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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

2018 dates for UK yarn and fibre festivals – update

Let’s plan a great day out If you read this blog regularly you will know that I love to use British yarn. It’s not that I think British yarn is better than yarn from elsewhere, but I think it’s important to support locally produced products and producers. Here in the UK, we are lucky to […]

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2018 dates for European yarn and fibre festivals

2018 dates for European yarn festivals

Travels with yarn! Whenever I travel abroad I look for yarn local to the place that I’m visiting. One of the easiest ways to track down local yarn in another country is to visit a yarn festival. You will discover many small companies spinning and dying beautiful yarns as well as farmers with flocks of […]

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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

Fibre and Yarn Festivals 2017-2018

Let’s plan a great day out Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. A day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn is good for sense of your well-being. I know I always return, exhausted, but brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. So, make yourself a hot drink in […]

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Yarndale - a Festival of Colour

Yarndale, a Festival of Colour

You Can have All the Colours at Yarndale! I visited Yarndale for the first time this weekend. Let me show you some of the colourful delights. Big, colourful crochet mandalas, yarn bombed bollards and the most amazing yarn bombed ice cream van (selling knitted finger puppets) welcomed us to the Skipton Auction Mart, the venue […]

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Festivals: quilt by Gillian Travis at Festival of Quilts

Fibre, Fabric and Yarn Festivals from July to December 2016

Fibre, Yarn and Fibre Festivals: the Next Six Months Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. This week, I’m taking a break from the series of blog posts about degree shows. This is so, I can update the details about yarn, fabric and fibre festivals for the rest of this year. There’s so […]

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