Photo: A Jacob's ram
Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl
The Spring Crawl will be on
March 28 & 29.
Participating farms will be posted here
as soon as available.
The Fall Crawl was November 22 & 23rd, 2014
Thank you to all the participating
farms and shops listed below,
and to everyone who turned out.
American Needle Works, 10 North Road, Middletown, NY (Orange County), 845-699-6405 www.americanneedleworks.com. Sat & Sun 9-6. This working needle arts studio offers classes in knitting, crochet and needlepoint as well as the finest designer yarn and threads.
Black Sheep Yarns, 12 Old Barn Rd. (Main Street behind House of Books), Kent, CT, 860-927-3808, www.blacksheepyarnsct.com, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11:30-5. Charming spacious shop for shopping and classes. Divine collections of yarn to choose from. Mention you are on the YARN CRAWL and you get a 15% discount on all yarns.
Blackberry Hill Farm, 156 Bells Pond Road, Hudson (Columbia County), 518-851-7661,www.blackberryhillfarm.org, Saturday 10-4:00, Sunday 10-3:00. Charming Family Farm featuring Cormo sheep and Llamas and their yarns, wool roving, fiber art, maple syrup and the nicest herbal Healing Salve you can get. New this year: Cormo lamb roving and a lovely cormo/llama/alpaca yarn.
Cluckin A Critter Farm, 680 West Road, Greenville, New York 12083, 518-966-5157, (Greene County). Sat and Sunday 10-4. A wonderful farm and farm store with fiber products, tools and beautiful artwork.
Cornwall Yarn Shop, Ltd., 227 Main St., Cornwall, 845-534-0383, www.cornwallyarnshop.com, Saturday 11-3. Delightful shop in historic Cornwall on the Hudson featuring everything for knit, crochet, weaving and sewers. Full schedule of classes for those who want to learn something new. Always a pleasant place to be.
Countrywool, 59 Spring Road, Hudson (Columbia County), 518-828-4554, www.countrywool.com, Saturday & Sunday 10-3. Leave the world outside and travel down an unpaved country lane to discover this most delightful yarn shop powered by the SUN. Claudia gives workshops in knitting and spinning and features knitting retreats. Check website for the newsletter and calendar. She features a complete line of wonderful yarns, a wall of patterns and knitting and spinning needs, spinning wheels and bunny fleece from her angora rabbits.
Hudson Valley Sheep & Wool Co., 190 Yantz Road, Red Hook (Dutchess County), 845-758-3130, www.hudsonvalleysheepandwoolco.com, Saturday 10-4, Sunday 12-4. Super Sale for Yarn Crawlers! 20 % off everything in the shop (Except books). Come see a working woolen mill and sheep farm raising shetlands and icelandic sheep. The shop features their own yarns, Jaquard dyes, felting needs and felt, drop spindles, and plenty of commercial yarns, books and patterns. We’ve added a section for rug hookers!
The Knitting Garage at STICKLES, 13 East Market Street, Rhinebeck (Dutchess County), 845-876-3206, www.alstickle.com, Saturday 10-6:00, Sunday 12-4:00 The fun is getting to the Garage! You need to walk through the old time 5 & 10 cents type store to the garage in back. You won't believe the things you'll find that you never knew you couldn't live without. The yarns in the shop are just lovely and abundant. They leave out sample yarn started on needles to try-what fun! Right in downtown Rhinebeck.
Living Eden, 29 West Market St, Red Hook NY, 845-475-2619, Open Weekdays and Saturday 11-6 (closed Tuesdays in the winter), and Sunday 11-4. We specialize in US made and Fair Trade yarn and strive to include only yarn that is ethically sourced and produced. Our mission is to have cruelty free products as much as we can. Our knitting needles are US made or sourced ethically. We have no items, storewide, that are made in China. Included in our yarns and needles are Juniper Moon Farms, Debbie Bliss eco yarns, Ella Rae, Noro, Brittany, Dreamz, and various specialty yarns and needles produced locally and in the US. We will offer 20% off for the yarn crawl.
Midnight Merinos Wool Loft, 7578 Broadway, Red Hook (Dutchess County), 845-702-4770, www.travermidnightmerinos.com, Saturday 10-6:00, Sunday 12-4:00. Always eclectic surprises as well as their own wool and yarns.
Out Of The Loop, 2593 Rt 52 Taconic Plaza, Hopewell Junction (Dutchess County), 845-223-8355, www.outoftheloopyarnshop.com Saturday 10-4, Sunday 12-4. Gorgeous yarns and great classes to help you put them together at this well stocked shop. Everything for the savvy knitter.
The Perfect Blend Yarn & Tea Shop, 50 Market Street, Saugerties (Ulster County), 845-246-2876,www.yarnandteashop.com, For Early Birds Friday 11-6, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-4. You’ll find beautiful yarns, needles, notions, tea products, and lots of inspiration in this warm and friendly shop located in the village of Saugerties. We welcome our customers with a tea sampling every day. For the yarn crawlers we will have some extra goodies, door prizes, Mariepaule will be visiting us on Sunday to spin from her French angora rabbits and there’s still some sale yarn left from our Anniversary Sale! Stop by for your perfect blend of yarn and/or tea!
Pinewoods Farm Wool Shop, 71 Phillips Road, Saugerties (Ulster County), 845-246-2203, www.pinewoodsfarmwoolshop.com, Saturday 10-6:00, Sunday 12-4:00. Find this fairytale shop and you will return often. Solace and charm surround the cottage store which features knitting, weaving, spinning, felting and rug hooking supplies, equipment, classes and meet ups.
Point of View Farm Finnsheep, 41 Ludlow Woods Rd, Stanfordville NY 12581. (845) 868-4140, www.finnsheep.net, Saturday 10-4pm, Sunday 10-3pm. Working farm breeding purebred heritage Finnsheep. Visit with Finnsheep lambs, browse our selection of Finnsheep yarns, fleeces, sheepskins, knitting kits and wool roving for spinning at the farm shop. Northeast Organic Farmers Association Farmer’s Pledge USDA lamb cuts and lamb sausage from farm are always available.
Spruce Ridge Farm, 434 County Route 13, Old Chatham (Columbia County), 518-330-6294, www.spruceridgefarm.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Saturday 10-4:00, Sunday 10-4:00. This is a must visit farm. The drive is lovely and the farm is gorgeous. Beautiful alpacas in a bucolic setting. Lots of other farm animals to see. Shop sells a lovely array of alpaca fiber, yarn, rugs and apparel. Yarns are spun at a mill in NY and many hand-made items. The best alpaca teddies for cuddling! Also open for the holiday season and the yarn crawl, a store in Hudson NY at 555 Warren Street carrying alpaca yarns and products and open daily until mid January.
White Barn Farm Sheep and Wool, 815 Albany Post Road, New Paltz (Ulster County), 914-456-6040, www.whitebarnsheepandwool.com, Saturday 10–6, Sunday 12-5. Charming farm with Cormo sheep and their wool. The Lambs are coming! Freshly sheared Cormo and California Red fleeces available as well as a bunch of yarn crawl specials. A full array of yarns and supplies, great classes and a don't-want-to-leave-this-place atmosphere makes the trip worthwhile.
Yarn and Craft Box, 24 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling, NY 12564, (845) 855-1632, www.yarnandcraftbox.com. Saturday 9:30-4:30, Sunday 10-3. Lovely shop in downtown Pawling chock full of yarns and accessories for the knitter and crocheter. They have plenty of books and patterns and a notions section for sewing needs. Crochet and Knitting classes are ongoing.
Yarn Connection, 3020 Route 207, Campbell Hall, NY, www.yarnconnect.com, (845) 360-5576. Saturday 10 - 5. Full selection of quality yarns and everything for the knitter and crocheter. Classes ongoing. Nobel Roasters next door for coffee and baked treats.
Pandia’s Jewels - VIRTUAL shop - Fiber dyed to order, fiber, yarns,www.pandiasjewels.com
Link here for a printable list of the above farms
Map of the Participating Farms and Shops:
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