Livestock – Fiber


From Sheep to Shawl! Did you ever wonder how yarn was made? Our fiber experts will facinate you first-hand with the centuries-old art of drum carding, spinning and weaving. Watch up close as ordinary fleece is transformed into vibrantly colored batts of yarn and hand-made bracelets for the kids!


  • Fleece drum carding, spinning and weaving demonstrations
  • Batts and batts of hand-dyed yarn
  • Hand-made bracelets for the kids!
  • An educational experience for the whole family!

FUN FACT: The Durham Fair Fiber Experts use Wool Carders similar to those first used in the late thirteen century