The physical and mental health benefits of knitting and crocheting are well documented. Spending time with your favourite crafts can lower blood pressure, reduce depression and anxiety, slow the onset of dementia, distract from chronic pain and increase the sense of wellbeing. Here at The Woolpatch, we take our responsibility to promote physical and mental … Continue reading Here’s Rufus – ‘Come Bye & have a cuppa’
Can you believe it! We're nearly 2 years old? Where has the time gone? It's been another great fun year and I'm loving every minute of running the shop. We've developed yarn and fabric stocks, we've increased our classes and we've had a nice paint job too! We couldn't have done it without you that's … Continue reading 2nd Birthday – Save the date!
Look what is on order for Christmas 2018 at The Woolpatch! We're big fans of Brigitte Heitland 'Zen Chic' and her Christmas range is something special. We've already got classic Christmas colours of reds, greens and golds so this collection will add a different approach and look to Christmas '18. The blacks, popular greys and … Continue reading Coming Soon – White Christmas Metallic by Zen Chic
Coming soon to The Woolpatch is 'STAY WILD', another collection from Dear Stella Fabrics. Our last collection from this fabric house was 'Welcome to the Jungle' and was a mixture of pale yellows and grey with jungle animals on. It sold out in a few weeks. I love the style of artwork and colours used … Continue reading Stay Wild from Dear Stella Fabrics
Lianne from The Fibre Factory has supplied us with the most lovely locks of fibre!! All hand dyed by Lianne. We're getting more and more customers interested in weaving, spinning and felting so this may be of interest for some of you Masham Long Locks Funfetti - Bright and bold mix of fun, funky colours to … Continue reading Locks and Locks of Fibre!
Local artist Joyce has been making more Salt Dough Sheep breeds for the shop. They all come with a hook attached so they can be hung, and will hang flat against a wall. They measure about 20cm high to around 15cm wide. All are £8 each. If you want specific sheep made up, email us … Continue reading More Salt Dough Sheep Breeds!
It's here at last!!! SPECTACLE It's a collaboration between Cotton & Steel and multi-award winning children's illustrator Christian Robinson. Spectacle features fun, playful and colourful drawings of everything the world has to offer! The width of the fabric will be the usual 112cm/44 inches and is on 100% Unbleached Cotton. This is the range on the natural … Continue reading New Cotton & Steel Fabric Collection
You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that comes into effect May 25, 2018. The customer will have control of their own data and companies must follow strict rules on how they use and store customer data. We store very little personal data on you, the customer. The 2 types of personal … Continue reading GDPR – what are we doing?
We're getting ready for our launch evening of the HIYA HIYA Brand at The Woolpatch. Why not come along during the evening sometime and check them out and have a try? Rather than having a set of straight knitting pins across all sizes, and then a set of interchangeable knitting pins and cables across all … Continue reading Hiya Hiya Launch Evening – Fri 27th April 7pm to 9pm
Look what's coming to The Woolpatch this Spring! Beautiful tropical colour!! A lot of the collections I've had in recently, have been low volume colours, or greys and blacks. I'm a massive fan of spring and love daffodils. You can't help but feel happy when you see a massive clump of daffodils. So, when the … Continue reading Beach Bash by RJR Fabrics – coming soon