Holidays

Hi All

Just letting you all know in case you missed the mail out, that I will be on holidays from

13/9/2014 until 14/10/2014.

The shop will reopen on the 14th of October

New Year Sale

Tasmanian House of Fibre are having a New Year Sale. From the 1st of January until sale stock runs out

You are welcome to visit the farm shop, just call to arrange a time.

A sample of products on sale are

Alpaca Blends, Mohair blends, Handyed Super wash tops, some fleeces, and other bits and pieces.

If you can’t visit just call.

Details are at the bottom of the Home Page.

Cheers Sue

Tasmanian House of Fibre on Holidays until 31/1/2013

Hi Everyone.

Holidays will soon be finished, it’s been really hot here, but I have enjoyed the break. I have a new feather to my cap, I can now shear alpacas although when you look at the finished product you may not think so:)

New Products are being listed for the new year, spinners and felters alike should find something of interest, we have a new range of colours plus blends of Corriedale and also mohair.

Taylah is preparing some sock yarn, 4ply superwash ready for your winter knitting and crochet.

Talk soon :)

Vilte workshops in Tasmania

Wow, Tasmanian Fleeces have been flying up and down the coast of Australia for the Vilte felting work shops.

Vilte arrived mid April in Tasmania to a very keen reception from felters.

The work shop was hosted by the lovely June Hope (Tasmanian Felt Artist) and fibres and goodies were supplied by Tasmanian House of Fibre.

A good time was had by all and many new skills added to everyones bag of tricks.

Tasmanian House of Fibre Show Room

Below is a photo of the Show Room full of gear for Highland Felting and Fibre Supplies and Tasmanian House of Fibre.

This shop is the felters and spinners delight, it is packed full of fleeces, hand dyed merino Tops fine and stronger micron, Hat shapers, felting needles, spinning wheels, silks, mohair and Leicester curls, blended rovings/tops, batts and soooo much more.

If you would like to visit you are more than welcome, Please call to make a time and remember we are closed on Saturdays.

Wool and Sheep Roundup

Wool and Sheep roundup right here in Tassie.

This is happening in honour of the visit of Lisa Westervelt from Massachusetts, USA. Lisa is a breeder and marketer of English Leicester Sheep.

There will be displays, powerpoint presentations, goodies to buy and demonstrations in knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning and felting.

Come and find out how to use this beautiful wool,.

WHERE: The Olde Barn, Heazlewood Farming “Melton Park”, 482 Heazlewood’s Lane, Whitemore, Tasmania

WHEN: Wednesday, 29th December, 2010

P.S. Daisy and Maple will be making an appearance

See you there

Deloraine craft fair – 4 days to go

Deloraine craft fair is almost here and we are going flat out like a lizard drinking getting lots of wonderful goodies ready for all you felters, spinners, knitters, crocheters and crafts persons.

There will be plenty of hand dyed merino tops to choose from, stacks of fleeces,Landscape and Gaywool dyes, Dye kits and Paca Bling Batts of course.

Felters! We have resist for your wet felting templates, dyed and undyed tops/rovings, mohair curls, baby English Leicester curls, silk and more. We are also stocking black or white silk scarves for Nuno felting and we also have a range of felting needles and Aussie made felt punches.

Spinners! We have a large range of products for you to choose from, starting from raw fleece to the various silks including Silk Latte(milk), Black Diamond. There will also be a Spinners Showbag available for $40 this has many different fibres in it to try.

As a special treat the new and exclusive range of Mount Roland Naturals “Silk ‘n’ Suri” Batts will be available in many new colours, some natural some dyed, if it’s pure luxury you are after then this is it!! Click here to see a sample.

Knitters! We have for you a selection of hand spun yarns, Tasmanian lace weight Silk ‘ n’ Alpaca or Suri Alpaca, Top end and I mean top end very soft hand spun Tasmanian Alpaca and of course the wonderful Tassie wool spun in the grease (Lanolin) plus an artyarn or two and a bit of super bulky just for fun. Knitting needles and the incredibly handy Knit Kit will be there.

Crocheters! You also have a selection of the yarns above plus we have put together a crochet pack for you to crochet some cushion covers in some wild colours using Tasmanian 15 micron Merino wool. There will also be some crochet hooks available is case you need a few more, never can have enough, always handy to carry in the glove box.

Crafters! Anything and everything, it’s up to you, come and have a look.

Where: Showground with the Alpacas.

Please remember everyone I won’t be there on Saturday, also a minimum of 10% of all profits go to children and families in need.

Below a little temptation of colour flowing in the wind.