Ashford Book of Needle Felting, The
Our best-selling needle felting book, over the years.
"Explore the unlimited potential of needle felting with fibre artist Barbara Allen. Step-by-step instructions and full-colour photographs will help you create your own adorable folk and animals, beautiful flowers and scenes, jewellery and embellishments all in flat or sculpted felt. As a popular teacher and author Barbara will give you confidence to create your own unique and beautiful felted works of art. The book covers materials, equipment, techniques and provides all the pattern templates."
Author: Barbara Allen. Ashford Handicrafts Ltd. Softcover, 120 pages. Colour photos.
Respect the Spindle
Abby Franquemont, the Queen of the Spindle, has done it again with this book. Everything you every need to know about spinning with a spindle, and more. Everything from choosing a spindle, its history, how to spin, high or low whorl, plying, finishing, some sample projects. This is a great book for the spindle spinner, whether new or expert.
Author: Abby Franquemont. Interweave Press. Softcover, 135 pages. Loads of colour photos.
Ashford Tapestry Loom Warp Thread – 200g
A perfect base to start your tapestry weaving. 100% cotton, a very strong thread/twine for warping tapestry looms and frames. Sometimes called Seine twine. Also useful as a carpet warp.
200g spool (7 oz), Approximately 612 yards (560m). Enough for several projects.
Booklet – Knitter’s Guide to Yarn Requirements
Do you ever find yourself shopping for yarn, or even looking at your handspun and wondering how much you might need for a project? This handy leaflet to the rescue! It provides charts with yarn yardage requirements for basic mittens, gloves, scarves, socks, hats, tams, vests and sweaters, in multiple sizes and multiple knitting gauges. The sturdy cardstock and foldup design makes this perfect for slipping into a bag before you head out shopping. Even better, keep it in your car! Highly recommended for knitters and spinners alike.
Author: Ann Budd. Interweave Press. 8-panel folding brochure style.