Watching your weight? We’ve found some really tasty looking, zero calorie food for you to try. The thing is, it’s low calorie is because it’s made of wool. Well they say the first bite is with the eye! Why don’t you take a look at the menu and see if there’s anything you fancy? Continue reading →
Archive for May, 2012
It will soon be World Wide Knit in Public Day. Each year hundreds of community knitting events take place during the second week of June, all organised by volunteers around the world. It’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and to basically just show off your knitting skills. A good number of these events will be taking place in the UK, with recently added locations including London, Bristol, Norwich, Southampton, Melton Mowbray, Luton and Worcester. Continue reading →
There are a couple of excellent woolly events going on this weekend…
Devon County Show 2012
International wool supplier H Dawson Wool has joined forces with The Woolmark Company to help some of the UK’s tailoring retailers and their sales associates find out more about the natural benefits and beauty of wool. The global wool supplying company, whose head office is in Bradford, Yorkshire, has 123years worth of experience in the global wool industry and in a bid to share knowledge of the wool fibre used in fine tailoring fabrics, has supplied raw wool to The Woolmark Company for use in a series of workshops to be held with tailoring retailers and department stores such as House of Fraser. The initiative which has been named The Suit Academy was brought about by Leeds based suiting manufacturer Berwin and Berwin who are working with The Woolmark Company to roll this out nationwide Continue reading →
The internationally renowned wool supplier, H. Dawson Wool, has launched a ground-breaking initiative to supply ultra-fine merino wool from New Zealand to a Japanese apparel company.
As part of the H. Dawson NZ ‘Merino Initiatives’ programme, the company has used its reputation, expertise and its close relationships with suppliers of the finest wool in the world to broker the deal with leading Japanese clothing producer, Konaka Co Ltd. Continue reading →
H. Dawson Wool, the international wool supplier, has joined forces with one of the UK’s most famous tourist attractions to help bring history to life.
The global wool trader, which has operations in England, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Italy and Ireland, leapt at the opportunity to supply the wool for an interactive installation built to coincide with the reopening of the famous clipper Cutty Sark, following a huge six year conservation project. Continue reading →
Here at the Campaign for Wool we’re always on the lookout for new and creative ways of using wool. Obviously, using yarn to make dolls and toys is nothing new, but we have come across the most weird and wonderful woolly items whilst surfing the internet. We’ve seen knitted buildings, celebrities, foods and even body parts. We thought: