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.
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 specializes in providing dollmakers with an outstanding line of pure wool and mohair.
Hill Shepherd Farm specializes in coloured angora goats for the handspinner.
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.
This site has a large selection of luxury fibers from around the world including kid and adult mohair and mohair blends.
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.
The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
The Practical Spinner’s Guide – Cotton, Flax, Hemp (Practical Spinner’s Guides)
Spin Flax & Cotton: Traditional Techniques with Norman Kennedy
The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning: Being A Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinions On the Noble Art & Craft
The Knitter’s Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber
The Intentional Spinner
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Last Updated on January 6, 2021 by Paivi Suomi