Books

Books on Spinning

  • A Practical Guide to Spinning – Sue Chitty £14.00
  • Wheel or Spindle – Bill Chitty (production of Medieval and Early Modern England) £3.00
  • FibreFun – A Textile Resource for Spinning, Weaving, Dyeing, Felting and Braiding £2.50
  • Spinning Facts – Sue Chitty £3.00
  • Wheel or Spindle? A Medieval Textile Resource £3.00
  • Ashford Learn to Spin Book – Anne Field £20.00
  • The Ashford Book of Hand Spinning – Jo Reeve £16.00
  • Linen Handspinning – Patricia Baines £30.00

Books on Weaving

4-8 Shaft Weaving

  • A Practical Guide to 4 Shaft Weaving – Sue Chitty £14.00
  • Ashford Weaving Patterns from 4-8 shafts – Krogh £16.00
  • Ashford Book of Projects for 8 Shaft Loom- Krogh £7.50
  • Ashford Book of Textures & Towels for 4 Shaft Loom – Krogh £8.00

Knitters Loom and Rigid Heddle Loom

  • Ashford Book of Weaving for Knitters – Hart (25 easy scarf projects for knitters loom) £12.00
  • Ashford Book of Projects Vol. 1 for Knitters Loom (25 fashion projects using knitters loom £16.00
  • Ashford Book Rigid Heddle Weaving £16.00 (process, patterns & projects)
  • Ashford – Learn to weave on the Inkle Loom (included with loom flat pack) £4.00
  • Basic Rug Hooking – Beatty & Sargent £15.95

Books on Natural Dyeing

  • Dyeing to be Different – Sue Chitty £10.00
  • A Dyers Manual – Goodwin £16.50
  • Natural Dyes for Spinners & Weavers – Wickens £11.00
  • Ashford Book of Dyeing – Milner £19.00

Books on Dyeing – Easy Peasy Acid Dyes for wool and silk for use with hob or microwave

  • Easy Peasy Pastel Recipe Book £5.00
  • Easy Peasy Microwave Dyeing Book £5.00
  • Easy Peasy Dye Recipe Book using the full range of Easy Peasy Dyes, 100 colours from one recipe using all 11 dyes. £5.00

Easy Peasy Dyeing – Cotton, Linen, Hemp-Vegetable Fibre Dye (Procion) Cold Water Dye

  • Included with Easy Peasy Cotton Kit £25.00

Indigo VAT Dye Instructions – Cold Water Dye :

  • Included with Indigo Dye Kit £16.00

Specialist Secondhand Books

  • WI Home Skills Guide to Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving. Pub. 1979 £4.00
  • The Story of British Wool-Patterson. Pub. 1987 £4.00
  • Handspinning – Leadbetter (hardback). Pub. 1976 £7.50
  • Your Handspinning – Davenport. Pub. 1964 £5.00
  • Fibres to Fabrics – Clark (hardback). Pub.1985 Techniques and Projects for Handspinners. £7.50
  • Hand Weaving Today – Traditions and Changes – Ethel Mairet (hardback). Pub. 1939 £8.00
  • Handweaving Notes for Teachers – Ethel Mairet (hardback) £8.00
  • Key to Weaving – Mary Black (hardback) Pub.1949 £15.00
  • Rigid Heddle and 4 Shaft Old School Techniques (hardback) £5.00
  • Double Woven Treasure from Old Peru – Cahlander with Baizerman (Patterns and history). Pub.1985 £12.50
  • Weaving with Ribbon – Campbell-Harding (hardback). Pub.1987 £5.00
  • The World of Carpets – Cohen. Pub.1995 (A True Encyclopaedia of the Oriental Carpets). Hardback £5.00
  • Magic Carpets (a Guide to Creative Rug Weaving – Coss/Soudan (hardback). Pub. 19890 £7.00
  • The Techniques of Rug Weaving – Peter Collingwood (hardback). In depth weaving instruction from a master.
  • English Rug Weaver. Pub. 1968 £25.00