Autumn Winter News 2015

GAYWOOL DYES have introduced a new starter pack for both ranges and includes a colour chart on woollen samples, a selection of dyes and a pair of protective gloves. Also new are the 1 kilo bulk packs in both ranges ideal for the Indie who need bigger quantities. These packs are to order only. I Read More

October Newsletter

October Newsletter

I have had a really busy summer and autumn travelling all over UK to guilds and wool events. One of the most enjoyable workshops was for a guild at Alston Hall in Lancashire running over a weekend. The theme was a summer garden in art yarns we could walk round the beautiful gardens for inspiration. Read More

March Newsletter

I moved my home and business over Christmas and the new year. I thank you all for your patience in trying to contact me. It took BT several weeks to install a phone line. My mobile has no reception in the mill due to its thick walls, the main mill towering over us and the Read More

Summer to Winter 2013

On the Move We have decided to sell the farm and move on to the next exciting adventure (watch this space). The Threshing Barn will be coming with me, so don’t panic you’ll still be able to get your supplies. So would you be interested to follow your dream of running a small holding of Read More

Winter to Summer 2013 News

Luxurious New Spinning Tops We have had 3 mixtures produced from fine white merino, grey and black alpaca and brown lama. All are a joy to spin, producing blends of natural colours that will knit with a wonderful soft drape. Russian Style Supported Spindles and Matching Bowls These will be arriving soon, made for us Read More

July 2012 News from the Threshing Barn

 News from the Threshing Barn Our July to December programme of courses is now online and available for download as a pdf, by clicking the following link Threshing Barn Summer – Autumn Newsletter 2012. New Embroidery Kits Arriving soon a lot of new farm, floral and country style embroidery kits ideal for holidays or keep and give Read More

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 Read More

Autumn 2011 News

I’m a Grannie! My first grandchild has been born in Sydney, Australia, a little girl called Flora Dorothy. Thank you to so many friends for the beautiful baby clothes and blankets. We’ll all be able to meet her as mum and dad are bringing her back for Christmas. I’ve started a new felt advent calender Read More