Exhibitors

Due to the Covid-19 situation we have postponed the opening of exhibitor applications for our 2020 Wool Gathering from 1st April to 1st July. We very much hope that by the end of summer the restrictions on public events will be relaxed allowing us to organise our show as normal. Applications will open simultaneously for previous as well as potential new exhibitors. Please check our social media pages for the latest news.

Displaying 21 exhibitors

Angela Gardner Studio

Crafts, Felting

Exploring colour and texture inspire Angela's hand knitted designs. Kits enable you to create your own masterpiece from hand dyed British wool. In contrast, white felt lampshades depict flower silhouettes.

Telephone: 07796 763586

Art-Felt Designs by Nanny Lynn

Artwork, Clothing, Crafts, Tuition

Lynn is a Saori Weaver, Hand Spinner, Dyer and Feltmaker (Nuno Scarves, 3D felted objects and Flat felt) who has been involved in Textiles since the 1980s. She attends woolly events in the North of England where she sells her dyed fleece, Locks, Hand-spun Art Yarns as well as examples of her work. Lynn offers tuition in Beginners Hand Spinning as well as How to Spin Art Yarns (particularly for weaving) as well as Felt Making workshops on a 1;1 Basis as well as offering tuition and talks to groups.

Telephone: 07882 520106

Artybird Carnforth

Tuition

ArtyBird Carnforth offer City & Guilds accredited Programmes in Creative Studies including: Felt-making, Creative Textiles, Weaving, Dressmaking, Dyeing and Printing, Full-time Diploma in Craft Skills, Summer Schools and a Fellowship Programme. Also online Design Modules.

Telephone: 01524 874890

Bruce's needle felted characters

Artwork, Crafts, Felting

Needle felted wool characters, animals, dogs, cats, sheep, goats horses etc. Commissions are very welcome.

Telephone: 07508 015605

Cartmel Handspun Spinning School

Demonstrations, Fleece, Tuition

Spinning courses in Cumbria for all abilities. Learn to spin on a spinning wheel. One-day, two-day and four-day hand spinning courses and half day workshops. Learn to spin in the Lake District - a stunning World Heritage Site. We stock a range of locally sourced British Rare Breed and Standard Fleeces. Spin your own fleece.  Spin Alpaca. On the stand at Kendal Wool Gathering - a selection of unique Hand Spun yarn for weavers and knitters. Quality local fleeces for sale.

Telephone: 015395 33443

Clothfelt

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Felting, Yarns

Needle felted sculptures and brooches. Needle felting supplies, hand blended batts, core wool needles. For 3D and 2D felting.

Telephone: 07867 113245

Crafts from the Clink

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Demonstrations

Our kits allow people to weave, spin and braid on-the-go (hands-on demonstrations run all day). Various fripperies for most textile crafts and hand-made glass buttons. A “weaving cave” is set up for people to try an Ashford rigid heddle loom.

Telephone: 07761 788711

Farfield Mill

Artwork, Demonstrations

Only 7 miles from Junction 37 on the M6, Farfield Mill is a Victorian woollen Mill on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Mill hosts a programme of art and craft exhibitions, workshops, artists’ studios, craft gallery, shop and tea room.

Telephone: 015396 21958

Fire and Fibre

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

Manufacturers of high quality 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. Felting materials and equipment.

Telephone: 07837 131997

Hannalin Crafts

Bags, Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Clothing, Hats

Hand spun and woven local fleece. i.e. herdwick, Jacob,and swaledale, into throws, jumpers, socks, hats bags etc.

Telephone: 01969 663461

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. You can also try your hand at weaving.

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Little Gem Felts

Artwork, Bags, Felting, Patterns & Kits

A husband and wife team who make everything they sell. Silvia starts the process by designing all the artwork. She uses needle felting techniques to make the pictures, using nature as her inspiration. Paul knits yarn and turns it into felt, the felt is used to make the bags which Silvia sews. Silvia also designs kits. Paul writes the instructions and take the photographs. In addition, she dyes fibres by hand painting silk, wool tops, textured fibres and yarn. These fibres are used in the art work but also in the yarn she spins and the drum carded batts she makes.

Telephone: 01706 665998

Lucy Locket Land

Patterns & Kits, Tuition, Yarns

Lucy Locket Land is so much more than a shop! Based on the outskirts of Sunderland it is a happy, friendly creative hub, showcasing natural yarns, unique knitting, sewing and crochet kits and my own range of hand dyed yarns. I also host affordably luxurious craft retreats in Northumberland.

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Lunesdale Ruggers

Carpets, Rugs & Throws, Demonstrations

We are a local group keeping alive this traditional craft by recycling woolens etc. to make beautiful mats and other items.

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Norwegian Wool at Artisan Felt and Stitch

Felting

Whatever your growing interest or undying passion come and see our exciting selection of wool, yarns and threads for felting, weaving, knitting, crochet and stitch. We have a range of dyed carded Merino and natural and dyed Bergschaf from Germany and Norwegian Crossbred batts in 58 stunning colours well as un carded Pelssau curls.

Telephone: 07854 022825

SAORImôr

Accessories & Tools, Demonstrations, Weaving, Yarns

SAORImôr 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. I have SAORI equipment, books, exclusive ready-made warps and yarns. Also some SAORI woven garments and gifts.

Telephone: 01248 345325

Sharon Shaul

Artwork, Felting

Sharon is predominantly a Needle felt landscape artist, working from her studio based on the East Lancashire moors. She also designs and makes a range of felted and woven accessories.

Telephone: 07980 574678

Solway Woolscapes

Artwork, Demonstrations, Felting

Needle felted landscapes using hand dyed wool as well as felting kits and hand dyed fleece packs.

Telephone: 07901 272294

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

Twisted Fibres

Accessories & Tools, Crafts, Felting, Patterns & Kits

Twisted Fibres bespoke signature hand dyed art yarns and beautiful individual vibrant wool and fibres ideal for your felting, spinning and weaving. Handcrafted wooden spinning tools and hand dyed recycled wool clothing for the avid textile artist plus gifts and buttons.

Telephone: 07478 011949

Woolyknit

Clothing, Hats, Yarns

Yarn on the Cone [500g] - Linen, Merino, Acrylic & British Wool. Hand Knitting Yarn - 4ply, Aran. Hanks - Linen, 100% British Wool, Chunky Wool Tops - Merino, BFL, British, Norwegian. 100% British Wool Socks, Hats, Scarves, Gloves. Warth Mill DK Hand Knitting Yarn.

Telephone: 01457 879400