Saturday, October 12, 2013

More From The 2013 Festival

The sheep shearing and Border Collie demonstrations are always a big hit! 

George Buerer, shearing

Gary Figgins, color commentary

Some help from the crowd.

Alan Miller, Miller Border Collies

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Festival Time

The Wool Tent is packed full of great stuff this year! Here are some shots from Friday. 

We are open from 10 til 10 today (Saturday) and 10 til 5 on Sunday.  Come see us :-).

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Some Helpful Information

This is a link to the Kentucky Wool Festival's main website. There are specific driving directions there. Here is a general location map.

The weather forecast has changed every day, so here is a link you can check back with closer to festival time. 

See you this weekend!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

2013 Vendors And Demonstrations

We'll be demonstrating:

  • wheel spinning
  • drop spindling
  • Turkish spindling
  • knitting
  • crocheting
  • weaving on a cardboard tapestry loom
  • wet felting
  • carding
  • combing
  • needle felting
  • spinning and knitting with silk hankies
  • knitting cables
  • weaving on a triangle loom
  • fiber harvest and animal care
  • sheep shearing
  • working stock dog demonstrations

And there will be all sorts of goodies for sale including:

Raw, washed, processed fleeces from all breeds of fiber animals, including sheep, alpacas, goats, llamas, rabbits... Dyed roving and yarn, natural yarns. Spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting tools. Woven rugs, wet felted and needle felted finished goods, pottery, photography, note cards, Christmas items, sheep and crafting novelties.

Something for everyone :-).

Thursday, May 16, 2013

2013 Poster Child

Meet Droxford, a Babydoll Southdown lamb from Bergamascos' Babydoll Brigade in Scott County, Kentucky.