This is a cosy group of folk ranging from high school age to the young at heart, working in all things fibre, from spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crocheting and handstitching. There are wonderful teachers amongst this group, for anyone wishing to learn or relearn a new fibre skill. All welcome to come along.
Nicole Grassmeyer, ph 0211497788
Sandy Rein, ph 094739960
Area Delegate: Lara Nettle
We have 18 day groups throughout the week, with 4 evening groups. We have also begun a series of half-day weekend workshops. Email us for more details, or check Events.
A very talented group of folk who participate in many National and Area Exhibitions, they support all fibre-focused crafts, including spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving.
Meet: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Venue: Okura Hall, Okura River Road, East Coast Bays, North Shore Auckland
Group covers all fibre interests: spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, needle felting, plus part take in Area and Group Projects.
Meet: 3rd Thursday
Venue: Coatesville Hall, Mahoenui Valley Road, Coatesville.
Group specialises in Wet and Needle Felting, in a relaxed atmosphere. All skill levels welcome at both groups.
This groups specialises in fibre fun in spinning, weaving (all forms), knitting, crocheting, felting, with all levels of skill, promotes member projects with show and tell at each meeting, partakes in Group and Area projects and well as supporting the Helensville A&P Show each year with demonstrations of their various craft skills. All enquiries welcome.
1st Thursday of month, 10.00am-2.00pm, at Whangaparoa Library, 9 Main St, Whangaparaoa
3rd Tuesday of month, 10.00am-2.00pm, at Whangaparoa Library, 9 Main St, Whangaparaoa
Group covers all fibre interests – spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, felting including needle felting. Encourages member projects along with their Group and Area Projects, willing helpers on hand for all beginners or those wishing to relearn a fibre craft. All skill levels are welcome.
This group is one of a handful of evening groups available in the Auckland Area. It is easy to get on and off the Northern and North Western Motorways. This group covers all things fibre-related – spinning, weaving, crocheting, knitting, and felting, as well as participating and promoting member projects, group and Area projects. Each member is eager and willing to help each other and all new comers with new skills. All skill sets are welcome.
We meet on the first Sunday of each month at the Auckland Horticultural Council. Cost for attending for Creative Fibre members is $2 or $20 for a year. Non members $5 per session.
We have a monthly cafe or pub visit so check our Facebook group for details.
Group specialises in felting at all skill levels and partakes in Area and Group projects as well as supporting member projects,with the occasional formal class or speaker. All enquiries welcome.
Group specialises in weaving as well as spinning, knitting, crochet, tapestry weaving, and felting. All things fibre related. Has a stash room available on meeting days for people to invest in their own stash requirements. This group also holds its own Exhbition once every 2 years as well as an Open Day on the alternate year.
President: Alison Francis
This group is hugely into spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet and felting. So many talented folks willing to share their knowledge with all and welcomes newcomers at any skill level. This group supports its members’ projects with show-and-tell at each meeting, and participates in Groups and Area Projects.
With an abundance of talent within, this group does everything fibre, from spinning, tapestry weaving, weaving, felting, knitting, crochet. This group is very community orientated and makes items for the local charities, as well as participating in Area and Group projects. All newcomers of every skill level are most welcome.
This community-orientated group enjoy the crafts of spinning, dyeing, felting, weaving, knitting, crochet and anything new. They are enormously talented folk, willing to share their knowledge with their community and who welcome all newcomers.
A large group with a huge heart, fortunate to have their own rooms and to have a weaving loom set up full time for beginners and members to use. Other activities range from spinning, knitting, felting, crochet and more. Age range from Uni students to Young at Heart with a fountain of knowledge to share. They even encourage dyeing. All newcomers are most welcome.
A wonderful group who spin, knit, crochet and enjoy each others’ company. They also participate in group and Area projects as well as promoting members’ creations.
An amazingly joyful bunch of fibre folk, creating all things fibre-orientated with spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet skills at hand. They also participate in National, Area and Group activities, including two local A&P shows, where they demonstrate and teach their skills to the public. This group is one of two evening groups in South Auckland, held in a large and lovely private home. Email us for further details.
Meeting: Tuedays fortnightly
Time: 10.00am – 2.30pm
Venue: Waiuku Yacht Club, Sandspit Reserve, Waiuku
Meeting: Monday nights fortnightly (opposite week to days)
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Members’ homes