I bought a new spinning wheel recently- A Kromski Polonaise from Wingham Woolwork. This is a Ferrari of spinning wheels. In order to give this new wheel a true test of what it can do, I then went to London’s local weaving centre – located in North London – Handweavers Studio and Gallery where they… Continue reading Kromski Polonaise Spinning Wheel
Mudchute Farmis located on the Isle of Dogs, in east London. Mudchute Association is a registered charity formed to preserve the natural habitat of the area and to promote educational and leisure activities. I’ve had the delightful opportunity to work at Mudchute Farm, giving weaving and hand spinning demonstrations. There are also several other farms… Continue reading Mudchute Farm
Did you know stinging nettles can be handspun into yarn.
Did you know you can spin dog hair?
Galleries Visit the on-line galleries and studios of textile artists in Canada. Guilds Here is a listing of guilds and fibre enthusiasts in Canada. Briggs and Little Briggs and Little Woolen Mills has been spinning wool from Canadian sheep for the past 140 years. Cornerstone Fibres Angora bunnies and lots of other goodies for the… Continue reading Craft Shops Canada
Where to shop for spinning fiber and yarns in Australia and New Zealand