Category Archives: Yarn Shops

Where to find a yarn shop near you.

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

Silk Weaving Mill
Visit this interesting silk weaving mill.

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

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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

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

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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

Finnish cotton and linen yarns.

A lovely yarn shop in Helsinki.

Another Finnish shop selling cotton, linen and other weaving yarns.
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

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Bodega Pastures Sheep
Bodega Pastures uses sustainable ranching practices and has organic wool from Churro, Columbia, Corriedale and Romney sheep.

Borgs Weaving Yarn
Swedish Borgs weaving yarns come in over 1000 colours, from cotton, rugwarp, linen, cottolin, wool and paper.

Bullens Wullens
Bullens Wullens has ready to spin, combed wool top: merino, Targhee, Corriedale and Finn in many lovely colours.

Camilla Valley Farm
Camilla Valley Farm, located north of Toronto, Ont, provides quality supplies for weavers, including cotton, linen and locally produced Philosopher’s Wool.

Caroline’s Yarns
Caroline produces handspun custom yarns from hand picked fleece for knitters and weavers.

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

Cotton Clouds
Cotton Clouds stocks over 21 different lines of cotton blend yarns.

Crescent Moon Fiber Mill
Qiviut and other luxury and exotic yarns, washing, picking, carding and spinning services.

Curl Yarns
Curl Bros. has high quality 2/8, 4/8, 8/8 and Perle mercerized cotton yarns in 43 vibrant colours.

Earthguild carries a wide range of supplies to serve the needs of the craft community: rugmaking, weaving, spinning, basketry, dyes.

Fibreholics Homepage
Agnes Hauptli is a true fibreholic with a great selection of fibres to choose from: silks, wools, cottolins and even possum.

Foxfibre Naturally Coloured Cotton
Sally Fox’s naturally coloured Foxfibre cotton yarns and spinning fibre.

Halcyon Yarn
Halcyon Yarn provides a mail-order service for handknitting, machine knitting and weaving yarns and spinning fibres. They carry over 100 varieties of yarn from silk to rug wools.

Harrisville Yarn
Harrisville wool tweed and Shetland yarns. Available on cones for machine knitting or weaving and washed skeins for handknitting.

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

Homestead Sheep and Fiber Products
Both handspun and millspun yarns are offered at this site, Jacob, lambswool and mohair blends.

In Sheep’s Clothing
In Sheep’s Clothing offers unique yarns and fibres, for weavers, knitters, spinners and basket makers.

J J’s Wool and 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.

Kreinik Threads
Silk and metallic threads are perfect for embellishment of your handwovens as well as downloadable freebies.

Lamb’s Ear Farm
Lamb’s Ear Farm has Beka looms, yarns, wheels, fibres, dyes and other goodies for the weaver and handspinner.

Lana Knits Hemp Kits
Lana Knits has Get to Know Hemp kits, for making washcloths, mitts and sweaters.

Langley Yarns
Spinning wheels and fiber, looms, weaving yarns, and weaving lessons by Barbara Braaten.

Lankapalvelu is a Finnish site that has a good selection of cotton and specialty yarns, including Poppana, cotton chenille, mop yarn. See Muutkodonta-materiaalit.

Louet is a wholesale supplier of exotic yarns, fibers, natural and chemical dyes, spinning wheels and looms.

Luxurious Fibers From Around the World
This site has a large selection of luxury fibers: alpaca, angora, mohair, camel, silk, handpainted yarns, cottons.

MacAusland’s Woollen Mills Ltd.
MacAusland’s has been producing yarn since 1932. This family run business supplies custom spinning and weaving yarns and their own pure wool blankets.

Margaret Peel’s Fibre Supplies
Margaret Peel’s in Australia, carries a wide range of ready to spin blended fibres and handspun yarns. Washing and dyeing is all done by hand, and carded by machine.

Mountain Spun Farm
Mountain Spun Farm has a bit of something for everyone. Triangle looms, spinning tools, Shetland and Romney sheep, Angora and Cashmere goats, angora bunnies and other fibre and fleece.

Nordic Studio
Nordic Studio has Bockens Line Linen in 16/1, 16/2, 28/2, tow, linen rug warp, bobbin lace as well as other wools and yarns imported from Sweden and Norway.

Odyssey Llama’s Fiber Corner
Looking for a source for llama fibre? Odyssey has raw and washed fleece and roving in a multitude of natural shades.

P C’s Pets
Pam Chapman raises Angora rabbits. She has fibre for sale as well as excellent advice for caring for your rabbit.

Paradise Fibers
Paradise Fibers has a wide selection of wools and mohairs, spinning fibres, and knitting/weaving yarns.

Fibreholics Homepage
Agnes Hauptli is a true fibreholic with a great selection of fibres to choose from: silks, wools, cottolins and even possum.

Foxfibre Naturally Coloured Cotton
Sally Fox’s naturally coloured Foxfibre cotton yarns and spinning fibre.

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

Red Barn Farm
Red Barn Farm has Targhee, Border Leicester wools from their own flock as well as spinning and weaving supplies.

Red Meadow
Red Meadow is an on-line store for weavers, spinners and other fibre artists.

Robin and Russ Handweavers Inc.
Robin and Russ is always a great source for weaving yarns. Their yarn catalog is worth ordering.

Rogue Icelandic Farm
Yvonne & David McDonald raise Icelandic sheep and Pygora goats in Oregon.

Savillehill Farm
An on-line studio catalog shop featuring equipment and supplies for both the beginner and experience fibre artist.

Snow Drift Farm
Take a llama trek in Cape Breton, NS and try out some mohair or llama fibre as well.

Spring Creek Organic Farm
Award winning natural coloured and white Romney sheep are organically raised. Each fleece is hand skirted to assure a clean fleece, free of vegetation.

Sugar Bush Hollow
Sugar Bush Hollow is a mother and daughter cottage industry that caters to all fiber enthusiasts. You can get Angora wool, Cormo fleece, and llama fiber or if you don’t spin yourself, they can spin it for you.

Sun Bench Fibres
Sun Bench Fibres began their business raising sheep and angora goats, carding the wool for handspinners. They have now expanded to carry an assortment of spinning fibres, weaving yarns, and Ashford, Lendrum and Leclerc equipment.

Treenway Silks
Treenway designs their own special blends of luxurious silks and colours. Who can resist?

Wales MacKinlay
Wales MacKinlay is an industrial supplier of yarns and fibre for knitters and weavers in New Zealand.

Weavers Loft
Weavers Loft in Indiana, carries looms, spinning wheels, books and suppliers for the weaver and handspinner.

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

Woolhouse Tools

Woolhouse Tools in Armstrong, British Columbia makes beautiful table and floor looms, shuttles, ball-winders and other weaving accessories.

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