Sheep in the Cotswolds

Here is Heather the Sheep, guarding an order for a new stockist.

IMG_8857Can you guess where the kits are going?  Here are some clues:

Lots of lovely scenery………..

Now who is that cheeky chappy?

Aha! – it’s Adam Henson, who you may have seen on the BBC’s Countryfile, and the sheep are on sale in his Cotswold Farm Park shop.

The Cotswold Farm Park is the home of rare breeds conservation, with a whole range of rare breed animals to see, including cattle, pigs, goats, horses and, of course, sheep.

The Park is in Gloucestershire, near Cheltenham and open most of the year – until the 22nd December this year.  You can even camp there, if you just can’t get enough of all the lovely animals.  Did I mention they have sheep?

At the moment there is a living nativity event at the Park – no doubt that will feature a few sheep too!

And of course, for a take home souvenir, the Knitted Sheep Kits are in the shop.



About madebyewe

Hello, and welcome to my blog, where I talk about the ups and downs of running a crafty business, knitting and life. I learnt to knit when I was a child in the 1970s. I think my Mum taught me, though it may have been one of my Nans. Both Nans were great crafters and my Mum knitted, when she had time. My childhood was full of wearing Mum's warm and cosy handknit jumpers to school and playing with yarn by the fire, making presents for my family and clothes for my toys. When I grew up, I started a business designing children's handknitted jumpers. Now I spend some of my time desgining gardens, as well as designing knitting. The garden design business is well established; the knitting design business is just starting out. I love the rhythmic quality of knitting, the feel of woolly yarn in my hands and the way a project grows beneath my fingers. It is relaxing and productive at the same time. I especially love vintage knitted toys and the quirky simplicity of the patterns. They were often made in times of austerity, when money and supplies were short, but the desire to create something fun inspite of this, shines through. I am a supporter of the Campaign for Wool, supporting the British wool industry, and using British yarn for my kits. Where would we be without fields of fluffy sheep to admire? Baa Humbug to acrylic!
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One Response to Sheep in the Cotswolds

  1. Claire Hoey says:

    Hooray! What a fab place to have your kits stcoked! x

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