Our 2018 3 Bags Full Wool Market drew people from all over Cornwall and Devon again, with over 550 people attending, 220 of whom arrived in the first half hour.
As you can see from the word cloud below, we got an enthusiastic response from those who came, who said they enjoyed “The variety of stalls - all gorgeous”, “The creativity and happy atmosphere”, “Everything! Friendliness of stallholders”. Some people did find it too crowded at the start and for 2019 we’ve moved to a Saturday with an earlier start and we’ll have the use of the whole of the refurbished Public Hall so it can be even bigger and better.
£400 was raised for the mental health charity MIND, mainly from the raffle and yarn swap.
Page down to find out more about our wonderful stalls.
Dina's Home of Crafts
Dina's Home of Crafts is an independent crafts company which specialises in quality yarns and accessories, both manufactured and handmade.
We are bringing along an extensive range of luxury hand dyed yarns, knitting needles, project bags, stitch markers and ready to make kits.
Fox Eats Fibre
A one-woman business, Fox Eats Fibre specialises in small batches of unique, vibrant, hand-dyed yarn and fibre, often inspired by the Cornish countryside and the seasons.
She also crafts felted creatures with personality, and produces weaving kits using her own hand dyed yarn and fibre.
We have a luxury selection of all-natural yarns to knit and crochet with. We also have gift kits and our award-winning, plant-dyed yarns. Cosy merino and smooth cottons and bamboo, softest alpaca and Polworth, you will only find the best quality yarns at Gorgeous Yarns. Luxury quite literally at your fingertips.
We have a flock of Jacob sheep in North Devon. We have processed the Jacob wool into some luxurious items - throws, cushions and scarves in different designs. We also have some sheepskin rugs. We now also have knitting wool available in double knitting 50g balls. The yarn is naturally coloured white and grey. We are busy knitting items - hats, gloves, snoods, neckwarmers, children's cardigans, children's ponchos and adults' walking socks.
Jillian Morris Textile Designs
Maker of individually designed handwoven, knitted and crocheted goods. Also, hand-dyed yarns and fibres, mini skeins, small kits, sari yarns, fairly-traded ceramic buttons
Unique, hand-knitted clothing and accessories for children. All my knitwear is designed by me, Tamsin, and lovingly hand-knitted in a small Cornish village by the sea. I use only the finest yarns in a rich colour palette and always aim to have a homespun finish - I want my pieces to look hand-knitted and not machine perfection! Over time I have introduced a few jewellery and seasonal decoration items.Some for children,some for Mums and some for knitting addicts too! They always look great merchandised alongside my woollies.
Painters is an art and craft materials shop in Fore Street, Liskeard and well worth a visit when you're in town for the Wool Market. Their stall will feature acid dyes (for wool and silk), hand dyed yarns and threads, fabric, and felting supplies.
Perran Yarns are luxurious and unusual yarn bases plus recycled sari and chiffon silk ribbons individually hand-dyed in our kitchen workshop near Perranporth. Custom dye requests are welcome. We also bring gift-boxed original knitting and crochet kits for you to create a sumptuous accessory at an affordable price.
Pipps & Co
A specialist shop in Cornwall for fibre fanatics, with probably the widest range of tops this side of the Tamar. Retailer of Ashford wheels and looms and Valkyrie combs.
Our range includes over 50 combed tops (dyed Merino, various sheep breeds, plant & luxury fibres), Colourcraft dyes, Ashford equipment and Valkyrie combs. We have wool by West Yorkshire Spinners and Jamieson & Smith Shetland as well as undyed yarn. New lines are still being added.
Rosie specialises in hand-dyed, luxury yarns and fibres at affordable prices. She has gifts for spinning, knitting and crochet including the popular sockers ruler, crochet blocking boards and gift-a-balls, project bags, needle gauges, gradient cakes, patterns, sock kits and lots more.
Sampford Alpacas breed alpacas and will be selling their wonderful fleece in various forms from raw to knitted articles - also balls of yarn both hand and commercially spun. They have clothing and toys made from very soft, warmalpaca yarn.
Stargazey Crafts ‘Designs to make you smile’
Marion Carbis is a textile artist specialising in 3D needle felting. Made in Cornwall approved, each sculpture is unique, reflecting humour and a quirky style. She offers bespoke commissions and runs regular workshops in West Cornwall.
The Artful Felter
Stunning and highly individual scarves, wraps and accessories created in Nuno felt (wool felted through a pure silk base) and traditional wool felt. Each piece is hand made in my studio in Looe, Cornwall, and would make a wonderful gift - or why not treat yourself?! I will also have wool fibres and silk fabric for sale.
We are smallholders in Lanivet who sell peg loom rugs and bags, needle felted animals and figures. We also make and sell looms, drop spindles and other spinning and weaving equipment. We will have raw and carded, dyed and undyed wool from our own flock. And vaoius spinning and weaving kits together with a selection of our other items. We also run workshops for taster sessions in peg & pin looming and needle felting.
Twisted fibres offers bright, vibrant signature hand dyed wool tops, fleece and a large variety of fibres for you to use in your felting, weaving, spinning and textile project.
Create your own pick and mix boxes with all the fibres available . They create foraged wood jumbo knitting needles and drop spindles, plus recycled wool clothing , felting goods and bespoke gifts.
West Country Creative
Jo makes make buttons, shawl pins, and other decorative accessories using polymer clay – add the perfect embellishment to your wool and fibre projects! Commissions undertaken – if you can’t find what you’re looking for, have something made to match.
She also teaches a range of workshops using either polymer clay or Precious Metal Clay, Silver.
A range of tools and equipment for weaving, knitting and crochet, all locally made in beautiful, natural wood. Hand turned items include wool bowls in various sizes, wool tidies, accessory holders, Knitting Nancies, pin cushions and wraps per inch gauges. All individually made and unique. I also make peg looms, inkle looms, warping frames and jumper frames/blockers.