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Conkers for mothproofing……

The worst enemy of wool is a clothes moth. Here in our wool store, the shelving is made of Cedar of Lebanon, which has a natural camphor component in its resin. In addition, in this picture you can see a necklace of conkers strung across the room just below the ceiling. As the conkers decay, […]

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Exmoor Horn Wool goes to London!

From 10th to 18th October, the Campaign for Wool is running events in London, including a Wool BnB. We are thrilled that our cushion covers feature in the furnishings. Hopefully the press, who  are staying there in the preview week, will enjoy a little bit of country-comes-to-town.

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Heavy Horse Event

Amidst strong winds and driving rain, Exmoor Horn Wool was lucky enough to share a marquee with Tortie Eveleigh and artist Janet Jarvis at the Western Counties Heavy Horse Event, held at Jonathan and Fiona Waterer’s, Chittlehampton, on 20th and 21st August. Here is Jonathan harnessing three Shire horses to demonstrate his topper. And here’s […]

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Dunster Show 19th August

Here’s the Fleece Competition marquee at the Dunster Show, where there were a record 69 entries. A tumbling fleece alongside the flower arrangement also includes David Bawden’s grandfather’s shearing handpiece from the 1920s, which is still in working order.

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A visit to our sock manufacturer…

Here are some pictures from our visit to Swift’s in Loughborough on Monday. They are a long-established   traditional hosiery manufacturer, with an incredibly skilled workforce. We are pleased to be able to support British manufacturing.      

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