Wool Week Videos at Jamieson & Smith

We can’t go to Shetland Wool Week this year but maybe this will give us a taste for a future excursion. Anyone?

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Hello everyone, This weekend would have seen the beginning of Shetland Wool Week, sadly but unsurprisingly it was cancelled this year but we, like many others have put together some online content for you throughout the week. The following list breaks down what you can expect from our Youtube channel over the next week or so (all UK time):

Monday 28th September

10am – Wool Sorting and Grading with Oliver Henry (J&S)

2pm – Shetland Story (J&S/Curtis Wool)

5pm – Vispring Beds (Vispring)

Tuesday 29th September

10am – The J&S Yarn Range with Ella Gordon (J&S)

2pm – Haworth Scouring (J&S/Curtis Wool)

5pm – Why Wool – Protect our Oceans (Campaign for Wool)

Blog Post – Afterthought Heel with Lesley Smith

Wednesday 30th September

10am – Fair Isle Bookmark with Hazel Tindall (J&S)

2pm – Wool Combing (J&S/Curtis Wool)

5pm – There’s no Wool in the Sea (Campaign for…

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Virtual Friday 24 and it’s an anniversary

Yes, 9 years ago, on the Friday preceding the August Bank Holiday, the Knitting Friends met for the very first time. There were seven of us at that first meeting. We all knew each other from meeting on Tuesday evenings in The Plough pub in Heaton Moor. I saw that there might be a need … Continue reading Virtual Friday 24 and it’s an anniversary

Virtual Friday 23

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Virtual Friday 22

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Virtual Friday 20

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