyed roving - art batts; handspun art yarn & fleeces
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 Site
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
Limestone Creek Alpacas
(Leslie Oliver) ...Cazenovia NY 13035 Site
Services: New farmer mentoring. Fleece skirting. Herd evaluations
Products: Alpaca fleece and roving and yarn.
Animals: Alpacas
Llady Llama Fiber
(Kelli Terwilliger ) ...Ithaca NY 14850 Site
Services:
Products: Hand painted combed top and rolags; gradient; semisolid and speckled dyed yarns. Project bags; shawl pins; mini DPNs. Drop spindles and spinning tools.
Lochan Mor Farm
(Heather Warren) ...Cato NY 13033
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
Nistock Farms
(Robin Nistock) ...Prattsburgh NY 14873 Site
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.
Otter Lake Farm & Fiber
(Kate Pelkey) ...Weedsport NY 13166 Site
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
Prestons Alpacas
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
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
Rhodie Hill Farm
(Bob Fulton) ...Sherburne NY 13460 Site
Products: Llama fiber; continuous strand weaving looms and supplies
Animals: Llamas
Springside Farm
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 Site
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
Windsong Farm
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 Site
Products: Wensleydale & other luster longwool raw fleece; pelts; yarn; locks; roving. Felter and woven scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep

Finished Fiber Products

Acorn Works Fiber Processing

(Diane Seely ) ...Churchville NY 14428
Services: Fiber Processing to batts and/or roving
Products: Ready-to-spin fiber; gift items; used equipment (inventory varies)
Big Hollow Fiber Farm
(Susan Watson) ...Deposit NY 13754
Services: Spinning; Weaving
Products: Hats; Scarves; Shawls; Ponchos; Felted Slippers; Pocketbooks
Animals: Alpacas; English Angora Rabbits
Boreas Farm Cashmere
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871
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
Carapace Farm Puppetry
(Susannah White ) ...Nassau NY 12123 Site
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.
Dutchayr Fibers
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825
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
Fat Yellow Dog Farm
(Denise Tarbox) ...Newark Valley NY 13811 Site
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
Gentle Breeze Alpacas
(Martha Cady) ...Burlington Flats NY 13315 Site
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.
GLF Woolens
(Noreen Atkins) ...Groton NY 13073
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.
Hannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066
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
Heirlooms
(Lis Barsuglia-Madsen) ...Harrisville NY 13648 Site
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.
Animals:
Hooked in the Mountains Wool
(Mary Lee O Connor) ...Ballston Spa NY 12020
Products: Hand-dyed Wool Fabric & yarn; wool charms; Sari silk ribbon & yarn; felted tool bags; small finished items; yarn bowls.
jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460
Products: Needle felted sculptures and collectibles; hand dyed roving - art batts; handspun art yarn & fleeces
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 Site
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
Limestone Creek Alpacas
(Leslie Oliver) ...Cazenovia NY 13035 Site
Services: New farmer mentoring. Fleece skirting. Herd evaluations
Products: Alpaca fleece and roving and yarn.
Animals: Alpacas
Lone Spruce Alpacas
(Jeanne Angell ) ...South Otselic NY 13155 Site
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
Namaste Knolls Fiber Arts
(Mary Anne Stanton) ...Syracuse NY 13214
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
Otter Lake Farm & Fiber
(Kate Pelkey) ...Weedsport NY 13166 Site
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
Prestons Alpacas
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
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
Springside Farm
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 Site
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
Story Spun Yarns
(Patti Beaumont ) ...Oswego NY 13126
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.
West Canaan Art
(Annie Labrecque) ...Canaan NH 03741
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.
Windsong Farm
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 Site
Products: Wensleydale & other luster longwool raw fleece; pelts; yarn; locks; roving. Felter and woven scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep

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