Resources

Support these vendors who advertise in WSSA’s newsletter

The Old Oaks Ranch — We carry yarns and fiber on cones, skeins and balls; fabric by the yard and fat quarters, as well as books, magazines, supplies and kits for knitting, weaving, quilting, crocheting and more. We have a variety of looms and spinning wheels to learn on or for purchase. Browse our reference library. Our working alpaca ranch provides a friendly environment for learning and gathering, indoors and out.

Story of Travel — Story of Travel is a full service travel agency, specializing in customized tours to India. Our agents have traveled around the world and will use their breadth of knowledge to organize the perfect trip for you.

Other Central Texas Vendors

Color Me Yarn— Penny Skelley, Thorndale
Hill Country Weavers — fiber/yarn/supplies/classes, Austin, TX
Yarnorama – Paige (east of Elgin on TX 290)
Sheep Thrills — Limited Edition Handwoven Tapestry Rugs, Fredericksburg, TX
The Knitting Nest — Stacy Klaus, Austin
Fiber Arts Republic (formerly Fire Ant Ranch) — Georgetown, wheels/fibers/yarns
Stonehill Spinning Ltd.
Ewe & Eye – Boerne
Kai Ranch Mohair– Lisa Shell, Lexington
McRanch – Jane McBride, Dripping Springs
Lynn’s Texas Fibers Houston
Yarnivore – San Antonio
Yarn Barn – San Antonio
WC Mercantile – Stephanie Cunningham, Navasota

Related Fiber Groups

American Sewing Guild
Austin Area Quilt Guild
Austin Fiber Artists
Austin Knit Natters Machine Knitters
Austin Lace Guild
Austin Stitchery Guild
Georgetown Quilt & Stitchery Show
Handcrafts Unlimited
Knitter’s and Crocheter’s Guild of Austin
Texas Basket Guild

On-line resources

Yahoo groups and list-servs

Texas Fiber Guild
Weaving
Weave-Tech
Scan Weave
Spinning
Band och Snoddar (band weaving)
Rigid Heddle
Rug Talk

To subscribe to the e-shuttle, send an e-mail to AVL Looms with SUBSCRIBE in the Subject Line.

Social Networks

Weavolution.com — Textile Texans and CHT groups among others
Weaving Today — by Interweave Press
Ravelry
4-shaft Weaving group on Facebook
8-shaft Weaving group on Facebook

Some Useful Websites

Handweavers Guild of America
Tablet/Card Weaving
American Tapestry Alliance
WeaveZine
Peggy Ostercamp’s Weaving Tips

Magazines/Journals

Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot
Handwoven
Väv– Scandinavian Weaving Magazine, in English
Interweave Press
Spin Off
Wild Fibers
Hand Eye Magazine
Spinning Wheel Sleuth

Schools

Vävstuga
Penland
The Joseph C. Campbell Folk School
Cyber Fiber — Weavolution’s online classes

Drafts (downloadable)

Most weaving drafts are downloadable as a WIF

Handweaving.net — weaving drafts
WeavingToday — including the free eBook Handweaving Projects for Beginners
Weavolution

Weaving calculators, for sett or warp and weft

E-Weaving at Coe Produced: Sett and YPP Calculators, Weaving Calculator
Village Weaver’s Weaving Calculators
Weavolution’s Weaving Calculator
Tim’s Rudimentary Treadle Reducer

Videos

Vavstuga videos
Vavstuga’s YouTube Channel
Weavolution’s YouTube Channel

or put ‘weaving’ in the You Tube search bar

Archives of weaving books and related topics

http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/books.html
including several of Peter Collingwood’s books, available for free download

Materials Resources for Fiberists

Onlinemetals.com – the leading small quantities metal retailer, working with manufacturers, engineers, hobbyists, and more all across the world. Any metals orders placed through this link will earn WSSA 5% commission.