Monday, April 15, 2013

Wonderful Woolies Farm Sale, 2013

What happens when you get about 13 farms & "fiber related vendors" together to sell fleece & fiber on a Saturday in April?

It rains.

It blows,

It SNOWS?





Yes, you know that's the day for the Wonderful Woolies Farm Sale!!!  


Destined to bring out the worst in the weather, but the best in fiber & fleeces - and I forgot to take a picture of the fleeces!  There were about 90 some CVM/Romeldale & llama fleeces outside the barn under a large tent.

But, as I told The Shepherd on our way there Saturday morning, rain, hail or snow - might stop the postman, but it won't stop a fiber addict when they know there  is a barn full of yummy stuff - yes, we even had people drive 90 miles up from Seattle, where there was 1 1/2 inches of snow on the freeway!



The sale is hosted by our friends Yvonne & Doug of Spnner's Eden Farm - Here is their display of CVM wool and mill spun yarn -  click on the picture to biggify and drool. 




And here is The Shepherd (our fleeces are behind him)  

There was mohair and mystery batts -



And my personal favorite - Kathy Green's Ferndale Fibers Potluck Roving.  (I'll show you later this week what I got!)



Other than the weather, it was a very worthwhile day.  We had to leave for a bit to go to a memorial service at our church, but others kept and eye on our stuff.

All in all - a great day. 

3 comments:

Katnip Lounge said...

I think it's perfect to sell warm stuff on a cold day!

Michelle said...

I'm so glad it was successful for you and John! I agree; much easier to sell wool in cold weather than in hot conditions – and you can comfortably sport all your hand knits as shop samples!

schoonoverfarm said...

Glad you had a good day despite the weather!