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You can find over 1000 pages of information, hand-picked links, free patterns, resources and how-to instructions for weaving, spinning, dyeing, knitting, crochet, felting, papermaking, needlepoint, sewing, and other textile handicrafts. We also have a free Discussion Forum and Chat rooms where you can meet with all your fiber friends.

The Picks

Some of the recent updates to pages:
Sami Duodji Trademark
What is Sami Duodji

felt shrinkage
How Much Does Wool Felt Shrink?

Used Weaving Looms

Walnut J loom

Fireside Loom

Wet Felting with a Washboard
How to use a washboard for the final fulling process.

Corfu Style Supported Spindle

felt slippers
Felted Booties
How to make felted booties or slippers.

Crochet Booties
If you are not a felter, here are some crochet patterns for making slippers.

Agathis Weaving Shop
During a recent holiday in Kassiopi Corfu, I met a very talented and experienced weaver.

iTunes Apps
Specialized apps for your iPad or iPhone designed for crafts.

How to Knit the Heel of a sock using a Prym Sock Loom

Amigurumi Doctor patternAmigurumi Doctor Crochet Pattern

madderHow to Dye with Madder Root

card woven edge Card Woven Finishing Technique
How to do a braid finish to handwoven yardage using tablet or card weaving.

crochet bowlFree Crochet Bowl Patterns

What is a Russian join?

Textile Terms Dictionary
Our textile dictionary is being updated.

nalbinding bag Naalbinding Iphone Case

Fiber Art Teachers
If you teach fiber arts and would like to be added to our database, please let me know.

fuschia hand spun yarn Paivatar Handspun Yarns
Visit my new Facebook page to see what is the yarn of the day.

Felted Posy Pot
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Saami Band Weaving

Beaivi Loom Video
A video I made on how to weave with a Sami-style 2 hole rigid heddle loom.

Sami 2 Hole Weaving Reed
Paivi loom
My new loom – The Beaivi.

How to Warp the Beaivi Loom

Rigid Heddle Pickup Pattern

Weaving braids with a double slot weaving reed

Tablet Weaving Patterns
Card Weaving Pattern No 102

Band Weaving of Finland and Sweden


The Killing: Sarah Lund White Jumper, The Brown Jumper and the Red Jumper

How Long
How long does it take to knit a sweater?

Vintage Knitting:
Ankle Warmers – Vintage Knitting and Crochet Pattern

Vintage Pattern for a Knitted Skirt

Crock Pot Dyes
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Fungi Dyes

Used Weaving Looms:
Used Dorothy Table Loom
Used Norwood Loom for Sale

Countermarche Looms

10 Steps: How to Warp a Loom

Yarn and Fiber Shops

New Kindle Updates

How To Recipes

Kimono Patterns

Big CS Sitemap List

AFA Newsletter

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AFA Fiber Event Calendar

Add a Fiber Event to our Calendar

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This page last edited on January 23, 2015


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