Australia Day 2007

26 January 2007
Happy Australia Day! (See Google's special Australia Day logo)

In honour of the occasion, and since this is a knitting blog, I thought I'd share some Aussie knitting-related sites/products.


The Knittery ~ online store with gorgeous handpainted yarns, Jo Sharp yarns and more

Live 2 Knit ~ online store with beautiful handpainted yarns as well as "blank" yarns you can dye yourself

That Spinning Place ~ handpainted yarns and roving

Rainbow Wools ~ range of dyed and undyed yarns

Nundle Woollen Mill ~ range of Aussie yarn (made in Nundle)

Andromeda Alpacas ~ yarns & fleece

Jo Sharp ~ luxury yarns and patterns

Patons ~ Australian yarn & patterns including Patonyle (sock yarn)

~ Aussie yarns & patterns

Ecoyarns ~ handdyed organic yarns

Wendy Dennis ~ Handspinning wool (polwarth wool)

Spin 'N' Knit Fibre Design ~ yarn, tops and fleeces

Knitting by Zen ~ hand dyed yarn and beaded stitch markers

Yarnivorous ~ handdyed yarns (free postage offer, until Jan 31)


YARN Magazine ~ Australia's newest (and best, in my opinion) knitting magazine


Sticks & String ~ podcast by David Reidy, an Aussie knitter

Note: This is a selection of sites from my bookmarks. Some I've purchased from, some I haven't.

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  • That's a great list, thanks! I always like to compare the different yarn offerings from the Canadian and Australian Patons.

    By Blogger limedragon :-: Harriet, on 26 January, 2007  
  • Very interesting! I had no clue those were Aussie yarns. Happy Australian day to you!

    By Blogger Rebecca, on 27 January, 2007  
  • Thanks for the list - very handy indeed. I have seen some of those sites before, but not all. I love the Knittery!

    By Blogger amanda j, on 30 January, 2007  
  • Not Aussie yarns, but an Aussie online store selling US yarns, specifically Crystal Palace, not previously available here.........try

    By Blogger Susan Hird, on 31 January, 2007  
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