Grown on pasture and sunshine - and in the case of this White Faced Woodland sheep, a breed originally from the Pennines, quite a bit of rain too!
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Warped Textiles is pick of the week from our #OneWool interiors gallery.
Designer Chantal Allen runs Warped Textiles from her Glasgow studio, and cites Scandiavian influences in the collection of small-batch traditionally woven textiles that typically feature a palette of subtle greys and boucle textures.
We love the idea of textiles as heirloom pieces and can easily see how a blanket given... View details ⇨
We're off on a trip to Bath in the next few weeks and can't wait to make a pit / knit-stop in A Yarn Story who have a packed schedule of knit and crochet classes coming up for all levels - take a look: [ Ayarnstory.co.uk Link ]
#WoolWorks, we went to Aldbury in Hertfordshire to meet up with ashmei discussing their brand's ethos and why Stuart Brooke the founder established the brand 5 years ago. Over 70% of ashmei's product range features Merino wool, watch the film to find out more.
The weave shed at @Norway_cloth on #MillMonday
From shearing, which is done by the Trønder breeders association, to hand grading, spinning and finally weaving & finishing, every element of @Norway_cloth Grey Trønder Wool Collection is produced locally and from start to finish can take many months.
No two batches of fabric are ever exactly the same due to natural variations in the colour of... View details ⇨
Artist Angela Wright is one of those wonderful people who leave a lasting impression on you. Not only is she personally generous, wise and inspiring, her work always evokes a quiet contemplation that takes you right out of the noise of the everyday into somewhere much more interesting.
Angela has been working with Southwark Cathedral to produce an installation blessing the Cathedral bells,... View details ⇨
If you live in the U.K. You are probably quite cold right now.
Here's our top 5 facts on the brilliant benefits of #wool insulation!
1. Wool absorbs toxins emitted from building materials such as formaldehyde.
2. Wool fibres not only trap escaping heat they also radiate heat when they absorb airborne moisture.
3. Wool insulation can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in a typical house by... View details ⇨
The ever-stylish @mrjhackett captured at home by interiors photographer @simonuptonphotos.
Jeremy has kindly supported our wool mission from the start and is seen here wearing @foxbrothers1772 flannel trousers.
His armchair is covered in a Hunters of Brora Scottish tweed and is testament to the lasting power of wool because Jeremy tell us it was upholstered many years ago and is still... View details ⇨
We Are Scout by Lisa Tilse is one of our favourite blogs for modern maker ideas - most of which are super easy to try at home.
Here's a tutorial that fits right in with the trend for giant textural wall art that we loved making. All you need is a *lot* of yarn, a super big clover pom-pom maker, an Ikea Komplement hanger and sharp scissors!
Calling all wool yarn hoarders and haberdashery magpies! Seeded is holding their bi-annual De-Stash on the 26th February. Pick up vintage and new supplies for a project or book a stall to sell off some of your overflowing stash. #ChooseWool
Start as you mean to go on... This year we're sticking to our word and that word is WOOL!
We're looking forward to meeting even more growers, makers, designers, manufacturers and retailers who can help us spread the word about the incredible natural, sustainable and biodegradable benefits of the wonder fibre that it is wool.
Join our flock and get in touch! #ChooseWool Araminta Campbell... View details ⇨