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

2022 Catalog Cover Artist

Susan Due Pearcy has lived in the Agricultural Reserve in Barnesville, Maryland for 27 years and enjoys having sheep grazing next door and fibre artist friends nearby. She is continually inspired in her art and life by the natural beauty of her surroundings and works plein air in oil and pastel and creates her printmaking in Sugarloaf Studio behind her home...

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If you didn't brave the weather to come to last week's festival, but still want a festival t-shirt, you're in luck. Our online store at is being restocked with 2022 merchandise and should be ready by Monday, May 16, 2022 (they just need a little time to unpack the boxes that came back from the festival and see what's what). If memory serves, they will have two colors of short sleeve tees, a long sleeve tee, hats, aprons, fleece vests, sling bags and cinch sack/backpacks. Sorry, the large canvas tote bags are all gone.The online store is at www.sheepman.com/product-category/maryland-sheep-wool-festival-online/. You can also purchase these items in person at the Ceresville New Holland, Inc./Sheepman Supply Co. showroom in Frederick, Maryland. #mdsw2022 #festivalgear ... See MoreSee Less
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If you or anyone else receives an email claiming to be able to sell you a list of attendees of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, please ignore it as IT IS A SCAM. It has come to our attention that companies are emailing some of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s exhibitors and attendees, claiming to offer our attendee email list. This is a common occurrence with large conferences and trade shows in recent years.It is our policy to NEVER sell, rent, or share attendee contact information. No company is authorized to distribute or sell any email lists of Festival attendees. The Festival is not providing this list nor generating these messages. How did they get your email? Software programs can crawl websites in search of email addresses that are listed on them (identifiable by the @ sign).If you receive an email offering to sell you a list of Festival attendees, do not respond to it. By responding—even with a request to unsubscribe—you confirm that your email address is a valid one, which may increase the likelihood that you’ll be contacted again. ... See MoreSee Less
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This little lost lamb kid's mitten was turned in to the Lost & Found and would like to find it's mate. There is also a handmade shawlette someone might be missing, along with the usual random assortment of items -- reading glasses, etc. -- and, no surprise, a folding umbrella and a pair of rubber boots. Message me or email if any of these sound like they might belong to you, or if there is something else you would like me to check for. #mdsw2022 #lostandfound ... See MoreSee Less
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