EVENTS and PLACES TO GO
WonderWool Wales 2017 A Festival of Welsh Wool & Natural Fibres
Join us at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells for the 11th Annual Wonderwool Wales Festival. It's your chance to enjoy a fantastic range of Welsh and British artisan products and an opportunity to meet the wonderful people who made them. A great family day out with hands-on woolschool workshops and events showcasing the best in Welsh and British wool and natural fibres
Woolfest Cumbria 2017 The original British Wool Festival
Established in 2005 Wolfest was founded to provide a showcase and a celebration of the best of wool and wool crafts. The event is all about creativity and design with beautiful quality, amazing colours and skilled craftsmanship. It is also a great day out and was recognised in 2012 when Woolfest won the Cumbria Tourism Event of the Year Award.
Woolfest 2017 will be held on Fri 23 and Sat 24 June.
Guild of Machine Knitters The Guild of Machine Knitters is run by machine knitters for machine knitters on a totally voluntary basis. Our aims are geared towards the short, medium and long term promotion of machine knitting as a craft for the benefit of all individual knitters, clubs, professional designers, manufacturers, suppliers, etc.
Machine Knitting Monthly All the information you need for Machine Knitting
Machine Knitting Monthly is often to be found on the magazine shelves in W H Smith, but if you can't wait until your next forage to the nearest store, you can always go to Machine Knitting Monthly's website.
Busy Bee Basics Exclusive designs for machine knitting from Busy Bee in the UK.
The latest PATTERNS and YARNS from our partners
(if you see patterns here that we don't already stock, please ask us to order it for you)
King Cole - Completely devoted to the art of knitting
King Cole has always been a family business, driven by strong traditional values and a dedication to our chosen industry. The decisions we have made over the years have kept our company both competitive and influential. However, you can rest assured that each and every one was taken with the benefit to our customers foremost in our minds. Established in 1935, King Cole Continues to innovate in yarn production, design support and point of sale material. A move to the current premises in 2004 helped to consolidate our position as one of the best stocked suppliers in our field, offering a stock and order/delivery service second to none. King Cole Ltd has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade in 2012 and we feel particularly honoured in celebrating this during Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year.
James C Brett - Beautiful Yarns for hand and Machine Knitting
MORE ARTS and CRAFTS
Bodrighy Wood - Pete Moncrieff Jury
Hand turned and made wood tools for spinners, weavers, knitters and crocheters including drop spindles, crochet hooks, nostepins, niddy noddys etc.
Here you will find exclusive, hand-made objects, art and artifacts ranging from bowls to sculptural pieces, jewellery to goblets that have been created by Pete with attention to quality, detail and the principles of good design. He has a lifelong passion for wood and aims to create items that enhance the natural beauty of the material and, where appropriate, are practical