Tag Archives: fiber crafts

Fiber Crafts EU: fibreeu

Finland

Iceland

Sweden

Ireland

Spring Wools
Wool shop in Dublin, Ireland.

Kerry Woolen Mills
Carded wool and yarn for knitting.

Donegal Yarns
Home of Donegal tweed yarns.

UK

Coldharbour Mill

Devere Yarns
Devere Yarns is a good source for natural wools and cotton yarns.

Fibre Harvest
Fibre Harvest provides fully worsted service: scouring, carding, combing, gilling and spinning.

Fibrecrafts
A great source for all your fibre needs.

Designer Yarns
Designer yarns for knitters, including a member chat board, free knitting patterns.

George Weil

Griffiths Mill
Weaving yarns, looms, braiding, handspinning, paper crafts, knitting, crochet, felting, jewellery making and lots of other craft supplies.

Natural Fibre Company

Texere Yarns
Texere Yarns in Yorkshire have an extensive supply of yarns, dyes and craft suppliers for the knitter, weaver, embroidery or textile artist.
Swaledale Woollens

Wensleydale Longwool Sheepshop
Handknit sweaters, Wensleydale fleeces and combed top.

Uppingham Yarns
A wide assortment of non-repeatable yarns for machine knitters, hand knitters and weavers.

West Yorkshire Spinners

Wingham Wool Work
Wingham Wool Work has been in the business of teaching spinning since the 1980’s. Located in Yorkshire, they are an excellent resource for handspinners, feltmakers and textile artists.

World of Wool
A world of wool at your fingertips from Huddersfield, UK.

Yeoman Yarns
Acrylics, cottons, mohair, metallics, wools and fancy yarns.

Yarn Shops

Sweden Yarn Shops
Iceland Yarn Shops
Finland Yarn Shops
Yarn Shops

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Fiber Crafts Sweden: fiber-sweden

Fargkraft AB
Yarn supplies, dyes and classes.

Borgs Vavgarner
My favourite shop for buying linen yarns from Sweden.

Holma-Helsinglands AB
The spinning mill that produces Bockens yarns.

Gudruns Ullbod
Handspinning classes, yarns and supplies.

Ostergotlands Ullspinneri
A Swedish spinning mill, yarn shop and wool products in felt and knitted
fabrics.

Silk Weaving Mill
Visit this interesting silk weaving mill.

Vavmagasinet
Of course, don’t forget to visit the Vav magazine website. Each issue is exciting and inspiring.

Yarn Shops

Sweden Yarn Shops
Iceland Yarn Shops
Finland Yarn Shops
Yarn Shops

Scandinavian Knitting Patterns

Latvian Mittens: Traditional Designs & Techniques
Latvian mittens from the various regions of the Baltic state

Swedish Knits: Classic and Modern Designs in the Scandinavian Tradition
This book brings the long-standing Swedish knitting tradition up-to-date with pieces that are as hip as they are fun to make.

Norwegian Handknits: Heirloom Designs from Vesterheim Museum
Folk mittens, socks, scarves, hats, wristers, handbags, knapsacks, and sweaters—all inspired by traditional knits housed in the museum.

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Fiber Crafts Iceland: fiber-iceland

Randburg
About Icelandic Wool – The Icelandic wool is made up of two types of fibers, coarse and fine. While the former are long, glossy, tough and water resistant, the latter tend to be softer and more insulating, providing a high resistance to cold and possessing a unique texture and natural colors.

Handknitter’s Association of Iceland

Frelsi Farm
Spinning Icelandic fleece.

Icelandic Knitter
Icelandic knitting patterns and kits.

Icelandic Lace Shawl
Lace Shawl pattern from Knitting Daily.

Knitting Patterns

Raglan Sweater Pattern
Seed Stitch Hat Pattern
ABC Knitting Pattern
Gaily Striped Ankle Warmers
Knitted Skirt

Yarn Shops

Sweden Yarn Shops
Iceland Yarn Shops
Finland Yarn Shops
Yarn Shops

Knitting Pattern Books

Icelandic Knitting: Using Rose Patterns
From traditional Icelandic rose-pattern designs, this charming and colorful collection includes sweaters, waistcoats, hats, scarves, and gloves for the whole family.

The Best of Lopi
This collection offers quick-to-knit patterns for easy-to-wear Arans and simple textured knits using Lopi, the uniquely lightweight bulky yarn spun in Iceland from its long-coated native sheep.

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Fiber Crafts Finland: fiber-finland

Many of these websites on Finland’s crafts are in Finnish. Some also have English webpages.

Kangas Aitta

Lankatalo
Finnish cotton and linen yarns.

Lankamaailma
A lovely yarn shop in Helsinki.

Joenlanka
Another Finnish shop selling cotton, linen and other weaving yarns.
Lankatavaratalo
And another Finnish yarn shop.

The Polar People
Go on a crafters holiday to Lapland and learn feltmaking.

Suomen Taitoverkko
A marketplace for Finnish crafts.

Taito Group
Taito Group produces a wonderful craft magazine featuring weaving, knitting, papermaking and other fibre crafts.

Taito Pirkanmaa
Finnish arts, crafts and yarnshop.

Friends of Finnish Handicraft

Craft Museum of Finland

Yarn Shops

Sweden Yarn Shops
Iceland Yarn Shops
Finland Yarn Shops
Yarn Shops

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