GLOW Scottish Design Fair

Next on the calendar is the GLOW Scottish Design Fair at the Dovecot Studios on Infirmary Street, Edinburgh on Saturday 8th December. I just love this place, and I’m so excited to be taking part.

Besides bringing my new Medium bags with detachable handles, there’ll be a new design too.

See you there!

Thank you, Yarnporium!

THANK YOU! A huge shout out to: the organisers of Yarnporium, Alison and Rachel of Yarn in the City; their floor manager, Sara; and all the amazing volunteers! You were fantastic!

A second huge THANK YOU to everyone who stopped at our stand to chat, showed us their woollies or bought a bag or badge. It was so lovely to meet you all.

Finally, to angeloftheforth who helps me prepare, run and recover from events! Love you, Jo! X

PS my goodies I purchased this weekend!

Next up, Yarnporium!

If you’re in London this Friday or Saturday, pop into Yarnporium at Central Hall, Westminster. Jo and I will be there with Woolly bags and badges! Come say hello, and show us what you’re wearing, knitting or planning! We love chatting about all things woolly!

Masham Sheep Fair

If you’re ever in North Yorkshire in late September, a visit to Masham Sheep Fair is time well spent!

This weekend, I travelled down with Fu of the Bearford Flock who was looking potentially to purchase a Teeswater tup, to add to her flock of Jacob and Shropshire sheep and alpacas.

The Fair takes place over two days but we decided to visit on the Saturday as there were a number of long wool breeds being shown. Shearing demonstrations, wool stalls, sheep racing, and a trip round the local brewery also beckoned!

But, the highlight was the sheep themselves! So, here are a few photos of the many beauties we encountered!


Dales Bred


Blue Face Leicesters


Oxford Downs being examined by the judge

Jacobs parading for the judge

Texels, fleece dipped to highlight their white faces

Yarnporium 2018

Woolly Originals is delighted to be attending Yarnporium at Central Hall, Westminster, London on 2nd and 3rd November 2018. We’ll be bringing a range of our Woolly bags and badges, plus iPad mini cover knitting patterns.

If you’re coming along, please pop over to our stand and say hello, and show us what you’re knitting or crocheting, what you’re wearing, or what you’ve bought! We love chatting about all things Woolly!


Next on the Woolly calendar is CLOTH18, on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th August 2018. This curated selling event for handmade textiles will take place at the Dovecot Studios on Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. The event has been organised by weaver, James Donald of Pick One and co-owner of the wonderful craft shop, Concrete Wardrobe on Broughton Street, Edinburgh.

There will be a range of Woolly bags to purchase, from tool/pencil case to large hand-embellished shopper size, plus some of my badges made from offcuts of fabric. I’m so looking forward to this event, as the Dovecot is one of my favourite places in Edinburgh!