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Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl
(Yarn Crawl Northeast)
The Spring Crawl will be March 29 & 30th, 2014
A list of participating farms and shops is below.
Please check back to make sure you have the most up-to-date list.
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.
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.
Buckwheat Bridge Angoras, 111 Kozlowski Road, Elizaville, (Columbia County), 518-320-5066, www.bwbagoats.com, Saturday 10-6:00, Sunday 10-4:00. Lambs and goat kids are on this completely eco-friendly woolen mill and fiber farm run totally on wind and solar power. Raising cormo sheep and angora goats and selling sheepskins, roving for spinning, full fleeces, their own yarn dyed and processed on the farm. Don't miss their 'must have' mohair socks which indescribably caress the feet.
Clay Wood & Cotton, 133 Main St., Beacon, 845-481-0149. www.claywoodandcotton.com, Saturday and Sunday 11-6:30. Adorable shop selling lovely yarns and array of arts, crafts, stationery and handmade jewelry.
Cluckin A Critter Farm, 680 West Road, Greenville, New York 12083, 518-966-5157, (Greene County). Sat and Sunday10-4. 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.
Dashing Star Farm, 157 Indian Lake Rd, Millerton, NY. (518)789-4576, dashingstarfarm.com. Farm grown wool and yarn, sheepskins, roving and lovely wool products, farm grown meat and eggs. In Coleman Station Historic district. Farm open Sat & Sun Noon - 4:00. Visit the baby lambs at the farm- lots of them!
Faraway Farm Alpacas, 1307 Baptist Church Road, Yorktown Heights, NY (Westchester County), 914-962-2110, farawayfarmalpacas.com. Sat & Sun 10-4. Faraway Farm is home to a lovely herd of alpacas bred for their luxuriously soft, colorful fleece. The farm store sells homegrown yarns and beautiful handmade alpaca garments – sweaters, shawls, hats, scarves & gloves; ultra-soft throws, stuffed animals and hand-woven rugs. We offer alpaca yarn in a wide array of colors, both natural and dyed, roving and rug yarn.
Fiddlehead Farm, 314 Cedar Heights Rd., Rhinebeck, NY, (914) 466-3994. Sat,10-4, Sun12-3. Sale of fiber from Coopworth Sheep, llamas and alpacas. Free-range chicken eggs, flowers, plants and homemade pies.
Hahn Farm, 1697 Salt Point Turnpike, NY , 845-266-3680 or 845-266-5042, www.hahnfarm.com. Yarns: Alpaca, Alpaca/Mohair blend; natural colored & hand-dyed Alpaca & Wool roving, Felting accessories Hours Sat.: 9:00-3:00, Sun.9:00-3:00. Maple Syrup Pancake Breakfast that weekend 10am-2pm, both days. Alpacas, goats, and sheep will be there to visit with; maple syruping demo, and hayrides between 10&2. 20% off any yarn or roving for those who mention they are on the yarn crawl.
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!
In Stitches Emporium, 2 Lake Street, Suite 6, Monroe, NY 845 395 0979, hours Sat 10-7, Sun 10-5. Inventory for knitters, crotcheters and needle pointers. Classes day and evening.
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 everyday. For the yarn crawlers we will have some extra goodies, door prizes, and Mariepaule will be visiting us to spin from her French angora rabbits. Come see the newly expanded studio and retail space for even more beautiful yarns and classes. 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 and rug hooking needs, classes and knit and spin 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 some baby lambs, browse our selection of Finnsheep yarns, freshly shorn spring fleeces, knitting kits and wool roving at the farm shop/ studio. One of a kind ceramics and our custom lamb shaped cutting boards are also available.
So Many Roads Boutique, 2873 RT 32, Saugerties (Ulster County), Saturday 11-7:00, Sunday 11-6:00
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.
Okay-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!
The Warm Ewe, 31 Main Street, Chatham (Columbia County), 518-392-2929, www.warmewe.com, Saturday 10-5:00, Charming storefront shop right in downtown Chatham. Fully stocked with yarns, patterns and must needs for fiber artists. My favorite for buttons and beads!
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.
The Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association office is on the Yarn Crawl Sat. March 29 only - 9am-4pm
Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association members have the opportunity to sell their fleeces at the Red Hook Office as part of the 2014 Hudson Valley Spring Yarn Crawl. Like the Clermont Chancellor's Sheep and Wool Showcase in April, the DCSWGA is setting up their office with tables for members to sell their own fleeces. As an added attraction, they'll have a Lamb Cart to offer free lamb sliders to visitors!!
Office Address: 7578 N Broadway, Suite 5
Red Hook, NY 12571 (side of building)
This is Saturday only. The Yarn Crawl is both Sat and Sun.
Selling is open to DCSWGA members only, though the public is welcome to buy!
Nancy Broe Studios - VIRTUAL shop - Weaving, www.broestudio.intuitwebsites.com
Into the Whirled - VIRTUAL shop - Dyed spinning fibers and yarns, www.intothewhirled.com
Pandia’s Jewels - VIRTUAL shop - Fiber dyed to order, fiber, yarns, www.pandiasjewels.com
Elena Rosenberg Wearable Fiber Art - VIRTUAL shop - Original Knitting Patterns,
Map of the Participating Farms and Shops
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Link here to a pdf flyer - you may copy to your computer and reprint.