Category Archives: wool shop

Knitting and Weaving!

We are busy gearing up for Yarn Shop Day this Saturday 2 May and we are excited to announce that we will be having a weaving demonstration from 11am on Saturday morning. The lovely Sally from Mingled Yarn will be … Continue reading

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Yarn Shop Day

On Saturday 3rd May 2014 over 160 shops throughout the UK took part in the first ever Yarn Shop Day. Organised  as a way of encouraging knitters to visit their local bricks-and-mortar store, National Yarn Shop Day is on Saturday … Continue reading

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Baby Knits

We’ve been busy here at the Made By Ewe Shop in Broadwindsor, knitting baby jumpers to showcase some of our yarn. This little jacket is made from lovely British wool, Diggle DK, It is a lovely tweedy yarn, 97% wool, … Continue reading

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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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Handspun Alpaca Yarn

New into the shop today is this yummy handspun alpaca yarn, from a spinner in South West England. Available in natural creamy white or as a skein of natural chestnut brown. Here are the makers of the yarn – don’t … 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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Broadwindsor Craft Fair

We are holding a Summer Craft Fair here at the Craft Centre on Saturday 19 July. The Fair is from 11am – 4pm, and the stall holders will be selling lovely handmade crafts and local produce. In addition, all the … 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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British Aran yarn

New into the shop is this range of lovely British aran yarn. There are 8 colours, from bright cherry red to warm natural brown. I use this yarn in the Barley tea cosy kit, and I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Knitting Shop Stock

Lots of boxes are arriving now, with stock for the new knitting shop.  Here is today’s delivery – new yarn from Woolyknit. Lovely summery ice-cream colours in supersoft merino 4ply. A new delivery of British aran yarn – I think … Continue reading

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