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Novelty Yarns

Colinette Textile Alchemy
Colinette has an extraordinary selection of hand-dyed yarns: chenilles, wools, cottons, silks in unique colours.

Cotton Clouds
Cotton Clouds has over 1500 colours of cotton yarns to choose from, in chenille,textured, boucle, for weavers, knitters and crocheters.

hemp yarn

Halcyon Yarn
Nearly a hundred varieties of fancy yarn, silks, heavy rug wools, spun and dyed in a rich colour palette.

R & M Yarns
R & M’s selection of yarns is ever-changing. They supply mill-end wool, cotton, rayon and acrylic yarns, suitable for machine knitting and weaving.

Robin & Russ Handweavers Inc.
Robin and Russ is always a great source for weaving yarns. Their catalog includes wools, cottons, linens, alpaca, metallics in various weights and textures.

Webs Yarn Merchant
Webs has their own selection of specialty yarns ranging from rayon chenille, to mohair and wool blends as well as yarns from leading distributors.

Yarn Barn
The Yarn Barn has thousands of pounds of wool, rug yarns, cottons and linens in addition to their weaving equipment.

Yarns And…
Yarns And… carries yarns and threads from over 100 yarn manufacturers: acrylics, cottons, embroidery, and wools suitable for hand and machine knitting as well as weaving.

Svalan
A Swedish site that has woven items as well as Poppana and other yarns. An email address is supplied, so you can write to them in English, requesting information on their yarns.

Yarns

Chenille Yarns
Sari Silk Yarn
Hemp Yarns
Ramie
Paper Yarn
Nettle Yarn
Spider Silk

Handspinning Books

Teach Yourself Visually Handspinning (Teach Yourself Visually Consumer)
This visual guide shows you the basics, beginning with the tools and fibers, and takes you through spinning, plying, making novelty yarns, using exotic fibers, dyeing, and more.
UK: Teach Yourself Visually Handspinning
Kindle Version:
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Handspinning
UK Kindle: Teach Yourself Visually Handspinning

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

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Handspun Yarns – EBay Watch

 

Ebay Finds

DK Baby Cashmere Silk Wool Crochet Children Hand knit Scarf Yarn 3x50gr Balls 38 - Current price: $3.25 - Auction

Alpaca Yarn - Alpaca/Merino Yarn for Knitting or Crocheting - Current price: $20.00

Sale New Yarn Soft Worsted Cotton Chunky Shawl Scarf Hand Knitting 3x50gr 239 - Current price: $7.96

** KNIT PICKS CHROMA TWIST Sock Yarn, (SANDPIPER), Wool/Nylon, 100g - Current price: $9.10 - Auction

Hand spun merino wool yarn lot 3skiens. verigated grey, blue, purple, mauve,pink - Current price: $7.19 - Auction

CRAZY Yak Roving 100% White 15 microns soft combed top spin 28 grams Fiber fibre - Current price: $8.50

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