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22nd Annual Wool Gathering


September 16th & 17th, 2017

Saturday: 10am – 7pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Join us for an awesome festival of fibers at the 22nd Wool Gathering at Young’s September 16 & 17.  Observe sheep, llamas, alpacas, cashmere goats, Angora rabbits and other wool-bearing animals at the show.  There will be shearing demonstrations, wool spinning, weaving and much more to see and learn.  There are over 100 vendors from several surrounding states and as far away as Arizona here for you to enjoy.  Admission to this event is free – bring the whole family!  Hours will be 10am to 7pm Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.

2016 Vendor Information

Alpaca Meadows ( Julie Petty) 1200 Rock Road, Mansfield, OH 44903, 419-529-8152,  Alpaca yarn, Fiber, Hand-dyed Suri Locks, Hand Crocheted Alpaca Items, Unique Felted pieces, Fiber art kits, Rug Yarn bags, Suri Art Yarn.

Alpaca Serenades (Linda Slicker) 6261 Overture Dr. West Carrollton, OH 45449, 937-433-3863, Alpaca products: fiber, batts, roving, yarn, socks, hats, teddy bears, stuffed toys, rugs, felted insoles, dryer balls, cat toys, shawls, gloves.

Alpacas of Moonlight Hollow, LLC (Jasmine Edwards) 172 Coon Hollow Rd, Blue Creek, OH 45616, 937-271-7302, 100% Pure Alpaca Rugs & Yarn.

Amazing Grace Farms (Chuck & Jackie Deems) P.O. Box 96, Perrysville, OH 44864, 419-938-3475, Shepherdess Natural Bath & Body products, Shetland & Babydoll Fleeces & Roving, Hand-dyed Wool Yarn, Handspun Wool Yarn, Registered Shetland & Olde English Babydoll Sheep.

Basket Artistry (Susan Press) 2917 West View Ct, Waukesha, WI 53188, 262-549-5439, Handwoven baskets using all natural materials, spinning wheel baskets, riving totes with spindle spot, knit-n-go baskets, The Ultimate Knitting Basket, shuttle holders and baskets for Fiber artists.

Basket Treasures (Susie Simmons) 580 S. Serenity Way, Greenwood, IN 46142, 317-945-5092, Hand-dyed and spot dyed wool, off the bolt wool, rug hooking supplies, needle felting supplies, Sari ribbon, dye and dye spoons.

Bath Springs Alpacas (Suzanne Brack) 6184 Bath Springs Rd, Liberty, IN, 47353, 765-458-5085, Alpaca yarn, rugs, roving, raw fleece, felted sheets.

Becher, Jinney, 742 S Hague Ave, Columbus, OH 43204, 614-272-7742, Rugs, scarves and wall hangings.

Behind the Pines (Bobbie Aspacher) 24437 Pemberville Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551, 419-346-2486, Hand painted yarn, project bags, beaded stitch markers, fair trade baskets.

Benjamin Green Studio (Ben Everingham) 4140 Sibley Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45236, 937-206-1219,

Bickenheuser, Margaret, 7070 Bellentine Pk, Springfield, OH 45502, 937-964-8511, Handmade baskets, woven whimsies, re-seated chairs, USA made footstools.

Busy Beaver Arts & Crafts (Kathy Woodruff) 3445 Dayton Xenia Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45431, 937-429-3920, Brown sheep yarn, along with a couple we have not seen in previous years and a variety of knitting & crochet supplies.

Carolyn Sittler Art, (Carolyn Sittler), 48 West Mound St., Canal Winchester, OH 43110, 614-312-8029, Fused glass, jewelry, fiber bowls.

CenterPeace Farm (Pete Sinnott) 4577 Townsley Rd, Cedarville, OH 45314, 937-532-5997,  Knitting Bowls (wood) Boxes, spindles, seam rippers and other wood tools all handcrafted.

Checkered Flag Fibers (Debra Gaskill) 5522 Hunter Rd, Enon, OH 45323, 937-864-2793, Hand-dyed, home grown llama & alpaca yarns, klumihimo supplies and finished goods.

Circle Hill Farm  (Kathleen Bartley) 1485 N. St. Rt. 721, Bradford, OH 45308, 937-670-4146, Sheep & llama, alpaca rovings, fiber dyes, needle felting supplies, hand knitted items, t-shirts, misc spinning supplies.

Colorscape Studio (Laura Krugh) 9057 W. Third St, Dayton, OH 45417, 419-792-9153, Hand woven scarves, table runners and mats, handspun yarn, handspun yarn dyes with natural materials like goldenrod, tickseed sunflowers.

Copper Centaur Studios (Lucy Handfield) P.O.Box 711, Anderson, IN 46015, 765-356-5530, Hand-dyed natural fiber yarns, yarns from small mills, spinning fiber, hand embroidery fibers, needles, books, DIY dye kits.

Couch’s Little Workshop (Jay & Wilma Couch) 202 E Ohio St, Brooklyn, IN 46111, 317-979-7532, Handmade looms, loom accessories, books, DVD’s, Baskets, jewelry, finished goods.

Creative Impressions in Clay (Tari Sasser) 6162 Lindsey Ct, Liberty Township, OH 45044, 513-755-2155,

Crow Country Pottery (Marlene Fosnight) 1005 W. Division St, Union City, IN 47390, 765-964-6414, Yarn bowls, mugs with sheep and alpaca themes; other pottery with fiber themed decorations.

Dayton Knitting Guild (Lynn McCown) 937-767-1668. Hospitality and teaching, small number of Guild Logo items.

Denises Fleeces ( Denise Curtis) 5238 W 700 S, Morgantown, IN 46160, 317-878-7802, Wool fleeces, roving, top & yarn, Natural colors, Jacob, Shetland and cormo crossbred fleeces, Mohair locks, natural and dyed, Dyed Rovings.

Destination Yarn (Jeanne Stevenson) 3602 Warren Rd, Cleveland, OH 44111, 216-280-9017, Hand-dyed yarn inspired by travel, knitting patterns designed for Destination Yarns.

Dyed in the Wool (Benita Story & Sandy Ferguson) 8099 S 800 W, Pendleton, IN 46064, 317-697-2636, High quality spinning fiber in a wide variety of breeds and types.

Earth in Arts (Betsy Roberts) 5648 Beecher Rd. Granville, OH 43023, 740-927-6039,  Handmade soaps and body products made from certified organic ingredients. Ingredients locally sourced when possible. Soaps suitable for felting.

Ed the Wheel Healer ( Ed Rowe) 45485 Hughes Rd, Oberlin, OH 44074, 216-269-5413, Shinning & Weaving accessories.

Ewe & I Originals (Kathy Disantis & Dianne Rodabaugh) 3458 River Rock Drive, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223, 330-928-9133, Original knitting and crochet patterns, knitting supplies and yarn.

Ewenique Fibers (Liz Milosevich & Kenneth Grimes) 13304 Beech St, Alliance, OH 44601, 330-575-4261, Roving, yarn, comb top, locally grown.

Fiber and Fusion Studio (Angela Marion Bowden) 11180 N Dixie Dr, Vandalia, OH 45377, 937-602-3248, Yarn, patterns, glass art, stained glass, glass fired jewelry, felted items.

Fiber Optic Yarns (Kimber Baldwin Designs) 726 Mohawk Trail, Milford, OH 45150, 513-248-0752, Hand-dyed yarn and spinning fiber, drop spindles, knitting patterns and books, handmade knitting project bags.

Fiberworks, LLC (Arlene Graham) 1350 North Fairfield Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45432, 937-429-9276, Exciting yarns, notions, equipment and supplies for knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters. Lendrum spinning wheels.

Fourwinds Weaving (Shirley Hamler) 12790 Walnut Creek Pike, Ashville, OH 43103, 740-983-4150, Handwoven scarves and shawls, weaving and spinning demonstrations.

Gwen Erin Natural Fibers (Gwen Brown) 218 Rebecca Ave, Hubbard, OH 44425, 330-565-0657, Handspun yarn, dyed locks and combed top, carded batts, Turkish spindles, knitting notions, hand-dyed silks.

Handwoven Wonders (Carol Tedrick) 2491 East State Route 350, Wilmington, OH 45177, 937-725-1445, Loom woven rugs, placemats, scarves, gift bottle bags, table runners and more.

Happy Fuzzy Yarn (Riin Gill) P.O. Box 7941, Ann Arbor, MI 48107, 734-262-2958, Hand dyed yarn and fiber, handspun yarn, original knitting and crochet patterns and kits.

Hidden Creek Acres Ohio (Lori Hunt) 7300 Twp Rd 119, Fredericktown, OH 43019, 740-262-6864, Raw fleece: llama/alpaca, rovings, yarn, rugs, finished products.

Hidden Hilltop Alpaca Ranch (Holli Cox) 3073 Gass Rd, Lexington, OH 44904, 419-571-8610, Alpaca related items: fiber, roving, yarn, felting ornaments, kits and finished outerwear (scarves, gloves, socks).

Jehovah Jireh Woolmill (Greg & Amy Francisco) 32323 M-43, Paw Paw, MI 49079, 269-366-7952, Alpaca/wool blend rovings from our own mill, artisan prefelts, felting supplies and kits, handspun yarn and felted gifts.

Joan Arnold Artist (Joan Arnold) 811 Jefferson St., Greenfield, OH 45123, 937-981-3577, Watercolors and offset lithograph prints of sheep and cards.

Knitted to a T (Tonia Graves) 12177 Sparta Pike, Moores Hill, IN 47032, 812-744-7218, Hand dyed yarns, rovings, wood wash, carded batts, hand woven scarves/shawls/towels/rugs/mugs, knitting notions.

Knitting Notions (Catherine Harrison) 1301 Bellshire Dr., Nashville, TN 37207, 615-585-1077, Our own hand dyed yarns, lace weight to DK weight; hand crafted wood and leather tools and accessories for knitters, knitting patterns by independent designers.

Knitting on the Fringe, LLC 185 Forest Crest, Commerce, MI 48390, 248-672-2445, Yarn, knitting kits, knitting supplies and notions, hand knit items.

LaNart 202 S Old Statesville Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, 704-875-1972, Variety of Alpaca products, alpaca socks made in North Carolina, USA Needle felted alpaca sculptures, alpaca teddy bears, alpaca yarn and accessories.

Loch Lomond Studio (Kimberly Johnson) 912 Loch Lomond Ln, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-2045-0949, Naturally dyed fiber, clothing, and yarn.

Lucky Cat Crafts (Kim Semler) 6304 Gale Rd SW, Pataskala, OH 43062, 732-678-7681, Muga silk, mulberry silk, Cashmere, Yak, N2 possum, super fine fleece, luxury fiber batts and blends.

Lunabud Knits (Stephanie Statton) 605 N Main St. Nicholasville, KY 40356, 859-608-5419, Hand dyed yarn & fibers, hand spun yarn, project bags, Knitters Pride, Kromski wheels & looms, Strauch carders, Louet wheels. (Marcie Brooks) 7267 Jethve Ln, Cincinnati, OH 45243, 513-561-8687, Hand knit baby sweaters, childrens and baby hats, felted hats.

Miami Valley Knitting Guild (Elizabeth McDonough) 1954 Peachcreek Rd, Centerville, OH 45458, 937-206-9389, Teaching how to knit.

Michelle’s Assortment (Michelle Stead) 535 Robinhood Dr. Aurora OH 44202, 330-931-9719, Hand crafted wirework, shawl pins, knitting & crochet patterns.

Midwest Fiber Farm (Lee Ann King) 2185 St. Rt. 511, Perrysville, OH 44864, 419-346-4278, Llama, alpaca, and blends of yarn, roving, art batts, patterns, and hand made accessories. All USA fiber and processed products.

Morning Meadows Sundries, LLC ( Molly Dybiec) 6490 Alkire Rd, Galloway OH 43119, 614-870-8410, Natural colored alpaca and merino yarn, dyes, baskets.

Mother-Made (Barbara Bahun) 934 McDowell St. Xenia, OH 45385, 937-708-1878, Shawl pins.

New World Alpaca Textiles (Maryann Simpson) 8395 Number Nine Rd, Brookville, OH 45309, 937-287-2284, Alpaca rugs, farm yarns, apparel, Spinworks USA Spinning Wheels, Fiber art supplies.

Noah’s Landing (Susan Sivey) 7575 Brown Rd, Shreve, OH 44676, 330-496-9065, Luxury yarns and knitting supplies.

Patchwork People Pins Etc (Cathie Streator) 946 Pyle, Clarksville, OH 45113, 937-725-2981,. Brightly colored & whimsical art to wear featuring people and animals.

Ohio Valley Natural Fibers (Dianne Gansleik) 31347 St. Rt. 41, Peebles, OH 45660, 937-587-6515, Roving, yarn, batts, processing services.

Patti’s Creative Felt (Patti Hodge) 2367 E 400 N, Whiteland, IN 46184, 317-403-5667, Handcrafted felted creations: hats, scarves, booties, purses. Knitted and crochet wearables. Felting supplies and kits.

Per Ardua Farm (Christy MacIntyre) 4728 Hartzell Ave NE, Paris, OH 44669, 330-823-1079, Romney wool, Roving and batts.

Purdy Thangz (Cheryl McLane) 113 Westchester Crossing, Holly Springs, GA 30115, 954-849-4139, Shawl pins, scarf & shawl slides, Drop spindles, Roving, Felting Fiber, Needle Felting.

Roving Acrea Farm (Beth Karr) 3069 Middle Rd, Pierpont, OH 44082, 440-594-1230, Fiber and yarn from Jacob, Cormo, and Romeldale sheep, and angora goats and angora rabbits, as well as Ohio raised alpaca. Yarn, rovings, batts, knitting kits, raw fleece3, and hand dyed fiber and yarn.

Sassy Bee Fibers (Cinda Peurala) 4124 Eldred Ct, Westfield, IN 46062, 317-431-2212, Hand-dyed fiber and yarn. Sold as batts and braids.

Sheared Bliss (Suzy Johnson) 9038 Independence Ave, Orient, OH 43146, 614-203-1038, Needle felted holiday figures, Mamie’s Woolie Helper Dryer Balls and needle felting kits and tools.

Sheep to Ewe (Lis Kleinhans, Lori Judy, Betty Smith) 8615 N Lena-Palestine Rd, Conover, OH 45317, 937-368-2463, Woven items, knitted items, felted items, yarn, woolen whimsies, collectible sheep, dog and cat toys, roving, punch needle items, fiber tools.

Sheepish Creations (Pam Bates) 14631 Hillmoor Ln, Huntersville, NC 28078, 608-385-4272, Hand dyed yarns and roving. Fairtrade silk yarns, hand made buttons, wood buttons, shawls, pins and clips. Custom knitting kits.

Shepherd’s Custom Woodworking, LLC (David Shepherd) 6 High St. North Fairfield, OH 44855, 419-706-6825, Hand-turned wooden crochet hooks and knitting needles, wooden yarn bowls, wooden drop spindles, Lazy Kates for drop spindles, yarn caddy’s Niddy Noody’s, wooden darning eggs.

Sistermaide (Diane Soper) 6245 Pyrmont, Lewisburg, OH, 937-533-7855, Wooden wool tools, crochet, knitting, weaving, spinning tools and more.

Small and Beautiful Beads (Tamie Simpson) 13714 Barfield Dr. Warren, MI 48088, 810-919-4386, Beads and pendants, shawl pins, hand dyed ribbons, silk cords, kilt pins, kits, leather, jewelry.

Stewart Heritage Farm (Brenda Hanes) 1669 Sunnymeade Rd, Xenia, OH 45385, 937-430-0603, Alpaca fiber, roving, yarn, crochet, knitted and woven goods, alpaca socks and accessories.

Straghtfork Farm (Cathy Moore) 40661 Straightfork Rd, Graysville, OH 45734, 740-934-9318, Ohio produced alpaca and alpaca wool, blend yarns, natural and hand dyed, rovings, batts, USA alpaca socks, Pure Ohio maple syrup.

Sunny Meade Woolies (Bonnie Scherer) 4574 Independence Ridge Rd, Breeding, KY 42715, 270-378-5515, Embroidered totes and shirts.

Susan Millice, Mike Bennett 5750 Black Rd. Cable, OH 43009, 937-653-8890, Alpaca fiber, rovings, yarn, finished products made of alpaca: scarves, ponchos, dog sweaters, headbands, hats, socks, fingerless gloves.

Susan’s Fiber Shop (Susan McFarland) N250 County Rd A, Columbus, WI  920-623-4237,  Books, Knitting, yarns, needles, fibers, equipment.

Swisher Creek Farm (Pete & Judy Klein) 3515 Babbitt Rd, Blacklick, OH 43004, 614-939-1872, Alpaca yarn, roving, hand-made scarves, hats, shawls, Quality Peruvian alpaca blankets, fur hats, gloves, socks, and teddy bears.

The Fibre Studio (Debbie Davis) 658 Griffith Rd, Suite 107, Charlotte, NC 28217, 704-614-4745, Hand dyed yarns and fibers, kits and books.

The Rouge Lucet (Margaret Ledrich) 435-19th St NW, Massillon, OH 44647, 330-832-9637,, Wooden weaving tools, ball winders, niddy noddys, yearn measure WPI, DIZS, drop spindles, roving, thread, books, Russian support spindles and bowls.

The Yarn Shop, Inc. (Joyce and Bob Lewis) 1125 Kenny Centre, Columbus, OH 43220, 800-859-9276, Yarns for knitting and crochet, books, magazines, needles, hooks, patterns, accessories, tatting books, needles, shuttles, thread and accessories.

The Trading Post for Fiber Arts (Susan Markle) 8833 S 50W, Pendleton, IN 46064, 765-778-3331, Fiber, yarn, spindles, books, magazines.

The Traveling Yarn Shop (Jennifer Williams) 50 S. Linwood Ave, Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-577-0856, Affordable, quality yarns from small companies and individual dyers.

Tuffy Barou Farm (Donna Krempa) 12845 Waterville-Swanton Rd, Whitehouse, OH 43571, 419-875-5821, Ceramic buttons, shawl pins, tile and yarn bowls, roving, art batts, knitting and crochet accessories.

Tuft Woolens (Martha Tremblag) 7822 Blacklick View Dr. Blacklick, OH 43004, 614-208-2429, All natural wool wash, Lanolin rich hand balm for spinners and knitters, fine art sheep photographs.

Turtlemade (Jennifer Kemery) 2970 Conewango Ave, Warren PA, 16365, 814-723-0462, 3D printed Turkish spindles and fiber tools, hand dyed yarns and fibers.

Tuscany Lampwork Art (Leah Tuscany) 5969 Stillwell Rd, Oxford, OH 45056, 513-259-5969, Handmade glass beads and fiber arts.

Twisted Stitches/Keep Stampin (Maureen Kneisel) 4758 Brafferton Dr, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, 248-914-1135, Hand dyed sock yarn, alpaca yarn, wool coats made from old sweaters, Bamboo socks.

Unplanned Peacock (Natasha Laity-Snyder) 1585 Stanley Branch, Ferrum, VA 24088, 540-365-2090, Hand dyed yarn and fiber, pins, patters, buttons.

Upper Valley Fiber Guild (Lorraine Reibert) P. O. Box 314, Tipp City, OH 45371, 937-339-8713, Stash items, members access yarns, hand woven rugs, scarves, jewelry…

Valhalla Acres Fiber Farm (Jane Evans) 1290 Flint Ridge Rd, Hopewell, OH 43746, 740-221-2588, Wool roving for spinning and felting, needle felting accessories, hand spun yarn, items made from felted wool, Babe spinning wheels and accessories.

Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati (Ginny Bolte) 4870 Gray Rd Spring Grove Village, Cincinnati, OH 45232, 513-591-2500, Fiber art books and magazines from our library, a few items from members (yarn scarves). Our purpose is more educational-making people aware of weaving, spinning, knitting, etc.

Weavers Guild of Miami Valley (Rebecca Jarvi) P.O. Box 825, Yellow Springs, OH 45387, 937-427-1751, Items hand woven by guild members, along with demonstrations of weaving and spinning.

Weavers Loft (Barb Gallagher) 24647 Zimmer Rd, Guilford, IN 47022, 812-576-3904, Weaving supplies, small looms, coned yarn, Cotton Tencel- Hemp and lots more. Hand painted yarns plus Natural undyed skeins of yarn.

Woodsview Alpaca Farm (Michelle Dircksen) 12144 Reed Rd, Versailles, OH 45380, 937-526-4653, Alpaca products from raw to fine finished fashions. Hand crafted ornaments, rovings, felting, batts, kits, rugs and rug yarn.

Wolle’s Yarn Creations (Elisabeth Drumm) 14487 Madison Run Road, Gordonsville, VA 22942, 540-661-5054, Color changing cotton yarns, gradient yarns, patterns.

Wooly Knob (Jamie Stark, Matt Mabis) 727 Cr 60, Garrett, IN 46728, 260-553-6318, Roving and fiber processing.

Wooly Wood Crafts (Michelle and Jeff Brown) 190 Linden Ave, Wilmington, OH 45177, 937-383-0356, Little bufie spinner, handmade shuttles, handmade orfus hooks, knitting boards, hnad spun yarn, felting bags and loose batts of wool sold by the oz. Handmade scarves and other products.

Yarnbyrds, LLC, (Robin Richey) 4955 Sunbury Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230, 614-471-8023, Indie yarns, notions, needles, bags, Jul designs, wool yarns, shawl pins, patterns.

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