New York Sheep & Wool Festival 2018: Part 2, Plans and Purchases

NY Sheep and wool part 2
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In Part 2 of the 2018 Rhinebeck recap, Kristen Judkins of Gilead Fiber Farm joins me for some fun stories, and tips for attending the New York Sheep & Wool Festival (or other large fairs). We also show more of our purchases. [View Part 1]

Check out my previous interview with Kristen.

People and businesses mentioned in this episode:

Bitsy Knits – hand-dyed yarn and luxury rovings

Boitson’s Restaurant, speakeasy vibes and great food in Kingston, New York

Clara Parkes – A Stash of One’s Own

Foster Sheep Farm – natural colored yarns and more

Humulus sweater designed by Isabell Kraemer

Jane Beauchamp of Fullam Meadow Farm – Coopworth sheep and fiber, free-range poultry, and more.

Jorie of the The Perfect Blend Yarn and Tea Shop in Saugerties, New York.

Jill Draper Makes Stuff – sheep-to-skein hand dyed yarns. Her new ebook Here is on Ravelry.

Lisa Souza – hand-dyed braids

Mad River Fiber Arts & Mill in Waitsfield, Vermont

Maple Frost Farm – Leicester Longwool fleeces

Marianne Dube of Mountain Vewe Coopworths – Coopworth sheep, yarn, roving, and sheepskins

Marsh Mallo Farm – Jacob sheep and wool; custom sheep portraits

Mason Dixon Knitting – Ann Shayne and Kay Gardiner

Papillon Shawl by Marin Melchior

Pom Pom Quarterly – knitting patterns, crafts, cooking

Shannon Okey of Cooperative Press

Thea Coleman, aka BabyCocktails

The Beer Diviner, nano-brewery in Petersburgh, NY

When Your Llama Needs a Haircut by Susanna Leonard Hill

Winter’s Past Farm – Coopworth sheep, dyed locks, fleece, yarn

Published by Sarah Scully

Sarah is a librarian as well as an avid knitter and occasional knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, reading, painting, and writing with fountain pens.