Knitting with British wool

British Wool grading practices At British Wool, we receive and grade wool from all over the UK. From more than 60 breeds which is graded at our depots into over 120 different grades! Each breed of sheep produces its own distinct wool quality, each breed having its own story to tell. Our grading systems grades […]
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Get Through the Menopause: Top Life Lessons according to women over 50

New research has revealed the 30 pearls of wisdom. That over fifties women in the UK want to share with the younger generation. And top of the list was making time for yourself (59%). Followed by not trying to be perfect – because it doesn’t exist (57%). British women aged fifty plus also admit that […]
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The Chatsworth Collection

Woolroom, the UK’s leading wool bedding retailer, announces their exclusive partnership with Chatsworth House, home to the Devonshire family. Launching the ‘Chatsworth Collection by Woolroom’. With a stunning range of wool duvets, pillows, mattress protectors, toppers and cushion pads. Wool used in the bedding collection has been exclusively sourced from the Chatsworth Estate. This beautiful landmark […]
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Wool is the essential ingredient

Based in a 200-year-old converted barn in the conservation village of Clapham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Glencroft Countrywear produces traditional, luxury clothing made from natural fibres. We talked to Edward Sexton, Partner, to find out why British wool is an essential ingredient in their products. Tell us about the history of Glencroft.   […]
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Spring Clean your Bedding

A survey found 40% of Brits are unaware that mattresses need to be cleaned regularly and 22% had never attempted to clean one [1] As the temperatures start to increase, this makes it the perfect time to deep clean your mattresses British Wool and Woolroom reveal top tips to keep mattresses hygienic and how to […]
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Leah Massey – International Women’s Day

Leah is the women behind the Molly cardigan from Palava. We caught up with Leah as she shares her experiences working with British wool. How did you start out in this industry? I studied English at university, but I’ve always been very interested in making and after I graduated, I studied tailoring. I’ve always been […]
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Karyn McArthus – International Women’s Day

Karyn is our last but not least feature in our International Women’s Day blog series. How did you come to apply for the National Sheep Association Next Generation Ambassador Programme? I came to apply for the ambassador programme after hearing great things from previous ambassadors! I also wanted to further my knowledge within the sheep […]
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Beth Phalp – International Women’s Day

We chatted with Beth and asked her experiences in the farming industry. How did you come to apply for the National Sheep Association Next Generation Ambassador programme? I first saw the next generation programme advertised on the NSA social media page and read into it from there. The first stage of the application involved answering […]
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Sarah Turner – International Women’s Day

We caught up with Sarah, the founder of Little Beau Sheep, to ask her a what inspires and how she started Little Beau Sheep. How did you start out in this industry? It all started when I had children. I realised quite quickly after having my first child that the corporate world wasn’t going to […]
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