This annual fiber spectacular at The Knot House (held the same weekend as the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival) features Indie Yarn Dyers from far and wide.  People line up to get in and grab first dibs on limited inventory colorways of incredible wool. As a knitter, it's paradise. As a potter, it's an opportunity to share my knitting-related clay pieces with this creative crowd. I spent Friday and Sunday at The Knot House and spoke to numerous attendees as they stood in line to pay for…

This annual fiber spectacular at The Knot House (held the same weekend as the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival) features Indie Yarn Dyers from far and wide. People line up to get in and grab first dibs on limited inventory colorways of incredible wool. As a knitter, it's paradise. As a potter, it's an opportunity to share my knitting-related clay pieces with this creative crowd. I spent Friday and Sunday at The Knot House and spoke to numerous attendees as they stood in line to pay for…

I spent the weekend at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival and had a fantastic time, as always.  The weather was sunny but not hot and t...

I spent the weekend at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival and had a fantastic time, as always. The weather was sunny but not hot and t.

Sheep and Wool Festivals! This year, going to Maryland for the first time.

The MD Sheep and Wool Festival is the largest fiber festival in the USA. Lots of wool, animals, music, food and fun.

32 Things You'll Find At A Sheep And Wool Festival

32 Things You'll Find At A Sheep And Wool Festival

The New York State Sheep and Wool Festival takes place annually in New York's Hudson Valley;

Do you want to knit a sweater that will allow you to stand out in a crowd? This is the question I asked myself before heading off to Rhinebeck, NY to attend the Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Festival. Since this October tradition is a bucket list item that most knitters only get to attend once in a lifetime, I decided to go all out: colorwork and rainbows. Once there, I received such strong positive feedback on this sweater that I decided to write up the pattern and share it with other…

Do you want to knit a sweater that will allow you to stand out in a crowd? This is the question I asked myself before heading off to Rhinebeck, NY to attend the Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Festival. Since this October tradition is a bucket list item that most knitters only get to attend once in a lifetime, I decided to go all out: colorwork and rainbows. Once there, I received such strong positive feedback on this sweater that I decided to write up the pattern and share it with other…

20 breeds of sheep; 1) Scottish Blackface 2) Oxford Down 3) Lincoln Longwool 4) Blue faced Leicester 5) Merino 6) Kerry Hill 7) Border Leicester 8) Dorset Down 9) Romney 10) Suffolk 11) Hill Radnor 12) Clun Forest 13) Jacob 14) Cheviot 15) Black Welsh Mountain 16) Herdwick 17) Hampshire 18) Southdown 19) Rough Fell 20) Dartmoor

breeds of sheep; Scottish Blackface Oxford Down Lincoln Longwool Blue faced Leicester Merino Kerry Hill Border Leicester Dorset Down Romney Suffolk Hill Radnor Clun Forest Jacob Cheviot Black Welsh Mountain Herdwick Hampshire Southdown Rough Fell Dartmoor

NOTICE: ALL ITEMS ORDERED BETWEEN NOW AND NOVEMBER 13 WILL SHIP ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13. This is a set of three hand-made felt ornaments with hand stitched tree designs. Stitching is dark green, eggshell white, and dark red, with matching ribbons as shown. Each ornament has the same design on both sides (front and back).  Each ornament is about 2.5 inches. Handmade in a pet-free and smoke-free environment. Free gift wrapping upon request. All items ship within two business days.

Christmas ornament set in felt - handmade felt ornaments

Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) Sheep, Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2016 - © 222handspun.com

Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) Sheep, Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2016 - © 222handspun.com

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

I wait eagerly all year for this event. The 2013 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is on my calendar already.

32 Things You'll Find At A Sheep And Wool Festival Button display

32 Things You'll Find At A Sheep And Wool Festival

32 Things You'll Find At A Sheep And Wool Festival Button display

christmas crafts -sheep black and white good to use for a newborn's mobile

Christmas Decorations - Wool Felt Sheep - Holly - Decoration - Festive - Merry Christmas - Yule

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