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Ashford Staff Family BBQ
We enjoyed a fun night with staff and family on a glorious summer evening at our local lake.

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taiwan Popular Courses photo
Our distributors for Taiwan, Deland, Mulder and Genie invited Kate to teach beginner and advanced spinning classes in their Taipei show room.

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SLIDING FLYER HOOKS FOR COUNTRY SPINNER 2's
Never catch your yarn on hooks again!
Now our 25mm (1in) free-flow yarn guides are available for your Country Spinner 2.

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SUPER REDUCER SET
Have you ever wanted to spin a finer yarn on your Country Spinner 2 or Kiwi Super Flyer without the yarn dancing around the orifice?

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Ashford Finishing Wax Polish
Preserve, protect and enhance wheels, looms and all your craft accessories with this quick and easy to apply environmentally-friendly, low gloss finishing wax polish.

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Rigid Heddle Freedom Roller
Must-have Rigid Heddle Accessory!!
Introducing the Rigid Heddle Freedom Roller!

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NEW Niddy Noddy Jumbo
Need an extra-large niddy noddy to skein your art yarn? Now you can make huge 2m (79ins) skeins over 1kg with our super new Jumbo Niddy Noddy.

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Seoul Handmade Fair 2015 small photo
Our distributor for South Korea, Mr Taeyoung Lee, of Finecenter & Fineholdings, promoted the Ashford range at this large, annual international trade show, fair and exhibition at the COEX Convention Center in Seoul.

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Ashford Skeiner 2
We are proud to release the NEW Skeiner 2 with some great design features.

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Ashford Yarn Catalogue
Now you can see and feel all our yarn ranges!
Our new yarn catalogue has all our Ashford Yarns.

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Ashford Tekapo yarn 3ply
Ashford Tekapo yarn is now available 3ply!
This finer weight yarn is great for knitting and fantastic for weaving. Weave beautiful soft fabric with a lovely drape quickly and easily on your Rigid Heddle or Table loom. Great value 100gm balls (454m/496yds).

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rigid heddle table stand
Our most popular loom has become even more versatile!
With this new stand your Rigid Heddle Loom is in an upright position which is very comfortable when weaving tapestries or using other hand-manipulated techniques.

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Brighten your day with these jazzy new pop colours in Corriedale!
Have fun with Fluro Lime, Fluro Orange, Fluro Pink, Fluro Yellow and Fluro Blue.

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New shop and studios in Russia small photo
Congratulations!
Maria Shtrik, our exclusive distributor for Russia opened her new shop and studios on 3 October 2015.

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Experience the joy and pleasure of creating your own unique yarns, fabric, garments and home ware using Ashford spinning wheels, weaving looms, fibres and yarns. In 1934 Walter Ashford founded Ashford Handicrafts in New Zealand, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality wooden textile equipment. Weaving and spinning are easy and enjoyable crafts that are sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly.

We invite you to join our family of textile artists around the world.

 

ECARWA

Elizabeth and Richard Ashford

 
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