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Exhibitors in 2017

We're delighted to say that we had 61 wonderful exhibitors at the show in April 2017.



Debonnaire     

Opulent yarns hand dyed by Erica in vivid colourways. Original knitting patterns. Addi Needles and Clover accessories.

Knitting4fun     

Knitting4fun carries one of the largest ranges of Knitpro Needles and Accessories in the UK. We stock major branded yarns from Katia, Knitpro, Adriafil, Lang, King Cole and Noro.

baa ram ewe     

We want to make Yorkshire famous for wool production across the world once more and command worldwide appeal for our luxurious and authentic wools, spun and made in Yorkshire.

Home Farm Wensleydales

Home grown 100% rare breed wool from our farm in the Cotswolds. Washed and spun in Yorkshire and all we add is grass, water, and a bit of TLC!

Wool Zone     

Quality yarns at everyday prices from leading suppliers including Drops Design, Stylecraft and West Yorkshire Spinners. Colourful knitting and crochet kits for all abilities, plus beautiful needles and accessories.

The Knitting Swede     

A small one-woman company producing beautifully hand dyed knitting yarns with a focus on breeds indigenous to The British Isles and Ireland (indigenous breeds or locally grown)

The Wool Shop Leeds     

Looking for creative ideas? Don't want to knit a garment? Then we've got projects you can complete and wear without spending hours and hours clicking away!!

Little Gem Felts     

We knit Merino/lamb’s wool to make felt, the felt is embellished with pictures using dry felting techniques. In addition we design and put together felt kits for you to try.

Fondant Fibre     

Indie dyer nestled in the high peaks, creating hand dyed yarn and fibre with handmade project bags.

Willo Fibres     

Plant fibre, Camel, Alpaca, Silk, and hand dyed tops to list but a few. Yarn Bowls, drop spindles & sheep coasters for gifts. For something different come visit Willo Fibres.

A Little Bit Sheepish     

Hand dyed yarn and fibre, independently produced patterns, stitch markers, accessories for knitting, spinning and crochet.

Third Vault Yarns     

Third Vault Yarns is your geeky yarn companion, providing you with shiny science fiction and fantasy inspired yarns, for when you're travelling through space and time, on your way to work or simply enjoying a good cup of tea and a natter.

Bobbinaround     

Taking inspiration from nature, I specialise in the use of wool, whether it's using fibres or roving to create felt, or using traditional wool suiting fabrics to produce home furnishings.

Homespunwonders     

Homespunwonders owners Heather and Katie present their own beautiful Yorkshire Dale Yarns all hand dyed with colourways based on the flora and fauna of the Yorkshire Countryside.

Rooster Yarns     

We are the home of Rooster Yarns and proud distributors of Manos Del Uruguay yarns, Undyed Yarns and Addi Needles.

Rebellious Rags     

I'm a freelance textile designer, tutor and artist. My main focus is on Free-Machine Embroidery and upcycling fabrics, and using traditional Rug Making techniques in an offbeat and unique way.

Baa Baa Brighouse     

Specialists in British yarn and that which can claim an affinity with Yorkshire, knitting needles, crochet hooks, knitting accessories, patterns and hand knitted garments. Home of hand dyed Baa Baa Brew.

Art-Felt Designs     
by Nanny Lynn     

Lynn is a Fibre Artist working from fleece to finish. She is passionate about spinning, weaving, knitting and dyeing fibre, and she loves to chat about her work. Lynn sells her fibre, finished items, and gives workshops.

Val Hughes Artist & Designer

I work with natural wools to create unique felted wearables which include hats, scarves, jewellery items, waistcoats and jackets. I also lecture about my wearable art collections and run workshops.

The Woolly Tangle     

The Woolly Tangle is all about knitted things and things for yarn lovers. Knitting, crochet and project bags, stitch markers and unique knitted silver jewellery.

Treddling Woman     

I manufacture fabric knitting bags & crochet hook/ knitting needle storage.

Shunklies Fibre Studio

'A contemporary twist on traditional fibre crafts'. My work involves different aspects of fibre and fabric production by hand, encompassing fibre preperation, dyeing, spinning, weaving and felting.

Elisa Etemad Jewellery

Textile and Mixed Media Jewellery, using a range of unusual materials and techniques. All designed and handmade by Elisa in her shop and studio space Crafty Praxis, in Huddersfield.

Yellow Door Yarn     

Beautiful yarn hand dyed in small batches and filled with the northern spirit of Manchester. Creating rich colour combinations and super soft yarn is what we do best.

Low Lands Legacy

Hans and Gerrie from Holland bringing their own hand made ‘Bogway’ hand spinners and blending boards, batts, natural coloured roving, wool processing equipment and accessories.

Beaks and Bobbins

York-based textile artists creating embroideries published as greetings cards by 'Bug Art'. Traditional techniques fuse with an experimental approach, creating pieces that are both intricate and playful.

Riverside

British Knitting wool made from natural fibres supporting the home industry. An exclusive range not available elsewhere together with 45 years of textile experience in the Bradford District.

Knitting by Post     

We're a small business designing toy and novelty patterns and selling them to our worldwide customers. All designs are exclusive and made as simple to follow as possible.

Sycamore Silver     

Sterling silver jewellery, handmade in Yorkshire using traditional silversmithing techniques. Influenced by a lifelong love of sewing and knitting, incorporating buttons, bobbins and balls of wool!

The Guild of Machine Knitters

Our aims are geared towards the promotion of machine knitting as a craft for the benefit of all individual knitters, clubs, professional designers, manufacturers, suppliers, etc.

WI

The WI plays a unique role in providing women with the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.

The Skep Knitting &
Quilting Shop

Luxury designer yarns and patterns, plus exclusive ‘The Skep’ patterns and kits with emphasis on accessories. Debbie Bliss, Louisa Harding, Juniper Moon and more.

Wensleydale Longwool
Sheep Shop

Welcome to our soft, lustrous knitting yarns, tops and fleeces in “shades from the Dales” from the rare breed Wensleydale Sheep. Patterns, Knitwear and more.

Wooltops     

Suppliers of finest quality yarns for hand dyeing and knitting, traceable fibres from around the world.

lovespoolyarns     

Lovespoolyarns creates original handspun art yarns from the fine and floaty to wild whimsical affairs using a wide range of fleece and fibres as well as some interesting inclusions.

Manfield Crafts     

Manfield Crafts knitting and crochet kits are unique, fun and top quality. Our accessories, yarns and patterns make an excellent gift for the yarnaholic in your life.

Sheepfold     

Natural British breed yarns, some from fleece we select personally. Dyed British yarns. Kits to knit, and knit and felt. Patterns for knitted and for crocheted items.

Truly Hooked     

We sell bright and vibrant, award nominated, hand-dyed yarns from our Nottingham home. We also sell original knitting and crochet patterns, ready-to-make kits and our popular sock knitting book.

Jo.Knit.Sew     

I create colourful beautiful yarns, project bags and notions pouches alongside super fun sets of handmade underwear with matching sock yarn.

Whistling Duck Alpacas     

We breed award winning Suri alpacas and will have raw fleece, natural yarns, crochet kits & all things alpaca. Silky soft yarn is superb for weaving, crochet and lightweight knitting.

Watercolours and Lace

High quality and rare breed wools, plus unique yarns in natural fibres - alpaca, silk, camelhair, mohair and cashmere - all hand-painted in colours inspired by flowers and the landscape.

Joe's Toes     

You'll LOVE Joe's Toes! Whether you buy for yourself, to give as a gift or purchase ready made, our easy-to-make slipper kits are fun to put together and a joy to wear.

Prestige Fibres     

We provide a range of the some of the softest natural fibre undyed base yarns available to Hand Dyers, Knitters and Weavers. Types include Merino, UK Bluefaced Leicester, Baby Alpaca, Kid Mohair, Silk and Cashmere.

CatDesignz     

Beautiful & unique Snag Free Stitch Markers, Row Counters & Yarnista Gifts handmade in Yorkshire. We have something for every fibre fan from knitters, weavers, dyers to spinners & crocheters.

Airedale Yarns

Yarns to inspire and excite and get your creative juices flowing! Spun from linen, silk, mohair, cashmere, wool & cotton for all types of crafts, plus exclusive patterns and kits.

Spun Yarn Shop     

Huddersfield’s premier yarn shop where you'll find quality yarns and beautiful patterns, plus all the needles and accessories you need to make any project.

The Lucet Co     

Maker and supplier of Lucet cordmaker tools for all ages and all levels. Twiddling for fanatics! Completely addictive!

TrompeLolly     

Little needle felted sheep, complete with woolly hats, full of character and other sheep related products.

Ceramics by
Margaret L Glackin

Yorkshire based ceramic artist and woodworker producing unique ceramic Yarn Bowls and buttons which are both practical and pieces of art. I also make wooden craft boxes & accessories.

Wheeldale Woolcrafts

Phillippa runs a rural fibre processing mill, designs feltmaking kits, produces roving from her flock of rare breed sheep, merino felting fibres, needle felting fibres. Hand painted tops, yarns, silks.

Clothfelt

Needle felted brooches, sculptures and collectables. Small selection of needle felting supplies including hand carded batts.

The Craft Firm

From fleece homegrown by our alpacas in the Forest of Bowland, we produce handspun yarn and hand-knitted, crocheted or felted accessories in a range of natural or hand-dyed shades.

Weave knit it

From fleece to finished products through - weaving, knitting, crocheting, lace making, knotting, felting - whatever!

TillyFlop designs   

Where yarn and graphics meet: greeting cards, tea towels, car stickers, tattoos, badges, prints and more for the knitter, crocheter, sewer and crafter.

Bronte Glen

Bronte Glen offer top quality, hard wearing dog beds, yarns and merino wool for felting.

Sheep On Mars     

I create beautiful hand-dyed sheep locks (from rare British breeds) and yarn. I also sell mohair shawls, crochet kits (using sheep locks), original felted goods, and felting materials.

Lucy the Tudor     

Spindles, braid wheels, lucets, braid looms and haberdashery all made by Lucy using quality materials - textile history and creative fun.

The York Makery

A modern craft shop specialising in yarn, fabric and kits, and offering a wide range of classes, workshops and parties, for any age, in anything from crochet to metal stamping!

Sidecar Knits     

Independent designer of original knitting patterns, inspired by yesteryear. Maker of box bags - unique craft storage, made from unusual fabrics. Workshops and tuition in my York-based studio.

Guild of Handweavers,
Spinners & Dyers

An association of ordinary people who share an interest in textiles and who want to keep the crafts of spinning weaving and dyeing alive and to encourage others to join in.

Knitting and Crochet Guild

We are a national educational charity dedicated to UK domestic knitting and crochet. We welcome all levels of expertise from beginners to experts and to those who have an interest in the history and future of these crafts.





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