Sunday, October 4, 2009

Taos Wool Festival


This weekend is the Taos Wool Festival. It is a small festival - but packed with great booths and lovely people (I even met some Santa Fe knitters, a knitter/spinner/weaver who lives 1 block from me, and some new ABQ friends).


Here is Mike and Ritch helping me out at the festival. They stood outside of the tents with a large backpack and carried my loot as I walked around. It was very nice to have such good help!


They had all kinds of live stock - mini sheep, alpacas, shearing demos. It was neat to see them all there!


My purchases. I didn't go crazy. I got a pound of wonderful mint chocolate chip merino, I got some angora, a few skeins of yarn, a mixed bag of bright roving, and some other fibers .... way too much fun!

3 comments:

  1. At least you didn't go crazy - I got lots of goodies! But I also got so inspired that I couldn't wait to go home and start spinning and dyeing. Which I did. This year was amazing.

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  2. miss you guys...don't even know if they have such things here. (but know the Dutch words for Sheep and Goat and the sounds that they make here (Maaaaa))

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  3. Ooooo.... angora. I'm hoping you mean "just fiber" and not "live bunny". :)

    Looks like you had a great time and beautiful weather.

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