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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

Yarn and fibre festivals 2017-2018

Let’s plan a great day out 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 your favourite mug and find a biscuit or two. Let’s plan some […]

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Colourful crochet mandalas at Yarndale

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 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 many yarn and fibre festivals that I’m just including the dates and venue […]

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Wool animals: Wensleydale sheep from Home Farm

Wool and Woolly Animals at Wonderwool

All About Wool! Wonderwool Wales is a celebration of wool, from different sheep breeds, and other animal fibres, such as alpaca, angora and mohair. As well as yarn for sale, several exhibitors have their fibre animals on show. These were on my must-see list, so let’s start with them. Wool Animals The Angora rabbits from Bigwig Angoras were unbelievably fluffy. […]

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