Customs Duties and Your Woolswap Parcels

We hope this message finds you well and immersed in the joy of crafting with your latest yarn treasures. As we continue to connect through our love for all things yarn, we want to bring your attention to an important matter that could affect your experience with Woolswap: customs duties and your woolswap parcels. When … Read More

Western Australian Indie Dyers – My Top 3

Since relocating to Perth, Western Australia in 2022, I’ve had the pleasure of discovering some incredible local indie dyers right here in my backyard. As a passionate supporter of small businesses, I’m thrilled to share my top three picks with you, all of which have found a special place in my personal yarn stash. Western … Read More

Top 5 Tips on Being a Great Woolswapper

Today I wanted to give you my top 5 tips on being a great Woolswapper. These are the main topics that come up time and again from Woolswappers. 1. Communication To make your Woolswap experience a lovely one, communication is a critical part of the swap process. You must contact your Woolswapper, preferably via email, … Read More

When Did You Start Knitting?

When did you start knitting? Are you able to recall when you started knitting and who taught you? I was taught to knit by my grandmother and my mother in the late 1970s. Having grown up in a colder climate on the South Island of New Zealand, I soon discovered how wonderful it could be to knit something that looked good and kept me warm at the same time. When I first started working I quickly would put aside money to purchase enough wool. Sometimes putting it … Read More


IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER YARN GIVEAWAY That’s right it is time for another yarn giveaway at Woolswap. This yarn giveaway is held over on Woolswap’s Instagram account. Once a month I try to hold these giveaways. In collaboration with Indie Dyers and fantastic creatives from around the globe. They all come from the fabulous yarn … Read More


Hand-dyed merino yarn dyers. Today I am going to mention some wonderful merino yarn dyers that I have come across online. I have some of their beautiful yarn in my own personal yarn stash. Now it is just by chance that they are all from Australia. But hey what is wrong with supporting local small … Read More