Vendors for DFW Fiber Fest 2015 were:
- A Thing for String, Arlington, TX
Hand-dyed yarn and spinning fiber, handspun yarn.
- A Twist in Time,
We have Ashford and Kromski wheels and rigid heddle looms, bobbins and reeds; Roving - both commercial and from our own flocks; Cotton and bamboo, merino and silk, several different sheep breeds, and exotics. Ball winders, swifts, knitting needles, buttons, row counters, stitch markers, stick shuttles, niddy noddy, flick card, hand cards, drum carders. You know, the little tools and toys that make the fibering more fun. Different kinds of silks to blend or spin on their own. Yarns, both bare and dyed, hand spun and commercial spun. Sock yarns — we love sock yarns!
- Alisha Goes Around, New Braunfels, TX
Alisha Goes Around focuses on producing rich, vibrant, tonal yarns for the handcrafter with great taste. Alisha loves deep, saturated colors that make as beautiful a sweater as a sock, featuring both highlights and lowlights in the fabric. We want our yarn to make the most of your garment. While wool, silk, and cashmere yarns are Alisha's primary focus, she is multi-craftual and very curious. Sewing, soapmaking, weaving, leatherworking, laser cutting, silversmithing, ceramics, oil painting, woodworking, natural dyeing, silk screening, doll and vinyl modding, spinning, and cement sculpture are a few of her hobbies, now that yarn is a business. Even we can't predict what will fill extra space in the trailer!
- The Artful Bead, Fort Worth, TX
Beads for knitting and stringing, books, findings, beading supplies and jewelry making kits.
- Bijou Basin Ranch, Elbert, CO
Affordable luxury Yak yarns and fibers, patterns. See all the new colors and yarn blends!
- Black Wolf Ranch, Saint Ignatius, MT
Luxury yarn including 100% Alpaca in more than 20 natural colors, Alpaca blends, hand-dyed yarn in fashion colors, patterns, Montana made yarn bowls, unique shawl pins.
- Brooks Farm Yarn, Lancaster, TX
We carry a wide variety of yarns of our design that are all hand dyed by Brooks Farm and are accompanied by a selection of custom designer patterns.
- Buffalo Wool Company, Kennedale, TX
All Bison "buffalo" products. Roving, yarns, ready to wear hats, gloves, socks, jerky, soap, and leather.
- Butterfly Girl Designs,
Butterfly Girl Designs sells stone, resin and glass drop spindles as well as handspun yarn, sparkly batts, hand painted locks and other fibers.
- Creative Touch, Sayre, PA
Chair Massage available here. Come relax during your shopping or on a break from classes.
- Dawning Dreams, Ada, OK
Boasting a variety of treasures from handmade drop spindles, hand-carded batts, and handspun yarns, Dawning Dreams eclectic style will enhance your experience by inspiring you to put your own imagination to work. Be sure to pick up some little treats like handspun yarn tags, gift tags, and charms for your handmade items.
- Diana Couture, Denton, TX
Fabulously functional bags for knitting and crocheting, yarn holders, on-needle project holders, and knitting needle cases, all original designs by Diana.
- Erin.Lane Bags, Murfreesboro, TN
Erin.Lane’s provides quality, handmade knitting needle and crochet hook organizers to the fiber crafting community, to make organizing the hobby easy and fashionable while continuing to meet the needs of knitters in the real world. We offer a full line of organizers for every kind of hook and needle, as well as totes in various sizes and styles to meet the need of every kind of fiber enthusiast.
- Fancy Fibers Store, Farmersville, TX
Tools, equipment, fiber, and yarn for spinning, weaving, dyeing, and felting.
- Fiber Arts Republic, Georgetown, TX
An Indie Dyer way before it was cool. Happily in business since 1992. Luscious spinning fibers including the 50/50 Silk/Merino roving introduced in 2014 that just doesn't want to stay in stock - sells out faster than even the sinful Pure Silk roving! Fine wool roving, special blends, and the traditional Black Welsh and BW/Shetland blend rovings too.
Very popular sock/fingering weight yarns - including another new one for 2014 - a fabulous Silk/Merino blend in a hard twist singles that just GLEAMs and drapes oh so well. Suitable for sweaters, cardigans, shawls, and of course socks! I've also introduced some other yarn weights as well. And speaking of shawls, yes I will still have the Silk Blend Shawl Skeins with the included shawl pattern right there on the label! And ALWAYS some surprises - It's Fiber Arts Republic by Fire Ant Ranch after all!
- Fiber Artz, Durant, OK - contact
Gail at Gailfwhite68@gmail.com
Roving, yarn, art batts, finished items such as fingerless gloves, hats, scarves.
- Fiberlady.com, Lewisville, TX
Fiberlady.com offers wonderful bamboo yarns, bamboo blended yarns and various spinning fibers. We also carry a complete line of needles.
- Fishknits Yarn, Tracy, CA
Wool and wool blend Self Striping and Hand Painted yarn in fingering, dk, and worsted weights.
- Goodies Unlimited, Edmond, OK
Handmade soaps and balms, including Everything Balm, Etomic Balm, and the very popular StressFree Green Tea soap.
- Gritty Knits, Houston, TX
We sell hand dyed yarn, spinning fiber such as combed top & carded batts, and Ashford products.
- Gynx Yarns, Dallas, TX
Gynx Yarns dyes beautiful and unique variegated, semi-solid, and self-striping colorways on both yarn and spinning fiber. We offer a wide variety of yarn bases from lace through aran weight perfect for your next fiber arts project.
- Handspun Homestead, Mansfield, TX
A suburban homestead with an eclectic mix of friends and fiber fun! Featuring Weave Fun Together social weaving workshops, we also carry a wide variety of fiber tools including SpinOlution Spinning wheels; Schacht Rigid Heddle, Inkle, and Zoom Looms; Nancy's Knit Knacks notions; and drop spindles.
- Heaven Sent Food and Fiber, Welling, OK
Famous color-changing yarn; White and natural colored fine Merino wool fleeces - raw and washed; Fine Corriedale fleeces; White and colored Alpaca fleeces; Merino, Alpaca and Cashmere blend yarns from Oklahoma flocks/herds and milled in the USA, natural color and hand-painted; Hand-spun yarns; Hand-made wool and alpaca socks; Woven, knitted, crocheted, felted and tatted ready-made articles; Drop spindles; Hand-crafted goat milk and honey soap and body care; Needle and hook bags.
- Hill Country Weavers, Austin, TX
Hill Country Weavers started 33 years ago in Austin, Texas as a small space with a bit of yarn, a small loom, and a very BIG dream. The store has grown to be a Texas destination for all things fiber, filled with yarn made close to home as well as around the world.
- Jacob's Reward, Parker, TX
Subject of the recently released book, Giving Away the Farm: How Kindness, Critters and Yarn Knit a Community Together. Stop by to meet the author and pick up an autographed copy. Jacob’s Reward Farm is also the headquarters of the DFW Yarn Crawl – check in to find all the latest information about this year’s amazing event. Plus, farm products like alpaca rug yarns and kits, fleeces, spindles and looms.
- JenningStreet Yarns, Fort Worth, TX
Yarns to include hand-dyes, llamas, merinos, cottons and blends, sock yarns, and numerous novelty yarns. We will have a number of Knitter's Pride kits as well as individual tips and cords for the wood (Dreamz) and carbon fiber (Karbonz). A number of models will be available.
- Jeri Brock Woodworks,
Scrolled Turk drop spindles, lucets, and stitch markers and orifice hooks by lindalu beads.
- Karen Dawn Designs / Round Table Yarns,
Grand Prairie, TX
Featuring indie-published patterns from Karen Robinson, KarenDawn Designs focuses on knitting patterns for accessories: cowls, hats, shawls, and scarves. Prominent design features include lace and cables as well as a couple of designs for Doctor Who fans. In addition, Karen dyes yarn as Round Table Yarns. The hand-dyed yarn is specifically selected and dyed to work with Karen's patterns.
- KCL Woods, Cortaro, AZ
Ken Ledbetter makes beautiful, practical wood tools for fiber artists, including Drop Spindles, Russians, Tibetans, Shuttles, Yarn Bowls, and many other items. All are balanced and are a joy to use. His spindles all come with 3 shafts that screw in & out. You can fill all three up while spinning, or fill two up and ply to the third. They are especially handy when you are traveling. He loves to receive suggestions and ideas from artists. Visit our booth at DWF!
- Kiss Looms, Murphysboro, IL
Knit without needles on our Gauge Adjustable Looms! Our knitting looms are the only true gauge adjustable knitting loom on the market. You can change your gauge in small increments to get the desired fabric gauge just like you would with needles. Knit projects from extra fine gauge up to super bulky. Looms are hand made in the USA of high quality wood and bronze materials. We offer many sizes and styles of looms for that "on the go" project you need to stick in your purse or the stay at home larger project.
We are a family owned and operated business and hand make each and every one of our looms. We pride ourselves on great customer service and support for a product that will last a lifetime.
- Knitting Fairy, Grand Prairie, TX
Knitting Fairy is a full service yarn shop, centrally located on Hwy 360 between 183 and I-30. Just minutes from the Irving Convention Center, we offer fantastic supplies, great classes and a friendly atmosphere to all.
- Knitting Lagniappe, Katy, TX
Knitting Lagniappe specializes in ceramic yarn bowls, pottery for fiber lovers, beautiful shawl pins, handspun yarns, unique spinning batts, lavender stones, and lots of fun accessories.
- Knitting Notions, Nashville, TN
We produce our own line of hand dyed merino wool yarns; hand crafted wood and leather tools an accessories; plus knitting patterns, blocking wires and yarn ball winders.
- Knitting Rose, Keller, TX
Knitting Rose Yarns sells a variety of yarns. We have worsted weight for those quick projects and lovely lace & fingering weights for the delicate heirloom items. Our super strong sock yarns make durable socks and lovely shawls. Our specialty is our bison/merino blend produced from American Buffalo. This strong yarn becomes softer upon use and wears like iron!! All yarns are hand dyed with love by Lise Wilson. We have kettle dyed, hand painted variegated yarns. Do you want self striping and gradient yarns? We now have those too!
- Knotwork, Round Rock, TX
Handmade Tools & supplies for fiber artists.
- Kookaburra Products, Florence, CO
Plant based fiber care and cleaning products; blocking and laundering tools.
- Lazy Cat Yarns, Duncanville, TX
Hand-dyed yarns, specializing in semi-solid and tonal colorways.
- Little Monkey's Stitch & Spin,
Little Monkey's Stitch n Spin features hand dyed and gradient dyed yarns, as well as handspun yarn, stitch markers, and reversible project bags. Our project bags are lightweight, and have a snapping handle, p erfect for clipping onto a larger purse or tote bag. We also have project bags with zipper pockets for your notions, and some with see through vinyl windows.
- Lost City Knits, Hulbert, OK
Lost City Knits features the dyeing and designing of Denise Bell, and focuses on fine lace. Denise takes her inspiration from life on her farm in Northeaster Oklahoma and from her travels, which recently included a trip to study lacework on the Shetland Islands.
- MadTosh Crafts, Fort Worth, TX
Hand-dyed and Luxury wools for knitting, crochet, and weaving.
- Miss Babs, Mountain City, TN
Hand dyed yarns and fibers in a gorgeous array of colors.
- Mohair and More, New Waverly, TX
Fiber arts tools & supplies for spinning, knitting, weaving and felting. We carry a large selection of fibers along with high quality yarns from Colinette, Malabrigo & more.
- Must Stash, San Antonio, TX
Must Stash offers a large selection of self striping yarns ranging from sock to worsted and from 2 to 16 stripes. We also offer interesting bases such as a whopping 657 mega skein of Targhee in worsted weight and a mega 822 yard skein of fingering weight as well as a nice selection of everything in between.
- Notable Gnome, Fort Worth, TX
Notable Gnome offers handcrafted, all-natural Lotion Bars, Foot Rub, Cuticle Therapy, and Vegan Lip Balm in a wide variety of scents and flavors, from classic scents like Lavender and Jasmine to fun favorites like Monkey Farts and Butt Naked.
- Oak Grove Studio, Pencil Bluff, AR
Hand Dyed Luxury Fibers for spinning, Kumihimo Supplies with hand dyed ribbons and beads, Blending board fibers, Handmade Lamp work Beads (by me), finished jewelry from the Kumihimo and hand made beads.
- October House, Hot Springs, AR
October House is home to yarn and spinning fiber lovingly hand dyed in small batches by me, Robin Sample. I work out of my home based studio in Hot Springs, Arkansas. October House Fiber Arts began with my knitting designs and has grown to include hand dyed spinning fiber and yarn.
- Purdy Thangz, Holly Springs, GA
Purdy Thangz carries a large variety of Shawl Pins, Scarf and Shawl Slides, Hand-dyed Roving and Rolags, Drop Spindles (gemstone, glass, exotic wood and basic wood), Crochet Hooks and Orifice Hooks. The Yarn Caddy and The Double Yarn Caddy in four beautiful stains. Purdy also carries Knit & Crochet themed charms in Stitch markers (for both knitting and crocheting), Earrings, and Bookmarks. And so much more!
- Sew Secret, Dallas TX
Rhinestone embellished t-shirts, embroidered bags and totes featuring yarn humor for the wicked sense of humor in all of us!
- Signature Needle Arts, Kenosha, WI
Knitting Needles and Accessories - Come see our hand-crafted, jewel-toned precision needles. We have the 14” needles you need for your class.
- Skaska Designs, Fort Collins, CO
Skaska Designs is all about lace knitting . . . unique laceweight yarns, patterns, books, spinning for lace knitting and finished shawls and scarves.
- Skeindalous Yarns, Parker, CO
Scandalously beautiful yarn. Yarns and fiber hand-dyed with conventional and natural dyes.
- Spinning Straw into Gold, Southlake, TX
Spinning Straw into Gold, LLC carries beautiful batts that combine the best in luxury and spinning, as well as soft fiber tops in wools you don't see everyday like camel and yak silk blends, cashmere, buffalo, gotland, wensleydale, and Shetland Isle wool; opulent fiber top in Muga & Tussar silk, cultivated silk laps, hankies, bell caps, ecologically friendly Tencel, Nettle, and Himalayan silk; my own satin angora rabbit fibers.
- Texas Alpaca Products,
Hand spun yarn, finished goods made from locally grown alpacas and from North American Fiber Coop.
- That Semifero Grrl, Allen, TX
Let my bags provide a shell for all of your WIPS! Whether you are looking for a drawstring bag, box tote, or DPNs holder to store your projects in, I've got the right one for you in the best fabrics. Come stop by and check out our booth at the DFW Fiber Festival! You won't be disappointed!
- Trinity Ridge Alpacas, Kemp, TX
Trinity Ridge Alpacas specializes in alpaca products for your knitting, spinning, and weaving projects. We are proud to offer our unique line, Paca-Perfect(tm) Yarns and Rovings made from our very own alpacas. We have Knit-Picks knitting needles and accessories in addition to spinning wheels and rigid heddle looms including the "Cricket" and "Zoom" Looms from Schacht Spindle Co. and Ashford Handicrafts. Get individualized assistance from experienced fiber artists. Classes are offered in spinning, weaving, felting, and fiber processing. Call for class schedule or to arrange a visit to the Farm and Fiber Studio. The alpacas are waiting . . . come see us for the full experience.
- Tumbleweed Yarn, Dallas, TX
Hand dyed yarns, patterns and project bags.
- Two if by Hand, Dallas, TX
We are an independent hand-dyed yarn and fiber team dedicated to creating beautiful high-quality goods. It's yarn and fiber that loves you back!
- Weavin' Place, Folsom, LA
Weavin’ Place ~ SAORI Style is a free-style handweaving studio, located in Folsom, Louisiana. We are a fully authorized retailer of many handweaving and spinning supplies, including SAORI, Schacht, Louet, Majacraft and LeClerc. Our booth contains SAORI looms, equipment, books, ready-made warps and specialty yarn sets for purchase as well as Schacht Rigid Heddle looms and weaving equipment (shuttles, bobbins, etc) from a variety of manufacturers. A demonstration loom is available to festival-goers.
- Western Sky Knits, The Woodlands, TX
Western Sky Knits is your source for luxury hand dyed yarn and spinning fibers. We offer lace, sock, fingering, DK and worsted weight yarns in a variety of semi-solid and variegated colors.
- Wildflower Studio, McKinney, TX
Needle Felted items, hand dyed yarn, supplies and kits.
- Windmill Crest Farm, Seguin, TX
We will be bringing the Feltloom, where participants will be able to make their own felted masterpiece. We raise Alpacas and will bring a variety of finished products, from roving, to yarn and felted items. We also do woodwork and will bring several hand turned items.
- Woolgatherings, Bowie, TX
Amish made baskets to help organize your creative projects, including The Woolgathering Basket Workstation, Spinners Basket, Carryalls, and more. Other misc. items: clamp on Ott-Lites, Needle Punch hoops, patterns, etc.
- Wooly Wonka, White Rock, NM
Handpainted yarns and fibers, knitting patterns and books, stitch markers and project bags.
- Yarn & Stitches, Dallas, TX
Full service North Dallas yarn shop that not only supplies your knitting needs, but also has a warm, inviting atmosphere. We sell from the basics to more specialized yarns including being the exclusive seller of WHAT Knots! Scarf in a skein yarn created by Kristie Miller.