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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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