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Fiber here and Fiber there-Fiber Everywhere!

The Salida Fiber Festival hosts many of Colorado's top producers of fiber, fiber materials, and supplies.

 
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Vendor-Sponsors

 

Jefferson Farms Natural Fibers
The country's largest herd of Paco-Vicunas is located right here in Salida -- the finest fleece, more similar to the true vicuna than domesticated alpacas. Come feel the luxury, the lightness and the warmth!

Serendipity Yarn & Gifts
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts located in Buena Vista carries a full line of fiber & tools for the knitter, crocheter, weaver and spinner. We also have private & group classes. 

This Year’s New Vendors

 

Alice Ridges
See Alice about her famous handwoven rugs.

Autumn Sun Alpacas
Enjoy the luxurious comfort of alpaca yarn and fiber raised by Autumn Sun Alpacas' premier alpaca herd. Stop by their booth to touch and admire their mill & hand-spun yarns, find that perfect yarn for your next project, and launch your creative inspiration with their spinning products in natural and hand painted colors.

Athena Spinning
Fiber tools & accessories, spinning wheels, Lazy Kate, carry bags, etc.

Cheri Taliaferro Jewelry
Hand crocheted necklaces & bracelets, along with fiber-wrapped rainbows.

Ivy Lucille Designs
Ivy Lucille Designs - original hand knitting patterns & kits.

Jodie McDougall Studios
Blown glass buttons & felted hats. Wear your art!

Tattered to Treasured
Tattered to Treasured is a store and creative studio dedicated to "Color." Having been a Star Dealer for Pure & Original specialty paint products, scarves, ornaments and tree toppers, as well as materials for needle and nuno felting projects.

Melting Pot Fibers
Natural Fibers, unique hand painted and dyed fibers, yarn, rovings, batts and sock blanks.

Vera Neel (Luverú)
My work is a release of energy, inspiration and ideas. With natural marino wool and silk, and through unique designs, my work transfers to wearable art.

True
Salida's new vintage finds & home goods store.

Returning Favorites

 

2 B Ewe
2 B Ewe is a local farm located in the San Luis Valley. We offer a variety of fine wool which is great for next to skin products, and our long wool with lots of luster as well as a unique blend of both. This year we have expanded our herd to include Gotlands. Come by and see what's available. Looking forward to seeing you at our booth.

BagzNBeadz
Please come and visit BagzNBeadz for unique, handmade garments & glass beads, made in Salida! 

The Bee Skep
The Bee Skep promotes punch needle, rug punching and rug hooking as crafts to be enjoyed by people of all ages. We sell kits, supplies and finished products that are created in Coloradowith materials that are dyed and assembled in our Salida home. Come see us to get a hands on demonstration of what these crafts are all about.

Bristol Yarnworks Studio
Bristol Yarnworks Studio features handwoven designer originals in complex color blends and fabulous natural textures of cashmere, silk, fine wools, tencel and bamboo.

Cactus Hill Farm Fiber
Generational family farm raising quality wool & fiber on organic feed and pastures.

Carol Silks
Carol Silks has a variety of silk & felted wearables. All silk fabric is hand-dyed by Carol Silks, ranging from natural dyes that arise from the Janice Ford Natural Dye Garden, a collaboration between Denver Botanical Gardens - Chatfield and Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild to the Salida Fiber Festival Colorways of magenta and green. Come by Carol Silks to see a parade of colors and patterns.

Cat Mountain Fiber Arts
Hand-dyed multi-textured yarns, free patterns.

Chelle Colorado
I
t's Michelle's birthday weekend! Come by her booth and say hello and get a birthday gift!

Cheryl Kabala Studio
Weaving demonstration at the booth all day.

Dancing Hooves Farm & Studio
If you are looking for spinning & weaving supplies you need to visit Dancing Hooves Farm & Studio. They also have a variety of spinning fibers as well as handwoven towels and assorted other handwoven items. If you are looking for books on spinning & weaving, Dancing Hooves Farm & Studio is the place to go. So stop by booth and visit with Karen and find what you are looking for!

Dawn 'til Dusk Gifts from the Farm
Soaps and lotions made from goat milk. 

DeGoatsnsheep Ranch
DeGoatsnsheep Ranch has a full line of Wensleydale products from locks & roving to beautiful hand-dyed yarns. We also have good-for-the-environment "greener shades" dyes and needle felting supplies. Come see us!

Diane Del Duca
I sculpt needle felted 3D animal portraits out of alpaca fiber & dyed wool batting. Fiber sculptures are displayed and I demonstrate the process outside of my tent all weekend. 

Dragon Faery Dyeworks, LLC
Dragon Faery Dyeworks is the creative outlet for its owner to share her passion for color and the tactile feel of great fiber. The aspiring fiber artist will find great choices to make that special project. Focusing on yarn dyed in gradient colorways and unique color harmony sets there are many choices of hand-dyed yarn for your next project.

Dyer’s Wool
Dyers Wool is a unique family fiber shop and farm offering Colorado grown roving, yarn, locker hooking supplies and products, handmade fiber-related jewelry such as shawl pins and stitch markers, necklaces and much more. Pam and Kelsey, mother and daughter, are the artisans behind each Dyers Wool product. Pam has over 30 years of experience in the fiber arts and is an expert on a fiber technique called locker hooking. Catch her demonstrating the locker hooking technique at Dyer's Wool's booth.

Elaine Sipes Textiles
Elaine Sipes Textiles features one of a kind handwoven garments and accessories in a variety of plain and animal yarns.

Enchanted Fibers
Enchanted Fibers proudly presents a large variety of natural and hand-painted yarns, hand-spun yarns and natural & dyed products in a variety of blends. Our products cater to the needs of knitters, crochetters and other fiber artisans. You will also find a nice selection of one-of-a-kind hand made wearable art garments from Colorado Alpacas.

Ewe and me…a yarn boutique
Natural fibers, indie dyes, yarns, gift items & more.

Fiberspace
Fiberspace has an amazing variety of felted garments and accessories. Also check out the interesting journals and cards.

The Fleece Factory of the Rockies
The Fleece Factory of the Rockies of Northern Colorado is a full service fiber mill accepting processing orders. Stop by and get information on our processing and tours of our facility. Be sure to visit with us about your processing needs as we have some unique items that we can offer and you can see some of these items in our booth, so please stop by!

Gentle Spirit Alpaca Farm
Gentle Spirit Alpaca Farm is located in Wiggins, Colorado, an hour northeast of Denver. The farm is home to 150 alpacas that are sheared annually and the fleeces are processed into yarn here in Colorado. Our yarns & fleeces are dyed on the farm so we can offer a wonderful selection to meet your fiber needs. We offer dyed rovings for your felting and spinning talents and hope you stop by to shop our lovely selection of alpaca products.

Greenwood Fiberworks
Greenwood Fiberworks is an indie dye company known for their beautiful colors, and luxury fiber and yarn.

Hallmark Ranch Alpacas
Come by Hallmark Ranch Alpacas to shop a selection of all-natural, "locally grown", 100% alpaca products. While others offer dyed and blended, we specialize in all natural products from our alpaca fleece. Hallmark Ranch, located here in Salida. Be sure to stop in, you'll love what we have to offer for your next fiber arts projects.

Handwoven Designs
Handwoven jackets, scarves & vests in beautiful rainbow colors & vibrant silk scarves.

Hummingbird Moon
The Hummingbird Moon will bewitch you with their unique and colorful hand painted yarns and spinning fiber. Stop by their booth to jump down the rabbit hole of color and pick yourself up something wooly and magical! 

La Chiripada Llama
Tall Tail Llama Ranch and LaChiripada Llamas invite you to visit our booth to see and feel the wonderful items made from llama fiber and llama fiber blends. Yarn and roving is also available for those who want to create their own luxurious garment. You can also try your hand at continuous strand weaving on a triangle loom. Stop by to experience how amazing llama fiber can be. 

Lana Dura LLC
Heritage wool in natural colors, all Lana Dura products are hand washable & useful, unique home accessories!

Leslies Magnolias
One of a kind handmade clothing. Many items are made to order with color choices made by the purchaser.

Mountain Top Quilts
Quilting supplies, rugs, silk scarves.

Naumann Angoras
Come see Naumann Angoras for all your mohair needs - May it be raw, washed, or dyed, we have it all! 

Old Mother Westwind
Features hand knit items in an array of colors: ranging from fall golds & browns to silver, and black & whites.

Phi Beta Paca Alpacas & Yarn
Phi Beta Paca yarns are super soft, luxurious and graded yarns from her own alpacas. Phi Beta Paca yarns are squishy, comforting alpaca yarns from alpacas you can meet. Knitting or crocheting with Phi Beta yarns will transport you to an idyllic bliss. You are in the flow. Cares and worries fall away. "Yarn is love in your hands." For those who have to have color in their yarns, Paca Bright is 50/50 natural alpaca combined with dyed bamboo. These yarns have a slightly heathered appearance with the sophistication of a subtley muted shade - red, olive, teal and purple. One client, Jean L. says Paca Bright "flows like butter through your hands."

Phoenix Fiber Mill
Phoenix Fiber Mill is a family owned and operated sock mill. We raise our own alpaca and have a weaving/felting studio. Come see us for great ideas, fiber and awesome socks!

Pleasant Journey Alpacas
Located in the Durango, Colorado area, Pleasant Journey Alpacas offers fine alpaca yarn, roving, raw fiber and finished products. We also offer unique yarn bowls crafted on the ranch. Come visit our booth and learn about alpacas and see our wonderful products.

Retold Yarns
Wool, hand dyed yarn, spinning fiber, project bags, needle cozies.

Six and Seven Fiber
Six and Seven Fiber, from Lakewood, CO, hand-dyes colors with meaning: colors that speak of memories and nuance, and colors that make you smile. You'll also find the popular Harry Potter and Anne of Green Gables Collections, with colorways inspired by the beloved books. Come take a look at the sample knits, squish some yarn, and say hello to Six and Seven Fiber!

Slate Falls Press
Autographed knitting storybooks are available at the Slate Falls Press booth. Personalized books make wonderful gifts! 

Smashing Jewerly
Come see jewelry made from recycled knitting needles and buttons. Handmade jewelry from vintage salvaged metal. Smashed knitting needle bracelets, smashed button pendants. All recycled and Smashing Fun!

Spruce Dragon LLC
Beautiful, unique yarns and easy wearing handwoven jackets. We also have hand dyed jackets and handwoven & hand dyed accessories. 

SuperFleece Suri Alpacas
Come to the SuperFleece Suri Alpaca booth for luxurious, Colorado grown alpaca products. You'll find 100% suri alpaca yarn in natural colors of silver gray, rose gray, black, fawn and others, as well as special yarn blends including suri & silk (some with silk noils, such as black with white and brown with cream silk noils), suri & bamboo, suri & angora, and suri with silk from saris - the colorful garments of India. Check out our blankets, scarves and rugs too! Oh ... and core spun rug yarns are available in solid and variegated colors. Come see the products and let's talk suri alpacas!

Tall Tail Llama Ranch & Fiber Arts
Tall Tail Llama Ranch and La Chiripada Llamas invite you to visit our booth to see and feel the wonderful items made from llama fiber and llama fiber blends. Yarn and roving is also available for those who want to create their own luxurious garment. You can also try your hand at continuous strand weaving on a triangle loom. Stop by to experience how amazing llama fiber can be. 

The 100th Sheep 
The 100th Sheep features colorful hand dyed fibers and all sorts of hand-spun yarns, as well as tools and accessories. Come see us for inspiration for your next fiber project, and enjoy all we have in our "petting zoo."

The Bee Skep 
The Bee Skep promotes punch needle, rug punching and rug hooking as crafts to be enjoyed by people of all ages. We sell kits, supplies and finished products that are ccreated in Colorado with materials that are dyed and assembled in our Salida home. Come see us in booth # __ to get a hands on demonstration of what these crafts are all about.

The Felted Dog
Head on over to the Felted Dog. The 2 crazy sisters will help you find the perfect felted pretty or show you the ease & fun of needle felting your own fiber masterpiece. They have the largest collection of felting kits & needle felting supplies in southern Colorado. 

The Felting Source
Felt, wearables, felting supplies & equipment.

The Field Guide Studio
The Field Guide Studio is run by Salida native McKenzie Everett. She creates one-of-a-kind garments from antique lace, needlework, tablecloths, and handkerchiefs. The feminine fabrics lead her design process, resulting in delicate garments that are truly unique.

The Fleece Factory of the Rockies
The Fleece Factory of the Rockies of Northern Colorado is a full service fiber mill accepting processing orders. Stop by and get information on our processing and tours of our facility. Be sure to visit with us about your processing needs as we have some unique items that we can offer and you can see some of these items in our booth, so please stop by! Booth # { }.

The Natural Twist LLC
Head to The Natural Twists booth to see and feel the latest fiber products we have made for you at our Albuquerque wool mill. We offer both natural colors and dyed roving and yarn for your creating pleasure. Also available are natural and acid dyes, Kollage Square knitting needles and wonderful wood tools.

Tierra Wools
Tierra Wools has been creating handwoven items and hand-dyed churro and Rambouillet yarns from our own northern New Mexico wool since 1983. We offer top quality classes (spinning, weaving and dyeing) from May through October in beautiful Los Ojos, New Mexico. 

Two Windows Dye Company
Come by our booth and check out Two Windows Dye Company. Deb's booth is full of hand-dyed sock yarn, spinning fibers, bamboo socks, silk scarfs and unique hand knit and woven items. Two Windows Dye Company specializes in one of a kind hand dyed items for creating something special or unique, finished items for yourself or someone special. Our bamboo socks are a real treat for your feet.

Ute Meadow Ranch
Come by for pygora goat info. Free 1 oz samples of roving/cloud to first 10 visitors each day.

Wild Willow's Webs N Weeds
Wild Willow's Webs N Weeds will be having a rotating sale each hour of 10% off selected items, and ongoing spinning or weaving demonstrations. Also, people can learn about my Wild Willow classes and sign up for weaving, felting, basketry and eco-printing classes, and purchase gift certificates. 

Woolly Lizard
Hand dyed yarn and roving, handwoven textiles from Southwestern Colorado.