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#1 of 43 Old 02-24-2005, 06:06 PM - Thread Starter
 
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www.fabriconnection.com

www.littleturtleknits.com

www.handpaintedyarn.com

http://stores.ebay.com/id=62675554&ssPageName=L2 (ebay seller)

yellow pages for a local yarn shop

http://www.threadbear.com/

http://www.yarnwear.com/

www.cozystitches.com

www.halcyonyarn.com

www.patternworks.com

www.mysticalcreationyarns.com

www.holysheepyarns.com

www.fullbellyfarm.com (organic)

www.cutofcloth.com/article_wool.asp (info on how wool works)
www.kswpa.com/woolprocess.htm#3 (explanation of superwash)

www.camillavalleyfarm.com/
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i also like www.elann.com
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I also like (for fibers, not spun yarn)
www.wierdolls.com
www.thewoolery.com
www.magiccabin.com

cheers
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fullbellyfarms.com link doesn't work?

Kristin -- mom of Erin (11/5/02) and Leah (9/29/05)
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fullbellyfarms.com link doesn't work?
Try this

http://www.fullbellyfarm.com/

or more specifically:
http://www.fullbellyfarm.com/wool.html


YUM!
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I didn't see it listed but I might just have missed it. (kinda rhymed! LOL)

I absolutely LOVE these two:

www.peacefleece.com
www.mysticalcreationyarns.com (sooo yummy to knit with and beautiful colors! Lots of different types of yarn).
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knitpicks
hand painted- pretty colors and good prices - seacost hand painted yarn
kaleidoscope yarns
the wool peddler
gorgeous handpainteds and kits - Katsara and
danette taylor designs and one more - robin pascal
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what about WEBS? www.yarn.com
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A great CANADIAN source:
http://www.busyhandsyarn.com
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Hello! First time posting here. But I had to chime in.

I really love Knit Picks. www.knitpicks.com They used to sell fine yarns from manufacturers, like the typical yarn store. But then they decided to make their own line. It's very affordable and great quality. I'd give them a shot. It's amazing how low the prices can be.
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Fabriconnection is no longer doing yarns.
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My nieghborhood shop's online site:
http://www.woolstock.com/contact.htm

The owner is fabulous and is happy to help with what you can't see on the site. They have such a well-stocked store that I never leave empty handed

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I forgot to mention http://www.ramwools.com/. They have pretty inexpensive sweater kits along with some expensive ones, if that's your thing.
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I like www.sheepvalley.com. it a family farm and the yarn is soo nice but a little pricey, $6/4oz
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I like www.sheepvalley.com. it a family farm and the yarn is soo nice but a little pricey, $6/4oz
Do you have another link? This one doesn't work for me
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Yarnia at www.yarnia.com has some good bargains on yarn and they carry some natural fibers. Check the closeouts section regularly for the best buys. They are very nice and helpful on the phone.
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You can also get raw wool a couple times a year from your local 4-H chapter if you have one.

And make some good contacts during fair season. Last year I was given an entire fleece for free.
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...At http://www.etsy.com/ you can search for yarn and find some sweet handmade yarns!
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A couple for the Brits and Europeans (though both ship internationally)
www.texere.co.uk (they do cheap BFL aran. In fact, they do cheap everything)
www.colinette.co.uk
www.fyberspates.co.uk
www.hipknits.co.uk
and a nice source of fibres and yummy wooden needles is
www.scottishfibres.co.uk

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Not a permanent storefront, but this studio is moving, and there are great yarn deals being posted daily. Currently listed are Brown Sheep Handpaint and Berroco Cotton 100--all at deeply discounted prices:

http://studioaromatic.blogspot.com
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Check out www.localharvest.org. You can buy roving or yarn right from a farmer near you. Just search alpaca, wool, yarn (whatever) and put in your zip code! There is a lot of beautiful stuff out there. A very easy way to support local buisness.
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Llamajama offers beautiful, kettle dyed merino & alpaca wool yarns, and patterns too!

* Llamajama in stock woolens *
hand knit wool longies, wool soakers, wool sweaters and more!
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For really great prices on Noro and other big names,

www.woolneedlework.com
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EXTREMELY cheap undyed BFL:
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/yarn-traders

They also trade as www.bluefaced.com

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I didn't see this one listed yet: http://www.philosopherswool.com/
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LOVE my www.100purewool.com yarn. The merino is the softest I've felt! http://www.treliskeorganic.com also has soft merino yarn, organic too...
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