Australian Guilds & Groups
Joining your local or state guild/group is an excellent way to expand your skills and knowledge, and connect with others in the craft. Many Guilds host workshops and events across the state and can also assist you to find a craft group in your local area.
Many of the Guilds listed here encompass more fibre crafts than their title suggests - be sure to visit websites of those closest to you to find out more.
If you belong to a Fibre Craft Guild or Group not listed here, please contact us.
★ Crochet Guild Australia
The CGA formed at the end of 2019 and covers crocheters across Australia. The Guild's goal is to inspire, teach and connect crocheters in Australia and build the Australian crochet community.
★ Queensland Spinners, Weavers & Fibre Artists
The QSWFA hosts a variety of groups for all fibre crafts across QLD - including knitting and crochet. The Guild has been operating for over 50 years and is an excellent resource and point of connection.
Find a craft group near you on their website or contact the Guild to see what's happening in your area.
★ Handweaver's, Spinner's and Dyer's Guild of Western Australia
The Guild is an enthusiastic and talented group of people dedicated to providing learning and exhibition opportunities and promoting and sharing our skills with the wider community. Our members regularly attend festivals, open days and fairs and are keen to involve the public in what we do.
Membership is open to people of all ages who are interested in Spinning, Weaving, Dyeing, Tapestry Weaving or related fibre arts.
★ Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania
The Tasmanian Guild aims to bring together everyone who practises textile and fibre crafts for their mutual benefit, for the advancement of their crafts and discussions, demonstrations and exhibition.
★ Canberra Spinners & Weavers
Canberra Spinners and Weavers brings together people interested in spinning, weaving and related activities.
Our group encourages the art and craft of spinning and weaving in the A.C.T. and surrounding region.
Fibre Craft Guilds of New South Wales
★ NSW Knitters Guild
The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community.
★ Hand Weavers & Spinners Guild of NSW
The Guild's objective is "to bring together, for their mutual benefit, people who practise any of the arts of hand weaving, spinning and associated crafts; to foster and encourage the crafts by instruction, discussion and exhibition of work".
Fibre Craft Guilds of Victoria
★ Handweavers & Spinners Guild of VIC
This Guild is very active in facilitating learning opportunities for hand weavers and spinners. You're encouraged to visit the Guild meeting to get to know other members and, of course, join yourself!
★ Machine Knitters Association of VIC
The Machine Knitters Association of Victoria (MKAV) represents many Machine Knitting Clubs throughout Victoria. If you need assistance or wish to meet other machine knitters for inspiration, check for Clubs near you or contact one of the Committee Members.
★ Handknit & Crochet Guild of VIC
The Guild offers members many benefits and is the host of many groups and gatherings. Visit their Facebook page here for up-to-date information.
For membership information visit www.handknittersguild.wordpress.com
Fibre Craft Guilds of South Australia
★ Handspinners & Weavers Guild of SA
Members of the Handspinners and Weavers Guild of South Australia have been spinning, weaving and crafting since 1963.
★ Handknitters Guild of SA
Founded in 1987, the Handknitters Guild of South Australia Inc is an association of knitters representing the interests of knitting within the general community, who provide education for people learning and mastering the craft of knitting and encourage high standards in knitting.