Dallas-Fort Worth Fiber Fest - What an Event! What a Marketplace!

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I'm still in recovery mode from the Dallas Fort Worth Fiber Fest what a great event! I'll have more on my classes and the wonderful people I met on another day, today's post is about the marketplace. 

DFW Fiber Fest takes place at a convention center with classes upstairs and the market on the ground floor. There were almost 100 vendors, plus a big seating area and a Fiberatory, where there demonstrations, yarn tastings, and equipment samplings.

I found some delicious fiber and other goodies in the market.

Lisa Souza fiber (Lto R), 50% Merino/ 50% cashmere top, 16 micron Merino and two braids of BFL. I can't begin to describe how soft the Merino and the Merino cashmere blend fibers are. The BFL is for a blog post for Schacht so I get to spin it right away!

Gynx Yarn mixed BFL top, wonderfully dark and stormy.

Independence Fiber Mill Pygora cloud, Texas Tweed yarn (60% Rambouillet/ 40% Mohair) and roving of the same blend. I'm a wee bit obsessed with this yarn.

Delicious soap from Goodies Unlimited. Yes, that is chocolate soap. 

And Weaving on 3 Shafts from Yarnorama. Yes, it's a weaving book for a shaft loom. No, I don't have a shaft loom. We will discuss this phenomena at a later date.........