Bamboo, Silk & Cotton

Dyed Bamboo Top 

This nicely dyed bamboo fiber (and white) can be spun by itself, blended with fine wools or plied into your yarn for nice color effects. And best of all, we have it at a a great price, so get it while you can! Bamboo top is easy to spin and very comfortable to wear even in warmer climates. Nice sheen and seven scrumptious shades to choose from, plus white. White 4oz $6.95, Dyed Colors 4oz $9.95

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Merino- Tencel Top 50/50

merino wool and tencel blend for spinning yarn

Treat yourself! 50% superfine 80s merino combined with 50% Tencel for shine. The combination of the soft natural white merino with the shiny, absorbent and moisture controlling Tencel top makes this fiber blend special. This top has a beautiful sheen and drape!! If you love merino-silk blends you will love this one too! Natural white.

Superfine Merino Tencel Top
8oz  $19.95   Quantity



Tencel Top

viscose topTencel is a new age fiber that is ecofriendly and economical. Tencel absorbs moisture naturally. Because of the fiber structure Tencel creates an optimal skin climate that is especially evident in warmer climates.

It has a nice sheen and drape and takes dye well. Use as a silk substitute, or spin by itself. Tencel top is very similar to Bamboo top.

 

Tencel Top 8oz  $14.95   Quantity
 

Exotic Animal Fibers

Angora Top

Yummy! Fluffy anangora top for spinningd so soft this combed Angora top for spinning is one of life's little luxuries. Almost white Angora top can be blended with merino or other fine fibers.

You will need only a little bit to give your garments a nice "halo". Start with 20 % angora top and blend with your fiber or go all out and spin by itself. Very fine and warm!! Treat yourself! Great Britain.


Angora Top 1oz    $7.50   Quantity  

Camel Down Fiber

camel down fiber for spinning

Super soft and fluffy! This is how I would describe this beautiful camel down fiber. Silky hand and natural red-brown color.


Spin by the hand full, or blend with other fine fibers such as merino or silk. You will be surprised how a little of this fiber goes a long way. You have to try this one.  Yummy!

 


Camel Down Fiber 2oz  $9.95   Quantity

 Silk Fibers

 

Cultivated Silk Top

This fine, lustrous, whicultivated silk topte Cultivated silk top is sure to please. The silk top is a very white, high quality fiber that is a pleasure to spin. The silk is finer than tussah silk below since the silk worms that produce this fiber are fed only Mulberry leaves, thus producing a finer, whiter silk. Great for dying too. The ultimate in spinning fiber. Treat yourself! Great Britain


Cultivated Silk top 4oz  $18.95  

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Bleached Tussah Silk Top

bleached tussah silk top for spinning

Nice cream colored top. This bleached Tussah silk top for spinning  has a nice luster and hand. Bleached tussah silk is also great for dyeing. Use acid dyes you normally would use for wool fibers. Result: Lots of brilliant colors and high sheen!


It is not quite as fine as cultivated silk, but a treat to spin none the less. One of my favorites! Great Britain


Bleached Tussah Silk Top 4oz  $14.95   Quantity  

 

Cinnamon Dyed Tussah Sliver

dyed tussah silk

This carded silk sliver, or silk roving, as it is sometimes called is different from our other silk tops. Since it is carded it is easy to spin. Dyed in a yummy cinnamon color, you will love this unusual silk.

Because this Tussah Silk is carded, it contains tiny noils that will give your yarn a subtle texture and nice hand. Great Britain.




Cinnamon Dyed Tussah Silk Sliver 2oz   $9.95   Quantity  

 

 

Cultivated Silk Noil

silk noilSpin these silk noils by the hand full, card it with other fine fibers or ply for textured effects. Silk noil is an inexpensive alternative if you would like to explore silk on a budget.

The nubby texture of the spun yarn is fun for summer garments, or unique yarn. You can also card the silk noils and add it to other fine fibers. Experiment! Great Britain



Cultivated Silk Noil 4oz  $7.95   Quantity
  

Bast Fibers- Plant Fibers

NEW! Learn to Spin Cotton Kit

learn to spin cotton fibers on a drop spindle

Dive into the world of cotton and learn about this ancient fiber. This Learn to spin

Cotton Kit includes everything you need to get started: a Brass Tahkli support spindle, a variety of white and natural colored cotton fibers for you to spin.

 Explore cotton varieties like Pima cotton, ginned cotton and punis.

Complete with easy to follow instructions. Makes a great gift too!



Learn to Spin Cotton Kit  $38.95  Quantity

 

Water Retted Flax Top

Hemp top for Spinning

Try something new! Flax, also sometimes called linen, is a plant fiber, and has been used for thousands of years. Fax fibers are very long and require a distaff to spin.

This flax top however has shorter fibers and can be spun on your spinning wheel. Water retted. Spin it dry for a textured yarn or wet for a smoother finish yarn.

The resulting linen yarn is very absorbent and gets softer with wear. Nice light beige honey color. Water retted. Belgium


Natural Water Retted Flax Top 4oz $8.95   Quantity
   

Bleached Flax Top

bleached flax top for spinning

Fine bleached flax top from Belgium. This fine flax top has been water retted and can be spun without a distaff. Spin dry for a textured yarn or wet for a smoother finish yarn. Linen yarn will get softer with wear and is machine washable and dryable (delicate cycle)


4oz $10.95    Quantity


Nylon and Angelina Fibers

Firestar Nylon Top

This Firestar top is just for fun! Spin by itself or add to your favorite fiber. Dyed in two charming multi color combinations or white. The white top can be dyed with Jacquard Acid Dyes to match or contrast your fiber. Stunning novelty fiber will add sparkle and pizzazz to your yarns! All you need is a small amount of this fun Firestar Nylon top to blend with your wool yarn. Easy to spin. Great Britain.

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 4oz only $8.95           Quantity

Sparkling Icicle Top

Sparking Icicle Top from Louet is similar to the white Firestar top above. Sparkling Icicle top has a high luster finish. It can be spun by itself or blending with other fibers. Dyes easily with acid dyes. 100% Nylon. Great Britain. 4oz $7.95

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Fake Cashmere Top

Fake Cashmere top is super soft, yet incredibly strong. Spin by itself or use to re-enforce sock yarn. Dyes easily like the other nylon fibers above. 100% Nylon. Matt finish.

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Angelina Fibers - Mylar

Check out this fun fiber! Add these to your batt during blending or when you spin to add interest and sparkle to your yarn! A little Angelina fiber goes a long way. This fiber is extremely fine Mylar that is not scratchy like a metallic would be. Blue Flash is a white fiber with sparkling blue highlights. Copper Fire is a true copper color. One oz each. Only $6.95

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         Blue Flash                   Magenta                       Lapis

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             Gold                      Silver                           Copper                            

1oz  $6.95      Quantity