Products by Ashford

Corriedale Slivers by Ashford

Micron 27-30, Staple length approx. 11cm (4¼ins). Corriedale wool has a defined, even crimp and is smooth and easy to spin or felt. You can spin a fine to medium woollen, worsted or semi-worsted yarn. Corriedale will bulk after washing and has good elasticity. It is ideal for baby wear, woven, knitted or crocheted garments. Ashford Corriedale sliver is a 100% New Zealand product with wool from pasture-fed sheep. 

Price: $8.00
Stripey Slivers by Ashford
Micron 27-30, Staple length approx. 11cm (4¼ins). The Corriedale sheep is found on sheep farms all over New Zealand. It's wool has a clear even crimp and is smooth and easy to spin or felt. The sheep are well cared for and are not mulesed. Spin a fine to medium woollen, worsted or semi-worsted yarn. Corriedale will bulk after washing and has good elasticity. It is ideal for baby wear, woven, knitted or crocheted garments. Available dyed or natural. Available in 100g packs
Price: $10.50
ESW2 Elizabeth II by Ashford
Fairytale wheel. This beautifully crafted wheel has a huge 61cm wheel, high ratios, double drive and scotch tensioned. Horizontal adjustment of the maiden bar allows perfect alignment with the 3 speed whorl. The maiden bar clamps to the base to eliminate vibration. This Double drive wheel produces a fine, firm-twist yarn particularly suited for fine wools and exotic fibres. One adjustment controls both drive band and bobbin take-up. Easily converted to single drive or bobbin lead. The treadle is pivoted for a comfortable heel-toe action. Accessories included - Horizontal Lazy Kate, 4 standard bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet. Natural Finish.
Price: $1,150.00
TDSW Traditional by Ashford
The most popular spinning wheel in the world. Why is it so popular? The separate drive band and bobbin brake adjustment is easy to understand and simple to operate. The bobbins are quick and easy to change. Scotch tension and 3 speed flyer allow for a wide variety of yarn to be spun. Horizontal adjustment of the maiden bar allows perfect alignment with the 3 speed whorl. Ball bearings and large 56cm (22ins) wheel makes treadling smooth and effortless and easy to maintain a steady speed. Lazy Kate and 4 bobbins included. The many optional accessories make this an extremely versatile wheel. Wheel diameter 56cm (22ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz) Ratios 6.5, 12.5 17.5 Weight 8kg (17.5lbs) Wheel options - Single drive, double drive and double treadle. Included accessories - Lazy Kate, 4 standard bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet. Natural finish.
Price: $675.00
DDSW Traditional Double Drive by Ashford
The world’s most popular wheel with both double drive and scotch tension systems The double drive produces a fine, firm-twist yarn particularly suited for fine wools and exotic fibres. One adjustment controls both drive band and bobbin take-up. Easily converted to Scotch tension with the option attached to the wheel. With ball bearings and its large drive wheel treadling is smooth and effortless and the treadling speed is easily controlled. Wheel diameter 56cm (22ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜ins) Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz) Ratios 7.5, 10, 14 Weight 8kg (17.5lbs) Included accessories - Lazy Kate, 4 double drive bobbins, Threading hooks, Learn to spin booklet. Natural finish
Price: $695.00
JSW2CB Joy - Single Treadle and Bag by Ashford

This compact wheel is light weight (5kg/11lb) and portable with folding treadle, built-in lazy kate and carry handle. Spin a variety of yarns using the four ratios. The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. Treadling is easy with the weighted wheel and ball bearings. The wheel comes assembled and lacquered, ready for spinning. Wheel diameter 40cm (15½ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 130gm (4-5ozs) Ratios 6, 8, 11, 14 Weight 5kg (11lbs) Timber Lacquered plywood Size when folded 64 x 40 x 14cm (25 x 15¾ x 9½ins) Included accessories: Built-in lazy kate, 3 x 90mm bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet. Includes Carry Bag.

Price: $885.00
TVDTS Traveller Single Drive by Ashford
This lightweight, compact castle wheel will spin fine to medium yarn using the 3 drive ratios and bulky yarn with the optional jumbo flyer. The wheel is easy to start with double treadles that are hinged to allow a comfortable heel-toe action. Ball bearings make treadling smooth and effortless. The separate drive band and bobbin brake adjustment is easy to understand and simple to operate. Four bobbins are supplied and are quick and easy to change. Wheel diameter 46cm (18ins) Orifice 1cm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz) Ratios 5.5, 10, 14 Weight 7kg (15lbs) Included accessories - Built-in lazy kate, 4 standard bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet. Natural finish
Price: $705.00
TVDTD Traveller Double Drive by Ashford
This lightweight, compact, castle wheel will spin fine to medium yarn using the two drive ratios and bulky yarn with the optional jumbo flyer. The wheel is easy to start with the double treadles that are are hinged to allow a comfortable heel-toe action. Ball bearings make treadling smooth and effortless. This compact wheel will spin fine worsted yarns and softer woollen yarns using the single drive option. Wheel diameter 46cm (18ins) Orifice 1cm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz) Ratios 6.5, 8.5 (11.5 bobbin lead) Weight 7kg (15lbs) Included accessories - Built-in lazy kate, 4 double drive bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet. Natural finish
Price: $725.00
JSWDT2CB Joy - Double Treadle & Bag by Ashford
This compact wheel is light weight (6kg/13lb) and portable with folding treadle, built-in lazy kate and carry handle. Fold and go – it can be carried easily in cars, as carry-on luggage in planes (check with your airline first as this varies from aircraft to aircraft) and takes up little space at home. Spin a variety of yarns using the four ratios. The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. Treadling is easy with the weighted wheel and ball bearings. The wheel comes assembled and lacquered, ready for spinning. specifications Wheel diameter 40cm (15¾ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 130gm (4-5ozs) Ratios 6, 8, 11, 14 Weight 5kg (11lbs) Timber Lacquered plywood Size when folded 64 x 40 x 14cm (25 x 15¾ x 9½ins) Included accessories: Built-in lazy kate, 3 x 90mm bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet.
Price: $915.00
JACB Carry Bag for Joy Spinning Wheel by Ashford
Sturdy, attractive, padded canvas carry bag with nylon lining to protect your Joy wheel. The bag includes three roomy pockets and shoulder strap.
Price: $125.00
JSW2CB Joy Single Treadle Set by Ashford
This compact wheel is light weight (only 5kg/11lb single treadle, and portable with folding treadle, built-in lazy kate and carry handle. Fold and go easily transported and stored. Spin a variety of yarns using the four ratios. The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. Treadling is easy with the weighted wheel and ball bearings. The wheel comes assembled and lacquered, ready for spinning. Joy carry bag included. Wheel diameter 40cm (15¾ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 130gm (4-5oz) Ratios 6, 8, 11, 14 Weight from 5kg (11lbs) Size when folded 64 x 40 x 14cm (25 x 15¾ x 9½ins)
Price: $885.00
JSWDT2CB Joy Double Treadle Set by Ashford
This compact wheel is light weight (only 6kg/13lb double treadle) and portable with folding treadle, built-in lazy kate and carry handle. Fold and go. Easy to transport and store. Spin a variety of yarns using the four ratios. The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. Treadling is easy with the weighted wheel and ball bearings. The wheel comes assembled and lacquered, ready for spinning. Joy carry bag included. Wheel diameter 40cm (15¾ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 130gm (4-5oz) Ratios 6, 8, 11, 14 Size when folded 64 x 40 x 14cm (25 x 15¾ x 9½ins)
Price: $915.00
Colour Theme Pack by Ashford

Convenient seven colour packs of our popular 30 micron Corriedale sliver pre-packaged in 100gm bags. 
Perfect for all fibrecrafts - needle felting, wet felting, spinning, blending or carding. 
7 collections to choose from - Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring, Pastels, Furry Friends and Fluro.

Price: $11.00
SL25 SampleIt Loom 25cm by Ashford

Ashford have created a loom that is inexpensive, compact and cute without sacrificing function. This is a loom for new and experienced weavers. The perfect classroom loom. Whether you are learning to weave for the first time, want to learn new techniques or sample your wonderful yarns, this loom is fun and easy to use. Just add yarn!
This is the perfect gift for a new weaver. Anybody can weave on this wonderful little loom.

The 25cm  weaving width allows you to sample all your favourite rigid heddle patterns, textures and colours. So compact, it is only 1.7 kg 


The loom is made from beautiful solid natural Silver Beech timber and has strong handles, ratchets and clicker pawls so your warp never unwinds unintentionally.

5, 7.5, 10, 12.5 and 15.00 DPI reeds are also available.

Price: $175.00
KL3 Knitters Loom 30cm by Ashford

The 30cm loom is ultra portable being lightweight, compact and folds in half – even with your weaving in place. Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours. Easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate with nylon warp stick ties, handles, cogs and pawls. Weave fancy yarns with the wide-eye 7.5dpi (30/10) reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools – ready to use.
The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends.

Loom comes with 7.5dpi reed.  Additional reed sizes are available.

The loom can also be purchased as a KLCOMBO - which includes the specially designed, strong carry bag.


Price: $295.00
KL5 Knitters Loom 50cm by Ashford

The 50cm loom is ultra portable being lightweight, compact and folds in half – even with your weaving in place. Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours. Easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate with nylon warp stick ties, handles, cogs and pawls. Weave fancy yarns with the wide-eye 7.5dpi (30/10) reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools – ready to use.
The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends.

Loom comes with 7.5dpi reed.  Additional reed sizes are available.

The loom can also be purchased as a KLCOMBO - which includes the specially designed, strong carry bag.


Price: $325.00
KL3COM Knitters Loom 30cm Combo by Ashford

The 30cm loom is ultra portable being lightweight, compact and folds in half – even with your weaving in place. Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours. Easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate with nylon warp stick ties, handles, cogs and pawls. Weave fancy yarns with the wide-eye 7.5dpi (30/10) reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools – ready to use.
The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends.

Loom comes with 7.5dpi reed.  Additional reed sizes are available.

Specially designed, strong and stylish carry bag included.

Price: $335.00
KL5COM Knitters Loom 50cm Combo by Ashford

The 50cm loom is ultra portable being lightweight, compact and folds in half – even with your weaving in place. Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours. Easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate with nylon warp stick ties, handles, cogs and pawls. Weave fancy yarns with the wide-eye 7.5dpi (30/10) reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools – ready to use.
The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends.

Loom comes with 7.5dpi reed.  Additional reed sizes are available.

Specially designed, strong and stylish carry bag included.

Price: $365.00
KL2HK 2nd Heddle Kit for Knitters Looms by Ashford

For multi heddle weaving. Kit includes two support blocks that are easy to attach as your knitters loom has predrilled holes. Instructions for weaving with the two heddles and patterns are included.
Buy another reed (identical to the one you have) and you will double your ends per inch. For example two 12.5dpi (50/10) reeds will give you an amazing 25 ends per inch (100/10)!
Or weave double width or double layer fabric. For a double layer project and detailed warping instructions please download the full specifications below.

Price: $43.90
KL3CB KL3/30cm Carry Bag for KL3 Knitters Loom by Ashford

Canvas bag, designed especially to store and carry your 30cm KL3 Knitters Loom.

Price: $54.50
KL5CB Carry Bag for KL5/50cm Knitters Loom by Ashford

Carry bag especially designed to carry and store your 50cm Knitters Loom.

Price: $65.00
KL3LS Stand for KL3/30cm Knitters Loom by Ashford

A strong and sturdy loom stand is available for your 30cm Knitters Loom.

Easy to assemble and attach, you can weave anytime anywhere without a table. Adjustable loom angle and foot rest for comfortable weaving.

Made in lacquered solid Silver Beech hardwood to match your Knitters Loom.

Price: $165.00
KL5LS Stand for KL5/50cm Knitters Loom by Ashford

A strong and sturdy loom stand is available for your 50cm Knitters Loom.

Easy to assemble and attach, you can weave anytime anywhere without a table. Adjustable loom angle and foot rest for comfortable weaving.

Made in lacquered solid Silver Beech hardwood to match your Knitters Loom.

Price: $170.00
RDRH25 Reeds for 25cm Sampleit Loom by Ashford

Reeds are available for differing yarns.

2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15 dpi (10, 20, 30,40, 50 and 60/10cm) reeds are available for the 25cm Sampleit Loom.

Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails and the reeds come in 20cm (12ins) width.

Price: $19.00
RDKL3 Reeds for 30cm KL3 Loom by Ashford

Reeds are available for differing yarns.

The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10 dpi (10, 20, 30 and 40/10cm) reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns. The extra fine 12.5dpi (50/10cm) reed is also available.

Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails and the reeds come in 30cm, 50cm and 70cm (12ins, 20ins and 28ins) widths.

Price: $26.50
RDKL5 Reeds for 50cm KL5 Loom by Ashford

Reeds are available for differing yarns.

The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10 dpi (20, 30 and 40/10cm) reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns whilst the 12.5 dpi (50/10cm) reed is for fine yarns.

The Knitters Loom reeds are made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails to match your knitters loom.

Price: $31.50
HCL Hand Carders 72 point by Ashford

Carders to carry
- portable
- blend and card
- stainless steel wire and rubber backing

-72 ppsi - suitable for most fibres


Hand carders are used in pairs to prepare fibre or blend fibres or colours. Lightweight and easy to carry they produce small rolags ready for spinning.

This Hand carder has a separate screw on handle which is shaped to fit your hand comfortably - and can be replaced if necessary.


Size of cloth  220 x 125mm

Price: $73.50
HCLC Hand Carders - 108 point by Ashford

Carders to carry
- portable
- blend and card
- stainless steel wire and rubber backing

- 108 ppsi - fine cloth suitable for fine fibres

Hand carders are used in pairs to prepare fibre or blend fibres or colours. Lightweight and easy to carry they produce small rolags ready for spinning.

This Hand carder has a separate screw on handle which is shaped to fit your hand comfortably - and can be replaced if necessary.


Size of cloth  220 x 125mm

Price: $74.50
ADCC Drum Carder - Standard by Ashford

Fibre preparation made easy

- 36psi - suitable for stronger wools or fibre with more vegetable matter to remove.
- 2 ratios for control
- adjustable drums for all fibres
- lacquered and assembled
- clamps and awl included
- quick and easy to remove handle

Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently.

PLEASE NOTE:  We do not hold stock of this item.  Your order will be shipped directly from NZ.  Please allow 5-7 working days to receive.

specifications
Batt size 60 x 20cm (24 x 8ins)
Makes up to a 65gm (2¼oz) batt

Price: $655.00
ADCF Drum Carder - Fine by Ashford

Fibre preparation made easy

- 72psi suitable for finer wools & exotic fibres.
- 2 ratios for control
- adjustable drums for all fibres
- lacquered and assembled
- clamps and awl included
- quick and easy to remove handle

Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently.

PLEASE NOTE:  We do not hold stock of this item.  Your order will be shipped directly from NZ.  Please allow 5-7 working days to receive.

specifications
Batt size 60 x 20cm (24 x 8ins)
Makes up to a 65gm (2¼oz) batt

Price: $675.00
FC Flick Carder by Ashford

First carder
- portable
- turned comfortable handle
- stainless steel wire with rubber backing
- solid Silver Beech hardwood

This is your first carder for preparing individual staples of fleece wool. The turned handle is comfortable to hold and use. The medium 72 point cloth has stainless steel wire and long-lasting rubber backing. The Silver Beech hard wood is durable and robust. The flick carder can also be used for cleaning the drum carder.


Price: $24.50
WDC Wild Drum Carder by Ashford

Make unique blends for art yarn
- adjustable packer brush
- extra long 72ppsi teeth
- adjustable drum clearance
- lacquered and assembled
- cleaning brush, clamps and awl included


The Wild carder has been specifically designed for today’s fabulous, fun and funky art yarns. The extra long 72ppsi teeth allow you to include differing fibres, fabric, ribbons, feathers, paper and novelties to create unique blends.

PLEASE NOTE:  We do not hold stock of this item.  Please allow 5-7 days for delivery.

specifications

Batt size 60 x 15cm (24 x 6ins)
Makes batts up to 40gm (1½ozs)
Weight only 3.5kg (7½lbs)

Price: $605.00
10gm Pot Wool Dye by Ashford

individual 10gram pots

Rust, brown, green, emerald, yellow, scarlet, hot pink, purple, teal, blue, navy blue or black.

- 100% concentrate
- safe and easy to use
- 10gm (⅓oz) dyes
- for protein fibres such as wool and silk

The Ashford dyes are very easy to use and the colours are clear and bright. They are weak acid dyes so white vinegar can be used to fix the dyes making them suitable for the home dyer. The dyes are for wool, silk and other animal (protein) fibres and are fully concentrated with only 10gm (⅓oz) dyeing 1kg (2.2lbs) of fibre or yarns.
There are 12 colours that have been carefully selected for compatibility and when mixed will produce a wide range of hues.

Price: $8.95
AWDC Wool Dye Collection by Ashford

Collection of 12 x  10gram pots

Rust, brown, green, emerald, yellow, scarlet, hot pink, purple, teal, blue, navy blue or black.

- 100% concentrate
- safe and easy to use
- 10gm (⅓oz) dyes
- for protein fibres such as wool and silk

The Ashford dyes are very easy to use and the colours are clear and bright. They are weak acid dyes so white vinegar can be used to fix the dyes making them suitable for the home dyer. The dyes are for wool, silk and other animal (protein) fibres and are fully concentrated with only 10gm (⅓oz) dyeing 1kg (2.2lbs) of fibre or yarns.
There are 12 colours that have been carefully selected for compatibility and when mixed will produce a wide range of hues.

Price: $82.50
SHTL1 Stick Shuttle 15cm by Ashford

15cm/6" stick shuttle for all your weaving projects.


Made from Silver Beech hardwood.

Price: $5.50
SHTL2 Stick Shuttle 26cm by Ashford

26cm/10" stick shuttle for all your weaving projects.


Made from Silver Beech hardwood.

Price: $6.00
SHTL3 Stick Shuttle 36cm by Ashford

36cm/14" stick shuttle for all your weaving projects.


Made from Silver Beech hardwood.

Price: $6.50
SHTL5 Stick Shuttle 56cm by Ashford

56cm/22" stick shuttle for all your weaving projects.


Made from Silver Beech hardwood.

Price: $7.00
SHTL8 Stick Shuttle 76cm by Ashford

76cm/30"  stick shuttle for all your weaving projects.


Made from Silver Beech hardwood.

Price: $7.50
NFK Needle Felting Starter Kit by Ashford

The Ashford Book of Needle Felting will give you confidence to create your own unique and beautiful felted works of art.

The book covers materials, equipment, techniques HOWEVER it does not include the beagle on the cover!

Kit includes 4 types of needle, 15 colours of fibre, foam block, washaway fabric and The Ashford Book of Needle Felting by Barbara Allen

Price: $67.50
NFKB Needle Felting Kit - Beagle by Ashford

Fun and easy project to make as a gift or for yourself. Make your own adorable beagle or 3 beautiful butterfly brooches. Everything you need is included in the kits with full colour instructions.

Beagle kit contains:
Ashford Corriedale wool sliver, 3 felting needles, craft wire, pipe cleaners, glass eyes - 4mm, dental floss, DMC thread.
Finished Beagle size: 15cm (6ins) high x 20cm (8ins) long

Price: $28.00
MK Maintenance Kit by Ashford

Keep you spinning wheel well maintained and it will last a lifetime! The kit includes 100ml (3 ½ fl ozs) special lubricating oil (non-staining), threading hook, tension spring, flyer hooks, leather conrod connector and clip, brake and drive bands.

Price: $25.50
NN Niddy Noddy by Ashford

The niddy noddy is a very useful accessory for winding yarn from the spinning wheel bobbin and creating a 1.5m (5ft) skein. Made from turned Silver Beech hard wood the specially shaped crossbars allow the skein (hank) of yarn to slide off easily when made. It is easy to dismantle for storage or transportation.

Price: $30.50
NNS Niddy Noddy Sampler by Ashford

This cute little niddy noddy makes a beautiful small 90cm (1yd) skein or hank. Ideal for making sample skeins. Made from solid Silver Beech hardwood with removable ends for storage or transport.

Price: $26.50
WUS Wooden Umbrella Swift by Ashford

Attractive wooden skeiner. Clamps to table and easily adjusted to hold a wide range of skeins ready for winding onto shuttles or making into balls. Smooth and quick rotation.

Price: $160.00
SB Bobbin - Standard by Ashford

Standard bobbin for:
- Traditional single drive spinning wheel
- Traveller single drive spinning wheel
- Joy spinning wheel
- Joy 2 spinning wheel
- Kiwi spinning wheel
- Kiwi 2 spinning wheel
- Electronic Spinner

Price: $13.50
DDB Bobbin - Double Drive by Ashford

Double drive bobbin for:
- Traditional double drive spinning wheel
- Traveller double drive spinning wheel
- Elizabeth 2 spinning wheel

Price: $14.50
NFF15 Needle Felting Foam by Ashford

Used to provide a penetrable surface on which to needle felt.

specifications

Dimensions 15cm x 15cm x 5cm

Price: $9.15
ABHS Book of Hand Spinning by Ashford

Learn to hand spin with fibre artist Jo Reeve. Jo, the author of the very popular Ashford Book of Carding, has twenty-seven years of spinning experience and will show you how to spin from the beginning through to advanced techniques.

Learn how to create unique yarns using different techniques and fibres and make five easy projects using your handspun yarn. Step by step instructions and gorgeous colour photographs will take you on a new journey of creativity.

Price: $26.50
ABC Book of Carding by Ashford

Ashford Book of Carding by Jo Reeve

This is a practical and inspirational guide to carding fleece, slivers and exotic fibres. Written for the hand spinner and felter, and everyone who loves fibre, there are sections on using flick, hand and drum carders, fibre and colour blending, colour theory and four innovative projects.

Step by step instructions and full colour photographs envelope you in a world of colour, texture and the endless possibilities of fibre.

Price: $26.50
ABD Book of Dyeing by Ashford

Ashford Book of Dyeing by Ann Milner

This comprehensive textbook includes detailed explanations of dyes and recipes for their use including natural and chemical dyes, dye baths and cold pad and percentage dyeing.

Colour theory is explained and six projects demonstrate a range of techniques. Whether you are a spinner, weaver, knitter or textile artist, novice or more advanced in your craft, there will be something in this book to extend your ideas.

Price: $36.00
FNP Felting Needle Punch by Ashford

- safely store 5 needles
- high quality carbon steel
- affordable

Needle felting is easy and quick with endless possibilities to create beautiful and unique flat and 3-D art forms. This form of dry felting just needs fibre and felting needles. The needles are made from high quality carbon steel.
The punch is made from Silver Beech hard wood and has a turned comfortable hollow handle.

specifications

Needle felting punch with 5 needles - gauge medium 36

Price: $33.50
ESP2 Electronic Spinner by Ashford

The e-Spinner is quiet, convenient and simple to use.  It comes complete with 12 V transformer, interchangeable wall plugs (for New Zealand/Australia, USA/Europe/Japan and UK), jumbo sliding hook flyer, 3 jumbo bobbins and lazy kate with a yarn guide. It has a silent 12-volt DC 1.25amp 70w motor.

The quiet direct-drive flyer has an infinitely variable speed from 0-1200 rpm so it is suitable for all skill levels. Hand controls allow you to easily turn the motor off and on, change speed and direction. The bobbins are quick and easy to change.  It comes assembled and lacquered. Three large capacity jumbo bobbins are supplied. CE approved.

PLEASE NOTE:  We do not hold stock of this item.  We order as required.  Please allow approximately 7 days for delivery directly from the Ashford Factory, NZ.

Price: $759.00
Awl - Doffer for Drum Carders by Ashford

This is used to remove fibre from your drum carder.

Price: $21.50
BB Blending Board by Ashford

So easy and fun to use, make perfect rolags for spinning.

Blend fibres, colours and textures.

The Ashford Blending Board features:

  • a large 30cm x 30cm (12’ x 12”) blending area
  • includes blending brush and two dowels for easy drafting, rolling and removing the rolags.
  • a removable, rotating adjustable keel
  • 108 point cloth
  • convenient carry handle
  • lacquered finish
Price: $222.50
ADCSF Drum Carder - Superfine by Ashford

Fibre preparation made easy
- 2 ratios for control
- packer brush and cleaning
- brush as standard
- adjustable drums for all fibres
- lacquered and assembled
- clamps and awl included
- quick and easy to remove handle

Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently.

This item is not always held in stock. Once order is placed, item will be delivered directly from Ashford NZ.

Price: $705.00
KL7 KNITTERS LOOM 70cm by Ashford

NEW Shawl-width Knitters Loom
- the most portable loom
- quick and easy to warp and weave
- lacquered and assembled
- 4 reeds and carry bag optional accessories

Due to demand Ashford now offer our incredibly popular Knitters Loom 70cm wide (28ins). This width is perfect for weaving shawls (plus anything else your heart desires). Combine colour and texture to create your own unique shawls on this ultra portable rigid heddle loom.
The loom folds in half with the weaving in place. Comfortable handles and strong 30 teeth nylon ratchets with “clicker” pawls remain in place when weaving, folding or transporting the loom. Thicker rails to make this wider loom extra strong.

specifications

Reed 7.5dpi (30/10) wide-eye
Weight 3.7kg (8¼lbs)
Includes 2 lacquered shuttles 56cm and 76cm (22ins and 30ins)

Price: $365.00
KL7COM KNITTERS LOOM 70CM COMBO by Ashford

  NEW Shawl-width Knitters Loom
- the most portable loom
- quick and easy to warp and weave
- lacquered and assembled
- includes handy carry bag
- 4 reeds optional accessories

Due to demand Ashford now offer our incredibly popular Knitters Loom 70cm wide (28ins). This width is perfect for weaving shawls (plus anything else your heart desires). Combine colour and texture to create your own unique shawls on this ultra portable rigid heddle loom.
The loom folds in half with the weaving in place. Comfortable handles and strong 30 teeth nylon ratchets with “clicker” pawls remain in place when weaving, folding or transporting the loom. Thicker rails to make this wider loom extra strong.

Price: $435.00
KL7LS Stand for KL7/70cm Knitters Loom by Ashford

knitters loom 70 stand

A strong and sturdy loom stand with support braces for the 70cm (28") loom. Easy to assemble and attach, you can weave anytime anywhere without a table. Adjustable loom angle and foot rest for comfortable weaving. Made in lacquered solid Silver Beech hardwood to match your Knitters Loom.

Price: $185.00
ABNF Book of Needle Felting by Ashford

Explore the unlimited potential of needle felting with Barbara Allen. Create your own adorable figures, beautiful flowers and scenes, striking jewellery and embellishments all in flat or sculpted felt. With just a little wool, a felting needle and this book you can create unique and wonderful felted works of art. If you haven’t tried needle felting, here is the book to inspire you.

PLEASE NOTE:  The beagle dog illustrated on the cover is not included this book (CRAZY!!)  If that is the project you are wanting, please email Wondoflex.

Price: $28.50
NFKS Needle Felting Kit - Sheep by Ashford

A fun and easy needle felting sheep project to make as a gift or for yourself.

Kit contains a full colour step-by-step instructions, 26gms of Ashford Corriedale sliver, 15gms of English Leicester fleece and 1 felting needle 36G.

Price: $10.50
TLWT Tapestry Loom Warping Thread by Ashford

200gm reel of 100% cotton warping thread, suitable for all Ashford Tapestry or Weaving Looms.

Price: $18.75
ABRHW Rigid Heddle Weaving by Ashford

The Ashford Book of Rigid Heddle Weaving, revised edition, Process, Patterns and Projects by Rowena Hart.  This comprehensive book covers many aspects of weaving.

The projects in this book have been designed with both novice and experienced weavers in mind.  People new to weaving can simply follow the projects as outlined and experienced weavers could find new ideas and helpful tips.

Price: $27.55
NFKR Needle Felting Kit - 3D Rooster by Ashford

A fun and easy needle felting Rooster project to make as a gift or for yourself.

Kit contains a full colour step-by-step instructions, 26gms of Ashford Corriedale sliver in Chilli Pepper, White, Orange and Liquorice and 1 felting needle 36G.

Price: $10.50
NFKBU Needle Felting Kit - Bugs by Ashford

A fun and easy needle felting bugs project to make as a gift or for yourself.

Kit contains a full colour step-by-step instructions to make a lady bug, bumble bee and Caterpillar, plus 5 colours of Ashford Corriedale slivers and 1 felting needle 36G.

Price: $10.50
NFKF Needle Felting Kit - Flowers by Ashford

A fun and easy needle felting flowers project to make as a gift or for yourself.

Kit contains a full colour step-by-step instructions to make 3 of your own unique 3D flowers, 25g of Ashford Corriedale slivers in 6 colours and 1 felting needle 36G.

Price: $10.50
TBOB Tapestry Bobbins Set of 2 by Ashford

Wooden lathed Tapestry Bobbins - 2 tapestry bobbins per pack.


Price: $25.00
DS Drop Spindle Classic by Ashford

So portable
- take wherever you go
- affordable
- solid Silver beech hardwood
- wide range

Spinners have been creating yarn with drop spindles for millennia.  Made from Silver beech hard wood, our spindles are durable and easy to use.  (after a little practice!)

Price: $23.50
dstk Drop Spindle Turkish by Ashford

So portable
- take wherever you go
- affordable
- solid Silver beech hardwood
- wide range

Spinners have been creating yarn with drop spindles for millennia.  Made from Silver beech hard wood, our spindles are durable and easy to use.  (after a little practice!)

Price: $38.50
TKNB Tension Knob by Ashford

For adjusting the brake band tension on Scotch tension spinning wheels.

Price: $10.50
Mulberry Silk Sliver by Ashford

100g Bag of Mulberry Silk fibres.

Mulberry silk is pure white and is from silkworms fed on Mulberry leaves. Silk is pure luxury. Silk has many qualities. As well as its natural sheen, it is strong, resistant to pilling, and the long fibres make it easy to spin. It looks stunning when dyed and blends beautifully with other fibres.

Price: $18.50
Tussah Silk Sliver by Ashford

100g bag of Tussah Silk fibres.

Tussah is naturally soft beige and is from silkworms fed on Oak leaves. It has a very long staple. It is strong, lustrous and more resilient than cultivated "white" silks. Silk is pure luxury. Silk has many qualities. As well as its natural sheen, it is strong, resistant to pilling, and the long fibres make it easy to spin. It dyes beautifully and blends well with other fibres.

Price: $18.50
Rainbow Curls by Ashford

100g bag of rainbow dyed English Leicester fleece.  Micron 38-40, Staple length approx. 17.5cm (7ins). A beautiful high lustre wool with a well defined crimp ideal for medium to thick yarns.

Ideas for Use:

  • Separate into individual groups of colour.
  • Spinning - Open the fibre out and spin a soft single thread. Ply with a fine cotton, silk or commercial woollen thread to strengthen the yarn for knitting. The fine thread will be almost hidden in the yarn and won't obscure the fabulous colours.
  • Weaving - Use the beautiful shiney staples for extra texture in handwoven fabrics. Handknot the staples into beautiful rugs or wall hangings.
  • Felting - Use the coloured staples as surface decoration. They look fantastic lightly felted into the surface of a natural colour felt.
Price: $9.95
Angelina Fibre Gold by Ashford

10g bag of Angelina Fibres in Gold.

For spinning, carding, felting, dyeing, paper making and blending with other fibres.
Price: $7.00
Angelina Fibres Silver by Ashford

10g bag of Angelina Fibres in Silver.

For spinning, carding, felting, dyeing, paper making and blending with other fibres.
Price: $7.00
ESP2CC 12 Volt Cigarette Cord by Ashford

Cigarette Cord for E Spinner.

Price: $32.50
KSW2 Kiwi Spinning Wheel 2 Natural by Ashford

This is an excellent beginner wheel due to its easy learning ratios, double treadle and affordable price. The double treadle and ball bearings allow for easy treadling and “hands-free” start. Treadles are mounted on polyurethane hinges for a smooth, quiet and comfortable heel-toe action.

The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. The scotch tension allows easy control of the drafting process. The central flyer is convenient for right and left-handed spinners. The wheel is easy and quick to assemble with the Allen key supplied and the robust construction makes this an ideal wheel for individuals, schools and clubs. The wheel itself is made of MDF, a high-density durable wood product that can be painted or decorated.

Included accessories - Built-in lazy kate, 3 large 90mm (3½ins) bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet.

Price: $525.00
FLYR Standard Flyer by Ashford

For Traditional single drive and Traveller single drive spinning wheels.
Includes flyer and hooks. Natural finish.

Ratios 6.5:1, 8.5:1, 11.5:1 & 17.5:1

Price: $67.50
LK Lazy Kate - Upright by Ashford

 lazy kate

specifications

Vertical lazy kate. Holds 3 bobbins.
Made from beautiful silver beech hard wood.

Price: $32.50
TLK Tensioned Lazy Kate by Ashford

tensioned lazy kate

Control your bobbins when plying with the adjustable brake tension.
Smooth stainless steel yarn guide to prevent your yarn from tangling.
Suitable for single & double drive standard and jumbo bobbins.
Bobbins are quick and easy to change.
Stainless steel bobbin pins are removable for storage and transport.
Four rubber feet prevent slipping or tipping.
Convenient carry handle.
Made from beautiful silver beech hard wood with a rich lacquer finish.

Price: $73.50
FWP Finishing Wax Polish by Ashford

Preserve, protect and enhance wheels, looms and all your craft accessories with this quick and easy to apply environmentally-friendly, low gloss finishing wax polish. Made from beeswax and tree oils, it is ideal for new natural timber or rejuvenating and restoring loved and lacquered products. Apply with a soft rag, steel wool or Scotchbrite, then buff to a deep rich lustrous finish with a soft cloth. No other finish is required. Non-flammable, non-toxic. 75gms.

Price: $15.00
BTO Spinning Wheel Oil by Ashford

 bottle of oil For quiet effortless spinning
Transparent 15ml - ½ oz squeeze bottle.
Convenient 32mm - 1¼” blunt needle applicator for hard to reach bobbin, flyer and wheel bearings.
The aluminum cap has a neoprene seal and air tight sealing scabbard.
The bottle contains non-staining, high grade, aromatic-free, white mineral lubricating oil classified as non-hazardous.
The bottles are sealed in an outer mini grip bag for added security.
They will be included in Maintenance Kits.

Price: $10.95
YG Yarn Gauge by Ashford

To calculate the tension or gauge of your yarn use this simple tool. Wrap the yarn in either the 25 or 12.5mm (1-1/2in) slot and count the number of wraps. Made from lacquered Silver Beech hardwood. Comes complete with leather loop and wrap/gauge table.

Price: $7.95
NNJ Niddy Noddy Jumbo by Ashford

niddy noddy jumbo

Need an extra-large niddy noddy to skein your art yarn? Now you can make huge 2m (79ins) skeins over 1kg with our super new Jumbo Niddy Noddy. The arms have been designed to allow the skein to slide off easily.

Price: $49.00
ADCF30 Drum Carder Wide by Ashford

Drum Carder Wide

- 30cm (12ins) width
- Produces a massive 100gm (4oz) batt
- It has a packer brush and cleaning
- brush as standard
- 2 speeds - 4:1 and 6:1
- Includes doffer and clamps
- Assembled and lacquered
- Adjustable drum clearance
- Available only with 72 PPSI cloth
- Weighs 8.4kg (18½lbs)
- Cards up to 100gm fibre

Item is not held in stock.  Once an order is placed, we will organise shipment directly from Ashford NZ to you.

Price: $795.00
FN Felting Needles by Ashford

Felting Needles.  Single needles available in:

  • Gauge 40 - Fine - for delicate, fine detailed work.
  • Gauge 38 - Medium - general all purpose needle.
  • Gaure 36 - Coarse - the largest shaft for fast felting.
Price: $2.50
KL7CB KL7 70cm Knitters Loom Carry Bag by Ashford

Canvas bag, designed especially to store and carry your 70cm KL7 Knitters Loom.

Price: $105.50
RDKL7 Reeds for 70cm KL7 Knitters Loom by Ashford

Reeds are available for differing yarns.

The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10 dpi (10, 20, 30 and 40/10cm) reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns. The extra fine 12.5dpi (50/10cm) reed is also available.

Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails and the reeds come in 30cm, 50cm and 70cm (12ins, 20ins and 28ins) widths.

Price: $39.50
WFL Weaving Frame - Large by Ashford

Simple and effective
- wonderful introduction to weaving
- very quick to warp and weave
- strong
- compact

Create wall hangings, cushions, tablemats and coasters. The loom is ideal for students or any weaver wanting a simple way to be creative. Made from solid Silver Beech hard wood the frames are strong and robust for a variety of warps and tensions. Small and compact, the weaving frame is ideal for taking on holiday. The finished piece can be left in the frame and hung on the wall – a framed masterpiece!

Large Weaving Frame 70 x 50cm

Price: $62.50
WFS Weaving Frame - Small by Ashford

Simple and effective
- wonderful introduction to weaving
- very quick to warp and weave
- strong
- compact

Create wall hangings, cushions, tablemats and coasters. The loom is ideal for students or any weaver wanting a simple way to be creative. Made from solid Silver Beech hard wood the frames are strong and robust for a variety of warps and tensions. Small and compact, the weaving frame is ideal for taking on holiday. The finished piece can be left in the frame and hung on the wall – a framed masterpiece!

Small Size:  35cm x 25cm

Price: $47.50
FT4 Fringe Twister by Ashford

Create the perfect twisted fringe or decorative cord
Twist a fringe on scarves, handwoven garments or needlework projects.
Twist yarn for embellishing, edging and jewellery.
Twist fibre for felting fun.

4 Clips and Clamp

Price: $52.50
RHKP Double Ended Threading Hook by Ashford

Threading hooks make threading your rigid heddle or table loom easy and convenient. Made from strong but flexible acetal nylon.

Price: $3.50
WF11 Warping Frame Large by Ashford

To create a warp of correct size and tension a warping frame is essential. This strong frame has pegs set firmly at regular intervals. Holds a 11m(37ft) warp.

Price: $147.50
WF4 Warping Frame Small by Ashford

To create a warp of correct size and tension a warping frame is essential. This strong frame has pegs set firmly at regular intervals. The perfect accessory for your new Katie loom.

specifications

The new small warping frame holds 4.5m (14½ft) warps. Supplied lacquered with pegs glued in place ready to bolt together. Ideal for preparing warps for the Katie loom.

Price: $132.50
WM Warping Mill by Ashford

This rotating mill is for quick and easy warping with the strain taken by the strong uprights and not the pegs. The bars holding the cross pegs are moveable, so any length can be wound up to approximately 15m(50ft)

Price: $275.00
Vari Dent Reeds by Ashford

Now you can have complete creativity warping your Rigid Heddle or Knitters Loom!

Include your art yarn, warp thick, thin and anything in-between, to creatice artistic scarves, shawls and decorative homewares.

The Vari Dent reed has been designed for:

Rigid Heddle Looms:  40, 60 and 80cm

Knitters Looms:  30, 50 and 70cm

And also the Sampleit Loom.

Price: $119.00
Natural Curls by Ashford

Micron 38-40, Staple length approx. 17.5cm (7ins).
A beautiful high lustre wool with a well defined crimp ideal for medium to thick yarns.

Washed. Available in 100gm bags or 1kg packs.

Ideas for Use:

  • Separate into individual groups of colour.
  • Spinning - Open the fibre out and spin a soft single thread. Ply with a fine cotton, silk or commercial woollen thread to strengthen the yarn for knitting. The fine thread will be almost hidden in the yarn and won't obscure the fabulous colours.
  • Weaving - Use the beautiful shiney staples for extra texture in handwoven fabrics. Handknot the staples into beautiful rugs or wall hangings.
  • Felting - Use the staples as surface decoration. They look fantastic lightly felted into the surface of a natural colour felt.

*The sheep are well cared for and are not mulesed.

Price: $9.50
FNPS Student Needle Punch by Ashford

Create beautiful 3D art forms quickly and easily with this 3 needle punch.  The needles which are 36 gauge are safely contained in the cylinder but when inverted, are a convenient 3 needle punch which is comfortable to hold...and gets the job done faster!

The needles are suitable for fine, medium or coarse fibres.

Price: $14.95
wn Weaving Needles by Ashford

Perfect for tapestry looms, rigid heddle looms and weaving frames. Weave techniques quickly and easily. Weave fabrics, yarns, fibres and more with a large eye for easy threading. A must-have weaving accessory.

Set of 3 needles 
12cm (4¾") 
17cm (6½") 
22cm (8½")

Made from natural Silver Beech hardwood.

Price: $30.00
WSK Weaving Starter Kits by Ashford

Hand woven wall hangings are the most on-trend art for your home or workspace right now.

Start your creative weaving journey here! Fun and so easy to do. This kit contains everything you need to create your first wall hanging!

A perfect gift for anyone wanting to try weaving!

Weaving Starter kit includes: Ashford Weaving Frame, Ashford Weaving Needle, Ashford Tekapo 12ply yarn, Ashford fibre for texture, warp thread, dowel for hanging and instructions.

Choose monochrome or brights.

Finished size 24cm x 36cm (excluding 20cm fringe)

 
Price: $85.00