CNY Fiber Artist & Producers of NY
CNY Fiber Resource Guide

CNY Fiber Artists & Producers assembled a Resource Guide in 2014 to assist festival visitors and others who were seeking information about sources of fiber, fiber animals, fiber equipment, mills, fiber processing, finished products and other services related to fiber animals and fiber arts. 

Although a few of the listings may be dated, we are happy to make it available for download here.  

We are also happy to provide below a list of the 2018 members of CNY Fiber Artists & Producers, organized in categories for the products, animals, and services they offer.   You can search for categories or for specific products or services.  

 

FIND: Yarn / Raw Fiber Products / Finished Fiber Products / Other Textile Products / Fiber Arts Tools, Kits, Accessories / Fiber Arts Equipment / Fiber Mills / Fiber Guilds / Other Crafts / Printed Material, Photographs, Paintings / Other Farm Products

ALPHABETICAL LISTING

(Mary Eidt) ...Liverpool NY 13090
(Amy Fancher) ...Worcester NY 12197
(Katherine Fanella) ...Cicero NY 13039
(Mary Oliver) ...
(Susan Schuster) ...Saquoit NY 13456
Animals:
A+ Alpaca Fiber Mill
(Chris Gilman ) ...Jordan NY 13080 Site
Products: 100% alpaca yarn and roving and batts; core yarn and products made from our own alpaca herd
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Acorn Works Fiber Processing
(Diane Seely ) ...Churchville NY 14428
Services: Fiber Processing to batts and/or roving
Products: Ready-to-spin fiber; gift items; used equipment (inventory varies)
Applewood Acre Sheep
(Regina Embler) ...Schoharie NY 12157
Boreas Farm Cashmere
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871
Services: Handspinning cashmere
Products: Premium cashmere fiber as roving and yarn. Cashmere/Silk blend and Cashmere/Merino wool blends. Luxurious hand-knits
Animals: Cashmere goats
Castle Tower Alpacas
(Nancy Summers ) ...Castle Creek NY 13744 Site
Products: Low-priced high-quality felting foam; art batts; batts; unique colorways of roving; felt sheets. Silk scarf blanks; dyed fibers for felting; "famous" alpaca catnip mice; hand-crocheted alpaca beanies. Coming soon: baskets made from locally harvested plants ; locally grown fibers and upcycled fabric.
Animals: Alpacas - now retiring from alpaca farming
Claddagh Farm
(Sarah Lamanna ) ...LaFayette NY 13084 Site
Country Knoll
(Robin Suarez) ...Morrisville NY 13408 Site
Products: Hand dyed yarn; wool applique (penny rugs) supplies and finished items
Dan Tracy Designs; LLC
(Daniel Tracy ) ...Cortland NY 13045
Products: Wooden Fiber tools and accessories
Dutchayr Fibers
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825
Services: Lessons / classes on spinning; dyeing; fleece skirting and sorting
Products: Raw fleeces; Roving; yarn (dyed and natural); felted insoles; felted dryer balls; felted soaps; soft toys (bears); felting kits; wearables
Animals: Tunis sheep; Romney sheep and their crosses
Ellys Acres Farm
(John Lemundes) ...Jamesville NY 13078
Fat Yellow Dog Farm
(Denise Tarbox) ...Newark Valley NY 13811 Site
Services: Classes in wet felting hats and vessels. Classes in needle felting on a flat surface.
Products: Hand dyed and wet felted hats; character vessels (needle felted features); hand dyed/painted silk scarves; flower pins
Gentle Breeze Alpacas
(Martha Cady) ...Burlington Flats NY 13315
Products: Alpaca yarn; hats; scarves; socks; mittens; rugs; blankets
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Golden Fleece Spinners
(Golden Fleece Spinners) ...Syracuse NY 13224 Site
Services: Spinning guild
Hannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066
Products: Fleeces; roving; batting; yarn from our animals. Handknit and crocheted wool hats; mittens; scarves; wraps. Handmade sheep and alpaca ornaments; Washed natural and hand-dyed lincoln locks for dolls hair and Santas and other crafts. Variety of felted items.
Animals: Hampshire sheep; natural colored Lincoln Longwool sheep; alpacas; Great Pyrenees dogs
Heirlooms
(Lis Barsuglia-Madsen) ...Harrisville NY 13648 Site
Products: Yarn: hand-dyed and naturals. Merino - yak - silk - alpaca - mohair - camel - silk - blends. Art yarns. Patterns; Hand-knitted and handwoven items; hats; scarves; shawls; sweaters;vests; mittens; cowls; socks; purses
Animals:
Hooked in the Mountains Wool
(Mary Lee O Connor) ...Ballston Spa NY 12020 Site
Products: Hand-dyed Wool Fabric - 1/4 yards to 1 yard pieces; wool yarn. Sari silk yarn; sari ribbon; yarn bowls; small finished hooked items
Hopestead Hill Farm
(Liz Vermeulen) ...Sherburne NY 13460
jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460
Products: Needle felted sculptures; wool fleece roving (hand dyed); art yarn kits and handspun yarns
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
Knitty Gritty Yarns
(Kerry Heckman) ...Syracuse NY 13204 Site
Products: Yarns; patterns; accessories
Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 Site
Services: Custom carding; Workshops in spinning
Products: Spinning fibers; spinning and weaving and knitting equipment; gifts
Animals: Romney sheep; Border Collies
Llady Llama Fiber
(Kerri Terwilliger ) ...Ithaca NY 14850 Site
Services: Custom dyed spinning fiber and yarn
Products: Hand dyed gradient and speckle and semi-solid yarn. Hand-dyed top and rolag spinning fiber. Hand crafted drop spindles; spinning tools. Project bags; knitting needles
Lochan Mor Farm
(Heather Warren) ...Cato NY 13033
Services: Classes; workshops; farm tours; spring and fall open house
Products: Raw and processed fibers; dyed locks
Animals: Colored Angora goats; Leicester Longwool sheep; CVM Romeldale sheep; Romney sheep
Lockes homespun Goods and Supplies
(Pam Locke) ...
Lone Spruce Alpacas
(Jeanne Angell ) ...South Otselic NY 13155 Site
Services: Alpaca mentoring; Dyeing
Products: Yarn; Woven rugs; Felted insoles and dryer balls; Sweaters; Socks; Hats; Scarves; Wreaths; Silk Flower arrangements; Raw Fleece
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Maggies Farm
(Maggie Alexander ) ...Brookfield NY 13314 Site
Products: Bundaflicka Knitting totes; goat milk soap, Shepherds Friend Hand Creme; Mei-Mei needles; sheephorn buttons; carded roving; raw fleeces
Animals: Bluefaced Leicester / Wensleydale sheep; Angora goats; Angora Rabbits
Nistock Farms
(Robin Nistock) ...Prattsburgh NY 14873 Site
Products: Raw fleece; Natural and dyed roving. Cotswold yarn in 2 - 3 weights; quilting/felting batting; 5 - 6 oz. spinning batts; silk in several forms. Fiber tools - digital skein winder; blending boards; 4-bobbin lazy Kate (our Quad Kate); punch needle/rug-hooking/Oxford punch frames;essential oils. Cotswold handwoven blankets.
Animals: Cotswold sheep and crossbreds of several other breeds
Otter Lake Farm & Fiber
(Kate Simons) ...Weedsport NY 13166
Products: Raw CSM Romeldale fiber; handmade soap and lip balm and lotion and lotion bars; Kookaburra wash; Fiber muslim bags
Animals: CVM Romeldale sheep
Prestons Alpacas
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
Products: Hats; mittens; yarns; ornaments; felted fibers
Animals: Huacaya Alpacas
Springside Farm
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 Site
Services: Shearing at our own Shearing Festival only (Memorial Day weekend); Farm tours. Please see our website www.springsidefarm.net
Products: Fleece (alpaca, wool, some angora); yarn; roving (natural and dyed colors); honey; finished alpaca goods (socks; sweaters; hats; etc.); fudge. Seasonal fall products: pumpkins; squash; ornamental corn. Christmas trees and wreaths. Local artisans work: soap; wood-turned products;hand knits; Christmas ornaments; candles; etc.
Animals: Grade Tunis Sheep; Natural colored (gray7 black) sheep(Finn-Tunis x); Ellis Hollow sheep (natural gray); Huacaya alpacas; Akbash Guardian Dogs
Story Spun Yarns
(Patti Beaumont ) ...Oswego NY 13126
Services: Classes; demos; workshops; contract knitting - lace shawls only; contract dyeing
Products: Handspun & hand-dyed yarn; felted figures; embroidered buttons; knitted shawls; roving & top
Susans Spinning Bunny
(Susan Sarabasha ) ...W. Danby NY 14883-9650 Site
Products: Hand-dyed yarns and fiber; kits; patterns; needles; accessories; hand-turned top and bottom and supported spindles and folding stools
Animals: Angora rabbits
The Constant Thread
(Miriam Rosenblatt ) ...West Winfield NY 13491
Products: Spinning fiber and yarn - wool and mohair; wool dryer balls; project bags
Animals: Angora goats; Shetland sheep and mixed-breed sheep; Angora rabbit
The Dancing Bear Farm
(Pam Kurst) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
Services: Knitting classes; Contract knitting
Products: Hand painted barn quilts; English Angora bunnies
Animals: English Angora rabbits
The Imaginary Farmer
(Owen Tallman) ...Hamilton NY 13346 Site
Products: Mushrooms; growing kits
The Mulberry Tree Studio
(Maryjane Harford) ...Fonda NY 12068 Site
Products: Sheep ornaments; Needle felting; wet felting; lockspun yarn; washed locks
The Olde Homestead
(Mindy Laymon ) ...West Edmeston NY 13485 Site
Products: Yarn; Needle-felted animals
Animals: Olde English Babydoll Southdown sheep; Huacaya alpacas; Harlequin sheep
Trinity Farm
(Margaret Flowers) ...Aurora NY 13026 Site
Products: Icelandic and Shetland fleece; roving; handspun yarns; exotic blends. Needle-felted creations. Sheep milk soaps and lotions.
Animals: Icelandic and Shetland sheep
Windsong Farm
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 Site
Products: Wensleydale yarn; roving; locks; raw fleece. Sheepskins. Hand woven and felted scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep (Teeswater, Cotswold, Bluefaced Leicester)

Herding Dogs/Guardian Animals

Livestock Services
(Hoof trimming, Shearing, Livestock equipment)

Workshops & Classes

Raw Fiber Products

A+ Alpaca Fiber Mill

(Chris Gilman ) ...Jordan NY 13080 Site
Products: 100% alpaca yarn and roving and batts; core yarn and products made from our own alpaca herd
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Boreas Farm Cashmere
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871
Services: Handspinning cashmere
Products: Premium cashmere fiber as roving and yarn. Cashmere/Silk blend and Cashmere/Merino wool blends. Luxurious hand-knits
Animals: Cashmere goats
Castle Tower Alpacas
(Nancy Summers ) ...Castle Creek NY 13744 Site
Products: Low-priced high-quality felting foam; art batts; batts; unique colorways of roving; felt sheets. Silk scarf blanks; dyed fibers for felting; "famous" alpaca catnip mice; hand-crocheted alpaca beanies. Coming soon: baskets made from locally harvested plants ; locally grown fibers and upcycled fabric.
Animals: Alpacas - now retiring from alpaca farming
Dutchayr Fibers
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825
Services: Lessons / classes on spinning; dyeing; fleece skirting and sorting
Products: Raw fleeces; Roving; yarn (dyed and natural); felted insoles; felted dryer balls; felted soaps; soft toys (bears); felting kits; wearables
Animals: Tunis sheep; Romney sheep and their crosses
Hannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066
Products: Fleeces; roving; batting; yarn from our animals. Handknit and crocheted wool hats; mittens; scarves; wraps. Handmade sheep and alpaca ornaments; Washed natural and hand-dyed lincoln locks for dolls hair and Santas and other crafts. Variety of felted items.
Animals: Hampshire sheep; natural colored Lincoln Longwool sheep; alpacas; Great Pyrenees dogs
jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460
Products: Needle felted sculptures; wool fleece roving (hand dyed); art yarn kits and handspun yarns
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 Site
Services: Custom carding; Workshops in spinning
Products: Spinning fibers; spinning and weaving and knitting equipment; gifts
Animals: Romney sheep; Border Collies
Llady Llama Fiber
(Kerri Terwilliger ) ...Ithaca NY 14850 Site
Services: Custom dyed spinning fiber and yarn
Products: Hand dyed gradient and speckle and semi-solid yarn. Hand-dyed top and rolag spinning fiber. Hand crafted drop spindles; spinning tools. Project bags; knitting needles
Lochan Mor Farm
(Heather Warren) ...Cato NY 13033
Services: Classes; workshops; farm tours; spring and fall open house
Products: Raw and processed fibers; dyed locks
Animals: Colored Angora goats; Leicester Longwool sheep; CVM Romeldale sheep; Romney sheep
Lone Spruce Alpacas
(Jeanne Angell ) ...South Otselic NY 13155 Site
Services: Alpaca mentoring; Dyeing
Products: Yarn; Woven rugs; Felted insoles and dryer balls; Sweaters; Socks; Hats; Scarves; Wreaths; Silk Flower arrangements; Raw Fleece
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Maggies Farm
(Maggie Alexander ) ...Brookfield NY 13314 Site
Products: Bundaflicka Knitting totes; goat milk soap, Shepherds Friend Hand Creme; Mei-Mei needles; sheephorn buttons; carded roving; raw fleeces
Animals: Bluefaced Leicester / Wensleydale sheep; Angora goats; Angora Rabbits
Nistock Farms
(Robin Nistock) ...Prattsburgh NY 14873 Site
Products: Raw fleece; Natural and dyed roving. Cotswold yarn in 2 - 3 weights; quilting/felting batting; 5 - 6 oz. spinning batts; silk in several forms. Fiber tools - digital skein winder; blending boards; 4-bobbin lazy Kate (our Quad Kate); punch needle/rug-hooking/Oxford punch frames;essential oils. Cotswold handwoven blankets.
Animals: Cotswold sheep and crossbreds of several other breeds
Prestons Alpacas
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
Products: Hats; mittens; yarns; ornaments; felted fibers
Animals: Huacaya Alpacas
Springside Farm
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 Site
Services: Shearing at our own Shearing Festival only (Memorial Day weekend); Farm tours. Please see our website www.springsidefarm.net
Products: Fleece (alpaca, wool, some angora); yarn; roving (natural and dyed colors); honey; finished alpaca goods (socks; sweaters; hats; etc.); fudge. Seasonal fall products: pumpkins; squash; ornamental corn. Christmas trees and wreaths. Local artisans work: soap; wood-turned products;hand knits; Christmas ornaments; candles; etc.
Animals: Grade Tunis Sheep; Natural colored (gray7 black) sheep(Finn-Tunis x); Ellis Hollow sheep (natural gray); Huacaya alpacas; Akbash Guardian Dogs
Susans Spinning Bunny
(Susan Sarabasha ) ...W. Danby NY 14883-9650 Site
Products: Hand-dyed yarns and fiber; kits; patterns; needles; accessories; hand-turned top and bottom and supported spindles and folding stools
Animals: Angora rabbits
The Constant Thread
(Miriam Rosenblatt ) ...West Winfield NY 13491
Products: Spinning fiber and yarn - wool and mohair; wool dryer balls; project bags
Animals: Angora goats; Shetland sheep and mixed-breed sheep; Angora rabbit
The Mulberry Tree Studio
(Maryjane Harford) ...Fonda NY 12068 Site
Products: Sheep ornaments; Needle felting; wet felting; lockspun yarn; washed locks
Trinity Farm
(Margaret Flowers) ...Aurora NY 13026 Site
Products: Icelandic and Shetland fleece; roving; handspun yarns; exotic blends. Needle-felted creations. Sheep milk soaps and lotions.
Animals: Icelandic and Shetland sheep
Windsong Farm
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 Site
Products: Wensleydale yarn; roving; locks; raw fleece. Sheepskins. Hand woven and felted scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep (Teeswater, Cotswold, Bluefaced Leicester)

Finished Fiber Products

A+ Alpaca Fiber Mill

(Chris Gilman ) ...Jordan NY 13080 Site
Products: 100% alpaca yarn and roving and batts; core yarn and products made from our own alpaca herd
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Acorn Works Fiber Processing
(Diane Seely ) ...Churchville NY 14428
Services: Fiber Processing to batts and/or roving
Products: Ready-to-spin fiber; gift items; used equipment (inventory varies)
Boreas Farm Cashmere
(Norma Bromley ) ...Newark VT 05871
Services: Handspinning cashmere
Products: Premium cashmere fiber as roving and yarn. Cashmere/Silk blend and Cashmere/Merino wool blends. Luxurious hand-knits
Animals: Cashmere goats
Country Knoll
(Robin Suarez) ...Morrisville NY 13408 Site
Products: Hand dyed yarn; wool applique (penny rugs) supplies and finished items
Dutchayr Fibers
(Deb Dutcher) ...Otego NY 13825
Services: Lessons / classes on spinning; dyeing; fleece skirting and sorting
Products: Raw fleeces; Roving; yarn (dyed and natural); felted insoles; felted dryer balls; felted soaps; soft toys (bears); felting kits; wearables
Animals: Tunis sheep; Romney sheep and their crosses
Fat Yellow Dog Farm
(Denise Tarbox) ...Newark Valley NY 13811 Site
Services: Classes in wet felting hats and vessels. Classes in needle felting on a flat surface.
Products: Hand dyed and wet felted hats; character vessels (needle felted features); hand dyed/painted silk scarves; flower pins
Gentle Breeze Alpacas
(Martha Cady) ...Burlington Flats NY 13315
Products: Alpaca yarn; hats; scarves; socks; mittens; rugs; blankets
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Hannacroix Hampshires & Lincolns
(Diane Biederman-Brynda ) ...Esperance NY 12066
Products: Fleeces; roving; batting; yarn from our animals. Handknit and crocheted wool hats; mittens; scarves; wraps. Handmade sheep and alpaca ornaments; Washed natural and hand-dyed lincoln locks for dolls hair and Santas and other crafts. Variety of felted items.
Animals: Hampshire sheep; natural colored Lincoln Longwool sheep; alpacas; Great Pyrenees dogs
Heirlooms
(Lis Barsuglia-Madsen) ...Harrisville NY 13648 Site
Products: Yarn: hand-dyed and naturals. Merino - yak - silk - alpaca - mohair - camel - silk - blends. Art yarns. Patterns; Hand-knitted and handwoven items; hats; scarves; shawls; sweaters;vests; mittens; cowls; socks; purses
Animals:
Hooked in the Mountains Wool
(Mary Lee O Connor) ...Ballston Spa NY 12020 Site
Products: Hand-dyed Wool Fabric - 1/4 yards to 1 yard pieces; wool yarn. Sari silk yarn; sari ribbon; yarn bowls; small finished hooked items
jstforewe
(Jennifer Thornington ) ...Sherburne NY 13460
Products: Needle felted sculptures; wool fleece roving (hand dyed); art yarn kits and handspun yarns
Animals: Handspinning flock of sheep - mixed breeds.
Liberty Ridge Farm & Gardens
(Sunny Bixby) ...Verona NY 13478 Site
Services: Custom carding; Workshops in spinning
Products: Spinning fibers; spinning and weaving and knitting equipment; gifts
Animals: Romney sheep; Border Collies
Lochan Mor Farm
(Heather Warren) ...Cato NY 13033
Services: Classes; workshops; farm tours; spring and fall open house
Products: Raw and processed fibers; dyed locks
Animals: Colored Angora goats; Leicester Longwool sheep; CVM Romeldale sheep; Romney sheep
Lone Spruce Alpacas
(Jeanne Angell ) ...South Otselic NY 13155 Site
Services: Alpaca mentoring; Dyeing
Products: Yarn; Woven rugs; Felted insoles and dryer balls; Sweaters; Socks; Hats; Scarves; Wreaths; Silk Flower arrangements; Raw Fleece
Animals: Huacaya alpacas
Maggies Farm
(Maggie Alexander ) ...Brookfield NY 13314 Site
Products: Bundaflicka Knitting totes; goat milk soap, Shepherds Friend Hand Creme; Mei-Mei needles; sheephorn buttons; carded roving; raw fleeces
Animals: Bluefaced Leicester / Wensleydale sheep; Angora goats; Angora Rabbits
Prestons Alpacas
(June Preston) ...Worcester NY 12197 Site
Products: Hats; mittens; yarns; ornaments; felted fibers
Animals: Huacaya Alpacas
Springside Farm
(Paulie Drexler) ...Fabius NY 13063 Site
Services: Shearing at our own Shearing Festival only (Memorial Day weekend); Farm tours. Please see our website www.springsidefarm.net
Products: Fleece (alpaca, wool, some angora); yarn; roving (natural and dyed colors); honey; finished alpaca goods (socks; sweaters; hats; etc.); fudge. Seasonal fall products: pumpkins; squash; ornamental corn. Christmas trees and wreaths. Local artisans work: soap; wood-turned products;hand knits; Christmas ornaments; candles; etc.
Animals: Grade Tunis Sheep; Natural colored (gray7 black) sheep(Finn-Tunis x); Ellis Hollow sheep (natural gray); Huacaya alpacas; Akbash Guardian Dogs
Story Spun Yarns
(Patti Beaumont ) ...Oswego NY 13126
Services: Classes; demos; workshops; contract knitting - lace shawls only; contract dyeing
Products: Handspun & hand-dyed yarn; felted figures; embroidered buttons; knitted shawls; roving & top
The Mulberry Tree Studio
(Maryjane Harford) ...Fonda NY 12068 Site
Products: Sheep ornaments; Needle felting; wet felting; lockspun yarn; washed locks
Trinity Farm
(Margaret Flowers) ...Aurora NY 13026 Site
Products: Icelandic and Shetland fleece; roving; handspun yarns; exotic blends. Needle-felted creations. Sheep milk soaps and lotions.
Animals: Icelandic and Shetland sheep
Windsong Farm
(Karen Stern) ...Burdett NY 14818 Site
Products: Wensleydale yarn; roving; locks; raw fleece. Sheepskins. Hand woven and felted scarves.
Animals: Wensleydale sheep and other Leicester longwool sheep (Teeswater, Cotswold, Bluefaced Leicester)

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