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Daily Photo: Festivals 2

Part of the Daily Photo series of photos taken and curated by Jeni Reid especially for WOVEMBER. For the WEARING WOOL phase of WOVEMBER we are delving into the joy of WOOL FESTIVALS – surely some of the best places to see WOOL being worn, and also some of the best places to see how we collectively wear WOOL as a cultural meeting point! 79 more words

Working With Wool

Bookshop Bunnies

Hello All

Still here! Miracles will never cease. Good job too as I have a trio of little chums to introduce you to. Back in March my very good friend B and her husband re-located their home and wonderful bookshop, … 218 more words



I’m very pleased to be able to announce the release of my newest shawl pattern, Anthriscus.

Launched at Woolfest, Anthriscus is a ‘V’ shaped shawl knit from tip to tip, starting at one end and increasing to the centre, working a contrast central section with short rows then working decreases in the third colour to the opposite tip.  456 more words

In wonder of Woolfest

Blogging hasn’t quite ingrained itself in me yet but I’m working at it and couldn’t miss telling you about my inspiring day at Woolfest. Unbelievably, it was almost a month ago. 124 more words

Where does time go? Woolfest recap at last

I cannot believe it has been two full weeks since I went to Woolfest. I feel like I spent a few hours at Woolfest in the middle of holidays with my family, finished said holidays a couple days after, came back home, did a few random things that “don’t take long”, and it’s already today. 1,426 more words



Here we are on our wonderful stand at Woolfest in Cumbria having spent the afternoon setting up our display of rigid heddle looms, hand woven garments and our latest book GET WEAVING. 13 more words

That Woolfest time of year, with a bit of Bike rally on the side

Yes, the weekend before last was Woolfest and what a good one it was too.

The Friday was a bit frantic for me as it involved a trip to Manchester airport and back in time to pick up the Blackpool/Lancaster minibus, and thus the potential of being held up, missing the minibus pick up and having to drive up to Cockermouth too. 883 more words

Bike Rally Fundraiser