Studio Sale Fundraiser 22 May 2019

Big studio sale Wednesday May 22 at Trillium Park North, 600 National Ave, Vancouver. 6-9 pm
20% of the proceeds will be donated to the EarthHand Gleaners Society to replace their stolen tools and keep their stewardship program thriving.


Nancy’s Knit Knacks Andean Plying Tool – $30.00Video of how it’s used to make 2-ply yarn from singles:

Majacraft Limited Edition Tensioned Lazy Kate, holds 3 bobbins of any type – $100.00

Peg Loom 18”, great for making scarves – $30.00

Ashford Knitters Loom, 20” with carrying bag – $250.00
Barely used. Can be folded and carried with your project on it.

Louet Classic Drum Carder – $500.00
This is great for carding mix fiber batts and are especially loved by art yarn spinners. 46 TPI and extra-deep carding cloth.

Forsyth 4-pitch fine combs, mint condition – $400.00
The legendary Forsyth’s no longer make fiber tools. This set comes in its own beautiful box and was from the last production of combs they produced. Video of Susan Forsyth using the combs:

Strauch Finest Single Wide Carder – $700.00
One of the best carders made, it creates thick and lucious batts. Comes with doffer, drum cleaner and flicker.

Babe PVC  Single Treadle Fiber Starter Wheel – $150.00
Multiple bobbins plus a regular and super large flyer. I learned to wheel spin on this wheel.

Antique Skein Winder – $200.00

Smaller items such as ball winders, hand carders etc. will also be for sale.


  • Gripping Yarns French and Russian supported Spindles $30.00 each
  • Cascade Little Si – $10.00
  • Tabachek – $30.00 (Ed Tabachek passed away in 2014)
  • Random spindles from Etsy – Resin whorl and rose quartz whorl – $10.00 each
  • Jorn Piel Nordic Drop Spindle – $30.00
  • Spindolyn Supported Spindle – $30.00

Lots of fleece and fiber will be for sale, both natural and dyed as well as top and roving.

Washed and Skirted Fleece – Sold by the large Ziploc bag, $10.00 per pound/454 g. Discounted if you take the whole fleece.

Many breeds, including CVM, Cotswold, Merino, Jacob, Rambouillet, Polypay, Lincoln, Icelandic, Jacob, Bond and others.

  • Hand dyed, hand-combed top, locks or commercial roving per 100 g – $10.00
  • Silk Hankies 30g – $10.00, natural and dyed
  • Silk Cocoons, Natural – 15 pieces $5.00
  • Cultivated Silk and Tussah Silk Top  per 100g – $10.00
  • Flax Top – $6.50/100 g
  • Hemp Top – $6.50/100 g
  • Bamboo – $10.00/100g
  • Angelina – $2.50/10g
  • Firestar –  $8.00/100g
  • Pygora, hand plucked, guard-hair free per 100g – $10.00
  • Qiviut Down – $50.00/30g
  • Many assorted commercial weaving yarns – $5.00/cone

All fibers sold in reasonably sized bags, most are under $10.00


  • Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes by Jenny Dean $20
  • Spinning for Softness & Speed by Paula Simmons $10
  • Colors from Nature by Jenny Dean $30
  • Start Spinning by Maggie Casey $10
  • Respect the Spindle: Spin Infinite Yarns with One Amazing Tool, Abbey Franquemont, $10
  • Eco Colour: Botanical Dyes for Beautiful Textiles by India Flint – $20
  • Learning to Weave by Deborah Chandler  $10
  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Handspinning by Judith MacKenzie McCuin – $10
  • The Intentional Spinner by Judith MacKenzie McCuin $20
  • Pluckyfluff Handspun Revolution by Alexis Boeger $50
  • Intertwined by Alexis Boeger $20
  • Hand Woolcombing and Spinning by Peter Teal $20
  • Spinning in the Old Way: How (and Why) To Make Your Own Yarn With A High-Whorl Handspindle  by Priscilla A. Gibson-Roberts $20
  • Spin Control: Techniques for Spinning the Yarns You Want (Paperback) by Amy King $20