Category Archives: YARNS

Yarns for the knitting, weaving or crochet.

Yarn Shops: fiber-colorado

Where to find craft supplies, yarns, looms and equipment in Colorado.

Green Valley Weavers and Knitters
Knitting, weaving, crochet, dye supplies in Colorado Springs, CO.

Gypsy Wools
Gypsy Wools aim is to find the most unique yarns and spinning fibers, and new to Gypsy Wools, fine needlepoint and embroidery supplies in Boulder, CO.

Neota Designs
Unique hand-painted yarns from Estes Park, CO.

Table rock Llamas Fiber Arts Studio
Dyes, roving, fibers, felting supplies, hand-dyed yarns in Black Forest, CO.

Yarn and Fiber Suppliers

Fiber – Canada
Fiber – Asutralia
Fiber – California
Fiber – Arizona
Fiber – Europe

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ANTIQUE SPINNING WHEEL / WALNUT / 33” HIGH

$179.95
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Charkha book style spinning wheel

$130.00
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Yarn Shops: fiber-california

Alpaca Direct
Alpaca yarns, roving, knitting supplies in Brentwood, CA.

CA – Atteberry Farm
Cotswold, Rambouillet and other naturally coloured sheep are raised at Atteberry Farm.

CA – Bodega Pastures Sheep
Organically raised Columbia, Corriedale, Romney and Churro represent the flock at Bodega.

Carolina Homespun
Classes and supplies for the knitter, crocheter, weaver, handspinner and other fiber artists in San Francisco, CA.

Knit Culture
Yarns, needles, notions, patterns, crafts in Los Angeles, CA.

Lake Tahoe Yarn Company
Knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, dyes in Truckee, CA.

CA – Lofty Lou’s
Lofty Lou’s has a bit of everything for your spinning and weaving needs, Ashford, Louet, Schacht, Harrisville, Glimakra, as well as kits, yarns and fibres for the handspinner, weaver or knitter.

Piedmont Yarns
Designer knitting kits, quality yarns, knitting classes in Oakland, CA.

Uncommon Threads
Beautiful yarns from around the world can be found in Los Altos, CA.

Unwind Yarn
Beginner knitting classes, crochet yarns and supplies in Burbank, CA.

Village Spinning and Weaving
Spinning wheels, weaving tools, tatting, bobbin lace, dyes in Solvang, CA.

Yarn Boutique
Yarns and classes for knitters and crochet in Lafayette, CA.

Your Knitting Place
Knitting yarns, fibers, yarn organizers, in Pleasantron, CA.

Yarn and Fiber Suppliers

Fiber – Canada
Fiber – Australia
Fiber – Arizona
Fiber – California
Fiber-Colorado
Fiber – Europe

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ANTIQUE SPINNING WHEEL / WALNUT / 33” HIGH

$179.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-7-2019 17:09:43 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $179.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Charkha book style spinning wheel

$130.00
End Date: Tuesday Sep-3-2019 18:56:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $130.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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Yarn Shops: fiber-arizona

The Spinster in Kingman
Knitting, crochet, weaving, felting, tatting supplies and classes in Kingman, Arizona.

Fiber Factory
Fiber Factory in Mesa, Arizona features free patterns, knitting, weaving looms, spinning supplies.

Grandma’s Spinning Wheel
Knitting classes, crochet, handspinning, fiber art jewellery, exotic fibers, dyes in Tuczon, AZ.

Tempe Yarn and Fiber
Master spinners program, classes, patterns, yarns, needles and fiber supplies in Tempe, AZ.

Yarn and Fiber Suppliers

Fiber – Canada
Fiber – Australia
Fiber – Arizona
Fiber – California
Fiber-Colorado
Fiber – Europe

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ANTIQUE SPINNING WHEEL / WALNUT / 33” HIGH

$179.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-7-2019 17:09:43 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $179.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Charkha book style spinning wheel

$130.00
End Date: Tuesday Sep-3-2019 18:56:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $130.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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Rug Yarns

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Borgs Weaving Yarn
Sweden’s Borgs is a good source for weaving yarns, including linens, wools, rug warp and rug weft.

Crescent Moon Fibers Mill and Shop
In addition to their fiber processing services, Crescent Moon also carries yarns suitable for rug warp, such as Scottish Blackface.

Halcyon Yarn
Halcyon is a mail-order supplier of handknitting, machine knitting and weaving yarns. Spinning fibres, rug wools and rug-hooking kits are also available.

Hemp Textiles Int.
Hemp Textiles Int. is a wholesale supplier of hemp spinning fibres and yarns.

MacAusland’s Woollen Mills Ltd.
This family-owned spinning mill produces wool yarns in several weights: 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 ply.

R and M Yarns
R & M has an ever changing selection of mill-end wool, cotton, rayon and acrylic yarns, suitable for machine knitting and weaving.

Robin and Russ Handweavers Inc.
Robin & Russ has been in the handweaving business since the end of WWII. They carry a wide selection of interesting weaving yarns too numerous to list fully on their website.

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

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

Handwoven Rugs

Catalogne Rugs

Wagon Wheel Rugs

Doubleweave Rugs

Rug Patterns

Weaving Books: Rag Rugs

Making Rag Rugs: 15 Step-by-Step Projects
Step-by-step instructions for 15 rugs that are hooked, prodded, clipped, or braided.
UK: Making Rag Rugs

The Rag Rug Handbook
Rag rugs from basic information to drafts for 20 traditional two- and four-shaft patterns.
UK:Rag Rug Handbook

The Braided Rug Book: Creating Your Own American Folk Art
The classic guide to an enduring American craft – Beginners will learn about wools and other materials, how to care for finished rugs, and how to recognize a quality rug.
UK: Braided Rug Book

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ramie

Biosteel Yarn

Peat Moss
Peatmoss can be blended with wool to create unusual and beautiful yarns and textiles.

Curds and Whey
Handspinning milk protein fiber

Ramie: Old Fiber – New Image
Ramie is strong and silky in appearance, with better absorbency than linen. This Ohio State University site gives a good overview of ramie and its history.

Handspinning Books: Exotic Yarns

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

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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Organic Yarns

Crackle
Naturally coloured Foxfibre cotton yarn, woven in crackle.

Paivatar
Organic wool and handspun yarns and unique handwoven products.

madder yarn

Bodega Pastures Sheep>
Bodega Pastures uses sustainable ranching practices in the raising of their flock. Organically grown fleece is available: Churro, Columbia, Corriedale and Romney.

Conventional Cotton Statistics
Some compelling reasons to consider going organic in your textile pursuits.

Hemp Textiles Int.
Hemp Textiles Int. is a wholesale supplier of hemp spinning fibres and yarns.

The Organic Cotton Exhibit
A presentation of many compelling reasons why you should go organic.

Organic Style: Wool
From the Organic Style magazine, an article about the new fashion trend of organic wool clothing. The article includes a hand-knitted scarf pattern.

The Organic Cotton Site
A site dedicated to farmers, manufacturers, retailers and others who are devoted to making organic cotton a viable alternative.

Spring Creek Organic Farm
Award winning, natural coloured organic Romney sheep are raised with the weaver, spinner or fibre artist in mind. The fleece are hand skirted to assure a clean fleece, free of vegetation.

Vreseis Ltd.
Cottons that grow in natural colours of greens and browns are grown organically. Spinning fibre and yarns have been spun in various weights, 18/2, 10/2, 4/4 and chenille yarns, for knitting and weaving.

Organic Dyes

Mushroom and Fungi Dyes
Natural Dyes

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ANTIQUE SPINNING WHEEL / WALNUT / 33” HIGH

$179.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-7-2019 17:09:43 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $179.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Charkha book style spinning wheel

$130.00
End Date: Tuesday Sep-3-2019 18:56:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $130.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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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

..more Handspinning books..
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ANTIQUE SPINNING WHEEL / WALNUT / 33” HIGH

$179.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-7-2019 17:09:43 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $179.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Charkha book style spinning wheel

$130.00
End Date: Tuesday Sep-3-2019 18:56:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $130.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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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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