Resources for Fiber Tools and Materials
We have had great experiences with all of these companies. Order on online, or call ’em up with questions or ask advice.They might not be Gainesville, but they are a reliable members of the weaving community.
Lunatic Fringe Yarns
Based in Havana, FL, this webstore specializes in brightly colored mercerized cotton yarns as well as naturally colored cottons along with looms and other weaving supplies.
Yarn Barn of Kansas
Norsk Fjord Fiber Breed-specific Norwegian weaving yarn called “Vevgarn” plus a few high quality warp yarns. Vevgarn is excellent for tapestry, rugs and bound weave structures. Website: Norsk Fjord Fiber Email: email@example.com
Ravelry.com is an international wealth of information largely centered around knitting and crochet, though weavers and dyers have a presence as well. You must request an invite, but that’s just to make sure you are a real human being.
Fiber Arts Blogs
Mystic Handworks – A forum to learn, share knowledge, browse and find camaraderie in Fiber Arts and Jewelry Making. A weekly blog is published on Tuesdays.
The Fiber Arts blog posts opportunities to participate in shows and exhibitions.