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The Fiber Arts

We're at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle for one of Indiana's largest fiber arts events.

Fiber Dyeing with Robin Edmundson

Before yarn can be turned into a shawl, woven rug, or striped socks, color must be added. An expert in color theory, Robin Edmundson shares her process for creating colors from her rural Solsberry, Indiana studio.

Rooing Day at Wee Sheep Shetland Farm

Visit Wee Sheep Shetland Farm in Bloomfield, Indiana to learn about the natural breaks in the wool of Shetland sheep that allows them to avoid the sheers each spring. Owner Pam Kinnaman shares history and fun with visitors and fiber enthusiasts.

The Bunny Barn at Breezy Manor

Meet Donna Jo a self-described “farmeress” who raises Angora rabbits with big personalities and even bigger coats of fur.

Also On This Episode:

  • Knitting for the Needy: Meet an elementary school student who inspired a project that produced hats and scarves for area homeless.
  • Sheep Street Fibers: We head down on the farm to shear sheep and see how wool is spun into yarn.

Originally aired 5/5/2011