GENERAL BAILEY HOMESTEAD FARM
"The Wool Mercantile"
Greenfield Center, New York 12833-2005
FAX  893-0778
Farm Store specializes in wool products. We sell equipment and supplies for
hand spinning, weaving, knitting, rug making, fiber dying and felting. Our
book, pattern and button inventory is extensive. Spinning, dyeing, knitting
and sheep care classes are also available.
Welcome to the General
Bailey Homestead Farm
Web Site. We hope you will enjoy your visit
and come back soon!
Should you have any
questions about our products or
services, please call or E-Mail me
MAP TO THE FARM
Get off at Exit 15 of the Northway.
From the North,
make a right turn onto Route 50.
From the South, make a
left turn onto Rte. 50. Just keep going straight now until you get to
Spier Falls Road. Do not make a left turn onto Broadway. Route
50 makes a turn here. You will pass the hospital (Church St.).
You will be going through the North end of Saratoga Springs toward Corinth
and Greenfield on 9N. Go under 2 railroad bridges, one before
Greenfield and one after. At the second railroad bridge, you will see a
small train station. Go about .8 mi to Spier Falls Road. Make a right hand
turn at the caution light on to Spier Falls road. We are 2 miles down the
road. The Farm Store is in a barn which sits at the edge of the road on the
Knitting Classes: Announcement to follow
NYS Sheep & Wool
Oct. 21 & 22, 2017
Nov 4 & 5, 2017
Festival of New England at the Big E Fairground
West Springfield MA
Our Naturals Collection: all undyed natural colors
|3 Ply Bulky Weight Yarn from our Farm is Back
in Stock, natural white sheep & dyed colors|
|3 ply worsted weight, Natural Light Gray
Sheep , natural White Sheep, Med. Brown Sheep, Natural Ragg tri-color &
|Sport Weight un-dyed Light Gray Sheep 2 ply
and some dyed colors|
|NEW Tri color Ragg Yarn:
[Tweed Sheep] natural white, dark
brown and light brown. Mostly Merino. Very Soft! 250 yard skein $16.00.|
Yarns from Our
Undyed, Natural 2 or 3 ply cream white worsted, 3 ply White Sheep Bulky,
worsted 3 ply brown heather yarns. 250 yd skein or smaller skeins if
you choose. 5 sts per inch size 7 needles|
6 sts per inch on
size 3 or 4 needles: natural gray or dyed colors.|
|Hand Dyed Colors Worsted,
Bulky and Sport Weights|
|Merino & Corriedale plus
"downy" wools for softness and loft|
|Bulky weight 200 yard
skein, 3 to 4 stitchs per inch on size 10 needles|
|250 yard 4 oz 2 ply
or 3 ply skein of Natural Color worsted weight 5 sts/inch on size 7 needles
Our historic farm is
located in the foothills of the Adirondack
Mountains in upstate New York.
The farm is named after its originator, Samuel Bailey.
General Bailey fought as one of George Washington’s
staff officers during the Revolutionary War.
After the war, the barns and house were built in 1798.
Later, General Bailey helped form what is now known as the New York National
Our farm is home to a large flock of natural color sheep being
raised for their beautiful wool.
Our business is dedicated to bringing you top quality products at reasonable
Kathy, Red and Armand
Please call ahead.
We sell fiber, yarns, dyes, books, patterns,
magazines, videos, buttons, wool wash, hand
knitted sweaters, soap, spinning wheels, looms, knitting needles, crochet
hooks, and much more!
ship UPS, Global Priority, Surface Economy and US Mail
to almost anywhere in the world.
Payment must accompany order. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover,
check or money order as payment. Payment plan available on
spinning wheels and drum carders. Any unpaid balance past 30 days will be
charged interest of 1 1/2% of unpaid balance per month. Prices subject
to change without notice.
FARM STORE HOURS
Open Monday to Saturday by appointment. CLOSED
Please call ahead to be sure someone will
be here. We do
shows during the year, which makes it necessary to close the store at times.
You specify the amount and we will mail you our
Spinning and knitting offered. We offer private
and group instruction. Consultation available.
Free spinning instruction
with any wheel purchased from us.
Any customer information is
for the sole purpose of processing your order. It is not sold
nor exchanged with anyone.
You may returned undamaged
merchandise in the original packaging with in 30 days.
Your full purchase price will be refunded excluding any shipping charges. If
an item is special ordered,
there will be a 15% re-stocking fee. NO EQUIPMENT RETURNS AFTER 30 DAYS.
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