Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival!

 

September 23-24, 2017

 10-5 Saturday     10-4 Sunday

 

Clarke County Ruritan Fair Grounds 

890 West Main Street 
Berryville, Virginia 22611 

 

 Classes with Nationally recognized instructors

1-4 PM Friday, 9 AM - Noon and 1-4 PM Saturday and Sunday

 

Special! Friday online Juried Fleece sale!

Check our Vendors page for

Some changes and updates.

 

21 Sep 2017

Online class registration has closed for the 2017 Festival.

Some classes will allow walk-ins. Please check back for which classes will allow that.

 

18 Sep 2017

Just added: Vendor map. 

Available on the Vendors page.

 

 

Have you been waiting for the online fleece sale?

The ESTY Store address is here and

on the Fleece Sale Page

 

18 Sep 2017

Don't forget to check our Special Events list! 

 

The Eastern Angora Goat & Mohair Association Fall Show

 

Make it Wool Virginia

 

Sheep Dog Herding Demonstration

 

17 Sep 2017

We now have a schedule available*.

 

*All times and events subject to change without notice.

 

17 Sep 2017

Only one day left to pre-register for classes!

 

Only a few classes will allow walk-in participation during the weekend.

 

17 Sep 2017

Now available on the Vendors page:

A pdf list of the 2017 vendors!

 

16 Sep 2017

New information on the Make It With Wool Virginia Competition and Fashion Show.

 

16 Sep 2017

NEW! First Annual Crank-In
Friday, September 22 from 5 - 9 PM.
Crank-In.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 192.6 KB

6 Sep 2017

Lots of quick updates!

 

Competitions!

We have a Fleece to Scarf contest

and

A Spinning competition!

 

Fleece sale Volunteer registration.

 

New class registration links in the class descriptions.

 

Raffle prizes updated!

4 Sep 2017

 

Help the 2017 Festival! Be a Volunteer.

 

Fiber: it's more than just a breakfast cereal or wool from sheep! Come celebrate the many facets of fiber in 2016. The festival this year is filled with opportunities and events focusing on all aspects of fiber and more!

More than than just yarn, our vendors offer various raw and finished fibers, the animals they come from, buttons to spinning and weaving equipment, rugs and purses to hats and sweaters, jewelry, art, pottery and more!
You can even try some local wines, fresh cider and pie - something for everyone!
Our events, classes and vendors are increasing from now until festival time. Keep checking back often to see what has been added!

 

Many various animals produce fiber that can be used for clothing, felting and other types of textiles. Visit with various breeds both at vendor booths and in our educational Breed Exhibit. If you would like your animals to participate, look for more details in the Breed Exhibit section of the Events page.

 

Did you know Mohair yarn is spun from the hair of the Angora goats and cashmere does actually come from Cashmere goats? See both and sink your fingers into luxurious fleeces at the two different Angora Goat and the Cashmere Goat Shows on Saturday and Sunday. Check out the Events page for times and details of both shows.
 

 

Are you interested in taking that special project directly from the fleece to finished goods? Our Juried Fleece Sale is the place to start! Wool, alpaca, mohair and more! This is a great opportunity for fleece producers to market their product. More details on the Juried Fleece page.
 
Interested in learning a new skill or just trying out something new? There are many classes to choose from - pre-registration is required so check the Classes page to see what has been added.

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival contributes to our community.

Read the .pdf to find out how.

SVFF_Contributions_tothe_Community.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 90.9 KB

Want to have more info about "Make It With Wool, Virginia!"?  The form below is a great place to start...and visit their facebook page, too!

Make It With Wool, Virginia 2017 Brochure
VA MIWW brochure 2017 web.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 300.9 KB

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