Ellen’s 1/2 Pint Farm

Fiber, Hand-Dyed or Hand-Spun
Project Bags and Other Yarn Accessories

Website: ellenshalfpintfarm.com

How to Shop

Online Store: ellenshalfpintfarm.wordpress.com/ordering-online/
Contact via Facebook Messenger: Ellen Minard

Virtual Booth Tour Video

Discount/Special Offer

In addition to the show colorway, and one particular yarn in that colorway on sale, we will be offering free shipping through the festival weekend. No special code is needed for either the sale yarn, or the free shipping.

Festival Exclusive

Festival exclusive is the colorway “Hopeful”. There are two weights of yarn on the website in that colorway, with a show sale price, (but all of my yarns and fibers will be available to order in that special colorway).

About Us

Ellen’s 1/2 Pint Farm has been exhibiting, in the main building, at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival for close to 30 years. Our booth is always full of handpainted yarns and fibers, display garments for kits, project bags, knitting needles and assorted accessories!

We look forward to seeing everyone each May, and seeing what you have made with the yarn that you purchased the previous year. We will miss seeing everyone this year, but hope to at least get a chance to chat with all of you through our FaceBook page, and via email.

Last year we did a “corona” series of show colorways, starting with CoronaBird for the Maryland virtual show in May. This year, things are looking up! We started out this spring with a show colorway special of “Grateful” for SPA (because we are still so very grateful, we are keeping that colorway special through the show this weekend!). But now, especially with the vaccinations available, we are feeling hopeful. Therefore, we’ve got a show colorway special for this weekend, called “Hopeful”. It is inspired by the sunrise, and is a bright, cheery colorway! Please check it out and contact us if you have any questions. We plan to continue our series of show colorway specials this year with Peaceful and Joyful….stay tuned!!!

We are always available to answer questions, and email is the best way to contact us. Cannot wait to see all of you again, in person, in 2022.

Contact Information

85 Tucker Hill Rd
Norwich, VT 05055

(802) 649-5420

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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Correction - registration for our our in-person classes for 2023 will open at 2:00 pm ET on Sunday, February 19, not February 12 as previously posted.A preview of the classes has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class details, including dates and times, will be posted in the next day or two. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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A preview of our in-person classes for 2023 has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class information will be posted once we work out a few more details. Registration will open on February 12. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to our wonderful instructors - Maggie Casey. Jillian Moreno, Esther Rodgers, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Kristen Walsh - for teaching virtually for our second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest. Thank you, too, Angela Muller, for your fabulous and informative lecture. And a resounding thank you to all the participants (and class assistants) that made Winterfest a success!See you at the live 50th annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 6 & 7. The class listings for that should be posted in the next week or so. Registration will open on February 12. ... See MoreSee Less
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