Our official name is Hands Ashford New Zealand and we are extremely loyal to our family brand.
In 1934 Walter Ashford my father founded Ashford Handicrafts Ltd, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality spinning wheels, weaving looms and textile equipment.
Experience the joy and pleasure of creating your own unique yarns, fabric, garments and homeware using our wheels, carders, looms, fibres and yarns. Relax knowing your crafts are sustainable, renewable and environmentally-friendly.
If we don’t have a product in stock we can have it in store within two days, and we stock the full range of wools, slivers and books. Make sure you collect your free Ashford Wheel magazine when you visit us!
Ashford Wheels and Looms.
Hands is your one stop shop for textile supplies, Wheels and Looms. We stock the full range of Ashford Wheels and Looms along with a range of quality New Zealand knitting yarns, international and specialty yarns, books, patterns and accessories. Our official name is Hands Ashford New Zealand and we are extremely loyal to this family brand. Ashford Products, spinning wheels, looms, sliver, wool, carding.