NJ Fibershed Fleece and Yarn Sale Nov. 15th 11AM-4PM

I’ll be helping out and selling dyed and natural roving, tops and yarn at the up-coming up event.  Love to see you there!

 

Need fiber? Join us in celebrating and supporting our local fiber farms!  Items for sale will include: fleece, yarn, spinning fiber, and other farm products from local fiber farms.

For everyone’s safety masks are required. A limited number of timed-entry tickets will be used. With purchase of a ticket, you will receive a raffle ticket for our hourly drawing for a NJ Fibershed Tote Bag containing a NJ Fibershed magnet!  Must be present during hour on your ticket to win.  Tickets are available up to the day of the event or until sold out.  Get your tickets now!

Children under 15 years of age may enter for free.

This is an outdoors event, with field shopping and pasture parking, which may have uneven footing and/or be muddy.

Hand washing stations will be available, but no public restroom facilities on site.

Windswept Acres Sheep Farm
173 Whitebridge Road
Pittstown (Franklin Township), NJ 08867

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Nov. 15th, 2020

 

Tops – Hello Yellow – Hand Kettle Dyed

Description: Combed semi-worsted fibers. Tops are the best fiber prep you can buy as the fibers are all the same length and extremely clean, no VM. Hand kettle dyed. 67% kid mohair, 33% wool. Pic shows the 8 bundles created.
Color: Hello Yellow (Bright yellow – green)
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Rose, Jasmine, Thelma
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farms, WI
Type (Processor): Semi-worsted Top (Zeilinger’s, MI)
Quantity (Pounds): 8 – 2 oz. bundles (1# total created)
Price: $8/2 ounce bundle plus shipping
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Roving – Eat Your Greens – Lettuce – Hand Kettle Dyed

 

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Kale rolled into a ball

Lettuce rolled into a ball

Celery rolled into a ball

Kale unrolled

Lettuce unrolled

Celery unrolled

Description: Kale is the darkest of the “Eat Your Greens” rovings that were hand kettle dyed after carding.
Lettuce is in between Kale and Celery in color, while Celery is the palest of the “Eat Your Greens” rovings.
75% kid mohair – 25% Blue Faced Leicester
Color: Shades of bright crisp green which become lighter as you move further into the ~1 pound roving ball. Celery has yellow notes near the center of the ball.
Fiber Content: Mohair (kid): DWF’s Rose, Jasmine, Thelma:
Wool: Blue Faced Leicester: DWF’s Esmerelda
Type (Processor): Roving (Frankenmuth, MI)
Quantity (Pounds): 1 of each colorway (1 pound each roving)
Price: $40 plus shipping.
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Roving Sampler – Reds – 4 Ounces

Roving Sampler 4 Oz Reds

Description: Hand dyed before carding.
50% Mohair, 50% Shetland Wool
Color: 1 oz each of Fuchsia, Mahogany, Mulberry, Reddish Brown
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Roberto and Ingrid
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Snow White
Type (Processor): Roving (Spinderella, UT)
Quantity (Pounds): 4 oz total – 1 ounce of each color
Price: $10 plus shipping.
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Roving Sampler – Greens – 4 Ounces

Roving Sampler 4Oz Greens

Description: Hand dyed before carding.
50% Mohair, 50% Shetland Wool
Color: 1 oz each of Country Green, Dusky Country Green, Key Lime, and Olive
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Roberto and Ingrid
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Cry Baby’s Sister
Type (Processor): Roving (Spinderella, UT)
Quantity (Pounds): 4 oz total – 1 ounce of each color
Price: $10 plus shipping.
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Roving Sampler – Blue Brown Purple Yellow – 4 Ounces

Roving Sampler 4Oz Blue Yellow Brown

Description: Hand dyed before carding.
50% Mohair, 50% Shetland Wool
Color: 1 oz each of Sun Yellow, Toffee, Periwinkle, Turquiose
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Roberto and Ingrid
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Cry Baby
Type (Processor): Roving (Spinderella, UT)
Quantity (Pounds): 4 oz total  – 1 ounce of each color
Price: $10 plus shipping.
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Batts – Royal Blue – Hand Carded

Batt Royal Blue

Royal Blue Batt

Description: Hand dyed and then carded at Dancing Waters Farm.
50% adult mohair, 50% Shetland wool.
Color: Royal Blue
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Jessie, James, Fred
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Snow White
Type (Processor): Batts (Dancing Waters Farm, NJ)
Quantity (Pounds): 10 (1.5 – 2 ounces each)
Price: $3/ounce, $18/8 ounces, $32/pound plus shipping
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Roving – Metallica – Hand Kettle Dyed

Mettallica Roving

Metallica Roving

Description: Metallica was hand kettle dyed before carding.
80% adult mohair, 20% Shetland wool.  Has a metallic sheen from the large amount of mohair.
Color: Metallica- natural grey with swirls of red, yellow and blue
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Jewel, Rembaldi,
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Spook; BFL, DWF’s Carmella
Type (Processor): Roving (Frankenmuth, MI)
Quantity (Pounds): 4 oz
Price: $10/ 4 oz plus shipping. 
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Roving – Jupiter – Hand Kettle Dyed

Roving Jupiter

Roving Jupiter

Description: Jupiter was hand kettle dyed before carding. 59% mohair – 45% Blue Faced Leicester & Shetland wool.
Color: Jupiter – white with swirls of red, yellow and blue
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Jessie and James
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Cry Baby and Cry Baby’s Sister; Blue Faced Leicester: DWF’s Esmerelda
Type (Processor): Roving (Spinderella’s, UT)
Quantity (Pounds): 5
Price: $2/ounce, $13/8 ounces (63% savings), $23/pound (67% savings) plus shipping. Savings is fiber cost + shipping versus 1 oz. fiber.
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Roving – Green Violet Twist – Hand Kettle Dyed

Roving Green Violet Twist

Roving Green Violet Twist

Description: Green Violet Twist was hand kettle dyed before carding. 50% mohair – 50% Blue Faced Leicester & Shetland wool. Sample handspun single ply shown in photo with roving.
50% adult mohair, 50% Shetland wool
Color: Half Green, Half Violet
Fiber Content: Mohair: DWF’s Jessie and James
Wool: Shetland, Phoenix Farm’s (WI) Cry Baby and Cry Baby’s Sister; Blue Faced Leicester: DWF’s Esmerelda
Type (Processor): Roving (Spinderella’s, UT)
Quantity (Pounds): 4 OZ
Price: $10/ 4 oz plus shipping.
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