Wovember 2016 prizes announced

Hello! As Louise said yesterday, we’ve been busy looking through all your amazing knitting projects for the Wovember WAL and for the Wovember instagram competition. We’ve been blown away by the quality, quantity and exuberance of your amazing woolly images and projects and are thrilled today to announce the winners! Photo competition There were many… Continue Reading Wovember 2016 prizes announced

Update: Open Letter to The Campaign for Wool

Wovember kicked off early this year, back in September with this Letter to the Campaign for Wool. We’d not planned on starting Wovember so early, but felt called to action by so many grassroots wool workers feeling unsupported by the Campaign for Wool (CfW) and their wool conference un-ironically dubbed “The Davos of Wool”. We… Continue Reading Update: Open Letter to The Campaign for Wool

Prick Your Finger

This evening we are introducing our final weekly sub-theme for this year’s POLITICS OF WOOL extravaganza: WELCOME TO THE WEEK OF WOOLPOWERMENT! To kick things off we are revisiting a post from our archives about Prick Your Finger – the legendary haberdashery/wool shop/art gallery of Bethnal Green created by Rachael Matthews and Louize Harries in 2007. Prick… Continue Reading Prick Your Finger