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New pastel DK handknit

The tiny Exmoor coastal village of Bossington is the inspiration for Exmoor Horn Wool’s new range of pastel colours. L to R, top first – Bossington Sea Mist, Bossington Barley, Bossington Bracken, Hedgerow Pink, Bossington Pebble, Bossington Sea Green. Landscape translated into DK handknit.

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Posh socks

Here are our posh socks in close-up, still waiting for a glamorous model to show them to best advantage….. Beautifully knitted, self supporting, and bound to be a wow over wellies! Won’t shrink, won’t wear out, what’s not to like?

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K9 models for our latest “posh” socks!

We have just launched a new range of de-luxe, top-of-the-range¬† socks. There’s “Challacombe” with a green leg, mainly for men, and “Filleigh” with a purple leg, mainly for women. Both have a tri-coloured patterned cuff in a design exclusive to us. Here they are on two genuine working dogs – Teazel is the springer who […]

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For the first time, we were at Wonderwool in Builth Wells, Wales for the weekend of 22nd and 23rd April 2017. On our stand are the new doughnut-shaped 50g woollen-spun balls, and the cushion covers which were only delivered to the showground on the day!  

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Wonderful new pattern

The Knitter magazine has just published (issue 110, out in May) a wonderful new pattern created by Eline Oftedal using our Earth Red DK wool. Here are the pictures to tempt you to go out and buy the magazine, where you will find the pattern.

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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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