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Handspun Yarns

Angora Scarf Project
Weave yourself an angora scarf with your handspun. This article also describes a core spinning technique.

Handspun Knitting Patterns
A collection of knitting patterns that would be suitable for your unique handspun yarns.

Paivatar Yarns
Handspun yarns: pure merino wool hand-dyed with natural and organic dyes and handknit sweaters made in the Sami tradition.

Five Bags Full
Karen Pfundtner is the proud recipient of 5 bags of llama. Lots of socks to spin and knit.

Knitting with Handspun
Some tips on knitting with your handspun yarns.

Kool-aid Mittens
Linda dyed some wool in kool-aid, then spun and Navajo-plied the yarn. This made some very vibrant mittens.


Romney & Blue Leicester
Stella spun some beautiful Romney dyed in colorful magenta and purples.

Handspun Silk Top
Do you have some handspun silk but don’t know what to do with it? Here is a summer top that I knitted using rainbow-dyed silk.

Variegated Handspun Socks
Do you have bits of fibre left over in your stash? Blend them together and knit up some socks.

Etsy
Look for some of my handspun yarn specials on Etsy.

Folksy
Folksy – the UK marketplace for selling handspun yarns and other craft items.

Blue Heaven Dreams
Blue Heaven Dreams offers custom spinning services for your pet fur. It can be spun into yarn and woven or crocheted into a lasting keepsake.

Caroline’s Yarns
Caroline produces custom yarns from hand picked fleece for both knitters and weavers.

Family Handspun
Gigi Matthews likes to spin unique yarns with unusual fibres such as jute, flax, and soy as well as with eco friendly fibres like recycled denim, sari silk, and plastic bottles.

Horsedancer Designs
Yarns spun by a warm, cozy fire. Navajo plied, drop spindle, hand-dyed, Navajo Churro, wool, llama, mohair, silk, cotton or blends of silver and gold metallic.

ISeeSpots Farm
Mary Ellen’s handspun yarns feature fluffy angora and wool from Jacob sheep.

Marian’s Fiber Items
Marian’s Fiber specializes in blending llama with wool for their unique handspun yarns.

Merriwinds Farm
Merriwinds Farm raises Cheviots, Shetlands and angora bunnies, for your spinning pleasure.

The Mohair Connection
Mohair fleece, roving, yarns for weaving and handspun mohair for the knitter.

Oriental Carpet Pile Yarns
Handspun long staple wool Ghazni from the northwest frontier highlands of Pakistan.

Pam’s Yarn @ Hatchtown Farm
Beautiful, colourful handspun yarns can be ordered to your custom requirements.

Sugar Bush Hollow
Sugar Bush Hollow is a mother and daughter cottage industry that caters to all fiber enthusiasts. You can get Angora wool, Cormo fleece, and llama fiber or if you don’t spin yourself, they can spin it for you.

Handspinning Books

The Knitter’s Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber
The vast world of sheep and their wool into the language and context of knitting.
UK: Knitters Book of Wool

The Intentional Spinner
Offering a blend of technical knowledge, history, and easy-to-use tips, this inspiring collection of spinning wisdom deftly explores the three fundamental areas of yarn production: understanding fibers, managing yarn structure, and making yarns that precisely meet the spinner’s needs.
UK: Intentional Spinner

..more Handspinning books

Knitting with Handspun Yarns

EBay Watch

 

Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica Variegated - Paris (7306) (100g) Knitting Wool

Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica Variegated - Paris (7306) (100g) Knitting Wool
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Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica Variegated - Paris (7306) (100g) Knitting Wool
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home spun pure LLAMA yarn

home spun pure LLAMA yarn
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home spun pure 2 ply LLAMA yarn

home spun pure 2 ply LLAMA yarn
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Himalaya Purple, Red, Blue Wool Yarn by Crystal Palace Knit Weave Crochet

Himalaya Purple, Red, Blue Wool Yarn by Crystal Palace Knit Weave Crochet
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$8.60
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Himalaya Purple, Red, Blue Wool Yarn by Crystal Palace Knit Weave Crochet
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Hand Spun Yarns

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