Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Home & Living
  3. Hobbies

See photos from this year's Kid 'N Ewe fiber festival

See also

Birds aren’t the only ones who head south in the winter. Last weekend, Austin knitters, crocheters, weavers and spinners flocked southwest to Boerne for the Kid 'N Ewe fiber festival. More than 40 vendors set up shop at the Kendall County Fairgrounds, filling 30,000 square feet with fiber arts.

More Photos

Fiber artists of all varieties were in attendance. Heavenly Fiber, who made their fiber festival debut at Yellow Rose earlier this year, brought selection of colorful yarns as batts. Knitting Rose was just one of several vendors to feature blends of bison fiber with wool and other fibers for yarn that gets softer with wear and always stays warm. They also had original patterns from designer Melissa Lemmons on display, giving not just the supplies for knitting, but suggestions as well.

There were also vendors who had no fiber, but the tools to turn it into your next project. Hokett Would Work had hand-crafted tools of every variety from seam rippers and shuttles to bowls and keychains. Jeri Brock, who partners with Yarnorama for a spindle of the month club, brought her spindles and other woodwork crafting accessories. The Paige yarn store was also in attendance, along with Tinsmith's Wife from Comfort. There were even alpacas, sheep, and goats, the source of most of the fiber on display.

If you weren't able to attend this year's festival, mark your calendar for next year. In the meantime, click on the slideshow above to see photo highlights from this year's vendors. For more on Austin knitting, literature, and more, visit my personal blog, the knitlit twit.




  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!