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  • Paid commercial ads for the VHWSG are published in the monthly newsletter only. They are for the regular sale of fibre-related products or equipment, whether they are sold by a company or an individual. Paid ads are $25 per year for a monthly display ad in the newsletter and $5 per ad for one-time ads. To submit a paid commercial ad, fill out the VHWSG-advertising-agreement-v4-2017 and send it with payment to the address on the form. Then send your ad copy by email to the webmaster.

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FOR SALE

June 19, 2021 (1116)

Sheep wool processed into pin drafted rovings $14.00/lb, batts $10.00/lb.  I am moving and cannot take it all with me.  Also available alpaca batts

 


FOR SALE

June 14, 2021 (1114)

Have about 2 pounds of mostly merino and some corrie roving left over from my felting adventures. Best offer

Please call Ann at 250-217-8773


FOR SALE

June 7, 2021 (1113)

Excellent starter package for new spinner: Lendrum single treadle with accessories in great condition, Turkish drop spindle, two books, and a stash to get you going!
$500.00 complete.
Please email me at nancy.letkeman@shaw.ca. I am situated in Metchosin.

 


HELP WANTED

June 1, 2021 (1111)

We have a small farm on Sparton Rd in Saanich and have recently sheared our four sheep and have bags of wool from the three alpaca we sheared two years ago. We were hoping to find someone willing to process our wool into yarn ( it’s raw fleece just now). We are happy to discuss payment or trade. I’m also happy to learn the trade from you if I can ! Thanks so much for considering … Alexandra and Simon

Contact: alex.mihailovic@gmail.com

 

FOR SALE
May 19, 2021 (1110)

This beautiful Ashford spinning wheel was purchased by owner in 1970’s. It is made of silver birch and lightly finished with linseed oil before assembly. Used primarily for spinning home dyed fleece ,creating woven landscape portraits. Health limitations prevent further use.
Asking: $200.00.
Please contact Faye Hurrell, Campbell River, Vancouver Island. 250-923-7841, between noon and 7:00pm.

HELP WANTED
May 16,2021 (1109)

Looking for skilled craftsman with knowledge of spinning wheels to repair an antique spinning wheel (early 19th or late 18th century).
Goal is to have for display at least – probably not for actual use.
Contact R. Stewart at appin@shaw.ca

 

FOR SALE
May 7, 2021 (1108)

Merino silk blend and Merino tops
I retired thinking I would have the time to follow my dream of working with wool nuno,
wet, needle felting & spinning but health issues have slowed me down.
There is about 10kg of wool. I would like to sell it in one batch lot, I paid over $1,000.
Asking $500 OBO.  Located in Gorden Head

Contact Janet at tenajm@shaw.ca or 250-732-8832

 

 

 


 

FOR SALE
April 27, 2021 (1106)

Smith and Catimer spinning wheel.  Needs new cord for spinning.   Wheel is located in the left inside.
$100.00 or best offer.  In the Victoria area.
Kyra Henry Kyrah@shaw.ca 

FOR SALE
April 27, 2021 (1105)

Older spinning wheel for $45.  It is in parts, but all of the parts are there.  You are welcome to see the wheel in Victoria
Contact Marg Sorensen at mjsorensen@telus.net or 250-598-5289

WANTED
April 5, 2021 (1102)
4-dent and 8-dent reeds wanted in two lengths: 24” and 36”.
Please contact Karla: k-sandwith@shaw.ca