Category Archives: campaign for wool

Dorset Yarn from Dorset Sheep!

We are passionate about British Wool here at Made By Ewe, and we have recently tracked down some lovely local yarn from a farm just down the road from us here in Dorset. Wite’s Wool is produced in the heart … Continue reading

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Summer Sunshine Sale!

We are having a Summer Sunshine Sale here at the shop in Broadwindsor. There are lots of baagains to be had in store including Erika Knight British Blue yarn, down from £3.95 to just £2.49 a ball!  Beautiful Bluefaced Leicester … Continue reading

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Bluefaced Leicester yarn

The Bluefaced Leicester may not be the prettiest sheep, looking rather more noble than cute and cuddly. It gets its name from the blue skin under the white hair on that Roman nose. However the yarn produced from the fleece … Continue reading

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Knit British! An interview with Louise Scollay.

A few months ago I discovered the lovely blog of Louise Scollay from Shetland.  She promotes British yarn on her blog Knit British.  Her aim is to support wool grown, spun or dyed in the UK in 2013, so I … Continue reading

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Erika Knight British Yarn

The Made By Ewe shop is now stocking yummy balls of Erika Knight British Blue Yarn. British Blue is deliciously soft Bluefaced Leicester yarn with a subtle sheen.  The wool of the Bluefaced Leicester is Britain’s most luxurious fibre and … Continue reading

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The magnificent Campaign for Wool!

I’ve just found that the CFW have featured the Made By Ewe Reindeer knitting kits in their Top 10 Picks Christmas blog – what a lovely surprise and I feel very honoured considering how wonderful the rest of the picks … Continue reading

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New British Yarn

Look what the postman brought me last week! New shade cards from Jamiesons of Shetland!  It must be Christmas in October! They are now producing an aran and chunky yarn and look at all these scrummy colours. I can’t decide … Continue reading

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British Wool Weekend show

Harrogate is the place to be this weekend, with the British Wool Weekend show taking place at the Yorkshire Event Centre.  Details are on the website http://www.britishwool.net/BWW/Home.html.  The aim of British Wool Weekend, is to raise the profile of BRITISH WOOL … Continue reading

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You never know who is watching!

Today was a normal sort of day – bit of knitting work , bit of gardening work, bit of TV in the evening and then settled down in bed for a quick read of a mag before falling asleep. I … Continue reading

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Herdwick Holiday

One of my little Herdwick sheep is off on her travels today.  Here she is ready for the off… and getting settled in her nice safe cardboard box.  Good job she has a cosy fleece to keep her warm on … Continue reading

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