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This is a collection of links that will be useful for people interested in knowing more about handspinning today in the British Isles.

Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Listing of UK and some European suppliers and tutors on Chris's Spindizzy website

British Coloured Sheep Breeders Association

Rare Breeds Survival Trust

British Alpaca Society

British Angora Goats Society

British Wool Marketing Board

Campaign for Wool

Low Impact Living - an organisation who provide information about reducing environmental impact.

Ravelry - UK Spinners group.


 Not in the UK, but an excellent source of information about silk worms and silk, Wormspit

An international resource - social networking for knitters, but also related crafts including handspinning - Ravelry where you will find groups including UK Spinners and YarnMaker magazine.


Creative Fibres: the New Zealand Spinning, Weaving and Woolcrafts Society

Annual event in the Netherlands: Landlijke Spingroep

Anuual event in Germany: Handspinngilde e.V

Handweavers Guild of America (which is also for spinners!)

Please contact YarnMaker if you have a national group to include in this list.

 

 

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