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  • MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Colour in Felt by Janice Hutchinson

    MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Colour in Felt by Janice Hutchinson

    Colour in Felt's Janice works with wool and embroidery to make her beautifully detailed pieces.  Find out how she 'paints with wool' in this Maker Spotlight.
  • Outlet February

    Outlet February

    Time for a spring clean - and that means a sale!
  • MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Chicktin Creations

    MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Chicktin Creations

    If you've ever wondered about the creator behind our fantastic needle felting kits, then wonder no more!  Come and have a read about Cindy Lou and Chicktin Creations.
  • Wools of the UK: Swaledale

    Wools of the UK: Swaledale

    A striking sheep from right here in Yorkshire which has had a hand (or hoof) in the creation of other popular breeds.

  • MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Helen Winter Textile Art

    MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Helen Winter Textile Art

    Helen Winter tells us how she got into needle felting and why her craft is so important to her.  She's also got some very good advice for those who fancy dipping their toes in this craft!
  • Wools of the UK: Manx Loaghtan

    Wools of the UK: Manx Loaghtan

    Manx Loaghtan, a visually striking breed which seems to be one of the hardest to pronounce; don't worry, we'll tell you how!
  • MAKER SPOTLIGHT: MadeWeaveLove

    MAKER SPOTLIGHT: MadeWeaveLove

    You can't think of beautiful wall hangings without thinking of MadeWeaveLove (well, we can't!) and we've been chatting to Phoebe about what she loves about her bright and bold creations.
  • A Guide to: Felting Needles

    A Guide to: Felting Needles

    Are you in a flap about felting needles?  Our easy-peasy guide will help you pick the right needle for the right job.
  • MAKER SPOTLIGHT:  Felts by Philippa

    MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Felts by Philippa

    This month's Maker Spotlight is shining on Felts by Philippa and her wonderful needle felted creatures.
  • WOOLS OF THE UK: Herdwick

    WOOLS OF THE UK: Herdwick

    The next article in our series of British Breeds looks at the much-loved Herdwick sheep.
  • MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Modern Macramé by Sarah Louise

    MAKER SPOTLIGHT: Modern Macramé by Sarah Louise

    Our Maker Spotlight is back!  Join us as we meet the makers and delve into their favourite crafts. This week we're speak to Sarah Louise from Modern Macramé.

  • The 2023 World of Wool Website Relaunch

    The 2023 World of Wool Website Relaunch

    We’ve been very busy behind the scenes here at WoW HQ and we can finally show you one of the things we have been working on – our brand-new website! So, what’s changed? We’re glad you’ve asked…
  • Advent 2023

    Advent 2023

    You’ve been waiting all year and finally the day has come: Advent Calendar Release!

    We've been working hard over the past few months to create something to make everyone's Christmas magical and we're pretty excited...

  • WOOLS OF THE UK: Blue Faced Leicester

    WOOLS OF THE UK: Blue Faced Leicester

    In this series of blog articles, we’re going to look at the beautiful breeds of the British Isles, their history and their wool. Not all of the breeds that live on our shores are native (or they weren’t) so we’ll also be looking at where they came from and why they’re here.
  • The Big Summer Sale

    The Big Summer Sale

    If you’ve not been around at the start of this month you may have missed that we’re having a summer sale, there is no need to panic though – it’s still going on!
  • VAT and Tax Explained

    VAT and Tax Explained

    Confused about why we charge VAT to some places and not to others?  We'll give you the lowdown without burying you in jargon!
  • Tour de Fleece 2023

    Tour de Fleece 2023

    As the Tour de France edges closer we’re getting ready for the Tour de Fleece! If you haven’t come across this event before, let us fill you in on the details for this full-month event in July.
  • What is Vicuña Wool?

    What is Vicuña Wool?

    Vicuña wool, also known as the fibre of kings, is a luxurious, rare and expensive type of wool that comes from the wild vicuña, a species of alpaca found in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Chile, Bolivia, and Argentina.