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Australia, New Zealand - Yarn Shops for Weavers, Spinners, Knitters and Crafters

Galleries
Visit the on-line galleries and studios of textile artists in Australia and New Zealand.

Guilds
Here is a listing of guilds and fibre enthusiasts in Australia and NZ.

Fibreholics Homepage
Agnes Hauptli is a true fibreholic with a great selection of fibres to choose from: silks, wools, cottolins and even possum.

J J’s Wool & Craft
A delightful New Zealand site to visit featuring luscious hand-dyed wool yarns for knitters and mohair/silk slivers for handspinners. They can also process your special fibre blends.

Margaret Peel’s Fibre Supplies
A producer and supplier of carded mohair, wool, cashmere, silk as well as needlepoint and tapestry supplies.

The Retreat
If you are visiting Auckland, NZ, you can stay at the Moore’s B & B. Landscaped gardens, orchards, sheep and a weaving studio, make for a perfect holiday.

Wales MacKinlay
Wales MacKinlay is an industrial supplier of yarns and fibre for knitters and weavers in New Zealand.

Yarn and Fiber Shops

Yarn and Fiber – Canada
Yarn and Fiber – California
Yarn and Fiber – Europe and UK
Mills US
Mills UK
Mills Canada

Handspinning Books

The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
This covers almost every sheep breed in the world — from the longwool breeds of the United Kingdom to the Tasmanian merino, the Navajo churro, the northern European Faroese, and dozens and dozens more. It also includes goats, camelids (such as alpacas, llamas, and vicunas), bison, horses, musk oxen, rabbits, and even dogs.
UK: Fleece and Fiber Source Book

The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
Everything you need to know from set-up to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and macrame.
UK: Whole Craft of Spinning

Yarn Shops – Australia

Wool Roving

 

Ebay Finds

Hand painted wool roving for spinning or felting Pink Yellow Olive - Current price: $18.00

50 Colors Felting Wool Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for Needle Felting Hand Spinning D - Current price: $19.51

Hand painted wool roving for spinning or felting Oranges Browns - Current price: $18.00

Hand painted wool roving for spinning or felting Purple pink Olive - Current price: $18.00

Noro Rainbow Roll Unspun Pencil Roving Yarn Color 1021 Lot A Brights - Current price: $19.95

36 Colors Merino Wool Fibre Roving For Needle Felting Hand Spinning BIN - Current price: $7.73

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