Yarningham 2019 Exhibitor Preview – Fab Funky Fibres


Fab Funky Fibres are a North-East based hand dyed yarn company specialising in vibrant self-striping yarn as well as a variety of speckle and solid colourways. Elaine will also be bringing her vintage sock machine for customers to try out and to demonstrate how a sock is made.



Raffle prizes

We’re holding a raffle at Yarningham to help raise money for Animal Encounters who will be bringing Cookies and Cream the alpacas to the show.

Our exhibitors have been really generous and donated all of these goodies for us to give away.  Yes, give away.

To stand a chance of winning you will need to enter the raffle at Yarningham.  Tickets will be available at the show and the winners will be drawn on Monday 18 July.

Prizes are:


Beyond Measure‘ needles and pins set, inc. Hiroshima Needles Patchwork Pins and Tapestry Needles, Merchant and Mills Black Bulb Pins and Maison Sajou needles


Phileas Yarns, Wanderer Aran in Bedouin, 100% British BFL, 100g 166m



Whimzy, Sokkusu O Max in Colours of the Underground, 100% superwash merino, 150g 490m and set of 4 gradient mini skiens


The Knitting Swede, 2 x Wensleydale DK in Sequoia, 100% wensleydale, 100g 200m


Owl About Yarn, Cuddly Owl Sock Blank in Starry, 75% merino 25% nylon, 100g 425m and an owl stitch marker



Fab Funky Fibres, (top) 70% BFL, 20% silk, 10% cashmere, 100g, 400m.  (bottom) The Big One Gradient, 75% merino, 20% nylon and 5% stellina sparkle, 100g 400m plus contrasting blue mini skien.

(second picture) Fab Funky Fibres, Custom Blend Fibre Merino in Heathers of the Moorland 23mic 64s


Textile Garden, Cotton Seersucker, blue and white check, 190 x 145cm and 3 sets of 10 complimentary buttons




Yarningham Exhibitors – Brights and Stripes

Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be showcasing some of the wonderful products that our Yarningham exhibitors will be bringing to the show.

Our first category is Brights and Stripes

First up is Fab Funky Fibres, self striping 4ply, Colourways from L-R are Spock, Big One Gradient, Navy Rainbow and Rainbow Chaos


Next we have Hand Dyed By Kate, colourway Nebula


And finally The Knitting Swede, colourway Tropical Rainbow

Tropical Rainbow Deep, SELF STRIPING

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

Tickets for Yarningham marketplace are £5 in advance (more on the door) and can be bought here.