ANGE SEWELL is a weaver from West Kilbride – Scotland’s craft town. She describes herself as a weaver of Scottish weather, Ange creates handwoven cloth, clothing and furnishings at her studio, Weft Blown, and teaches classes in weaving and spinning too. Ange will also be writing about her favourite British yarns to weave with but here she… Continue Reading Ange Sewell: why British wool is important to me
This evening we shall be meeting some lambs. However in order to have lambs, you must have rams or tups as they are often known… Here are Jane Cooper’s characterful Boreray boys in a post by Jane which gives meaning and context to the terms ‘tup’ and ‘tupping’. Introducing, from left to right, Bollocks, Bede… Continue Reading Wovember Words: Tups and Tupping
LOUISE is here tonight to tell you a little bit more about the KnitBritish Breed Swatch-along and how you can get involved with discovering the deep wonders of swatching – and WOOL – this WOVEMBER. I took this picture at Shetland Wool Week 2014. It is a fine (prize-winning) fleece and, to me, it speaks… Continue Reading Celebrate single breed wool this WOVEMBER!