Resources

Direct links for some of the following information has been provided below.  For those less computer savvy the website address has been included and can either be typed (or copied) into a new web browser (or cut, pasted & go) go meaning to push the enter button to commence the search.  Further information can also be gained by doing a google search of a key word or topic you wish to find out more about.

S P I N N I N G   W H E E L S   &  D R U M   C A R D E R S

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Handmade spinning wheels, drum carders, carding accessories, skeiners, bobbins and spinning wheel repairs.

W E A V I N G   L O O M S
For members, the guild has a small selection of weaving looms available for hire.  Ideal for anyone thinking of purchasing a loom, to have the opportunity to hire one first!

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F I B R E  &  F L E E C E
Kathys Fibres
Kathys Fibres: Handpainted fibres & yarn for spinning, felting, knitting, fibre wash, Knit-pro needles and more
Website:  www.kathysfibres.com
Telephone: (08) 8389 6417

 

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Finn Wool – Suzie Horne
Telephone: (08) 8388 3025

B U T T O N S
Beps Buttons 2   Beps Timber buttons

Bep’s Buttons
Handcrafted buttons to finish beautiful creations
Telephone: (08) 8332 2617

 

A F F I L I A T E D   G R O U P S – details to follow

 

B O O K S

Colonial Lakes Books
Adelaide Hills Ashford agent and supplier of specialist books
Contact:  Brenda Bartel
Website:  www.coloniallakebooks.com.au
Telephone:  (08) 7231 1236

 

K N I T T I N G
For knitters interested in creating their own designs, you may find some of the following links useful:

Software Tools for Knitters
Stitchmastery
Intwined Pattern Studio

EnvisioKnit Design Studio Knitting Software

You can also do a lot with excel – tutorial here:
https://anniebeeknits.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/charting-i…

Online:
http://www.tricksyknitter.com/knitting-chart-maker/
https://www.stitchfiddle.com/en
http://knitwit.dynkarken.com (colour only)

Apps:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/knitting-chart-maker/id57…
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/knitting-icharts/id713590…
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/patterngenius/id906746599…
http://www.chart-minder.com/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/knitcraft/id492693248?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/knitcharts/id989642068?mt=8

Laylock shawl shapes cheat sheet:http://www.laylock.org/blog/2011/05/free-shawl-knitting-c…
Circular shapes (for working in the round)http://www.laylock.org/blog/2012/09/free-circular-shawl-k…

UPCOMING GUILD DATES

Guild Days:
June: 6th, 20th
July: 4th, 18th
August: 1st, 15th, 29th
September: 5th, 19th
October: 3rd, 17th, 31st
November: 7th, 21st
December: 5th, 19th

Tuesday Night Spinning: (7-9 pm)
May 21st — June 18th — July 16th —
August 20th — September 17th — October 15th

 

JOIN US

We meet on the FIRST and THIRD Thursday of the month

Come along and bring your spinning, weaving or other handcraft you are currently working on.

Interested in learning how to spin or weave?

Visit our CONTACT US page or further details