YarnWe are very proud of our extensive selection of yarns, including luxury fibers and standard yarns suitable for all types of projects in many price ranges.



FiberFiber artists will be pleased with the wide selection of fibers available at the shop.  Wool, silk, cotton, bison, camel, flax, bamboo, and much more to choose from.



EquipmentSpinning wheels, looms, spindles, knitting needles, crochet hooks, shuttles, niddy-noddies, and all things fiber-related can be found at the shop. 


Summer Fun 2014 Join us for Summer Fun 2014!

Each week we will be offering new specials on yarns and other items.  There will be plenty of classes throughout the summer; and if you need a class that is not listed, just contact us!  We will have a raffle, which includes both local and mail order customers.  There will also be a "Knit Along" beginning July 1st. 

For all the information on Summer Fun 2014, click on the picture to the left.

Welcome to The Tail Spinner

This site was created for those people who enjoy spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting, and other fiber arts and crafts; and to let people know what we have to offer.

Inside you will be able to find spinning wheels and looms from Ashford, Kromski, and MajaCraft; and knitting and crochet supplies, and other needle/fiber craft equipment from companies, such as, Addi Turbo, Chiaogoo, Clover, Fiber Trends, and Bryson Distributing. -- And don't forget to take a look at the YARNS!!! The store has many beautiful yarns from all over the world, including: Universal Yarns, Rozetti, FibraNatura, Nazli Gelin, Wisdom Yarns, Bergere de France, Berroco, Cascade, Conjoined Creations, Classic Elite, Debbie Bliss, Faroe Islands, Fiesta, HPKY, Interlacements, Jawoll, the Latin Collection, Mango Moon, Opal Sock Yarn, SWTC, and the Skacel Collection. We also have our own hand-spun and hand-dyed/painted yarns occassionally.  We will special order any yarn by request for you from these companies. Check out the "What's New!" section for additions to the store.

The store is located in old, historic downtown Richlands, and I would love for you to come by and visit. Lot's of new things are going on in old downtown, and we hope that you will enjoy our atmosphere. We are less than 10 miles from Jacksonville, NC. Bring your projects in for assistance and have a cup of tea or coffee and sit for a while!

If there is anything that you are looking for or don't see, please let me know by sending an e-mail or giving us a call. We will do our best to try to get it for you!

Schedule of Events

There is always something going on at the shop.  Classes, KAL's, "Knit Knights", trunk shows, spin-ins, raffles, and so on...  Just click on the icon to see our current schedule.


Fiber LogInstead of calling our journal a Blog,we decided to call it a FLOG (Fiber Log).  Here, we will discuss anything related to fiber.  We hope you will find it useful.


Spinning Retreat

The Spinning Retreat will be
August 13th - 16th

Weaving Retreat

The Weaving Retreat will be
August 20th - 23rd

KAL - Clustered Scarf

Join us for the Clustered Scarf KAL!

Customer Support

Our customers are the priority!  We will make every effort to provide quality service and products.  Please feel free to give us a call or send an e-mail if you have a question or need some assistance.


Our Classes

We provide knitting and crochet lessons at no charge when you purchase your yarns and needles at the shop.  Just call to schedule a time to come in for instruction. 

We also provide formal classes for learning to spin, weave, dye, and/or felt.  These classes are included on our calendar, and you may enroll in them via the website or by calling the shop.