Exhibitors [email protected] 2023
[email protected] 2023 Exhibitors List
Ada Brown Designs www.adabrown.co.uk Modern folk embroidery designs for kits & finished designs using 4 ply cotton & wool yarn Gazebo Village
Ammonite Yarns Ltd www.ammoniteyarns.co.uk Ammonite Yarns brings the enjoyment of your local yarn shop together with hand-dyed luxury yarns, patterns and kits, all in one spot. Jenny & Ruth will be running a Crochet a Mini Hexi-Granny workshop at the show
Annie Brown Needle Felting www.anniebrownneedlefelting.co.uk Annie makes and sells needle felting pictures using the hand-dyed wool from her rare breed sheep. Demonstrations, kits, felting pads, hand-dyed wool, fleeces & greeting cards available. Annie will be running Needle Felting Workshops at the show
Arella Seaton Design https://payhip.com//ArellaSeatonDesign Arella creates unique mosaic knitting patterns for accessories and home decor. Her inspiration comes from her native Estonian folk costumes, travel, architecture and art. SAW THEM HERE FIRST show section
Attic Spin Dye https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AtticSpinDye Creator of hand dyed yarns, interpreter of colours, blender of beautiful materials for discerning folks. Supporting Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Awareness and crafting for therapy.
Batts & Balls Beautiful large 100g carded batt of British wool, many dyed by members of the South Lincolnshire spinners group. Plus vibrant coloured sliver all weighed out into 100g balls.
Bellica Yarns www.bellicayarns.co.uk Bellica Yarns sells a range of beautiful hand dyed yarns and project bags in different shapes and sizes, all at an affordable price
British Coloured Sheep Breeders Association www.bcsba.org.uk We bring a variety of sheep fleeces for sale & products produced from the coloured wool which the organisation exists to promote since its beginning in 1985.
Coastal Colours www.coastalcolours.co.uk Hand dyers of luxury yarns and fibres. Main UK stockists of Lykke needles and hooks
Cool Woolings www.coolwoolings.com Cool Woolings create colourways unbound by trends, inspired by our own moods and experiences. Our aim is to inspire, ignite passion and fuel imagination. SAW THEM HERE FIRST show section
Dear Ewe https://www.dearewe.com Marvellous mugs, terrific tote bags, perfect prints, gorgeous gift boxes. Everything special for your crafty friends & family – or just for Ewe!
Dina’s Home of Crafts https://www.instagram.com/dinas_home_of_crafts/ A UK based business which offers a large variety of unique hand dyed yarn, fibre & knitting/crochet accessories. We stock KnitPro & HiyaHiya needles & hooks & also offer handmade project bags & stitch markers. Inspired by Dina’s roots in Eastern Europe
Dyelution www.dyelution.co.uk Hand dyed luxury yarn and fibre blends which include wool and plant speciality fibres, all from the Vale of Evesham and the hands of an experienced spinner & weaver. Deby will be running fibre blending workshops throughout the weekend. SAW THEM HERE FIRST show section
Eleanor Chalwin https://eleanor-decor.myshopify.com/ Handspun Art Yarns, carded and dyed Fiber perfect for spinning and felting, home decor and beginners weaving kits all in a rainbow of colours all with a sprinkle of sparkle. TREE DECOR WINNER KIRSTIE’S HANDMADE CHRISTMAS DEC 2022
Emma Jackson Silversoles | Hand Felted Textiles | Artisan Bespoke Lampshades & Lights | UK Emma is the Regional Coordinator (which takes in the West Mids & Staffordshire) for the International Feltmakers Association. An inspiring, award winning & qualified teacher with her own interiors & wearable felted textiles business, Emma will be at the show specifically to run felted workshops.
Folkestone Harbour Yarn https://folkestoneharbouryarn.com Folkestone Harbour Yarn is a dye studio taking colour inspiration from the local seascape & history, run with sustainability in mind. FHY offers hand dyed colours on a range of wool fibres which includes local breed Kent Romney, an eco-conscious bio-nylon/merino sock blend and naturally dyed wools, coloured using home grown dye plants. Also notions & accessories, patterns, project bags & kits. Suzi will be running visible mending workshops at the show.
Georgie Makes https://www.etsy.com/shop/GeorgieMakesShop Spins and dyes her own yarn using fleece direct from local farmers; also roving, batts, stitch markers & charms
Gorgeous Yarns www.gorgeousyarns.co.uk Natural dyer offering a range of luxury yarns in a rainbow of naturally dyed colours. Also natural dye kits, project kits and Caroline’s book, The Natural Dyer’s Almanac. Caroline will be running a Solar Dye workshop at the show – solar dyeing is an eco friendly, sustainable variant on natural dyeing, using the sun’s energy to power the heat required.
Green and Glass www.greenandglass.co.uk Green & Glass handcrafts a wide array of stitch markers from sea glass from UK beaches and glass beads. Whether it’s knitting or crochet, Green & Glass can add a little sparkle to your project.
Illuminating Weaves illuminating weaves Illuminating Weaves is a creative weaving studio in Tamworth which sells woven items and runs workshops. Ruth will be running a Circular Landscape Weave workshop at the show. Gazebo Village
Jo Knit Sew https://www.joknitsew.com Hand dyed yarn, all things socks and Big Girl Pants
Kath Andrews Designs https://kathandrewsdesigns.com Kath Andrews presents patterns which are clearly written & which focus on clever design features. The patterns cover a range of knitting skills and techniques. Kits are available for some designs, alongside hand burnt wooden treats.
Little Likac Yarn https://www.facebook.com/littlelikacyarn Little Likac specialises in limited edition colours & yarn combinations. An English teacher for over 25 years, Amanda takes inspiration from famous literary texts and authors for many of her colourways. Dyed in small batches in her Derbyshire home kitchen
National Angora Club https://www.skyrackangoras.co.uk For all things Angora, bunnies and all. Presented by Lesley Horden. Find out all about care & grooming of angoras. Demos on stand all through the show
Perran Yarns www.perranyarns.co.uk Extensive range of beautifully soft & luxurious yarns including baby camel, blends of silk, linen & seacell (derived from seaweed), all hand dyed in small batches near the Cornish coast. Accompanying knit & crochet patterns can be bought separately or with the yarn.
Rag Art by Nicola (20+) ragart-by-nicola | Facebook Three dimensional realist pictures created with upcycled buttons and beads on background of collage & paint. Unique jewellery range of created from vintage piano components
Sally Harrison Textile Artist (3) Sally Harrison | Facebook Ever wondered how a textile artist uses inspiration & research to develop & design their artwork? Come and meet Sally in Nancy the VW Campervan where she will be displaying coursework from the Open College of the Arts, sketchbooks and stitched pieces developed from drawings and visual imagery from memories & influences, most recently from trips to Morocco.
Second City Yarns https://www.secondcityyarns.co.uk/ Non superwash British wool, spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed in Birmingham. The colourways celebrate England’s second city, taking inspiration from the Jewellery Quarter, Botanical Gardens and the no.11 bus route. SAW THEM HERE FIRST show section
Soft Accents UK www.softaccentsuk.com Jackie designs & makes totes & project bags, purses & functional pouches using colourful & vibrant print textiles
Stafford Knot Spinners (9) Stafford Knot Spinners | Facebook Aiming to promote the crafts of spinning, weaving and dyeing plus allied crafts. External Gazebo, Demonstrations throughout the show. Members available to show you how to spin if you want to try it for yourselves. Gazebo Village
The Crochet Chain https://thecrochetchain.co.uk Diana designs patterns & workshops to help you from your first steps to becoming a confident crocheter. Blankets, garment & shawl kits, patterns & self published books plus range of crochet hooks. New for 2023: Diana’s Learn to Crochet book with adaptable patterns using easy techniques.
The Knitting Companion www.knittingcompanions.com We design notebooks, diaries & pattern files for knitters & crocheters. Handmade greetings cards with stitch markers, project bags, knitting needle & hook cases & travel kits.
The Old Horizon https://theoldhorizon.com/ Independent business specialising in baby and children’s knit & crochet patterns and knitting kits featuring our hand dyed, 100% merino yarn.
Thread of Life www.threadoflife.co.uk Wide range of crochet hooks, broomstick, hairpin tools, Tunisian hooks, patterns, haberdashery items. Advice & demos on stand Gazebo Village
Tine and Floyd https://www.tineandfloyd.co.uk Hand spun & hand dyed yarns, dyed wool tops & plant fibres, knitted items, pegloom carpets; demonstrates hand spinning on stand
Tufting Around (2) TuftingAround | Sheffield | Facebook is a new, bespoke rug business. All rugs are handmade one off designs which often feature a carved and sculpted surface. A graduate of the University of Huddersfield in rug tufting and textiles, I use textured British & New Zealand wool yarns and I have a huge passion for colour. Amber will be running Punch Needle workshops at the show. SAW THEM HERE FIRST show section
Twisted Yarns www.twistedyarns.co.uk Specialises in hand dyed yarn using primarily British wool, designs crochet shawls & cowls, patterns & kits and a variety of stitch markers.
Wheatcroft Willow https://wheatcroftwillow.co.uk A basketmaker in the Staffordshire Moorlands, Rachel makes a range of traditional British baskets as well as more creative, contemporary work. Using natural colours, weaves and organic willow, she can create a piece of work for your home or garden that is both beautiful and is made to last. Gazebo Village
Yarn Mixology https://yarnmixology.co.uk Handwound yarn bobbles (cakes) offering a fade of colours to dramatic combos in 50/50 cotton and poly. One yarn bobble is sufficient for a shawl. Free patterns available to customers. SAW THEM HERE FIRST show section
Yarn Unique www.yarnuniqueuk.etsy.com For a rainbow of rich, saturated hand dyed colourways (including a healthy splash of neon!) on beautiful bases, including dyer Caroline’s favourite Silky Yak, available in mini-skeins, sweater quantities and as one of a kind exclusives