Spinning and Weaving Resources

Ashford spinning wheelHere are some spinning and weaving links to a few fun pages on the web!  Enjoy and come back often, I will update the list monthly!

Spinning Links

Looking for a spinning guild near you? Find out in this nation wide list who could be spinning not too far from you!

Follow the Schacht blog with useful information about Schacht spinning wheel maintenance to keep your wheel in great shape

Great Ratio Comparison Chart for all Kromski spinning wheels

FiberArt.com offers fiber arts resources for hand spinners

Blacksheepgathering.org is the official site for an annual fiber festival held in Eugene, Oregon. A newsletter for sheep breeders, sheep lovers and spinners is also available.

Flock and FiberFestival.com for more information about this annual fall gathering in Canby,  Oregon.

 

Weaving Links

If you live in the Portland area you may like this link to the Portland Handweavers Guild

American Handweavers Guild, great resource.

Check out the Willamette Heritage Center at the Mission Mill. Museum in Salem, Oregon. The Salem Fiberarts Guild is housed inside on the third floor, stop by and watch the weavers!

The Latimer Quilt and Textile Center is in Tillamook Oregon and makes a great stop if you are visiting the coast. Check out the weaving looms and projects.

Find thousands for free weaving drafts at Handweaving.net A treasure trove for any hand weaver looking for new patterns.

 Check out Weavolution for lots of weaving tips, weaving forums and expert advice.

cnch.org for information about the Conference of Northern California Hand weavers and their annual gathering

Louet Support Center for questions about Louet spinning wheels and weaving looms

Weaving Terms and Definitions can be found with this useful link

History of Weaving

Find a short descriptive article about the history of weaving here.

An interesting description of a weaving factory in Victorian era England

Information about weaving in Ancient Greece

Other Fiber Related Links

Brown Sheep Company has free knitting patterns

Cotton.org the National Cotton Council of America for information about cotton grown in the USA

List of Lists Ron's list of fiber related lists

Cotton.org the National Cotton Council of America for information about cotton grown in the USA

Customer's Pick

Although on a commercial site, this weaving link is a gateway to other interesting weaving related pages that are worth exploring