Extravaganza 2012 Vendors
Across Generations - Natural dyes (indigo, logwood, cochineal, black walnuts, osage orange, pomegranate, dyer's broom, madder, alum, iron), hand-dyed wool fabric (both naturally dyed and acid dyed), hand-dyed wool yarn, rug hooking kits, rug hooking supplies (backing, hooks, hoops), books, inkle looms, lavendar sachets, and cedar sachets.
Alisha Goes Around (New Braunfels, Texas) - Hand dyed yarn and fiber
Barakel Farm & Sam's Icelandic Sheep Farm (Alton, Missouri) - Border Leicester and Blue Face Leicester fleece and rovings, Angora rabbit wool, Border Leicester and Blue Face Leicester yarn, Icelandic fleece, rovings, and yarn, sheep horns, note cards, fiber processing tools, HPKY yarns and kits.
Brooks Farm Yarns (Lancaster, Texas) - We have developed a line of our own yarns, spun to our specifications and hand dyed exclusively by Brooks Farm. We also present an array of patterns designed specifically for BFY in addition to a collection of free patterns for our customer convenience.
Buffalo Wool Co. is dedicated to bringing to market the best possible products from the American bison. They work with some of the largest bison ranches in the country. By doing so, they help conserve the by-products of bison ranching. They both supply local retailers with Buffalo Gold yarns, and travel around the country to festivals and show demonstrating why bison fiber is not only a beautiful and soft knitting yarn but one of the best possible performance fibers for extreme outdoor use.
Carrico's Creative Corner (Bartlesville, Oklahoma) - Cascade Yarns, Plymouth Yarn, SWTC, FabrouFibers, Silk City Fibers, Trendsetters, HPKY, Misti Alpaca, etc plus LK 150 Knitting Machines
Coloratura Yarns (Baltimore, Ohio)- Hand Painted Knitting Yarns, 100% alpaca yarns, large gauge hand made knitting needles and tunisian crochet hooks.
Dawning Dreams (Ada, Oklahoma) - Browse a vibrant collection of smooth and textured batts, various rovings, unique drop spindles and handspun art yarns. Whether you knit, crochet, spin, weave, or felt, you can create your own heirloom using these one-of-a kind treasures.
Diamond B Sheep Farm (Greenwood, Arkansas) - Sarah Kate Fibers offers wool from our own herd of sheep from raw fleece to finished handspun yarn. We also create hand dyed rovings in many different types of wool, spinning batts, and a large variety of handspun yarns.
Firefly Design Studios - Stitch markers, project bags, tote bags, fiber, drop spindles.
Fluffington Farms (Cedar Hill, Missouri) - Carded batts, handpulled roving, handspun yarns, dyed loose fiber
Gale's Art (Atlanta, Georgia) - Hand-dyed wool and yarn, spindles and fiber related art such as hand-dyed scarves and knitting needle jewelry.
Galla Rock Shirt and Patterns (Russellville, Arkansas) - 19th century knit, crochet patterns, clothing patterns of the time period, along with examples of the garments and accessories. I also dress in period clothing while working the booth.
Hank of Yarn (Southaven, Mississippi) - We carry a great selection of yarns and supplies for all your projects. Our fibers span a large range, from "baby friendly" easy care blends to luxurious hand-spun, hand-dyed cashmeres.
Hiwassee Creek Dyeworks - Self striping yarns, dyed variegated, semi solids and fibers for spinners.
Knit Unto Others (Arkadelphia, Arkansas) - Fair trade yarn and gifts. JUL line of shawl pins, buttons, and accessories. Frabjous Fiber sari ribbon, yarns, and gifts. Frog Tree. Perhaps some Manos and Be Sweet, Lantern Moon. Hand-felted recycled sari scarves and felted bags from The Red Sari. Hand-knitted finger puppets from Lucuma Design(Peru).
Knitting Notions (Nashville, Tennessee) - We produce a selection of hand crafted yarn handling tools such as yarn swifts, darning eggs, Sock Keepers (DPN stitch keepers), nostepinnes, and shawl pins; as well as a large selection of hand dyed merino wool yarns. We also stock blocking wire kits, yarn ball winders and knitting patterns.
Knitting Rose Yarns is a small company focused on hand dyed yarns. We sell a variety of yarns including superwash sock yarn, bison/superwash sock yarn and other specially selected items. What began with a buffalo blend has now expanded to lace weight, fingering weight, worsted weight and bulky weight yarns. Our vibrant colors will catch your eye and enhance your knitting experience.
Lost City Knits - Lost City Knits offers a vivid palette of hand-dyed yarns and original designs. Natural yarns include silk, merino, llama and alpaca, and Denise's designs tend toward lace, but include colorwork mittens, hats, and a good recipe for socks.
Lowder Colours Farm has Washed and Dyed Locks, Rovings, Batts, Raw Fleeces, Hand Spun Yarns, Mill Spun Yarns from all my sheep, Teeswater, Wensleydale, Rambouillet, Bond, Gotland, Karakul and Mohair.
M.A.F.I.A. Mansfield Area Fiber Inspired Artisans - We are a cooperative group of fiber artists in Mansfield, TX and all have Etsy shops. As of right now we include: No Spun Intended: hand dyed fiber, hand carded batts, handspun yarn, finished objects. Lazy Pi Farm: hand dyed fiber and yarn, locally raised fiber, handspun yarn, hand carded batts, finished objects. The Droll Eclectic: SpinOlution wheels, hand dyed fiber and yarn, hand carded batts, handspun yarn, finished objects, and Zippy Pins. BookWyrm42: hand dyed fiber, hand carded batts.
Magic & Moonshine - Hand dyed yarn
Purdy Thangz - Purdy Thangz carries a unique variety of shawl and scarf closures including polymer clay and gemstones. We sell a full line of Boye crochet hooks decorated in polyner clay. This year we introduced several new items; collapsable niddy noddies, attractive drop spindles; and The Yarn Caddy which houses your yarn or roving while you play with the fiber on needles or on a wheel! The Yarn Caddy was recently featured in Knitters Magazine in the new products area. PT also carriers buttons in polymer clay and gemstone. Finally, we carry a fun selection of stitch markers, bookmarks, kilt pins, and earrings with knitting, spinning, or crocheting related charms attached.
Sheep's Fleece Yarns (Bentonville, Arkansas) - Berroco, Cascade, Lion Brand, Coats & Clark, Skacel, Camelion Colorworks, Knit One Crochet Too, etc. Notions from Addi, Chiao Goo, & Susan Bates. Locally handspun yarns as well as handmade project bags, and some homegrown wool fibers. WEE Spin spinning wheel, and the Spindolyn drop spindles.
Spinning Straw Into Gold - Luxury fiber batts, wonderful wool tops, tussah & sari silks, Joan Ruane "Easy to Spin" cotton, Tahkli spindles, baby camel & cashmere top, Gotland locks from New Zealand and qiviut fiber, the cashmere of the North; Tencel, a green, recycled fiber, Greener Shades Organic Acid Dyes, and Unicorn Fiber Wash products.
Tamashi Inspirations & Angora Acres
A Twist In Time - Kromski and Ashford wheels and products, hand dyed yarns, books, silk fibers and yarns, sock yarns and finished products.
WoodenSpinner - Knitting & spinning accessories, spinning fiber from animals raised on our farm, Hand spun yarn, Hand dyed, hand carded roving, spinning batts & triangle looms.
Yorkieslave Artworks & Butterflygirl Designs (Bella Vista, Arkansas) - Spindles, Fiber batts for spinning and felting, finished felted pieces, finished woven pieces, handspun yarn.