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Win tickets for Southern Wool Show! | British Wool Show this weekend

British Wool Show in York this weekend

British Wool Show logo

This Friday and Saturday (10th-11th) is the 8th British Wool Show, supporting the Campaign for Wool. This year in York Auction Centre, and we will be there, as usual, where we will have Wool from fleece to finished items! Pop along and say hello.

Win tickets to the Southern Wool Show!

Southern Wool Show 2018

Southern Wool Show is a brand new festival organised by the team who run the highly acclaimed Spring Into Wool show in Leeds. The perfect event for all lovers of knitting, crochet, feltmaking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and all things woolly! Taking place at Newbury Racecourse.

We have a pair of tickets to give away!
To enter look out for our Southern Wool Show post on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter over the next few days, then follow us and reply WIN to one of these post to enter. If you have no social media accounts then you can enter by sending us an Email with the subject WIN.
All valid entries received by Monday 20th August will be in with a chance to win tickets.

More popular Patterns online

Wensleydale Longwool Stanger Jumper
Wensleydale Longwool Stanger Jumper

We have just added our popular Stanger jumper (Aran) and Judy Vest (4 Ply) knitting patterns to our online store, where you can purchase then download. We will be adding more as we get the chance in between Shows!
You can, if you prefer, buy printed copies at Wool and Yarn Shows or from our Shop in Leyburn.

Wensleydale Longwool Judy Vest
Wensleydale Longwool Judy Vest

 

Until next time.

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Bought from us? Give us a Review | Join us at Fibre East!

Bought our yarn? –  then give us a Review!

leave a review

We are pleased that so many of you have shared our journey over the years and become regular customers either at our Shop, at Wool Shows or from our Online Store.
Did you know that you can leave us reviews on various independent review sites? Reviews let new customers know what others think about us and our products and helps their buying decision.

We publish reviews and testimonials from various sources on our web site in the ‘What our Customers are saying’ section at the bottom of most pages.

Leave a review on Google  Click on Write a Review in the Reviews section.
Leave a review on TripAdvisor  If you have been to our Shop click on Write a Review
Leave a review on Facebook
If you have purchased from us online you can leave a review by logging in or creating an account on our web site and leaving a review.
Or just email us with your review and we will add it to our web site.

If you have any issues we would appreciate the opportunity to address these first.

Fibre East

Fibre-East wool show

We will be returning to Fibre East in Ampthill near Bedford next weekend.
If in the area we would be pleased to see you.

By the way, we have added a Shows page to our web site so you can see where you can meet us over the coming weeks and months.

 

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WoolFest, more yarn colours back in stock and Needles for sale online…

Woolfest Cumbria!

Join us next Friday and Saturday at Woolfest, the original British wool festival! Taking place in Cockermouth, Cumbria. Always a very popular wool show. If you are coming and want anything in particular please let us know so we can ensure it is packed and to avoid disappointment.
Woolfest

Brittany Knitting Needles in stock and now online too

Always popular and now back in stock and online, Brittany Knitting Needles are finely crafted wooden tools made from sustainably harvested birch. We have single point needles in the most popular sizes. If you have never tried wooden needles give them a go! A great eco-friendly alternative to metal and plastic needles.
Brittany Knitting Needles bouquet

Yarn colours back in stock

We have just restocked all of our most popular Wensleydale yarn colours in time for Woolfest! Available now in store and online in DK, 4 Ply, Aran and Aran Marl.
Wensleydale Longwool yarn balls


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Hurry 10% Off until Monday | Plus Free UK delivery on orders over £50

10% OFF until Monday!

It’s Spring Bank Holiday Weekend in the UK!
Hurry we have 10% OFF purchases both Online and in Store from now through to end of Monday 28th May (UK time). Just enter code SPRING18 at Checkout or quote in Store.

10% Off
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Free UK Delivery!

 

Free UK Delivery
Free UK Delivery on orders over £50

 

We have now introduced free delivery to UK addresses for orders of £50 and over! This promotion is not time limited and is available ongoing. Bulk up your order and save!

If your order qualifies you will see the Free Delivery option in your Basket/Cart and at Checkout. Just select it to get free shipping/delivery.

Your Privacy and GDPR

GDPR

 

If in Europe you have probably been inundated recently by emails asking for your permission to continue sending you marketing emails! This is due to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on Friday 25th May. It is quite a wide ranging law that gives consumers more say over how their personal data is used, though many of these email requests were probably unnecessary!

We believe we already have your consent to continue to send you relevant information via email, either as someone who has previously subscribed to our Newsletter and Offers or as someone who has ordered from our Online Store.

We treat your privacy seriously and hope you will stay with us. We only send occasional emails when we think there is something worth sharing. We never spam, sell or share your information with others.

You are able to update your preferences or unsubscribe at any time and request that we delete your personal data. You will find links at the bottom of our Newsletter emails and there are options on our website too. If in doubt email us.
You can review our revised Privacy Policy here.

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From Fleece to finest lustre Yarn | Wonderwool Wales | Baby Wool 🐏

From Fleece to finest lustre Yarn

Wensleydale Longwool Fleece drying in the Yorkshire Dales
Wensleydale Longwool Fleece drying in the Yorkshire Dales

Our wonderful rare breed Wensleydale Longwool fleece has been washed and is drying in the warm Spring sunshine of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

These long lustrous locks are why our worsted woven Yarn is so shiny and fine. All Spun, Dyed and Balled locally in Yorkshire. This is what makes it such a premium wool and the ‘most valuable and finest lustre Longwool in the world’! Buy the best….
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Alternatively, buy our washed and hand dyed Fleece and Tops in Store and at Wool Shows…
Shop Fleeces and Tops

WonderWool Wales

 

Wonderwool Wales
Wonderwool Wales

Talking of Wool Shows, next weekend 28-29 April we are at the ever popular Wonderwool Wales event at the Royal Welsh Showground – hands-on Wool-School workshops and events showcasing the best of Welsh and British wool and natural fibres. Come and see our wonderful wool, fleece, yarn and other goodies there!
If you need us to bring anything in particular for you please let us know by mid-week.

Baby Wool

We mainly sell our own ‘Sheep Shop’ Wensleydale wool plus some ‘The Knitting Goddess’ multi-coloured yarn, but so many people have asked for Cotton / Bamboo and Baby wool that we now have a small selection in the Shop.
King Cole Baby DK wool
King Cole Bamboo cotton yarn

 

To buy these visit our Wool Shop in Leyburn.

If you can’t visit us in person then…
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Easter Opening & Savings! | Knit British podcast | Spring into Wool 🐣

Easter opening hours

Our Shop opening hours over the Easter holiday weekend are:

Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop Easter Opening Hours
Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop Easter Opening Hours

Note we are open on the holiday Monday!

Easter Discount!

Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop Sale
Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Shop Sale

From Good Friday until Easter Monday we are offering a 10% Discount on purchases both in Store and Online!* Quote code easter18.
* Excludes Gift Vouchers and The Knitting Goddess yarn.

EYF Knit British Podcast

Thank you to all of you who visited us at Edinburgh Yarn Festival! It was great to meet you at such a wonderful event. If you missed it then check out the ever popular Podcast from Louise Scollay (KnitBritish) who loves our yarn!
Link: http://www.knitbritish.net/ep-102/

KnitBritish Podcast Lounge
KnitBritish Podcast Lounge

 

Spring into Wool

The week after Easter we will be at Spring into Wool in Leeds. This is now a two day event. Make sure to come along and see us there!

Spring into Wool 2018
Spring into Wool 2018

If you can’t visit us in person then…
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HAPPY EASTER!

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And the Comp winner is!… | EYF news | New Wensleydale Yarn colours

And the Spring into Wool competition winner is…

Our Spring into Wool competition closed on Saturday and the winner drawn at random from the entries on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter was Helen Powell! She wins two Tickets for Spring into Wool in April! Congratulations, we look forward to seeing you there! Keep a lookout for our next competition.

Spring into Wool winner 2018
Spring into Wool ticket winner 2018

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Meanwhile, we are busy preparing and packing for the big show at Edinburgh Yarn Festival (EYF) which takes place from this Thursday (14th) through to Saturday (17th). Tickets are available at the door for Friday and Saturday, if you haven’t bought in advance. We will be there Thursday to Saturday, and look forward to seeing you!

Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2018
Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2018

Our Shop in Leyburn will remain open for anyone who can’t go to Edinburgh. Internet and telephone orders will be processed as normal.

New Wensleydale Yarn colours!

Now available at EYF and in Store and Online we have extended our colour range in all our Wensleydale Longwool worsted spun yarn weights!…
In 4-Ply we now have Teal, Aubergine, Semerwater (navy blue) and Hot Pink.
In DK we now have Semerwater and Hot Pink.
In Aran we also have Semerwater and Hot Pink.
Give these new season colours a try!

Wensleydale DK Hot Pink
Wensleydale DK Hot Pink
Wensleydale DK Semerwater
Wensleydale DK Semerwater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Win Spring into Wool tickets | More yarn colours back in stock | EYF

Win a pair of Spring into Wool tickets!

We gave you a heads up last time, now you can enter our competition to win two Tickets for Spring into Wool!
Yesterday we posted the details on InstagramFacebook and Twitter. Look up one of these posts and follow the instructions to enter. To make it easier for you click on one of the links to the posts above.
For details of the event click on the photo below.

Spring into Wool 2018 tickets
Spring into Wool 2018 tickets competition

More Yarn colours now back in stock.

Back in stock we have the following in Aran weight: Teal and Spruce. DK we have Natural Black, Spruce and Thornton Rust. In 4 Ply we have Marshmallow back in stock  and new to the 4 Ply range are Thornton Rust and Spruce. Click the photo below to browse and shop yarns now:

Wensleydale 4ply colours
Wensleydale 4ply colours

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

In a little over two weeks we will be at the popular Edinburgh Yarn Festival. Advance tickets are sold out, but general admission tickets are available at the door for the Friday and Saturday. We will be there Thursday to Saturday. Hope to see you there.

Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2018
EYF 2018

Until next time…
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We are at Unravel Festival of Knitting soon!

Unravel

STOP PRESS: We have just confirmed that we will be exhibiting at Unravel Festival of Knitting!
This takes place at Farnham Maltings in Surrey from February 16th – 18th. We look forward to meeting old and new customers.

Unravel logo
Unravel

Heart Knitting Kit

Still time to get our new Heart Knitting Kit, in time for Valentines Day, or any occasion to hang as a lovely decoration! You can buy Online and in our Shop. It includes the Pattern and the Mini skeins of Wensleydale Aran yarn required to knit three Hearts in different colours. Plus some combed Wensleydale wool for filling. Buy now while stocks last!

Wensleydale Heart Knitting Kit
Wensleydale Heart Knitting Kit

Spring into Wool tickets

Remember to keep watching our Social Media feeds (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) as we will have two Tickets for Spring into Wool to give away soon.

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