Handmade products

Snuggi’s Baby Slippers

These gorgeous crocheted slippers are made from pure sheep’s wool and warm cosy sheepskin and are available in varying colour tones. They come with a choice of either a sheepskin upper or sheepskin downer depending on preference and availability.

The cream with single grey band comes in sizes 0 – 6 months

The cream and grey slippers come in sizes 4 -9 months and 6 – 12 months

All skins are neutral tones.

Please state when ordering whether you prefer the top skin upward facing (for look) or downward facing (for warmth and comfort)

For Price and Availability please contact Bev

Spinning Aids

Knitting Patterns for the Hand Spinner

Patterns for the Hand Spinner was published in 2002 by Bev Tilson and from initial local distribution around Canterbury, New Zealand, it is now found in woolcrafters libraries throughout the world.

This is a no frills, no nonsense compilation of 60 timeless, mostly basic knitting patterns put together with the hand spinner in mind and with something for everyone. Approximately half the patterns are for children the rest a combination of designs for adults and accessories.

Bev brings together a host of different design elements allowing for the large range of tasteful and attractive creations. Organised in an easy format the book includes charts for yarn sizes and the conversion of needle sizes for international usage.

This illustrated soft cover book of 80 pages is perfect for slipping into your knitting bag and taking with you for knitting on the go.

Price $NZ18.50

Crafters Carry Bag

Designed for the crafter and ideal for the hand spinner, this calico-like bag allows you to carry all the bibs and bobs needed for your crafty day out.

For instance, a spinner will have space for her Lazy Kate, niddy noddy, fibre & still room for your lunch.

With handles built into the bag it is easy to carry and it stands 42cm x 29cm with an 18cm gusset on each side.

Price $NZ8.50

Spinning Lap Cloth

Attractive design blended with functionality makes this spinner’s lap cloth an ideal gift.

The heavy cotton drill material is white on one side and black on the other with a delightful commercially screen printed white, hand spinning sheep on the black side. Size is 48cm x 54cm.

The two tone colour is softer on the eyes when spinning and is great for catching any vegetable matter.

Lap cloths are now available in 3 different sizes

Orginal 52 x 51 cm $NZ24.00

Large 66 x 51cm $NZ28.00

XL 76 x 51 cm $NZ33.00

Lap cloths are the perfect accessory for the professional hand spinner.

Three Sheep Tee Shirts

These attractive cotton tee shirts are the perfect wear for a busy spinner.

Available in navy and black in Womens sizes M or L only at this stage.

Should you either want a bigger or smaller size or made in a different colour please
contact Bev.

Price $NZ25.00

Shawl Pins

These shawl pins are made of native New Zealand timbers.

They are available in either a 5 or 6 inch stem with the thistle on the top.

These are all individually handmade so each one is unique.

Price $NZ19.00

Cardy Pins

These cardy pins are made of native New Zealand timbers.

They have a 4 inch stem with the thistle on the top.

These are all individually handmade so each one is a one off with a unique thistle.

Price $NZ16.00

Diz

This item has been handcrafted from native New Zealand timbers.

The holes are approx 3mm and 2.25mm with the 3rd hole even smaller.

The holes have been drilled using a special tool which makes the holes nice and smooth so they will not catch on fibre when pulling through.

Price $NZ8.00