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Blogs - Wool
If you're starting to think about what to make over the festive period, we have the perfect colours for your Christmas project.
Due to popular demand we have launched a range of dyed wool locks in 10 different colours along with natural white. Check out the 'Wool Locks' section to see the full range.
Here at World of Wool it's quite obvious that we love wool! From the curly Wensleydale to the proud Blue Faced Leicester, we really do love every breed; but we have to say there is a special place in our hearts for Merino.
The history of textiles is long and eventful, steeped in tradition and intrinsically woven into the heritage of West Yorkshire.
This month we're doing a special feature on our fantastic selection of jumbo yarns, which are perfect to use in the current craze of arm knitting.
To help celebrate National Wool Week and to support the Mission to Seafarers charity the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) and britishwoollearning.com are launching a 'design your own woolly hat' competition for children to coincide with Woolly Hat Day - and we're delighted to support them!
This year to celebrate the launch of Wool Week, The Campaign for Wool will be opening the first ever 'Wool BnB', where everything from interiors to fashion will be made of Wool.
All the children are going back to school soon, so we thought it would be a great time to find out some interesting facts and learn about the story of wool!
Find out the definitive glossary of wool terminology in our A to Z...
Summer is here, the warm weather is upon us and you may be wondering whether it's a waste of time making wool clothing at this time of year?
Wool gives superior performance to man-made fibres, and as wool is a naturally occurring fibre it brings so many other amazing benefits...
Extreme knitting is a technique using giant needles and thick yarn to create high quality pieces, ideal for making large scarves, blankets, cushions, carpets and much more!
We certainly had a busy year in 2015 thanks to our lovely customers, so we thought it would be interesting to share with you some fantastic facts about WoW from 2015 in our infographic!
Did you know that your leftover wool could be donated to your local charity shop, residential/retirement home, day centre or children's play group?
We have 10 fun facts to share with you, how many did you already know? If you have any fun facts of your own, let us know!
The months are getting warmer and Summer is upon us and you may be wondering whether it's a waste of time making wool clothing at this time of year, so the big question is 'How do we wear wool in Summer?'
We just wanted to say a big thank you to all of you who took the time to place a comment on our Facebook feed, saying how much you loved World of Wool. We were overwhelmed!!