The MAKE::WOOL Exhibitors

Stitchbirdie   Alongside her popular badges (look out for this years new design!) Lorna will be bringing the beautiful tweed pouches she makes in collaboration with Julia @woollenflower and for the first time at EYF is excited to be showcasing new hand stitched knitting inspired artworks!

Stitchbirdie

Alongside her popular badges (look out for this years new design!) Lorna will be bringing the beautiful tweed pouches she makes in collaboration with Julia @woollenflower and for the first time at EYF is excited to be showcasing new hand stitched knitting inspired artworks!

Hawkshaw Sheep   Hawkshaw Sheep create unique limited edition yarns with the fleeces from our own flock of sheep, each year we produce 3 or 4 different natural colours. The latest development has been the introduction of a new yarn brand “Tweed Valley Yarn” which uses the fleeces from friends flocks, this means we can offer a larger range of different breed yarns.

Hawkshaw Sheep

Hawkshaw Sheep create unique limited edition yarns with the fleeces from our own flock of sheep, each year we produce 3 or 4 different natural colours. The latest development has been the introduction of a new yarn brand “Tweed Valley Yarn” which uses the fleeces from friends flocks, this means we can offer a larger range of different breed yarns.

New Leaf Yarns   new leaf yarns are thrilled to be returning to EYF after the incredible welcome last year. Come and say hello, and have a squish of our very special blends of fine local alpaca and British sheep fleece. We will be bringing gorgeous new yarns with Shetland, Masham, Blue Faced Leicester and silk, and would love to hear what you think

New Leaf Yarns

new leaf yarns are thrilled to be returning to EYF after the incredible welcome last year. Come and say hello, and have a squish of our very special blends of fine local alpaca and British sheep fleece. We will be bringing gorgeous new yarns with Shetland, Masham, Blue Faced Leicester and silk, and would love to hear what you think

Verisimilitude   Based on the Isle of Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides, Verisimilitude is a knitwear studio with a strong focus on sustainability and longevity. Scottish wool is the material of choice for our slowly evolving collections of thoughtfully designed womenswear and accessories. Above: a sweater in Iona Wool from our Flotsam Collection.

Verisimilitude

Based on the Isle of Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides, Verisimilitude is a knitwear studio with a strong focus on sustainability and longevity. Scottish wool is the material of choice for our slowly evolving collections of thoughtfully designed womenswear and accessories. Above: a sweater in Iona Wool from our Flotsam Collection.

Lammermuir Wool   Sometimes less is more. Undyed soft grey Lammermuir Shetland wool spun straight from the sheep into worsted weight 100g hanks. Named Haar after the stubborn sea-mist which cloaks the east coast of Scotland heading inland and into the Lammermuir Hills. Use it alone or with hand-dyed complementary shades inspired by and named for the Lammermuir landscape.

Lammermuir Wool

Sometimes less is more. Undyed soft grey Lammermuir Shetland wool spun straight from the sheep into worsted weight 100g hanks. Named Haar after the stubborn sea-mist which cloaks the east coast of Scotland heading inland and into the Lammermuir Hills. Use it alone or with hand-dyed complementary shades inspired by and named for the Lammermuir landscape.

LYNSEY WALTERS  Lynsey Walters is a designer maker working in Edinburgh who creates wearable wool jewellery and hair accessories combining handmade and industrial felt. The work is inspired by Lynsey's love of colour and pattern as well as her quirky sense of humour. Lynsey has been is business for 19 years since graduating from the Royal College of Art where she studied Constructed Textiles.

LYNSEY WALTERS
Lynsey Walters is a designer maker working in Edinburgh who creates wearable wool jewellery and hair accessories combining handmade and industrial felt. The work is inspired by Lynsey's love of colour and pattern as well as her quirky sense of humour. Lynsey has been is business for 19 years since graduating from the Royal College of Art where she studied Constructed Textiles.

Black Isle Yarns   Black Isle Yarns produce sustainable yarns sourced from flocks local to us in the Scottish Highlands, and custom spun in the UK. Our single farm and unique blend yarns come in their natural undyed shades and in beautiful colours naturally dyed at home on the Black Isle.

Black Isle Yarns

Black Isle Yarns produce sustainable yarns sourced from flocks local to us in the Scottish Highlands, and custom spun in the UK. Our single farm and unique blend yarns come in their natural undyed shades and in beautiful colours naturally dyed at home on the Black Isle.

Aileen Clarke Crafts   Aileen makes a wide variety of felt art and accessories including her ever popular Sheep Collection of needle felted brooches, pendants, earrings and shawl pins. Aileen will also be bringing framed originals and textile trinket boxes to Make::Wool 2019 as well as a selection of useful items featuring her artwork in print.

Aileen Clarke Crafts

Aileen makes a wide variety of felt art and accessories including her ever popular Sheep Collection of needle felted brooches, pendants, earrings and shawl pins. Aileen will also be bringing framed originals and textile trinket boxes to Make::Wool 2019 as well as a selection of useful items featuring her artwork in print.

The Canny Squirrel   Drawing on nature and the Scottish landscape, The Canny Squirrel creates a range of characterful handmade Harris Tweed project bags, cushions and accessories featuring intricate free motion embroidered animal designs.

The Canny Squirrel

Drawing on nature and the Scottish landscape, The Canny Squirrel creates a range of characterful handmade Harris Tweed project bags, cushions and accessories featuring intricate free motion embroidered animal designs.

Shilasdair Yarns   Living on the Isle of Skye we take our inspiration from our breathtaking landscape. In our natural dye studio we dye our yarns with both traditional and locally foraged dye plants. All our yarns are made using British fibres, are spun in Britain and dyed on Skye by Simon and Kirsty.

Shilasdair Yarns

Living on the Isle of Skye we take our inspiration from our breathtaking landscape. In our natural dye studio we dye our yarns with both traditional and locally foraged dye plants. All our yarns are made using British fibres, are spun in Britain and dyed on Skye by Simon and Kirsty.

Busy Mrs B   Studio potter specialising in Valais blacknose sheep. Yarn bowls and buttons

Busy Mrs B

Studio potter specialising in Valais blacknose sheep. Yarn bowls and buttons

IOLAIR YARN  Scotland's magnificent landscapes, rich colours and ever-changing light are a never-ending source of inspiration for me. With every skein of my hand-dyed yarn, I am trying to capture and reproduce these colours. All of my "Iolair Yarn" is made in my studio in East Lothian, right by the sea, using luxurious natural fibre blends, such as alpaca, cashmere and silk.

IOLAIR YARN
Scotland's magnificent landscapes, rich colours and ever-changing light are a never-ending source of inspiration for me. With every skein of my hand-dyed yarn, I am trying to capture and reproduce these colours. All of my "Iolair Yarn" is made in my studio in East Lothian, right by the sea, using luxurious natural fibre blends, such as alpaca, cashmere and silk.

The Birlinn Yarn Company   Yarn and sheepskins from seafaring Hebridean sheep bred in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Yarns in natural shades and delicate Hebridean colours. All our products, like our Hebridean sheep, are rare and small in number. Sustainably produced, they glean their aesthetic qualities from the Hebridean landscape and culture.

The Birlinn Yarn Company

Yarn and sheepskins from seafaring Hebridean sheep bred in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Yarns in natural shades and delicate Hebridean colours. All our products, like our Hebridean sheep, are rare and small in number. Sustainably produced, they glean their aesthetic qualities from the Hebridean landscape and culture.

Collingwood-Norris   At Collingwood-Norris, designer Flora makes each piece from her small studio in the Scottish Borders on a vintage knitting machine. Using finest Geelong lambswool, the knitwear is lightweight and luxuriously soft and warm. Collingwood-Norris is very excited to bring some NEW colourways to MAKE:WOOL as well as the full range of colourful hats, scarves and mitts.

Collingwood-Norris

At Collingwood-Norris, designer Flora makes each piece from her small studio in the Scottish Borders on a vintage knitting machine. Using finest Geelong lambswool, the knitwear is lightweight and luxuriously soft and warm. Collingwood-Norris is very excited to bring some NEW colourways to MAKE:WOOL as well as the full range of colourful hats, scarves and mitts.

Weft Blown   Ange Sewell is a weaver designer maker and runs her own weaving studio called Weft Blown which is based in West Kilbride. Ange creates weather-inspired handwoven textiles to wear and for the home. Each individual handwoven piece is unique and is designed to keep you warm and cosy whatever the weather.

Weft Blown

Ange Sewell is a weaver designer maker and runs her own weaving studio called Weft Blown which is based in West Kilbride. Ange creates weather-inspired handwoven textiles to wear and for the home. Each individual handwoven piece is unique and is designed to keep you warm and cosy whatever the weather.

Donna Smith Designs   Langsoond yarn is a double knit weight, woollen spun yarn in different natural, undyed shades and is 100% wool from Shetland sheep. Each skein of yarn is 100g, 220m/238yds. All the fleece either came from my Dad's flock (from the croft that I live on) or from my neighbours' flocks. This is the second year I have produced Langsoond yarn, the current batch is from the 2017 clip.

Donna Smith Designs

Langsoond yarn is a double knit weight, woollen spun yarn in different natural, undyed shades and is 100% wool from Shetland sheep. Each skein of yarn is 100g, 220m/238yds. All the fleece either came from my Dad's flock (from the croft that I live on) or from my neighbours' flocks. This is the second year I have produced Langsoond yarn, the current batch is from the 2017 clip.

Scotch Tweed   Tartan and Tweed and all things textiles. Weavers without looms, keeping tradition alive. A family business with a wealth of experience working in the Scottish textiles trade. We are passionate about Scottish woven cloth and its quality which is second to none. Based in the heart of The Scottish Borders in traditional Scottish weaving country.

Scotch Tweed

Tartan and Tweed and all things textiles. Weavers without looms, keeping tradition alive. A family business with a wealth of experience working in the Scottish textiles trade. We are passionate about Scottish woven cloth and its quality which is second to none. Based in the heart of The Scottish Borders in traditional Scottish weaving country.

Lifelong Yarns   We have a new yarn range for this year's EYF! Eildon is a woollen spun yarn, 50% Scottish Blackface, 50% Blue Faced Leicester. While still using fleece sourced from our sheep who graze the Pentland Hills behind the venue for EYF, Eildon expands the range of garments knitters can make with Blackface fibre. It is soft and lofty and comes in three sumptuous, complementary colours, Raspberry, Ochre and Soft Brown. We will have beautiful samples on our stand and look forward to meeting clients old and new again.

Lifelong Yarns

We have a new yarn range for this year's EYF! Eildon is a woollen spun yarn, 50% Scottish Blackface, 50% Blue Faced Leicester. While still using fleece sourced from our sheep who graze the Pentland Hills behind the venue for EYF, Eildon expands the range of garments knitters can make with Blackface fibre. It is soft and lofty and comes in three sumptuous, complementary colours, Raspberry, Ochre and Soft Brown. We will have beautiful samples on our stand and look forward to meeting clients old and new again.

Shear Delight   Shear Delight is a brand of 100% British wool started by artist and farmer Maria Benjamin. Maria and her partner John started with twelve rare breed Castlemilk Moorits to add to John’s Cheviots, and Maria has since introduced Teeswaters, Gotlands, Hebrideans and Bluefaced Leicesters. Her aim on the farm is to add value to the livestock through diversification initiatives which, in turn, helps to promote the many qualities of rare and native British breeds and primitive breeds.

Shear Delight

Shear Delight is a brand of 100% British wool started by artist and farmer Maria Benjamin. Maria and her partner John started with twelve rare breed Castlemilk Moorits to add to John’s Cheviots, and Maria has since introduced Teeswaters, Gotlands, Hebrideans and Bluefaced Leicesters. Her aim on the farm is to add value to the livestock through diversification initiatives which, in turn, helps to promote the many qualities of rare and native British breeds and primitive breeds.

Adabrock Weaving Company   Very excited to be be introducing my Adabrock Weaving Company Harris Tweed to the Edinburgh Yarn Festival - Make::Wool! There will be a selection of coordinating Harris Tweed to purchase by the metre, Cushions, Lampshades, Throws, Project bags and Needle Rolls! All created at Adabrock in the Outer Hebrides. "Bring a little bit of the Outer Hebrides in to your home"

Adabrock Weaving Company

Very excited to be be introducing my Adabrock Weaving Company Harris Tweed to the Edinburgh Yarn Festival - Make::Wool!
There will be a selection of coordinating Harris Tweed to purchase by the metre, Cushions, Lampshades, Throws, Project bags and Needle Rolls! All created at Adabrock in the Outer Hebrides.
"Bring a little bit of the Outer Hebrides in to your home"

Croft 29  A family-run croft selling yarn from our flock of Hebridean sheep in the north end of the Isle of Skye. Our sheep are hand-shorn, with the fleeces spun into naturally-coloured yarn. Until now we have produced knitting yarn, using the youngest, softest fleeces. This year we have added a lighter weight 'weaving' yarn to our range, using the greyer ‘older’ fleeces

Croft 29

A family-run croft selling yarn from our flock of Hebridean sheep in the north end of the Isle of Skye. Our sheep are hand-shorn, with the fleeces spun into naturally-coloured yarn. Until now we have produced knitting yarn, using the youngest, softest fleeces. This year we have added a lighter weight 'weaving' yarn to our range, using the greyer ‘older’ fleeces

South Downs Yarn   South Downs Yarn celebrates the breed, the Southdown, the place, the South Downs, and the people associated with both. We work with local shepherds to produce limited edition, single flock, woollen spun, 100% Southdown wool from the South Downs. Grown, shorn, and plant dyed in Sussex. Spun in England.

South Downs Yarn

South Downs Yarn celebrates the breed, the Southdown, the place, the South Downs, and the people associated with both. We work with local shepherds to produce limited edition, single flock, woollen spun, 100% Southdown wool from the South Downs. Grown, shorn, and plant dyed in Sussex. Spun in England.


John Arbon Textiles will have a stand in the main marketplace from Thursday to Saturday.  (Look for tubs of fibre and a wall of yarn!) You will also be able to find them in the Concourse on Sunday as part of Make:Wool.

John Arbon Textiles will have a stand in the main marketplace from Thursday to Saturday.
(Look for tubs of fibre and a wall of yarn!) You will also be able to find them in the Concourse on Sunday as part of Make:Wool.

Don’t forget that  Ysolda  is extending the opening of her store to include Sunday@Make::Wool too. Yarns, books and notions galore!

Don’t forget that Ysolda is extending the opening of her store to include Sunday@Make::Wool too. Yarns, books and notions galore!