January 2012 News

New Website

Our new website www.performancewool.co.uk should be operational soon. Inside you’ll find a range of wool based products, from the fantastic Thermafleece range of thermal home insulation products to Smartwool Clothing including the long lasting and durable Smartwool Socks, all made from Merino wool. In the meantime you will find us via www.ecoarks.co.uk. A large selection of socks are available at our workshop.

New Arrivals

I had some more in lamb shearling Herdwicks for Christmas. Their mum’s came from Cockermouth in Cumbria. They have come to join my few other Herdwicks who were feeling outnumbered by the other “white” sheep.

New Products from Schacht

The Cricket Loom will have a growth spurt and will soon have a 15” sibling. The Lazy Kate has been re-designed so will be able to be easily collapsed down for easy travel. We have one remaining Matchless Double Treadle spinning wheel in cherry available from a limited edition of 200 worldwide. Due to arrive February.

New Yarns

We have a new selection of Collinette Yarns available all dyed in Wales. To match we have their wool tops for spinning and felting, as well as a selection of kits and pattern books.


  • To purchase materials or to order any spinning and weaving supplies you can't find here online please email or phone.
  • We try to keep our opening hours up to date but if you are making a special trip please phone beforehand to make sure we are in,
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