Patricia Sanville

Budding Creek Farm


Patricia Sanville has been involved in the fiber world since the age of 4, when she found her grandmother’s stack of granny squares and learned how to crochet. Sanville’s other grandmother shared her love of farming with her. Combining these two passions since moving to Maryland 10 years ago, Sanville now raises a flock of wool sheep on her farm, Budding Creak Farm, where she teaches multiple fiber arts classes to both children and adults (including fiber preparation, spinning, dyeing, felting, knitting, and crocheting). She also gives lectures on a variety of topics, holds monthly spin and knit nights at her farm, and advises others in the sheep and fiber community.

Patricia will be speaking at the Maryland Fairs


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Processing Fiber

Now that you've harvested your fiber (whether from shearing your sheep or Angora goat, or by plucking your rabbit or cashmere goat), what's next? Follow along through all the steps and learn the best method for your situation. Explore the tools you need, those you don't, and when to call in the professionals. Get the most from a fiber flock or herd without the stress and drama. You can do this!
Animal Husbandry

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Maryland, Sunday 1:00-1:30 p.m., Grit Stage
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