NEWS

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WINTER NEWSLETTER 2022

This is the season most wool lovers enjoy, the colder weather gives us the perfect excuse to hibernate and spend the longer evenings at home reating warm textiles! We have some great bargains on offer so check
out our Winter Warmers Sale, lovely wool fibres and yarns all reduced to help you plan enjoyable and creative winter projects.


News Flash!

This very successful business is now for Sale!
Bob and I have reluctantly decided to retire and pass Glenora Weaving and Wool on to a younger generation of owners to enjoy. We purchased this business 25 years ago and having made so many good friends and loyal customers during that time this been a very difficult decision for us.

There’s an exciting future in Textile supplies as the hand-crafted movement continues to grow with fibre and yarn crafts increasing in popularity. So please contact me if you are interested in purchasing this
well-respected business with an excellent on-line presence, there is more information on the next page.


We have some attractive new items on the Inspirations page of our website, thanks to our customers who have shared images of their lovely work. It’s exciting to see such quality textiles so please email
photos with a short description, it would be great to see your creations! Don’t forget that we welcome personal visits to browse our attractive display of products, but please phone or email to confirm a date as our opening hours can vary, we would love to see you! And if you have any queries or need assistance with projects please contact our team as we are very experienced in all fibre crafts.

Enjoy your textiles, Christine and Janine

Information and history of Glenora Weaving & Wool

• Established business operating continuously for 40 years
• Phone and Internet orders received from Australia & New Zealand
• Database includes approx. 2,250 customers
• Ten major suppliers – all product and contact details provided
• Bulk mail contract with Australia Post
• MYOB program with all data and inventories
• Dell computer system with excellent IT support
• Website established for twelve years - updated 2019 with on-line shopping
• Quarterly Newsletters including specials emailed to 2000 customers
• Established trade show dates for the past fifteen years
• Sole Australian distributor for Vav magazine
• Supplier to many schools, colleges, universities and textile guilds
• Largest Ashford dealership in Australia
• Supplier of warp yarns to Australian Tapestry Workshop
• Business travel opportunities to Sweden and New Zealand
• Full training as required with 3 months business mentoring

 

WINTER WARMERS ON SALE!

Alpaca/merino tops             8 colour blends                         $16.00 / 100g
Ashford boucle yarn            cream merino wool                   $17.00 / 100g
Corriedale/merino                natural cream sliver                  $28.00 / 500g
Ashford merino/silk             18 multi-colours                         $16 per 100g
Opal Sock wool                   variegated -free pattern            $18.00 / 100g
Australian merino                cream - 18 micron                     $32.50 / 500g
Dyed corriedale sliver         20 colours                                  $18 per 250g
Merino 8 ply                        15 shades machine washable   $ 8.50 / 100g
Australian alpaca/merino    18m – grey only                         $16.50 / 250g
Dyed Merino sliver              60 colours - 22m                        $23 per 250g
Natural corriedale               white + grey sliver                      $18 per 250g
Dyed silk fibres                   assorted colours                         $8.50 per bag
Ashford DK wool                 8 ply - 40 new shades                $11.00 / 100g
Merino 8 or 4 ply                 natural cream skeins                  $15.50 / 100g
Brushed merino yarn          cream – 100g skeins                  $17.00/ 100g

Textile Tips
Simple hints and ideas for spinning, weaving, knitting or felting techniques, please email us if you have any great tips to share. 

  •  When picking up stitches for bands or neck openings use a crochet hook and extra yarn, collect several stitches onto the hook and then knit them from the back of the hook onto the needle, simple and no holes!

  •  Cotton and linen yarns are also very suitable for tapestry weaving instead of wool, the colour range is huge and the stronger yarns create a firmer tapestry with a slight sheen.

  •  Remember to advance your warp regularly when weaving, as the shed becomes larger close to the beater which can cause wavy selvages.

  •  To create a tempory diz for spinning you can fashion one from a plastic eye guard, making the holes with a knitting needle, it works perfectly!