Ashford products have been made by the Ashford family since 1934. For 80years they have taken pride in making quality, affordable equipment that is easy to use, reliable and durable.
Ashford makes a range of spinning, weaving and carding equipment and supply dyes, yarn, fibre and books for the textile artist. There is an Ashford product to suit all lifestyles.
The equipment is made from Silver Beech hardwood from sustainably-managed forests approved and certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council. The New Zealand Government has recognized them with awards for excellence in exporting and design.
Ashford operates under a formal quality assurance programme, Q Base, which is independently audited, to assure quality of products and services.
Over 600,000 Ashford spinning wheels and weaving looms have been made and are in use around the world. Richard and Elizabeth Ashford together with their skilled craftsmen and women invite you to join the wonderful world of spinning and weaving.
The Wool Shop is a Tasmanian owned and operated company supplying customers since 1995.
Our aim is to provide a wide range of quality yarns to suit all budgets as well as service and assistance to ensure happy customers.
We offer a large range of quality yarns, patterns and accessories. The range is constantly changing and therefore it is an impossible to have everything we stock on site. If there is something specific that you are looking for, please don't hesitate to contact us.