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!
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.
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, […]
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.
Terry’s facebook fans asked for a picture of him in his birthday suit when he was shorn after Woolfest….. It was quite a big fleece!
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 […]
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.
Here’s our stand at Woolfest, manned by Julian, with Richmond’s multi-prizewinning fleece in the left foreground, and Maria Flood’s crocheted bunting around the tables.
Exmoor Horn Wool is busy at Woolfest 2016. We have taken Terry the Ram. He seems to be the star of the show and loves posing for a photo……