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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
Knitter’s and Crocheter’s Guild of Austin
Texas Basket Guild
Yahoo groups and list-servs
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Some Useful Websites
Most weaving drafts are downloadable as a WIF
Weaving calculators, for sett or warp and weft
or put ‘weaving’ in the You Tube search bar
Archives of weaving books and related topics
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.