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23rd Annual Wool Gathering


Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Join us for an awesome festival of fibers at the 23rd Wool Gathering at Young’s Dairy.  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.  Admission to this event is free – bring the whole family!  Hours will be 10am to 6pm Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.

Wool Gathering Vendors: 2018

Alpaca Meadows (Julie Petty) Alpaca yarn, Fiber, hand-dyed Suri Locks, hand crocheted alpaca Items, unique felted pieces, fiber art kits, rug yarn bags, Suri art yarn.  Website:  Email:

Alpaca Serenades (Linda Slicker) Alpaca products: fiber, batts, roving, yarn, socks, hats, teddy bears, stuffed toys, rugs, felted insoles, dryer balls, cat toys, shawls, gloves.  Website:  Email:

Amazing Grace Farms (Chuck & Jackie Deems) Shepherdess Natural Bath & Body products, Shetland and Babydoll fleeces and roving, hand-dyed wool yarn, handspun wool yarn, registered Shetland and Olde English Babydoll sheep.  Website:  Email:

Basket Artistry (Susan Press) Handwoven baskets using all natural materials, spinning wheel baskets, roving totes with spindle spot, knit-n-go baskets, The Ultimate Knitting Basket, shuttle holders and baskets for fiber artists.  Website:    Email:

Basket Treasures (Susie Simmons) Hand-dyed and spot dyed wool, off the bolt wool, rug hooking supplies, needle felting supplies, Sari ribbon, dye and dye spoons.  Email:

Becher, Jinney, Rugs, scarves and wall hangings.  Email:

Behind the Pines (Bobbie Aspacher) Hand painted yarn, project bags, beaded stitch markers, Fair Trade Baskets.  Email:

Benjamin Green Studio & Fiber Artist Supply Co. (Ben Everingham/Timothy Hale) Jumbo yarn ball winders, yarn swifts, warping boards, drop spindles, cone holders and wool combs.  Website:    Email:

Bewitched Pigments (Michelle Reid) Hand dyed yarns and uniquely crafted stitch markers.  Website:  Email:

Bickenheuser, Margaret, Handmade baskets, woven whimsies, re-seated chairs, USA made footstools.  Email:

Bitter Buffalo Fiberworks (Sara Box) Batts, braids, bags, buttons, plushies, yarn bowls, etc.  Website:  Email:

Bittersweet Baskets and Homestead Handles (Pat Vogler) Leather handles, books, patterns for knitted and felted bags, bag finishing hardware and some finished bags.  Website:

Brenda and Heather Yarns (Heather Robinson/Brenda Vanlerberghe) Self striping (hand dyed) and gradient (hand dyed) yarns, handmade stitch markers and handmade project bags.  Website:  Email:

Busy Beaver Arts and Crafts (Kathy Woodruff) Brown sheep yarn along with a variety of knitting and crochet supplies, yarn (all types) bags, books,and buttons .  Website:  Email:

Carolyn Sittler Art (Carolyn Settler) Fiber bowls, fused glass jewerly, rag rugs, stitch counters and hand hooked ornaments. Website:  Email:

Checkered Flag Fibers (Debra Gaskill) Hand-dyed, home grown llama and alpaca yarns, Klumihimo supplies and finished goods. Website:  Email:

Circle Hill Farm  (Kathleen Bartley) Sheep and llama, alpaca rovings, fiber dyes, needle felting supplies, hand knitted items, t-shirts, misc spinning supplies. Email:

Colorscape Studio (Laura Krugh) Hand woven scarves, table runners and mats, handspun yarn, handspun yarn dyed with natural materials like goldenrod, tickseed, sunflowers.  Website:  Email:

Copper Centaur Studios (Lucy Handfield) Hand-dyed natural fiber yarns, yarns from small mills, spinning fiber, hand embroidery fibers, needles, books, DIY dye kits.  Website:  Email:

Cottage Alpaca Creations; Hilltop Homestead Alpacas (Mike Bennett/Susan Millice) Fiber products-alpaca, raw alpaca fleeces; finished products-fingerless gloves, scarves, ponchos; rovings- alpaca, silk, blends, etc.  Website: Email:

Crafty Flutterby Creations (Michelle Stead) Charmingly functional shawl pins and magical hand dyed yarns.  Website:  Email:

Creative Impressions in Clay (Tari Sasser)  Hand made ceramic buttons, hand made jewelry, art buttons, beads, jewelry components; Items for knitters and stitchers and painted items.  Website:  Email:

Crow Country Pottery (Marlene Fosnight)  Yarn bowls, mugs with sheep and alpaca themes; other pottery with fiber themed decorations.  Email:

Dayton Knitting Guild (Lynn McCown) Hospitality and teaching, small number of Guild Logo items.  Email:

Deep Dyed Yarns by Lunabud (Stephanie Stratton)  Hand dyed yarns and fibers, Kromski, Strauch, Knitters Pride, Project bags, tea towels.  Website:  Email:

Denise’s Fleeces ( Denise Curtis) Wool fleeces, roving, top and yarn, natural colored, Jacob, Shetland and Cormo crossbred fleeces, mohair locks, natural and dyed, dyed rovings.  Email:

Destination Yarn (Jeanne Stevenson) Hand dyed yarn inspired by travel, knitting patterns.  Website:  Email:

Dream Weaver Fiber Arts (Kathy Krisher) Embroidered T-shirts and jackets.  Website:  Email:

Earth in Arts (Betsy Roberts) Handmade soaps and body products made from certified organic ingredients. Ingredients locally sourced when possible. Soaps suitable for felting.  Website:  Email:

Ed the Wheel Healer ( Ed Rowe) Shinning and weaving accessories.  Email:

EnWraptured by Nature (Patricia McCabe) Handcrafted jewelry made from items collected from nature; sea glass, seashell shards, semi-precious gems, wood, beach stones. I make each one individually, which makes each one unique. Many are wire wrapped with sterling silver plated materials. Website:  Email:  

Extras by maams ( Ruth Neal) Accessories: silk scarves, felted flower brooches, pendants-fused glass, hand painted glass, various bracelets and necklaces. Email:

Fall Apart Farm (Charydin Hershberger) Products from our flock of Icelandic sheep: raw fleeces, batts& roving, handspun yarn.  Website:  Email:

Fiber and Fusion Studio (Angela Marion Bowden) Yarn, patterns, glass art, stained glass, glass fired jewelry, felted items.  Website:  Email:

Fiber Optic Yarns (Kimber Baldwin Designs) Hand-dyed yarn and spinning fiber, drop spindles, knitting patterns and books, handmade knitting project bags.  Website:  Email:

Fiberworks, LLC (Arlene Graham) Exciting yarns, notions, equipment and supplies for knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters. Lendrum spinning wheels.  Website:  Email:

Flame Pool Alpacas (Kathy Graziani) Alpaca clothing and accessories, stuffed animals, dryer balls, yarn and rovings. Website: Email:

Fourwinds Weaving (Shirley Hamler) Handwoven scarves and shawls, weaving and spinning demonstrations.  Email:

Good for Ewe Yarn ( Paige Shipley) Hand dyed merino and silk, patterns, 3 sock yarns-merino, llama, and nylon, Lace yarn- merino and silver, sport weight tweed-merino, llama bamboo.  Website:  Email:

Gwen Erin Natural Fibers (Gwen Brown) Handspun yarn, dyed locks and combed top, carded batts, Turkish spindles, knitting notions, hand-dyed silks.  Website:  Email:

Handwoven Wonders (Carol Tedrick) Loom woven rugs, placemats, scarves, gift bottle bags, table runners and more.  Website:  Email:

Hidden Creek Acres Ohio (Lori Hunt) Raw fleece: llama/alpaca, rovings, yarn, rugs, finished products.  Website:  Email:

Hidden Hilltop Alpaca Ranch (Holli Cox) & Woodsview Alpaca Farm (Michelle Dircksen) Alpaca related items: fiber, roving, yarn, felting ornaments, kits and finished outerwear (scarves, gloves, socks), rug yarn. Website:  Email:

Hooked Fish Art Studio (Jill Fisher & Ann Richardson) Handmade wool items, rug hooking, needle felting and artwork.   Email:

Interlacements Yarns (Tracey Schuh)  Hand dyed yarns and fibers. Website:  Email:

Jehovah Jireh Woolmill (Greg & Amy Francisco) Alpaca/wool blend rovings from our own mill, artisan prefelts, felting supplies and kits, handspun yarn and felted gifts.  Website:  Email:

Joan Arnold Artist (Joan Arnold) Watercolors and offset lithograph prints of sheep and cards.  Email:

Joanna’s Boutique (Joanna Romaniuk) Hand dyed roving, locks, hand spun yarns, eco pointed and dyed with natural dyes, silk scarves.  Website:  Email:

June Cashmere (Amy Swanson) 100% cashmere yarn, 50 gram skeins, DK + Lace weight.  Website:  Email:

Knitters Journey, LLC( Beverly Pilarzyk) Knit with wire jewelry kits, recycled knitting needle jewelry, shawl pins, yarns from 3 Irish girls, Hand Maiden, Blue Heron Yarns, patterns and kits featuring our original designs. Website:  Email:

Knitting Notions (Catherine Harrison) 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.  Website:  Email:

Knitting on the Fringe, LLC (Kelly Machado) Yarn, knitting kits, knitting supplies and notions, hand knit items.  Website:  Email:

LaNart (Angelo Ponce) Variety of alpaca products, alpaca socks made in North Carolina, USA needle felted alpaca sculptures, alpaca teddy bears, alpaca yarn and accessories.  Website:  Email: (Marcie Brooks) Hand-knit baby sweaters, children’s and baby hats, felted hats.  Website:  Email:

McMullin Fiber Co. (Kate McMullin) Hand dyed yarns and fibers, gift tags for fiber crafters and knitting notion kits.  Website:  Email:

Miami Valley Knitting Guild (Deborah Bush) Knitting displays, demonstrations and lessons. Website: Email:

Miami Valley Rug Hooking Guild (Jan Gitz) Demonstrations of traditional rug hooking and promoting awareness of the craft.  Website:  Email:

Midwest Fiber Farm (Lee Ann King) Llama, alpaca, and blends of yarn, roving, art batts, patterns, and handmade accessories. All USA fiber and processed products.  Website:  Email:

Misty Mountain Farm (Leanna/Charles Ross) Personal lines of hand dyed yarn, bulk spinning felting fibers and equipment for knitters and weavers.  Website:  Email:

Moonglow Farm Alpacas (Diana Erhart) Wool and alpaca: rugs, yarn both dyed and natural colors, scarves, socks, hats, felted bowls, rugs, pillows, alpaca toys.  Website:  Email:

Morning Meadows Sundries, LLC ( Molly Dybiec) Natural colored alpaca and merino yarn, dyes, baskets.  Email:

New World Alpaca Textiles (Maryann Simpson)  Alpaca rugs, yarns, apparel, Spinworks USA spinning wheels, fiber art supplies.  Website:  Email:

Noah’s Landing (Susan Sivey) Luxury yarns and knitting supplies.  Email:

Ohio Valley Natural Fibers (Dianne Gansleik) Roving, yarn, batts, processing services.  Website:  Email:

Oink Pigments (Helena Bristow) Small-batched, hand-dyed yarn and fibers, patterns and accoutrements. 100% USA made from sheep to self. Website:  Email:

Patti’s Creative Felt (Patti Hodge) Handcrafted felted creations: hats, scarves, booties, purses. Knitted and crochet wearables. Felting supplies and kits.  Email:

Per Ardua Farm (Christy MacIntyre) Romney wool, roving and batts, natural and hand dyed.  Email:

Rainbow Rapunzel (Linda Evans) Socks, hand spun yarns, embellishments, Rainbow Rapunzel gear, alpaca-wool yarns. Email:

Redbird Yarn Studio (Liana Hritz) Hand dyed yarn, self striping yarn, mini skeins. Each skein is dyed by hand in small dye lots. Website:  Email:

Rhapsody in Hue (Melanie Gibson) Hand dyed and hand painted yarn, often inspired by nature and landscape photos, shawl sets, patterns, and finished products.  Website:  Email:

River’s Edge Fiber Arts (Carol Larsen) Hand dyed custom blended fibers and yarns, including gradients, assortment of free patterns to support offered products. Solmate upcycled products well known for their mismatched socks. Hand made handwovens, knitted socks, scarves, hats and bags.  Website:  Email:

Rock Solid Designs (Stephanie Desaulniers) Unique project bags, needle cases, pattern holders, knitting patterns and accessories; limited yarns by Spencer Hill Dyeing. Website:  Email:

Roving Acres Farm (Beth Karr) 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 fleeces, and hand dyed fiber and yarn.  Website:  Email:

Sassy Bee Fibers (Cinda Peurala) Hand dyed fiber and yarn.  Website:  Email:

Shay Day Fibers (Shay Hill) Yarn milled and handspun (alpaca and wool) Top-roving, handmade fibers items.  Website:  ShayDay Fiber

Sheared Bliss Fiber and Folk Art(Suzy Johnson) Needle felted holiday figures, Mamie’s Woolie Helper Dryer Balls and needle felting kits and tools.  Website:  Email:

Sheep to Ewe (Lis Kleinhans, Lori Judy, Betty Smith) Woven items, knitted items, felted items, yarn, woolen whimsies, collectible sheep, dog and cat toys, roving, punch needle items, fiber tools.  Email:

Sheepish Creations (Pam Bates) Hand-dyed yarns and roving. Fairtrade silk yarns, handmade buttons, wood buttons, shawls, pins and clips. Custom knitting kits.  Website:  Email:

Shepherd’s Custom Woodworking, LLC (David Shepherd) Hand-turned wooden crochet hooks and knitting needles, wooden yarn bowls, wooden drop spindles, Lazy Kates for drop spindles, yarn caddies, niddy noddies, wooden darning eggs.  Website:  Email:

Simply Perfect Design (Tara Middlebrook) Personalized wood signs, wood signs with different saying/expressions/images, hand crafted buckeye trees draped in scarlet and gray beads, 3D perspective images and crochet kitchen towels.  Website:  Email:

Skoog’s Sheep & Cattle Co LLC (Anette/Martin Skoog)  Gotland sheep skins, handmade items, leather, wool, yarn, natural colors and hand dyed from Gotlands.  Website:  Email:

Small and Beautiful Beads (Tamie Simpson) Beads and pendants, shawl pins, hand-dyed ribbons, silk cords, kilt pins, kits, leather, jewelry.  Website:; Email:

Stewart Heritage Farm (Brenda Hanes) Alpaca fiber, roving, yarn; crochet, knitted and woven goods, alpaca socks and accessories.  Website:  Email:

Susan’s Fiber Shop (Susan McFarland) Books, knitting  yarns, needles, fiber, equipment.  Website: Email:

Swisher Creek Farm (Pete & Judy Klein) Alpaca yarn, roving, hand-made scarves, hats, shawls, quality Peruvian alpaca blankets, fur hats, gloves, socks, and teddy bears.  Website:  Email:

Taylored Fibers (Amber Taylor)  Hand dyed yarns and fibers in rich vibrant colors, kits and patterns, knitting and spinning accessories.  Website:  Email:

Thankful Thimble (Sharon Francis) Wool mittens, wool pumpkins, wool fingerless gloves all made from recycled wool sweaters, cashmere scarves made from recycled cashmere sweaters.  Email:

The Studio at Innisfree (Keba Hitzman)  Handmade pottery yarn bowls, handspun natural color wool yarns, handspun and hand dyed wool yarns, Shetland sheep fleeces.  Website:  Email:

The Trading Post for Fiber Arts (Susan Markle) Fiber, yarn, spindles, books, magazines.  Website:  Email:

The Traveling Yarn Shop (Jennifer Williams) Affordable, quality yarns.  Website:  Email:

The Yarn Shop, Inc. (Joyce and Bob Lewis) Yarns for knitting and crochet, books, magazines, needles, hooks, patterns, accessories, tatting books, needles, shuttles, thread and accessories.  Website:  Email:

Through the Ages Fabric (Scott Bradley)  Yarn, roving, spinning wheels, weaving looms, needle felting and supplies.  Website:  Email:

Tuft Woolens (Martha Tremblag) Natural wool wash, soap with lanolin, Lanolin rich hand balm, luxury bath bars and sheep photos.  Website:  Email:

Turtlemade (Jennifer Kemery) 3D printed Turkish spindles and fiber tools, hand-dyed yarns and fibers.  Website:  Email:

Tuscany Lampwork Art (Leah Tuscany) Handmade glass beads and fiber arts.  Email:

Twisted Stitches/Keep Stampin (Maureen Kneisel) Hand-dyed sock yarn, alpaca yarn, wool coats made from old sweaters, bamboo socks.  Email:

Twisted Yarn and Fiber Bags and Notions (Wanda Zaharfy) Handmade project bags, needle cases, accessories for knitting, crochet and fiber arts, all made by me with attention to quality material, detail and usefulness. Website:;  Email:

Unplanned Peacock (Natasha Laity-Snyder) Hand-dyed yarn and fiber, pins, patterns, buttons.  Website:  Email:

Upper Valley Fiber Guild (Lorraine Reibert)  Stash items, members’ excess yarns, hand woven rugs, scarves, jewelry… Email:

Victoria Station (Victoria Brackney) Roving, washed fleeces, handspun yarns. Email:

Weavers Guild of Miami Valley (Carol Baugh)  Items hand woven by guild members, along with demonstrations of weaving and spinning.  Website: Email:

Weavers Loft (Barb Gallagher) Weaving supplies, small looms, coned yarn, cotton, tencel, hemp and lots more. Hand painted yarns plus natural undyed skeins of yarn.  Website:  Email:

Whispering Meadows Alpaca Breeder (Lisa German/Krystal McHenka) Socks made with our fiber, socks with our farm name, gloves, scarves, hats, project bags, dryer balls, cat toys, dog leashes, throw stuffed animals-dyed and natural colors, sweaters, shoe inserts, yarn, rovings, raw fleece, pet beds, ornaments, stadium cushions, key chains, pom poms, and alpaca pictures.  Website:  Email:

Wolle’s Yarn Creations (Elisabeth Drumm) Color changing cotton yarns, gradient yarns, patterns.  Website:  Email:

Woolie Warm Hats and Mittens (Susan Cicculli)  Hats, mittens, hand bags, Elfin gypsie coats made from recycled wool. Tunisian weave items made from wool, tarts for warmers.  Email:

Wool ‘N’ Wood Farm (Anne Bisdorf) Bluefaced Leicester fleeces, roving and dyed roving flowers for spinning. Satin Angora rabbit fur that gives unbelievably soft fiber, yarn and fiber equipment.   Email:

Wooly Knob (Jamie Stark, Matt Mabis) Roving and fiber processing.  Email:

Wooly Wood Crafts (Michelle and Jeff Brown) Little Buffie Spinner, handmade shuttles, handmade orifice hooks, knitting boards, hand-spun yarn, felting bags and loose batts of wool sold by the oz. Handmade scarves and other products.  Email:

Yarn Barn at Blessed Criations (Carrie Davis) Yarn of all weights, natural and exciting colors, roving, raw fleece, felt, rugs, some finished product, such as fingerless gloves, hats, scarves, patterns for crochet and knitting; all products made in Ohio at our on-site fiber mill (America’s Natural Fiberworks, LLC)  America’s Natural Fiberworks will be there to collect any fiber for milling services. Any fiber dropped will have free return shipping. Website:  Email:

Yarnbyrds, LLC (Robin Richey) Indie yarns, notions, needles, bags, Jul designs, wool yarns, shawl pins, patterns.  Website:  Email:

Vendor Information

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