Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival

This year my father was in town for the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival. It also fell on my birthday weekend.
My dad went with me as did my baby daughter.  Her first Flock and Fiber Festival.  My second. 

Lovely textures everywhere.  I wanted to touch everything, and most of it is fine to touch, which makes it great for kids and those who like hands on.

Lots of yarn, wool in many forms, hides, and animals, as well as finished products like shawls, soap, rugs, clothing, toys and baskets.  Also venders selling tools of the trade.  The fiber trade.  Carding machines, carding brushes, spindles (I got my spindle there last year), spinning wheels, knitting needles, looms, you name it.

And lots of talented, friendly people willing to talk to you about what they know.

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There is an outdoor vending area under the trees.  It is full of lovely colors and textures.

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Color! Texture!

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Indoor vending.

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Amazing hook rug. 

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Puppets made from recycled materials such as sweaters.

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Felted wool balls made from reused wool products.  Brilliant.

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Felting wool by the same woman.

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Spinning wheels!

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Miniatures.

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It was great.  I highly recommend it.  Late September, Canby Oregon.

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About Erin O'Neill

Hi, my name is Erin O'Neill. I am a part time urban homesteader and a full time homemaker and new mom. I enjoy canning my own food, crafting, raising chickens and working my bit of land. This blog is for anyone who wants to hear about the day to day struggles and successes of incorporating the old ways of life back into today's busy world.
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4 Responses to Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival

  1. Verónica says:

    There’s a fiber festival coming up in the San Antonio, Texas area next month. I can’t wait and your pics make me more excited to go!

  2. montagnet says:

    Hi Erin, I’m living in France, starting to spin the wool from my 4 pet sheep. I have friends in Portland and would love to visit the festival next year. How can I find the date for 2013. My website/blog is 4youbyme.wordpress.com Mademoiselle Pivoine(the name of my first ouessant sheep). Thanks for your lovely photos

  3. montagnet says:

    Oops, forgot to sign my comment
    I’m Suzanne Snadecki

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