Tag Archives: spinning fiber

Fibre Crafts Australia: fibreau

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

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Mohair Fibre: mohair

Mohair Weaving
Mohair is known as the diamond fibre because of its lustre and affinity to colour.

All Natural Fiber Farm
Raw, washed, picked, and carded fibers include: Karakul and crosses, Navajo-Churro and crosses, Columbia Cross, Jacob and crosses, Corriedale and crosses, Mohair, Angora.

Barkas Farms
Elizabeth Barkas describes how to select mohair and offers a wide selection of mohair fleeces, blended top and tools for the handspinner.

Colinette Textile Alchemy
Colinette has an extraordinary selection of hand-dyed yarns: mohair, silk, wools, cottons.

Colored Angora Goats
Coloured angora goats have been raised in California since about 1989. This site give information for raising angora goats as well as fibre for sale to spinners and dollmakers.

Fireside Basics
Fireside Basics specializes in providing dollmakers with an outstanding line of pure wool and mohair.

Hill Shepherd
Hill Shepherd Farm specializes in coloured angora goats for the handspinner.

Louet
Louet carries British mohair yarns as well as super fine kid and honey mohair top for spinning or doll making.

Margaret Peel’s Fibre Supplies
Margaret Peel’s in Australia, carries a wide range of ready to spin fibre and handspun yarns including kid, yearling or adult mohair in natural or dyed colours.

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

Mohair and More
Mohair and More offer a large variety of quality spinning equipment and fibers, fiber processing equipment, yarn and knitting supplies. The shop is located in New Waverly, Texasand they also raise registered white angora goats.

Paradise Fibers
This site has a large selection of luxury fibers from around the world including kid and adult mohair and mohair blends.
Quality Mohair
Hand washed, air dried and combed mohair locks for use in doll making or spinning.

Selecting, Preparing and Spinning Mohair
Elizabeth Barkas provides knowledgeable information on selecting quality mohair.

Shearing Angora Goats
Angora goats have a faster growth rate of hair compared to other animals. Good thing! Before and after photos of an angora goat.

Webs Yarn Merchant
Webs has a wide selection of specialty yarns ranging from rayon chenille, to mohair and wool blends designed for weavers and machine knitters.

Angora Goat Books

Living with Goats
Everything you need to know about raising goats.

The Angora Goat
How to get started in the goat business, the facilities needed, the importance of record keeping, nutrition, shearing, marketing and diseases.

Natural Goat Care
Topics include: correct housing and farming methods; choosing the right livestock; diagnosing health problems; nutritional requirements and feeding practices; vitamins and herbal, homeopathic and natural remedies; psychological needs of goats; breeds & breeding techniques.

Goat Song

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