Thank you to everyone who helped and all who visited the Weavers’ Workshop for our 4th Woolly Weekend.
Get out your diary and make a note of the date for next year ——–
Saturday,20th June & Sunday,21st June,2020
for the 5th Worstead Weavers
Woolly Weekend 2019 – counting down the days
The fun starts – Woolly day is here
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th, June,
10am- 4pm at the Weavers’ Workshop,
Dilham, NR28 9PT
- Sheep-shearing demos
- Crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving, felting, sewing, dyeing & other rural crafts: demos and “have a go”
- Alpacas & Donkeys to pet and feed
- Folk singers & Morris Dancers to watch
- Scrumptious home-made refreshments
- Tombola and Side Stalls
- Sheepdog demos
- Green woodworking
- To BUY : fleece, yarn, fabric, equipment, gifts, books
- FREE activities for children
- FREE parking
Admission: adults £2, or £4 per car, children free
More information : www.worsteadweavers.org.uk 07555 600 218
NB All subject to availability
Very happy to announce that Dig In of Aylsham will be providing the refreshments at the Woolly Weekend – so many yummy temptations to choose between.
For your entertainment during the weekend, we have on Saturday Folk Music and on Sunday The Occasional Ceilidh Band will be playing for us, followed by Morris Dancing.
Throughout the weekend we will have rabbits and alpacas, and of course sheep…. with sheep shearing demonstrations.
Plenty of fleeces will be available to buy, and there will be an opportunity to choose a fleece straight from the sheep!!!
On Saturday only we will be joined again by the Miniature Donkeys from
June – Woolly update:-
As well as our many woolly exhibitors and demonstators we are pleased to welcome again the Norfolk Bodgers to the Woolly Weekend.
Just heard that the Crafty Cupboard will be joining us at the Woolly Weekend with lots of sheep themed goodies.
May – Woolly update:-
More lovely Exhibitors and demonstrators to look forward to seeing at the Woolly Weekend.
Jill from Hooked on Stitching will be exhibiting and running workshops – book now to secure your place. Click here to book
Caroline Hyde-Brown from the “Art of Embroidery” will be bringing a selection of stitched and embroidered pictures, cards and packs for you to create your own embroidered picture or card. Click here for website
Noodle Soup yarns will be making their first visit to the Woolly Weekend. With such a stunning selection of yarns we hope it will be the first of many visits. For more temptations click here
The Happy Crochet and Knitting Time yarn shop will be joining us, bringing lots of squishy loveliness. Click here for website
April – Woolly update:–
The Woolly Weekend is fast approaching – so here is a sneaky preview of the Exhibitors List to date.
Adelaide Walker Dyed fibres, Ashford equipment, Spindles, Dyes, Books
Annie Bix – Moonbrush Wood Studios Needlefelt sculptures, bags, pictures, brooches, magnets, key-rings, greeting cards
Barbara Summers Naked Wool – All things Shetland – raw fleece, tops, yarn
Beverley Bright Stained Glass, Mosaic Items
Caroline Ashworth Jam, Chutney, Cordial
Clare Olley Crochet pots and baskets with jute rope
Donna Lawson Toys, yarn (natural, acrylic,hand-dyed, kits, bags, books
Elizabeth Crammer Hand spun yarn hand woven items crocheted items and patterns spindles etc and fibre
Jayne Andrew Needle felted dogs and dog portraits
Jenn Monahan Yarns Fibres
Linda Mears Peg bags, towel sets, play mats, shoe bags etc
Panache Plants Plants
Rosemary Spicer Crochet & Felt waistcoats & Jackets Hand-made Buttons
Sally Gibson Handwoven Tapestries, Tassels
Sandra Rutherford Corn dollies, knitted items
Tuliptree Fabrics Fabrics, kits, patterns, cushions, quilts
Zoe Mitchell of Moorend Moisturisers Field Goats Milk hand cream and soap
March -Woolly updates–
We are pleased to announce that Tuliptree Fabrics will be joining us for the Woolly Weekend.
check out their website here
We are happy to welcome Adelaide Walker to the Woolly Weekend again this year. They are confirmed fibre nuts – check out their website click here They will again have a stand in the Village Hall, bursting with wonderful goodies and we are sure if you have a special request they will be pleased to pack it in their van.
Woolly goings on:-
Rural Crafts, demonstrations and have-a-go
And….. plenty of lovely crafty squishy things … to look at and take home with you.