Exhibitor List 2018

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


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!

Truly Hooked

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

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.

Town End Alpacas

Soft and colourful luxury British knitting yarns. We buy BFL and Shetland from local farms and blend these with British alpaca, Falklands Merino and silk. They are all spun and dyed in the UK and complemented by designer patterns.

The Threshing Barn

Aladin's cave of equipment and materials for spinners, weavers, dyers, feltmakers, knitters and textile artists. Ashford, Louet, Glimakra, Strauch, Gaywool dyes, Ply spinning magazine, etc. Also a varied range of craft kits made by us.

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.

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.

Judith Mansfield Books

Hard to find books, patterns and ephemera relating to knitting, crochet and all other textile crafts. Wool fabric pieces, vintage needlework tools and haberdashery and associated curiosities.

DT Craft and Design

Hi I'm Debbie. We sell over 100 undyed yarns and fibres, natural and synthetic dyes, Kool Aid, kits, mordants, craft equipment, books, patterns and more. Friendly expert advice is always available!

Crafts from the Dungeon

Hand woven garments using freestyle weaving techniques. A myriad of different equipment to make textile crafts portable and easy. Ashford looms set up for attendees to play!

Wool Tops

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

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).


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

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.

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 knitting and crochet slipper kits are fun to put together and a joy to wear.

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.

Siobhan Crafts

Batts. Rolags. Weaving kits (dream catcher). Hand spun yarns. Hand dyed yarns. Hand dyed fibre. Basically lots of lovely fibre and yarn for spinning, weaving, feltmaking, knitting and crocheting!

Jenny Barnett

Needle felt sculpture, handmade felt, ceramic and felt knitting figures, felt making workshop books, kits and workshops.

Dales Looms & Lakshmi Designs

Dales Looms: Premier UK manufacturer of Hardwood Peg & Pin Looms and continuous weave Tri Looms. Weaving equipment and supplies. Lakshmi Designs: Uniquely creative styles of woven, knitted and crocheted seasonal apparel.

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.

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.

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.

Romney Marsh Wools

Stunning 100% British Wool products using Romney and Merino fleeces. Fleeces are processed and weaved using traditional methods creating a unique, high quality product range including rugs, throws, beauty products and knitting yarn.

A Little Bit Sheepish

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

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.


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 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.

Fire and Fibre

We make weaving sticks, flower winders, drop spindles, lucets, pin-looms, knitting boards, corkwork bobbins and nostepinnes. We also stock felting materials and equipment.

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.

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 felt making, spinning, weaving, knitting and dyeing fibre, and she loves to chat about her work. Lynn sells her fibre, finished items, and gives workshops.

Velvet Sixpence

Hand dyed fibres combining elegance and practicality, in colours inspired by the world around us. From next-to-skin soft wool and silk blends for special occasions, to sturdy springy down breeds for everyday wear.

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

Hello I'm Fiona and I manufacture fabric knitting bags & crochet hook / knitting needle storage. All my products are handcrafted by me in my studio in Manchester using high quality fabrics and notions.

Thread of Life

Independent crochet specialist stocking hard-to-find crochet tools and booklets, including Tunisian hooks, hairpin tools and broomsticks, crochet cottons in weights from 5s to 100s plus haberdashery items.

Hawkshaw Sheep

Natural undyed yarns in various gauges, from our own flock of Shetland, Hebridean and Wensleydale sheep and alpaca. We also have natural tweed cloth and accessories made from it.

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.


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.

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.

Elegant Chaos

Eco-designer of finely crafted, unique & thoughtful garments using reclaimed, luxurious fabrics. I'm striving to create desirable, feminine & artistic pieces to encourage women to express themselves & feel good about their bodies.

Coastal Colours

Hand dyed luxury knitting yarns with a range of bases. Alpaca Silk Cashmere tops for hand spinning. Hand dyed tops exclusive to ourselves. Knitting patterns, knitting needles and handmade wooden lucets and buttons.

Sheep On Mars

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

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.


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.

Doulton Flock

Home grown 100% rare breed Border Leicester wool from our slaughter-free flock in North Yorkshire. Washed and spun in Yorkshire.

Rosies Moments

I hand paint ethically sourced yarns using the colours I see in my daily life for inspiration. I also sell gifts for knitting and crochet, sock kits, gift boxes, gradient cakes, etc.

Bronte Glen

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

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.


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


British Tweed bags of various sizes from make up to hand bags, garments and various accessories.

Twist and Purl

Bergere de France yarns, pattern books and knitting kits. Bergere de France is the last French spinning mill extant in France. Their focus is high fashion garments knitted in their own yarn.

Yorkshire Fluff

Hand knitted wool products, cushions, pet beds, blankets all knitted without needles. Merino wool roving. Spiral curly lock rugs and cushions using wet felt technique.


I sell spinning fibre, dyed locks, greasy fleeces, handspun yarns, wooltops and handmade items. All my fibre is British and ethically sourced.

Lucy the Tudor

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


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.

Emma Spick

I make felted pictures (framed) of the Yorkshire Dales landscape and wildlife, using prefelt and needlefelting techniques. I also make smaller greetings cards, and gossamer felt scarves.


Project bags, dpn holders, notion holders, and kit storage. Craft themed cushions, bunting and mini bunting. Sewing and knitting tubs including contents. Sewing and craft kits using felt.

Felty Pretties

Hand felted wool accessories and home decor items. Tea cosies, gadget and eyeglasses cases with floral design, delicate scarves and mittens made of extra fine merino wool. Cushions made from natural wool of British breeds.

Beaks and Bobbins

Traditional techniques fuse with an experimental approach, creating pieces that are both intricate and playful.

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.

Romaisaa Craft Room

Crafting tools and accessories for knitting, quilting, sewing, etc. A haberdashery or all the nicknaks and gadgets you need - pins, needles, buttons, scissors, templates, mats and much more.

Grace Rafael Ceramics

Local ceramic artist making a range of ceramic buttons in many sizes, shapes and colors using a variety of techniques. I also make ceramic earrings, brooches, keyrings, pendants and bespoke ceramic tags.

British Fibre Art Magazine

A bi-monthly magazine with articles on hand spinning, weaving, needle felting, knitting, crochet, wet felting and embroidery as well as fabulous colour photography and contributions from across the British fibre art scene.

Bradford School of Art

Bradford School of Art will be at the show with equipment including weaving looms and knitting machines giving you a flavour of our workshop facilities and the textile processes that we teach our students.

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.

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.


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.

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