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Natural or man-made fibre?

Protein or Cellulose?

This short "in a nut shell" article aims to simplify some of the terms used and help you make informed choices when buying fibre. Natural fibre Natural fibre is made from...

Protein or Cellulose?

This short "in a nut shell" article aims to simplify some of the terms used and help you make informed choices when buying fibre. Natural fibre Natural fibre is made from...

badsey flower show 2023

Badsey Flower Show

Thanks to everyone who helped out and to those who popped by to see the FibreHut spinners at the Badsey Flower Show on Saturday 29th July 2023. We managed to...

Badsey Flower Show

Thanks to everyone who helped out and to those who popped by to see the FibreHut spinners at the Badsey Flower Show on Saturday 29th July 2023. We managed to...

Free Fibre samples at fibrehut

Fibre Samples

Sometimes you'll need to colour match. Other times it's just nice to feel the quality and characteristics of the fibre before you buy! Try out our fibre samples at home. You'll...

Fibre Samples

Sometimes you'll need to colour match. Other times it's just nice to feel the quality and characteristics of the fibre before you buy! Try out our fibre samples at home. You'll...

The Fleece Inn

The Fleece Inn

FibreHut spinners held a sit & spin at The Fleece Inn in the beautiful village of Bretforton on Saturday 17th June 2023. This historic National Trust owned pub was the...

The Fleece Inn

FibreHut spinners held a sit & spin at The Fleece Inn in the beautiful village of Bretforton on Saturday 17th June 2023. This historic National Trust owned pub was the...

Weaving on a Table Loom

Weaving on a Table Loom

I was recommended to look at the Jane Stafford School of Weaving and I'm so glad I did – I now recommend it to all my weaving friends! When I...

Weaving on a Table Loom

I was recommended to look at the Jane Stafford School of Weaving and I'm so glad I did – I now recommend it to all my weaving friends! When I...

Wax your Spinning Wheel

Wax your Spinning Wheel

Fully assembled, wax polished, set up and tested by FibreHut Dave... This beautiful Kromski spinning wheel is now ready for collection by its proud new owner. The customer chose the...

Wax your Spinning Wheel

Fully assembled, wax polished, set up and tested by FibreHut Dave... This beautiful Kromski spinning wheel is now ready for collection by its proud new owner. The customer chose the...

ashford spinning wheel maintenance kit

Spinning Wheel Maintenance

Here are a few ways to keep your wheel in tip top running order... While u wait wheel servicing Spinning wheel maintenance kit More parts and upgrades Wheel maintenance guide...

Spinning Wheel Maintenance

Here are a few ways to keep your wheel in tip top running order... While u wait wheel servicing Spinning wheel maintenance kit More parts and upgrades Wheel maintenance guide...

AGWSD guilds of weavers spinners & dyers in your area

AGWSD Find a Local Guild

You can find a complete list of all the guilds in the AGWSD on their website and there is bound to be one near you! https://www.wsd.org.uk/the-guilds/list-of-all-guilds/ The Association (AGWSD) was founded in 1955...

AGWSD Find a Local Guild

You can find a complete list of all the guilds in the AGWSD on their website and there is bound to be one near you! https://www.wsd.org.uk/the-guilds/list-of-all-guilds/ The Association (AGWSD) was founded in 1955...

Use the Ashford yarn gauge to determine the number of wraps per inch

Using a Yarn Gauge

Which size reed do I use for this yarn? We've all been there. We've found some long forgotten yarn at the back of the cupboard, the ballband is missing and...

Using a Yarn Gauge

Which size reed do I use for this yarn? We've all been there. We've found some long forgotten yarn at the back of the cupboard, the ballband is missing and...

weave a scarf from a single ball of yarn

A Scarf from 1 Ball of Yarn

In this blog I am going to show you how to weave this beautiful scarf using just one ball of cheap yarn and no pattern... PURE MAGIC! A great way for beginners to...

A Scarf from 1 Ball of Yarn

In this blog I am going to show you how to weave this beautiful scarf using just one ball of cheap yarn and no pattern... PURE MAGIC! A great way for beginners to...

DISCOVER SPINNING DAY

DISCOVER SPINNING DAY

Thanks to all those who attended our "Discover Spinning Day" on Saturday 16th July 2022 Gai hosted the event and spoke at length about spinning fibre, drop spindles and spinning...

DISCOVER SPINNING DAY

Thanks to all those who attended our "Discover Spinning Day" on Saturday 16th July 2022 Gai hosted the event and spoke at length about spinning fibre, drop spindles and spinning...

Double width weaving blog at fibrehut

Weaving Double Width

All you need is 2 reeds of the same size (dent) and 2 pick up sticks There is no need to feel restricted to only weaving scarves on a narrow loom. ...

Weaving Double Width

All you need is 2 reeds of the same size (dent) and 2 pick up sticks There is no need to feel restricted to only weaving scarves on a narrow loom. ...

free sit and spin on saturday at fibrehut

SIT & SPIN

Come and join us at FibreHut in the Vale of Evesham Bring your spinning wheel and sit, spin and chat. There's free parking, a lovely cafe, coffee and brownies shop...

SIT & SPIN

Come and join us at FibreHut in the Vale of Evesham Bring your spinning wheel and sit, spin and chat. There's free parking, a lovely cafe, coffee and brownies shop...

Hand spun yarn

Spin Hand Dyed Fibre

Not only do I love to hand-dye fibre but I also love buying, accumulating and stashing hand-dyed fibre – I can succumb to the eye candy of a pretty 100g...

Spin Hand Dyed Fibre

Not only do I love to hand-dye fibre but I also love buying, accumulating and stashing hand-dyed fibre – I can succumb to the eye candy of a pretty 100g...

Hand dyed yarn

Quick Yarn Dye

I love to dye fibre before spinning but sometimes it’s nice to have more control and predictability over the finished product and dye the yarn once it’s spun Usually this is achieved by a hand-painting technique...

Quick Yarn Dye

I love to dye fibre before spinning but sometimes it’s nice to have more control and predictability over the finished product and dye the yarn once it’s spun Usually this is achieved by a hand-painting technique...

SHOP & STAY DAY

SHOP & STAY DAY

Thanks to all of those who attended our SHOP & STAY A WHILE DAY on Saturday 15th August in the Cadbury Courtyard at Blackminster business park near Evesham! Despite the threat of...

SHOP & STAY DAY

Thanks to all of those who attended our SHOP & STAY A WHILE DAY on Saturday 15th August in the Cadbury Courtyard at Blackminster business park near Evesham! Despite the threat of...

Kim’s Festival of Fibre - Whitefaced Woodland

Spin with Whitefaced Woodland

I love spinning all fibre, all the glorious blends, dyed batts and funky rolags but there's something very satisfying about sitting down with a big cloud of washed and combed...

Spin with Whitefaced Woodland

I love spinning all fibre, all the glorious blends, dyed batts and funky rolags but there's something very satisfying about sitting down with a big cloud of washed and combed...

Weaving picnic napkins from eco yarn

Napkins with Eco Jeans Recycled

Venne Eco-Jeans 100% Recycled Yarn is (amazingly!) made from recycled denim and plastic bottles. This cotton-like yarn has been available at Fibrehut for quite a while but I’ve never actually...

Napkins with Eco Jeans Recycled

Venne Eco-Jeans 100% Recycled Yarn is (amazingly!) made from recycled denim and plastic bottles. This cotton-like yarn has been available at Fibrehut for quite a while but I’ve never actually...

How I wove a twill blocks baby blanket

Weave a Baby Blanket

No sooner than I heard the wonderful news that my son and daughter-in-law were expecting, there was a warp on my loom for a baby blanket! I'd been reading Cally...

Weave a Baby Blanket

No sooner than I heard the wonderful news that my son and daughter-in-law were expecting, there was a warp on my loom for a baby blanket! I'd been reading Cally...

Weaving Tea Towels during Lockdown

Cotton Tea Towels

During lockdown I have been mostly weaving on my 24” Ashford 8 shaft table loom – and I love to weave tea towels! I am also a member of the...

Cotton Tea Towels

During lockdown I have been mostly weaving on my 24” Ashford 8 shaft table loom – and I love to weave tea towels! I am also a member of the...