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10/5/16 - Tick Tock Tick Tock.... Welcome New in 2016 Vendors!  Recent updates include: FiberFlame kids schedule, Cooking Demos (including a Chopped! star), and the Fiber Arts Demos, and equipment auction details.
NEW this year! 
Tractor Mac! will visit us with his be red tractor reading from his books to the kids. Also herding down from the Great White North is the CORPUS theater troupe to inspire our imaginations as sheep. Don’t forget, the official website is www.sheepandwool.com.
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Saturday, October 15 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Bobbie Groome - Journey, A Knitter's Research From Lerwick to Land's End (9-5 Saturday)

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Come join Bobbie on her travels, from country to country - from Lerwick to Land's End.  Meet the charming, hardworking people and the talented knitters she met along the way.                                                                                                 Bobbie shares with you stories, memories and unique knitting techniques she acquired along her Journey, to understand the "engineering of sweaters."  
Her "thoughts" and "schools" at the end of each chapter, highlight unique knitting stitches and techniques of the respective countries.  It is an authentic history, providing insight into early knitting and its necessity of the times.

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Bobbie Groome

Authors, Journey, A Knitter's Research from Lerwick to Land's End
Bobbie Groome, 90 years young, has had a lifetime journey including travels to foreign countries and remote, barely accessible islands due to her curiosity and personal passion for wool.  A designer, lecturer and teacher, she owned the beloved and highly regarded Wool Shop in Locust Valley, NY for over 30 years.  Her designs have been featured in national consumer and craft magazines.  She offers unique "hands-on" instructions... Read More →

Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm
Bldg B 41.936052, -73.908475

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