Artisans exist across the world. There are professional artists, sculptors and crafts people making amazing products with wool and more people than ever enjoying knitting, felting and crafting all with wool for fun. Skill, artistry and sheer love for this amazing fibre create some of the most outstanding work imaginable and the best thing is – anyone can have a go! Wool is as simple or complicated as you want it to be.
Right now, knitting is seriously back in fashion with big name designers focusing on hand knits but weaving spinning and felt making are all thriving alongside it. Specialist social media groups as well as informal local clubs exist all over the world and are a great way to meet and make new friends. So, what’s stopping you? Join the world of wool!
Visit the following for ideas to get you going
UK Hand Knitting Association
Great portal for all UK hand knitting sites with links to other countries too. Go explore!
Association of Guilds of WSD
Will guide you to local Weaving and Spinning groups in the UK and Europe.
Great listings of Weaving and Spinning groups in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA etc
Hugely popular knit and crochet community.
Wool and the gang
Super cool hand knits ready to wear or sold in easy to complete kits
Stitch and bitch