2015 Tours

NEW! Knitters Tour of Scotland and Shetland Islands
Back by popular demand - roughly the same tour as Sept. 2014, but (based on customers' evaluations) with better hotels, an extra day on the Shetland Islands, more group meals, longer clases, and a smaller group.
Sep. 12 - 21, 2015
Preliminary Programme | Registration Form

COMING SOON... Information about our 2016 tour to Iceland and Norway.

2015 Events

Look for Battenkill Fibers booth or staff at these upcoming events - showcasing our products and services. Even
if we don't have a booth, we will be available at these festivals to answer your questions, collect your fleeces for custom processing, and purchase your fiber. Just call our mobile numbers when you are on-site.

Washington County Fiber Tour
April 25-26

2532 State Rte 40, Greenwich, NY 12834
The mill will be open both days for tours, demonstrations, and mill-end shopping - stock up on
Washington County fleeces, yarn, dyed locks, and roving.

Maryland Sheep and Wool
May
2-3
We have a booth! Our tent will be in the south area near the sheep show barn. Karin and Mary Jeanne will both be there and we are bringing a big truck to deliver and pick up fiber for proessing. This year marks a big anniversary for the successful reintroduction of Leicester Longwool in the US; and we are delighted to have been invited to speak at the Festival about processing options for longwool. Call Mary Jeanne to make plans to meet up 802 236 0881(m).

New Hampshire Sheep and Wool
Our friend Donna Quinn will be picking up orders for Battenkill Fibers at her farm's booth - Blue By Ewe. While you are there be sure and see the yarn we spun for Donna and the beautiful plant dyes she has used on them! MJ will be at the show some of Saturday. Call 802 236 0881(m) if you would like to meet up.

Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
Sept. 26-27
Be there or be square! This is our hometown festival; and Battenkill Fibers is "hometown proud" to be the sponsor of the fleece judging competition - in recognition of the high quality fibers that our friends and neighbors are producing here in Washington County, NY. If you are in the area on Fri.before the Festival, come by the mill anytime for a tour; or call ahead to arrange a tour on Sat. or Sun. while you are at the Festival..

Vermont Sheep and Wool

NYS Sheep and Wool Festival
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY
Already counting the days; and scheduling deliveries of custom made yarn and roving! Order by May 31 to assure we'll have your job ready in time.

The Fiber Festival of New England
Mary Jeanne will be at the show on Saturday only. Call her to make plans to meet up 802 236 0881 (m)

 

 


 



 

 

 

 

Call us at the shows:
Mary Jeanne, 802 236 0881 (m)
Karin, 518 796 0346 (m)