Woolfest 2012 a great success
Jun23

Woolfest 2012 a great success

The incredibly wet weather and localised flooding did not keep the thousands of visitors away from Woolfest in the Cumbrian Lakeland town of Cockermouth. Extended this year due to exhibitor demand, the event was sensibly housed under the cover of Mitchell’s Livestock Centre and packed wall to wall with wool suppliers, manufacturers, spinners, dyers and associated crafts. For the knitter, a huge range of luscious hand dyed yarns...

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Sheep wanted in Cumbria to join the flock
Jan15

Sheep wanted in Cumbria to join the flock

Help is wanted in Cumbria to create a flock of 10,000 sheep for an art installation later in 2012. The Flock project is the latest mass involvement arts project organised by Eden Arts. Organisers are looking for children and adults to create thousands of woolly pom-pom sheep! Stuck for something to do at half-term or during a wet weekend  – then download the information sheet and templates and get making sheep. Every sheep will...

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Undy Yarncrafts

Undy Yarncrafts have everything for machine and hand knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving and more… Yarns Yarns, accessories, spare and patterns.  Most branded yarns always in stock, including Yeoman and Forsell. Also stock a wide selection of own brand yarns, including a fully repeatable range of premium quality 2/30 acryclics, 2/16 cottons, wools and wool blends, shetlands, lambswools and angora. DesignaKnit agent. Machines...

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