Hello! I’m Stephanie, creator of Álainn Yarns. Álainn Yarns started out as a simple hobby turned into a business dream, but now it has transformed into a business reality! How did the name come about? Well Álainn is Irish for beautiful and is pronounced as ‘awl in’; it’s also a... Read more →

My new business is named "Fiber Devine". My name is Pam Devine. Catchy right? I've always loved learning new skills to express my creativity and Anoka Fiber Works has been a great support to me as I've delved into fiber. There is always someone there who is willing to help... Read more →

7 Pine’s Rabbitry began about 20 years ago, when I saw my first picture of an English Angora in a book. After that, I was on a hunt for Angoras. We found our first pair of French Angoras at an auction soon after that. They were badly matted, but we... Read more →

I am Teresa of Hollyhock Alpaca Creations LLC located near Grasston (20 miles north of Cambridge). My husband and I brought our first alpacas home in 2002 and raised alpacas for 13 years. In 2006, I left the corporate world to work full time in the alpaca business. In 2015,... Read more →

Soft, warm alpaca yarns in natural colors fill Q T Pi's stall at AFW. They also routinely carry fiber related items like these adorable stuffed alpacas and other surprises. I am Janet of Q T PI Alpacas, LLC. in Ramsey. My daughter and I joined the co-op when it first... Read more →

Why weave when I could buy textiles much faster and cheaper? Weaving is fascinating because of the combinations of interwoven colors and textures. Creating cloth from fine threads is satisfying in a way that purchasing commercial textiles could never be. I begin each project with an inspiration, usually from the... Read more →