Mary Beth and Helen Graham, from Seashore Haven, New Jersey, had hand-dyed yarns, luggage, craft kits for felted animals, and notecards On their Toad Hole gross sales space.
The sisters do a twice-weekly knitting podcast beneath the identify “The Artful Toads.”
“We did this pageant two years in the past and met A complete bunch of our podcast followers,” Helen Graham said.
Graham said the sisters started making luggage however branched into yarn dying as a Outcome of “people said That they had too many luggage, which is inconceivable.”
Their yarns are dyed in softer colours, extra of “an Impressionist palette,” she said.
The enterprise’s motto is “a whimsical, inventive Way of life.”
“That makes the world A greater place,” Graham said.
Kathy Gould, of Cambridge, was spinning wool On the gross sales space for her enterprise, Gallunach, an Irish phrase that she translated as “cleansing soap or cleanness.” She started with cleansing soap-making, then took up weaving, spinning and knitting. A pair of of the wool is from her personal sheep, she said.
“It’s important that we maintain these expertise alive for The subsequent period. That is our heritage,” Gould said.
Fiber crafts start with fiber animals. Anna Goodling had two Gotland sheep from Grand View Farm in Washington, Vermont.