Cumbria wool Woolfest

Wool Sort 102 – Selecting Good Wool

It’s the start of the season with freshy shorn fleece for sale, so I thought now is a good time to cover wool selection. It’s been a few years since I went on about wool sorting. To my surprise, ‘Woolsort 101’ is still one of the most visited posts on this blog, so I decided […]


Cumbria History

Lakeland Colours

Not textiles, but colour related so I thought this would interest some of yous. Yesterday we went to the Pencil Museum in Keswick. (I know how to have a good time). The museum is a former canteen, standing in the grounds of the now empty, old Cumberland Pencils factory. It would make a brilliant set […]