Flint City Fiber is owned and operated by Michigan dyer Carrie Chapman. Carrie has been a part of the fiber community since 2000 and currently enjoys knitting, crocheting, weaving, blending fiber, and spinning yarn. In addition to yarn and fiber, Flint City sells drop spindles.
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Llady Llama is a New York-based, family-run business that sells gorgeous project bags and spindles, along with its beautiful yarn and spinning fiber. Kelli and Becki sew the project bags. Master Toolmaker Gary is the creator of Llady Llama’s hand turned, locally sourced wooden spinning tools.
Chris is the owner of Little Acorn Crafts. “Little Acorn Crafts is a UK-based business started from a love of knitting, crochet and all things craft,” Chris says. “In my shop you will find a selection of unique gift ideas for someone who has a love of creating already or is just starting to venture out into the knitting, crochet or spinning world.”
Felsted Fleece is a product of Brick House Farm in Essex, UK. Neil and Cara run the farm as an environmentally sensitive, sustainable Smallholding, keep rare breed pigs and sheep since 2008. “We chose Gotlands specifically for their fleece,” Neil and Cara say, because it provides excellent locks, top and batts. The farm’s shop also sells felting tools and other supplies.
In addition to plenty of spinnable fibers, dyes and spinning tools, Kami of Ranching Tradition Fiber of Whitehall, Montana carries beautiful yarns made from local wool, locally spun and dyed. Offerings include everything from full-size spinning wheels to student spindles. There’s a lot to see here.