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Exhibitors

Below is our list of confirmed exhibitors for 2018.

Although we now have our full quota of exhibitor, you may still apply to be added to the reserve list should any slots become available. Click here to apply.

Displaying 63 exhibitors

Adelaide Walker

Accessories & Tools, Dyes, Yarns

A wide range of British breed fibres plus dyed Merino and Bergschaf wool and a wide selection of plant and silk fibres. We are Ashford stockists and also sell drop spindles turned in Cumbria and Yorkshire. We'll be bringing a wide selection of books, dyes and equipment

Telephone: 01943 830600

Airedale Yarns

Patterns & Kits, Yarns

Yarns to inspire and excite and get your creative juices flowing! We have a selection of yarns spun from British wool, linen, silk, mohair and cotton – both dyed and undyed. Yarns on cones and skeins for all types of crafts especially weaving and rugmaking, macrame, hand and machine knitting. Plus exclusive crochet patterns.

Telephone: 01535 669141

Angela Gardner

Crafts, Felting

Angela Creates uniquely textured hand knitted accessories, available as kits with hand dyed wool. Felt work is inspired by flowers, felt pictures in dramatic colour, and lampshades using only whites with textured silhouettes.

Telephone: 07796 763586

Arbon Socks & Town End Yarns

Alpacas, Clothing, Patterns & Kits, Yarns

Soft and colourful alpaca and local wool knitting yarns from the Lake District. Designer knitting patterns. Luxury, British-made socks knitted from alpaca and wool.

Telephone: 015395 68341

Art-Felt Designs by Nanny Lynn

Artwork, Clothing, Crafts

Lynn Massey is a fibre artist and textile designer, working from the raw fleece to the finished article. She specialises in hand made felt as well as hand dyed and spun Art yarns, using them in her own knitted and weaving which is done in Saori-Style. Her work is inspired by her life experiences, love of nature and spiritual beliefs. Lynn creates scarves, shawls, 3D bowls in felt and accessories.

Telephone: 07882 520106

Artybird Carnforth

Tuition

ArtyBird Carnforth School for Art And Textiles offer City & Guilds Accredited Programmes in Feltmaking, Weaving, Embroidery, Creative Dyeing and Printing, Creative Dressmaking, Creative Computing and a Full-time Diploma in Skills for Creative Industries, as well as a Summer School Programme.

Telephone: 01524 874890

Baavet Ltd

Bedding

Pure wool bedding manufactured in the UK using 100% British wool. Duvets, pillows and mattress protectors.

Telephone: 01766 780780

Bigwigs Angora

Yarns

Angora fibre kindly produced by my own herd of Angora rabbits here in the Yorkshire Dales. Fibre is available for hand spinning and felting and I produce a range of yarns with blends of British Bluefaced Leicester and Ethically sourced Merino wool, in natural and dyed shades.

Telephone: 01756 770282

British Fibre Art Magazine

Accessories & Tools

British Fibre Art Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine for handspinners and fibre artists.

Telephone: 07788 918024

Cartmel Handspun Spinning School

Demonstrations, Tuition

From Fleece to Fibre - learn to spin your own unique yarn on a spinning wheel. One-day and two-day hand spinning courses for all abilities run throughout the year. Master class workshops and improvers courses. Small groups. Qualified tutor with over 50 years of experience.

Telephone: 015395 33443

Coastal Colours

Accessories & Tools, Clothing, Patterns & Kits, Yarns

Hand dyed luxury knitting yarns in 4ply and lace weights using exotic fibres such as Alpaca, Yak, Silk, Cashmere and Camel, as well as Bluefaced Leicester and Merino. Our own blend of Alpaca Silk Cashmere tops for hand spinning in 5 natural colours and well as hand dyed. We are adding custom blends to our range of fibres and our latest is Merino Silk Yak which is proving popular in both dark and light versions.  We also have hand dyed tops using various wool and exotic fibre mixes. Also available are knitting patterns, knitting needles,  kits and handmade wooden lucets and buttons.

Telephone: 07825 041468

Creative Textiles

Accessories & Tools, Artwork, Hats, Tuition

I have experimented with new ways of working with wool and other materials for many years. This has culminated in an permanent outdoor collection of textile sculpture at Rydal Hall near Ambleside. I now pass on the techniques I have developed through a variety of day workshops at my studio. Details of those are on my website. I also continue to produce felt scarves, jewellery, hats and other items

Telephone: 01900 269178

Dales Looms & Lakshmi Designs

Accessories & Tools, Clothing, Crafts

Based in Harrogate, Lakshmi Designs, creators of uniquely exclusive hand woven, knitted and crocheted seasonal garments and accessories plus home décor throws and wall hangings. We also accept commissions. Dales Looms, The UK’s Leading maker of hardwood Peg and Pin Looms, weaving  frames and accessories for  the home crafter.  The only UK maker of Oak frame Tri and Hexagonal looms. Commissions undertaken to order.

Telephone: 01423 322 626

Dina's Home of Crafts

Accessories & Tools, Yarns

Dina's Home of Crafts offers luxury hand dyed yarns and an extensive range of knitting and crochet accessories from Reading, Berkshire.

Telephone: 07939 226224

Doulton Border Leicester Yarns

Clothing, Yarns

Small independent farm from North Yorkshire, who run a slaughter free flock of pedigree Border Leicesters, producing 100% pure, British Border Leicester, rare breed, Limited Edition, worsted spun yarn. We also produce and sell beautiful Border Leicester fleeces and Tops. Born, sheared, scoured and spun in Yorkshire. Made in Yorkshire. Watching our footprint!

Telephone: 07860 363742

Elegant Chaos

Clothing

Eco-designer of finely crafted garments using reclaimed, luxurious wool fabrics. Creating desirable, feminine & artistic pieces; combining style, eccentricity & comfort. Encouraging women to express themselves & feel good about their body.

Telephone: 07477 554949

Emily Cross Ceramics

Accessories & Tools, Crafts

Handmade, wheelthrown ceramic yarn bowls and other handmade ceramic tools for textiles artists, made by me.

Telephone:

Emily Foulds

Accessories & Tools, Yarns

We love yarn ! We have a wonderful selection of yarn. The Fibre Co, West Yorkshire Spinners, Adriafil, The Jaunty Yarn are some of the brands we will bring to Kendal. We also have a super selection of knitting and crochet accessories

Telephone: 0800 228 9400

Fabaazar

Bags, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Crafts

A kaleidoscope of colourful felt bags, hats, purses and jewellery;  natural semi-felted wool village rugs from Nepal; hand spun and knitted Alpaca wool bags from Ecuador; jute, cotton, silks and a wide range of sumptous textiles; hand felted flower garlands, felt cushion covers, block printed cotton coats & jackets, kurtas & shirts from Rajasthan.

Telephone: 07970 627770

Farfield Mill

Artwork, Demonstrations

Farfield Mill is and art, craft and heritage attraction housed in a Victorian woollen mill in Sedbergh. Farfield Mill will showcase wool and textile handcrafted items. Weaving Friends from the Mill will be on hand to demonstrate hand weaving and spinning and spread the word about upcoming events and workshops at the Mill.

Telephone: 015396 21958

Felty Pretties

Artwork, Crafts, Felting

Galina Titova is a feltmaker based in York. Working in a traditional felting technique she creates exclusive accessories and home décor products with floral designs. All items are hand made of fine wool and silk fibres. Scarves and mittens, cushions and teapot covers, they are unique and functional.

Telephone:

Fire and Fibre

Accessories & Tools, Bags, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Demonstrations, Felting

Manufacturers of simple wooden equipment including peglooms, lateral and pin looms, corkwork bobbins, flower winders, lucets, drop spindles, weaving sticks. Goods made on the equipment - rugs, bags, hangings. Ashford dealers. Felting supplies and equipment. Demonstrations on the stall all day.

Telephone: 07837 131997

Freyalyn Fibres

Yarns

Brilliant and beautiful, hand-dyed British wool - fibre and fleece and yarn - in colours inspired by landscapes and legends. All my dyeing is done with a care both for the environment and to keep the wool in the best possible condition.

Telephone: 07707 614324

Hannalin Crafts

Bags, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Clothing, Hats

Hand spun and woven local fleece into throws, jumpers, bags, socks, hats scarves etc.

Telephone: 01969 663461

Hawkshaw Sheep

Yarns

Hawkshaw Sheep produce bespoke limited edition natural coloured undyed yarns and Tweed cloth, all with full provenance. The colours or the yarns perfectly reflect the colours of Mother Nature, the peat, Autumn hues, swirling mists and frosty mornings.

Telephone: 01899 636983

Heidi on the Hills

Bags, Crafts

Handmade bags, purses and home accessories from fabulous fabrics, mostly Harris Tweed from independent weavers on Harris.

Telephone: 07787 516542

Herdwick Limited

Bags, Crafts

Handbags, holdall’s, accessories and home furnishings. Hand cut and sewn in the Lake District. Our Tweed has the genuine provenance of Cumbrian National Trust farms.

Telephone: 07808 934175

Home Farm Wensleydales

Patterns & Kits, Yarns

At Home Farm we run a flock of over 500 rare breed Wensleydales and Bluefaced Leicester sheep, slaughter free, for wool.  Our wool is washed in Bradford (in its own batch) and spun in Leeds at a traditional worsted mill. We try to use every part of the sheeps fleece, so we are delighted to be offering for sale - raw fleece, washed fleece, dyed fleece, worsted spun wool and hand spun wool, milled dyed wool and hand dyed wool as well as some lovely complimentary patterns to complete a knitting kit, or your choice of wool and fleece to make your own garment.

Telephone: 07762 787836

Hooked by Design

Accessories & Tools, Demonstrations, Patterns & Kits

Hooked by Design creates beautiful kits. Using the old fashioned method of hooking but creating a more contemporary look by using carpet yarn in gorgeous muted colours. All kits include the hooking tool, patterned hessian, wool, colour swatch and pattern. Made up samples of the hooked bags, pictures and cushions will be displayed . These are all created on a custom made hooking frame which will be available for sale and hooking demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the weekend. Workshops held @ Hawkswick Cote Farm in the Yorkshire Dales.

Telephone: 01756 770323

HotButterYarns

Patterns & Kits, Yarns

Jaki lives and works in Skipton running craft and textile workshops from her studio. She also dyes her own yarns and designs patterns for cardigans and sweaters. Jaki also has kits for sale including: wabbit from hand spun yarn, fairisle cuffs and a Skpiton kep, Her hand dyed yarns are all locally sheered and spun Blue Face Leicester and Masham which Jaki over dyes to get some truly delicious colours, in 4ply, DK, roving and aran weights. Jakis' designs are simple but classy: knitted in 4 pieces, in the round bottom up and also top down.

Telephone: 07985 190984

Joe's Toes Slippers, Kits and Crafts

Accessories & Tools, Clothing, Crafts, Felting

Amanda from Joe's Toes designs, makes and sells slippers, felt knit and crochet kits, soles and other crafty stuff you just won't find anywhere else.

Telephone: 01484 443161

Lancs & Lakes Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Crafts, Demonstrations, Weaving

Guild members will be demonstrating both weaving and spinning and have on show items they have made.

Telephone:

Lemon and Ginger

Accessories & Tools, Bags

Unique and individual project bags in a variety of shapes and sizes for knitters, crocheters and spinners - using a process similar to the photographic process of cyanotype, I use natural materials, leaves, flowers and found objects to create unique 'sun printed' fabric which is then used to make fun and quirky project bags and accessories. No two are the same!

I love knitting accessories and believe that one can never have too many stitch markers, so I also have a range of ring stitch markers in funky colours. I hand dye wool and hand spin yarn which I use in knitting, weaving and to make drum carded batts for spinners and felters.

Telephone:

Little Gem Felts

Artwork, Bags, Felting, Patterns & Kits

We are a husband and wife team who design and make everything we sell. Paul knits the yarn and we make it into felt. I design and add the pictures using needle felting techniques. We then turn our designs into bags, pictures, sewing bags, glasses case etc. We also design and put together needle felting kits of our designs for people to try.  Our kits include everything you need to make a picture, bag, purse or tablet case. Lastly, we hand dye fibres which we use in our hand spun yarn and drum carded Batts.

Telephone: 01706 665998

Low Lands Legacy

Accessories & Tools, Felting, Spinning Wheels, Yarns

Low Lands Legacy is a company from The Netherlands selling their own 'Bogway' hand spinners, wool for spinning and felting and a range of wool processing tools and sheep related items.

Telephone: 0031 579 647938

Pant End Farm

Crafts, Yarns

Pant End Farm has produced Two Peas Yarn from its lovely Shetlands and Mules available in DK and 4 ply.  We will also have wooden furniture handmade by Neil from British hard woods along with some smaller wooden trinkets.  Hope to see you there!

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Riverside

Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Yarns

British knitting yarn made from natural fibres in an exclusive range unavailable elsewhere together with pure wool rugs and fabrics from the county of yorkshire. Chris has over 45 years of experience in the textile industry.

Telephone: 07400 389451

Rooster Yarns

Accessories & Tools, Yarns

A family run business based in Cheshire. We are the UK distributor for award winning Addi Needles and Accessories also Manos Del Uruguay Fair Trade Yarn. We also sell undyed yarn.

Telephone: 01829 740903

SAORImôr

Accessories & Tools, Demonstrations, Weaving, Yarns

SAORImor Freestyle Weaving for Everyone. Classes, talks and Demos. No rules, no mistakes just enjoy playing with colour and texture to make your own one-of-a-kind textile. Come and try a SAORI loom on our stand. We have SAORI equipment, books, exclusive ready-made warps and yarns. Also some SAORI woven clothing and gifts.

Telephone: 01248 345325

Sardines For Tea

Accessories & Tools, Patterns & Kits

Sardines For Tea produce knitting kits and patterns for you to create an adorable collection of unique, lovable, handheld animals. Expertly designed, easy to knit, a keepsake to be treasured forever.

Telephone: 07443 569651

Sharon Shaul Felting & Fibre

Artwork, Felting

Sharon is a felt artist, predominantly, but not exclusively producing a range of 2D artwork made from needle felted wool. She also makes a ramge of felt accessories, and felt making materials.

Telephone: 07980 574678

Skybluepink Designs

Accessories & Tools, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Patterns & Kits, Yarns

Hand spinner of beautiful yarns, all from natural fibres, mostly British Wools and from many different breeds of sheep, in natural and stunning exclusively designed colours, knitting and crochet patterns by Jennie Howes, spinning and felting fibres.  Needles, hooks, bright and cheerful wooden buttons.  Hand woven rugs and throws made from pure wool.

Telephone: 0189807 71154

Snuggly Stars Yarns

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Yarns

Snuggly Stars Yarns provide a wide range of colourful hand dyed yarns to suit all projects along with carefully selected crafty items such as knitting needles, crochet hooks, patches, pins, patterns, buttons, accessories and notions.

Telephone: 07527 926150

Solway Woolscapes

Artwork, Demonstrations, Felting

Needle felted landscapes. Felting kits, hand dyed fleece for needle felting and felting needles. Needle felting demonstrations at the stand each day.

Telephone: 01387 850417

St John’s Hospice

Crafts

An extensive range of Christmas gifts, Christmas cards, locally produced preserves and more! All proceeds to St John’s Hospice, providing outstanding specialist palliative care to people with life-limiting conditions in South Cumbria, North Lancashire and parts of North Yorkshire.

Telephone: 01524 382538

That's Sew Ewe

Artwork, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Crafts, Yarns

Kate is a fibre artist based in the North East working from the raw fleece of local British breeds through to the finished product. She specialises in needle felted pictures, hand felted accessories, gifts and natural semi-felted woven rugs. There will be a small selection of Kate's hand dyed felting and spinning wools.

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The Knitting Companion

Accessories & Tools

The Knitting Companion are a new business who have designed a spiral bound A4 workbook to help to plan, record and design knitting projects. A travel version is also available in a kit comprising of an A5 Knitter's Companion, notions box, stickers, mini pencil and plastic popper wallet. We also sell stitch markers. We can custom build your Knitter's Companion to suit your needs, for example print on coloured paper for dyslexia. We are currently designing a Crocheter's Companion and are due to go to print in June 2018. An article has appeared in "Knitting" magazine, issue180 and we have been discussed on "Crafternoon Treats" podcast, episode 51. We are very proud of our Knitter's Companion and are keen to provide the best customer care that we can.

Telephone: 07748 986833

The Knitting Gift Shop

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Patterns & Kits, Yarns

The Knitting Gift Shop is an online company run by Tricia and Ian Fothergill specialising in unique high quality gifts for knitters. They have their own range of natural undyed and dyed wool, knitting designs and knitting kits. Tricia designs all of the patterns and the wool is produced from fleece that they buy from farms throughout the UK and have spun for them in Yorkshire and Devon. Another large part of their business is their large range of wooden & ceramic yarn bowls and wooden yarn servers & swifts, all of which are produced locally for them in County Durham and Tyneside. They also sell a large range of knitting accessories and gifts including a large selection of wooden needle gauges,and metal shawl pins & brooches.

Telephone: 07528 812731

The Threshing Barn

Accessories & Tools, Dyes, Yarns

An Aladdin’s cave of delights for spinners, weavers, felt makers, rag rug makers, knitters and textile artists. Craft tools, equipment, materials, books, magazines, buttons, yarns, dyes and a selection of our craft kits. New this year is our collection of Yorkshire Wools from local farms, processed and dyed by us from our workshop in Swaledale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Telephone: 01748 884025

The Wool Clip

Crafts, Demonstrations

The Wool Clip is an award winning co operative of wool workers and organisers of Woolfest. Between us, we grow it, sew it, spin, weave and dye it, knit, crochet and felt it, hook with it, tuft with it and stuff with it. Our work focuses on colour and creativity, our aim is to share our enthusiasm for all things woollen.

Telephone: 016974 78707

The Woolly Tangle

Accessories & Tools, Patterns & Kits

The Woolly Tangle is all about knitted things and things for yarn lovers. Project bags, stitch markers for knitting and crochet, knitting patterns and kits, all designed to be functional and beautiful. Now based in North Wales, nature is the biggest inspiration for all my patterns. Blending natural shapes and natural fibres with easy to follow stitches helps you to create something gorgeous.

Telephone:

Thorndolly Yarn

Yarns

Hand dyed in Lancashire, mainly using British Breed wool. 4ply, laceweight and DK Yarns suitable for a variety of hand knitted and crocheted items.

Telephone: 01772 314453

TillyFlop designs

Crafts

Where yarn and graphics meet: greeting cards, tea towels, car stickers, tattoos, badges, prints and more for the knitter, crocheter, sewer and crafter.

Telephone: 07939 042357

Tine and Floyd

Yarns

Hand spun and hand dyed yarns and fibres.

Telephone: 07921 576145

Twisted Fibres

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Felting, Patterns & Kits

Twisted fibres unique hand painted fibres and kits for the discerning felter and spinner. Handcrafted wooden drop spindles and crochet hooks . Bespoke wool clothing and homeware gifts.

Telephone: 07478 011949

Warm Memories

Crafts

Telephone: 07855 028042

Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop

Clothing, Patterns & Kits, Yarns

Pure Wensleydale Wool in Aran, DK and 4ply worsted spun, dyed and balled in Yorkshire by master craftsmen of the woollen industry.  Combed tops and fleeces, garments, patterns and notions.

Telephone: 01969 623558

Williams' Wools

Accessories & Tools, Patterns & Kits, Yarns

We love WOOL and are happy to offer you lots of beautiful wool and natural fibre yarns for your hand knitting, crochet and crafting projects.  Many of our yarns are spun in England from fleece which we carefully source and sort in the Lake District and hand dye in Kendal with natural dyes. We also have a good selection of other British yarns, luxury needles and accessories and patterns.

Telephone: 01539 443526

Willo Fibres

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Dyes

We will have for sale the a selection of Natural Dyes, a variety of tops in the following - various plant fibres, some native breed sheep, merino blends, silk, alpaca & llama, some of our tops are hand dyed. Along with Drop spindles, large and small yarn bowls and fused glass sheep themed coasters which make ideal presents for your fibre/yarn friend(s)

Telephone: 01642 315485

Woodland Turnery

Accessories & Tools, Spinning Wheels, Weaving

Reconditioned Spinning Wheels for Sale. Spinning/Weaving/Knitting/Crochet accessories (Lazy Kates, Shuttles, Sock Blockers, Stitch Markers, Blending Boards, Glass Beads etc.) Wheel Surgery.

Telephone: 01495 757140

Woolmouse

Bags, Crafts

Woolmouse is a family cooperative of crafters. Bri makes wooden shawl pins, David hand dyes luxury yarns, Kate makes textile based greetings cards and Grace sews craft bags, aprons and smocks. We make absolutely everything we sell ourselves and concentrate on producing original high quality products from the very best materials. They make unique and very special gifts.

Telephone: 07540 284462

Wools of Cumbria Carpets

Carpets, Rugs & Throws

Beautiful natural and over-dyed Cumbrian wool carpets, rugs and underlay made from Rough Fell, Swaledale and Herdwick sheep - all produced in small mills in the North of England.

Telephone: 015396 28120

wrigglefingers

Crafts, Yarns

Wrigglefingers for the finest of yarns from home and far-away, embroidery, metal and letterpressed ephemera.

Telephone: 07767 641281