Fiber-producing animals take center stage at Woolfest.
Get an up-close look and pet many of the breeds of fiber-producing animals – llamas, alpacas, angora rabbits, and many different breeds of sheep.
Ever wonder how materials to make a sweater or scarf or other garments produced from fiber? At Woolfest, discover first-hand how the hand-spun and woven products are created from natural fibers, such as the fleece of farm animals.
Hands-on fiber activities
Create felt balls
All visitors can try their hand at knitting, spinning, weaving, dyeing, and carding.
The quality of natural fibers, fiber craft supplies, books, and hand-woven, hand-knitted, or handcrafted fiber products are yours to discover at the Fiber Marketplace. Vendors from across the Midwest showcase high-quality, natural fiber products from the raw fiber to finished products and demonstrate spinning, loom weaving, knitting and more for sale. Other fine products including garments and art produced from animals’ fibers will also be on display.