Spotlight on Manitoba :: Fibre Retailers

Updated: Nov 5, 2021


Going to Manitoba? Want to know where to find the best wool sources? Look no further. Here’s a list retailers Manitoba artists adore.


Wolseley Wool: Winnipeg Manitoba. This independent wool shop is known for carrying great supplies for for knitting, crocheting weaving, spinning and felting. They give a variety of classes in nuno felting, knitting, crochet and Portuguese knitting. To learn more visit: www.wolseleywool.com


Baloun Alpaca Acres:  Manitou, Manitoba.  This farm takes great pride and enjoyment in maintaining a high quality, happy and healthy alpacas. They do their own shearing, sorting and  processing of all of their fibre. Whether you are looking for the best pair of socks you have ever worn or a special one-of-a kind piece, they are happy to help. www.balounalpacas.com


Circle O Alpacas:  Brandon, Manitoba. The farm sells alpacas and their products.  Check out the product page to see socks, yarn, teddy bears, rovings and other products available for purchase.  www.circleoalpacas.com

Creature Comforts Cottage:  Creature Comforts Cottage is a  Fiber Arts Studio and Heritage Craft Gallery, Educational Butterfly & Fiber Farm. Here you will meet rare breed fiber animals, learn about their fiber and the process involved in harvesting natural fibre for unique handcrafted products. Creature Comforts Cottage runs education programs on heritage animals and butterflies for schools in Manitoba. They sell wearable fibre art, fibre kits, and fleece kits. www.creaturecomfortscottage.com


Generation Fibreworks:  Carroll, Manitoba.  Primarily seasonal, Generations Fibreworks sells both raw and prepared fibre for spinning and felting, as well as handspun yarn, fiber-arts tools and body products. They also have a small selection of finished items, perfect for gifting. www.facebook.com/GenerationsFibreworks


Leidsla Wool Imports:  Gimli, Manitoba.  Featuring high quality yarn, roving and notions for knitters, spinners, weavers, felters and fibre artists.   (204) 642-5974


Prairie Edge Wool Farm: Steinbach Manitoba. Shetland and angora fleece in natural colours, raw or processed fibre, rovings for spinning, batts for felting, hand-spun wool and custom spinning. www.facebook.com/Prairies-Edge-Wool-Farm


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