Create beautiful handspun crochet and knitting yarn with our carded, hand dyed alpaca and sheep fiber ready for spinning.
Wool, alpaca and silk roving and tops, needle felting, weaving spinning, carding, dyeing supplies. Spinning wheels, weaving looms, drum and hand carders.
- $97.00 – $154.00
Quick and simple to attach, this additional front roller gives you the freedom to weave longer lengths of fabric and the freedom to weave with thick weft yarns, all the while keeping the optimum sheds. Now you can weave double width projects with ease, weave rag or rya knot rugs longer and thicker, weave with super yarns, and weave multiple…
100g 100% Wool Microns: 30-32mic Fibre Length: 80mm Top/Roving Length: 10 metres per 100g approx. Top/Roving Width: 1 inch Space dyeing is a technique used to give wool a unique, multi-coloured effect. Space dyed Wool is two or more different colours that typically repeat themselves throughout the length of the top. Space dyeing is sometimes referred to as dip dyeing.
100g Llamas have a fine undercoat which comes in many different colours including white, grey, brown, dark brown, and black. Llama is considered to be a luxurious fibre, very similar to alpaca. Fibre: De-haired Llama roving Microns: 20-21 microns Top/Roving Length: 4 metres per 100g Top/Roving Width: 1 inch
100g A rare Alpaca breed with a high silky lustre, long fibres and averages around 26 Microns. Suri is very similar to Mohair, and mainly used in High end Fabrics. Fibre: Suri Alpaca Top/Roving Length: 4 metres per 100g Top/Roving Width: 1 inch Microns: 26microns Fibre Length: 80mm
100g Blue Faced Leicester wool is fine and dense with a good lustre and is long. Therefore, it is well suited to combing. The Blue Faced Leicester fleece is highly prized for its likeness to mohair and for its production of attractive lustrous yarns with good resilience. 26 Micron and an average length of 85-90mm. Perfect for hand spinning, hand…
100g A breed from New Zealand averaging 28-33 Microns. This has quite a long fibre range at 80-120mm. It is a super white colour with a high bulk. Brilliant for felting and spinning Microns: 28-33mic Fibre Length: 80-120mm Top’Roving Length: 4 metres per 100g Top/Roving Width: 1 inch
100g Soured: Europe Top/Roving Width: Approx 1 inch Fibre length: Approx 50-60mm Angora is considered to be a luxury fibre. The hair of the Angora rabbit is white or coloured, also long and soft, with the rabbits being kept commercially for their fur fibre. Again, the fibre consists of short fine hairs and long spiky hairs. However, in this case…
Fibre Scour has increased grease dispersing properties which removes the heavy lanolin grease in newly shorn wool. Fibre Scour is also suitable for alpaca & mohair giving clean fleece with bright colour. Fibre Scour leaves the fleece soft and clean, ready for spinning.
50g Alginate thickener is for use with Wool, Silk and Cotton dyes. It can be used whenever you want to thicken dyes and use them more like a paint. You can brush the dyes on and they will stay where you put them. It can also be used for stamping, stencilling or silk screening the dyes. Sprinkle the thickener into warm water or liquid dye,…
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Fixing Agent ‘A’ is required to set the Wool Dyes on greasy fleece, or hand spun yarn that still has a little lanolin in it. It isn’t necessary to use it when dyeing commercial yarn or tops, as they have been well scoured already. 100ml is enough for 1kg of Wool Dye powder
50g Guar gum is a thickener and can be used whenever you want to use dyes more like a paint. You can brush the dyes on and they will stay where you put them. It can also be used for stamping, stenciling or silk screening the dyes. Sprinkle the thickener into water or liquid dye, mixing until totally mixed. It will mix quite easily,…
Urea is recommended for use with the Earth Palette Dyes, especially when doing tie-dye, painting, and other methods of direct application. As it is a ‘moisture drawing’ agent it keeps the fabric damper longer during the fixing process, making for deeper, brighter colours, as these dyes won’t set properly if they dry out.
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This kit has been designed for cellulose fibres and is suitable for dyeing cotton, linen, bamboo, rayon, tencel and paper. The dye solution may be applied by hand painting methods, resist techniques, ikat, dip-dyeing etc. The dye solutions may also be thickened if required. After applying the dye solutions, the dyed article is wrapped in plastic and left for 8…
The Earth Palette Cold Dyeing Kit has been developed to introduce you to a system of cold-dyeing wool, silk and protein fibres. Requiring no heat to fix the dye the dyed fibre is fast to light, washing, dry cleaning, rubbing, and perspiration. The Kit contains everything you’ll need to get started dyeing your own beautiful wool yarns and fibres. 7x 100g…