M.O.E post 10 – River Knits Yarn

 

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River Knits Yarn hand dye British wool yarns and spinning fibres in their narrowboat studio. River Knits are passionate about rare breeds and are in the process of having single breed (Jacobs) yarn mill spun, which will be ready for Yarningham

M.O.E post 9 – Queen Of Purls

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A range of vibrant hand dyed yarns dyed by the resident Queen Regent herself for The Queen of Purls shop.  All yarns are dyed in a wee greenhouse on the outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland, in small batches. The Queen of Purls specialises in beautiful earthy colours that are layered up to create stunning complex colouways with plenty of depth.

M.O.E post 7 – Owl About Yarn

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Owl About Yarn is a small business based in Cardiff, Wales catering to the needs, dreams and desires of knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters. The owner/operator Jennie hand dyes a range of yarns and fibres in a vibrant palette of colours guaranteed to inspire and delight!

 Owl About Yarn also offers hand sewn project bags and handcrafted stitch markers in a wide variety of designs. Jennie is happy to discuss custom orders.

M.O.E post 2 – For The Love Of Yarn

Next up in our series of M.O.E (Meet Our Exhibitors) posts are FOR THE LOVE OF YARN

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For The Love Of Yarn sell a wide range of hand painted luxury yarns, dyed in the heart of Scotland. They also stock a range of handmade polymer clay ergonomic crochet hooks in a wide range of styles and themes.

Lisa Harland, the owner makes handmade buttons along with stitch markers, blocking pins, pin cushions and hook rolls

For The Love Of Yarn also offer subscription yarn clubs ranging from single skein clubs to a blanket clubs. The customers receive beautiful hand dyed yarns and added extra handmade items that are locally sourced and support small businesses.

 

Yarningham exhibitors announced

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The wait is finally over.

We are very proud to announce this year’s Yarningham exhibitors.

We’ve selected 20 fabulous exhibitors with everything thing from yarn bowls, bespoke knitting notions, hand crafted haberdashery and of course lots and lots of yarn.

You can find out all about our exhibitors on our website here.

And that’s not all. Advance tickets for Yarningham marketplace are also now on sale.

Yarningham marketplace

Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 2017

11 – 4pm

Stirchley Baths, Bournville Lane, Birmingham, B30 2JT

Advance tickets are £3.50 (+ booking fee). There are a limited number of advance day tickets so don’t delay!

Saturday tickets are available here and Sunday tickets here.

Yarningham in pictures

Here are a few photographs from Yarningham.  All images by Katja Ogrin

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Yarningham Exhibitors – There’s More Than Just Yarn

In our final feature on our Yarningham exhibitors, today we look at everything BUT the yarn.

First up we have scissors and cases from Beyond Measure

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Next, hand made project bags from Owl About Yarn.

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Stitch Solihull will have the new mini interchangeable needles from Hiya Hiya

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And finally beautiful shawl pins from Textile Garden

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So with only a couple of days to go until the Yarningham marketplace opens (eek!) we hope that we’ve given you a flavour of what will be on offer.

You can find out about all of our Yarningham exhibitors here.

Tickets for Yarningham are £5 in advance or £7 on the door.