Fiber and Business Resources

Here is a list of various resources, from fiber friends to recommended brands to business tools. I am continually adding to the list as I come across new links to share.

Business & podcast resources
Siteground web hosting
Blubrry podcast hosting – 1 mth free, use promo code ‘Woolful’
Blubrry podcast statistics – 1 mth free, use promo code ‘Woolful’

Fiber Friends
The Craft Sessions
Tolt Yarn and Wool 

Fringe Association
By Annie Claire
Loop London
Rosa Pomar
Sunday Knits

My favorite fiber-conscious yarns, including breed specific and single farm yarns:
Beaverslide Mule-Spun Yarns
Swans Island Yarns
Twirl Yarn
O-Wool Yarns
Elsawool Yarns
Solitude Wool
De Rerum Natura
Insouciant Fibers
Sincere Sheep
Quince and Co
Hey Lady Hey
Wing and a Prayer Farm
Stonehedge Fiber
Green Mountain Spinnery
Mountain Meadow Wool
Camellia Fiber Co
Peace Fleece
Blacker Yarns
Brooklyn Tweed
Retrosaria by Rosa Pomar
Woolfolk Yarn
Vreseis Limited

Alternatives to superwash sock yarn:
O-Wash Fingering by O-Wool (A certified organic superwash process)
Beaverslide 2-ply Sport sock weight (merino with mohair to add strength)
Beaverslide 3-ply DK sock weight  (merino with mohair to add strength)
MOCO Qivuit Musk Ox sock weight (Qivuit is stronger than wool and does not shrink)
Green Mountain Spinnery Meadow sock weight (Fine wool and mohair to add strength)
The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering weight

Alternatives to superwash sport, dk, worsted and aran weight yarns (see my favorite yarns below for more of all weights):
Swans Island Washable Wool Collection DK weight (A certified organic superwash process)
Sincere Sheep Luminous DK weight
O-Wash Sport (A certified organic superwash process)
A Verb For Keeping Warm Pioneer worsted weight
Jill Draper’s Empire Aran weight
A Verb for Keeping Warm Clover DK weight

Alternative to superwash bases for dyeing:
Imperial Stock Ranch Yarns
Yarn Undyed USA (Mostly non-superwash bases, and an exciting new line of Sustainable Merino)
Green Mountain Spinnery
Snoqualmie Valley Yarn
Echoview Fiber


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  • Reply Yarn and Pointy Sticks | Love Local Yarn February 6, 2016 at 1:18 am

    […] has a brilliant set of resources on her website for those looking for local and single origin yarns. Many of them of US focussed but I still think […]

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