Maria Benjamin from Dodgson Wood

It’s a bumper week here for Wovember! We went live this time with the fabulous Maria from Dodgson Wood. If you don’t know Maria, she is best described as an absolute power house with fingers in many pies! We will be talked farming, wool, reaping value from available resources and local networking.

Edward Sexton from Glencroft

Well hello! đź‘‹ How are we 2/3rds through WOVEMBER already? We’ve been enjoying our Wovember chats very much, and hope you have too. Next up is Edward from Glencroft. Glencroft is a Yorkshire based, family-run company that makes many finished items from wool: jumpers, rugs, blankets and more. They are committed to local sourcing and manufacture… Continue Reading Edward Sexton from Glencroft

James Laxton from Laxtons

It’s a chat with James Laxton, owner of Laxton’s Yarns – a 100+ year old wool business, now a state of the art mill in Yorkshire. He probably knows a thing or two… what do you reckon?

Rachel from Daughter of a Shepherd

Our second guest for a woolly Wovember chat is Rachel, owner of Daughter of a Shepherd. Rachel has been on a mission to prove the value of wool, particularly from the ancient Hebridean breed. Fay caught up with her and you can watch that here:

Zoe Fletcher from The Woolist

Our first guest is Zoe Fletcher, who we really had to start with given that she wrote her PhD on the 72 British sheep breeds! Zoe has created a Designer Toolkit to share knowledge and her research across the wool industry.  As part of that knowledge share, anyone can go to her website, and get to… Continue Reading Zoe Fletcher from The Woolist

Wovember Welcome!

Welcome to back to Wovember! Becci and Fay hopped onto an Instagram Live to announce what our plans are for Wovember this year. We’re going to be mainly on Instagram, having weekly chats with woolly folk in the industry. Catch up with us here:


As fans of agriculture and wool-growing will know, everything has its time and its season… And that includes WOVEMBER. In 2011 when we first established this project there were far fewer produces of traceable, sustainable 100% wool yarns than exist now; the political landscape was pretty different; and the creators of the site were several… Continue Reading AND NOW THE END IS NEAR AND SO WE FACE THE FINAL CURTAIN