It is time to announce the winners of the WOVEMBER WAL and the WOVEMBER Instagram Competition. If you have won a prize we shall shortly be in contact. WOVEMBER WAL We would really love to thank EVERYONE who participated in the WOVEMBER WAL on Ravelry, Twitter and Instagram. Sharing wool across these platforms really highlights… Continue Reading Announcing Winners!
Dear WOVEMBERISTS and comrades, Today marks the end of WOVEMBER… almost. We hope you’ll agree that this year has been a particularly exciting edition of our annual woolly festivities. From this end it’s felt important to discuss issues around mislabeling, provenance, traceability and sustainability and to explore some of the potential solutions that WOOL can… Continue Reading The end of WOVEMBER… almost.
Your photographic entries to our Instagram photo contest are amazing, and it is truly lovely to see such a massive buzz growing around wool thanks to your images and words! As promised at the start of WOVEMBER, here’s a weekly roundup featuring a handful of photos entered into the competition so far.. Do not forget… Continue Reading Photo Gallery Roundup #3
An extra WOVEMBER post today with an important announcement. YOU HAVE ABSOLUTELY GOT IT ON THE NOSE THIS WOVEMBER! We asked you for your WOVEMBER contributions this year and we have had such an incredible response to our call for submissions. We have been OVERWHELMED with woolly contributions and, staggeringly, we have now come to… Continue Reading WOAH-vember !
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!
Greetings fellow WOVEMBERISTS! Here are members of TEAM WOVEMBER represented thusly from left to right: Tom of Holland, myself, Kate Davies (in the form of her wondrous Tantallon design which I am sporting atop my heid) and Louise Scollay. The photo was taken at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival last year by our amazing photographic correspondent… Continue Reading Welcome to WOVEMBER 2015
Hello! This is the very last post for WOVEMBER 2014, announcing the WINNERS for the WOVEMBERWAL and the WOVEMBER PHOTO COMPETITION. WOVEMBERWAL You may remember that there are three categories for the WOVEMBER WAL: The Golden Fleece Award is given for the sheepiest project – i.e. the project that most thoroughly celebrates the inspirational and… Continue Reading Winners for WOVEMBER 2014
Hello and a Very Happy New Year to you all! Apologies for the slight lateness in posting details of our WOVEMBER photo competition and WOVEMBERWAL winners; the Winter was rather busy for all members of the team and we have all been rather swept up in our respective work with WOOL! The festive season saw… Continue Reading WOVEMBER PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS, 2013