No-Nylon Sock Knitting

Since I had cancer last year, I have spent time examining how I live and what possible environmental effects could have had an influence on getting this disease. I have had to change many things in my life and to examine what foods I eat, the types of fabrics and clothes that I wear, the … Continue reading “No-Nylon Sock Knitting”

Plant Dyes and Your Health

Did you know that textiles dyed with plant dyes can be good for you? As a part of my personal search for a healthier lifestyle, I am on an ongoing quest to learn more about natural plant dyes, their uses and how to achieve the range of colours that plant dyes can produce. In this … Continue reading “Plant Dyes and Your Health”

Flax and Linen

Tow flax, linen, ramie weaving yarns for warp and weft and spinning bast fibres and blends.

Silk

Exotic tussah, bombyx silk yarns, spinning fibre, caps and bricks for the handspinner, knitter or weaver,

Mawata Silk

Making a Silk wallet using handspun mawata silk caps

Mohair Fibre

Angora goat producers and sources for both mohair spinning fibre and yarns –

Knitting Patterns

Knitting patterns, how-to knit tutorials

Yarn Shops

A handpicked selection of yarn shops