Links we like...
Ashford Handicrafts The makers of the fine Ashford spinning wheels. You can find lots of helpful information here, such as assembly manuals for their products, FAQS, and trouble-shooting tips.
Backwoods Home Magazine
Practical ideas for self-reliant living.
Carol Ventura is the author of two books on Tapestry Crochet.
CIHS Radio A radio station in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada that also broadcasts online. We enjoy listening to them as we're working at the studio. They play an interesting mix of pre-1970's country music as well as folk music, gospel, and even a little Raffi!
Countryside Magazine A great reader-written homesteader's magazine that we have subscribed to for over 10 years. Animal husbandry, gardening, food preservation, alternative energy, building your own house, barn and "much, much more"!
Free Knitting Pattern Free knitting patterns and stitches.
Hidden Wisdom Magazine is published by a friend of mine, Abigail Paul.
Hooked On Felt is Suzanne Higg's website. Suzanne is the inventor of the foam rubber needle felting hat forms. She also has lovely handmade items for sale.
Kundert Spindles Steve's own website, featuring his lovely spindles.
Learn to Knit Illustrations teach basic stitches for right and left hand knitting.
Livingston's Locker Hooking Marilyn Livingston has written a book on locker hooking called "Locker Hooking: An American Perspective.
Michigan Fiber Festival A great event in Allegen, MI. Features classes and workshops, demonstrations, and vendors.
Midwest Renewable Energy Association We were vendors for many summers at their Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair, which is held in Amherst, WI. Check out their site for information on this year's event.
Mielke Family Home Page Well, the reason for this one is pretty obvious. :)
Point Basse A living-history village near Nekoosa, WI. We demonstrate at their annual Pioneers Days event each June.
Portage County Historical Society We demonstrate at the Historical Park every summer at the Plover Portage Rendezvous. Lots of fun! See the picture of Amy spinning in their photo album of the 1999 Rendezvous.
Sharon's Tatting Page We like this site because of the tatting video clips and clear instructions. Fun site.
Shepherd's Harvest Festival Lake Elmo, MN.
Simple Shoemaking Offers for sale soles to be sewn on felt footwear.
Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair Held every spring in Cedarville, IL. We usually vendor and teach at this event.
SOAR The annual Spin Off Autumn Retreat, hosted by Interweave Press. It's like a family reunion for spinners. It moves around the country, and we like to attend whenever we get a chance.
SpinCraft Patterns Easy Knitting Patterns. A great new way to knit with their Knit-to-Fit-Patterns.
www.spindling.com Learn about knitting and spinning your own yarn.
Tatted Blessings "Keeping history alive - knot by knot." Quality tatting available at affordable prices.
Tatting and Design Patterns and threads for sale, also a free pattern. Source for classes in the UK.
Wildflower Farm And yet another friend of ours, aka Sheeplady...
Wisconsin Parents Association They hold a home education conference every May.
Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival An annual event each September, held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, WI. We teach and vendor at this event.
Yellow River Station A website devoted to Circular Knitting Machines and their slaves.
Mary is the one who introduced us to Shetland sheep (for which we heartily thank
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