Sunday, March 21, 2010

Wool Spinning Scene in Queenstown

The only handspun/handdyed yarn shop in Queenstown is owned by a Japanese woman named Chiyo. Her shop is called Little Wool Shed.

Chiyo's handspun/handdyed/handknit hat with felted flower pin.

Chiyo's felted flower pin and matching knitted jumbo cowl.

Scarf knitted by Chiyo with her fingers.

Do we look dorky enough? Hats from the Queenstown Saturday Creative Arts and Craft Market.

That's Biddy with Lorna who's wearing a beret from Biddy's Knitwear. Biddy raises Perendale sheep in her farm in Gore and accepts homestays.

Handdyed boucle yarn by Touch Yarns.

Made by High Country Knitwear in Timaru using Colinette yarns and patterns. Sold in boutiques around Queenstown.