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Meet Our Suppliers - Cambrian Mountains Wool

Meet Our Suppliers - Cambrian Mountains Wool

Debbie takes great care in choosing products to sell at Wool on the Exe. The shop aims be ethical, sustainable, inspiring, and to meet the fibre needs of our diverse customers. We’re proud of our shop and would like to tell you more about our some of our suppliers. photo from Cambrian Wool CIC Cambrian Mountains Wool, like Wool on the Exe, is a community interest company (CIC). Their background goes back to 2008 with a rural initiative aimed at supporting and developing the farming economies of Mid Wales, Dartmoor, The Peak District and the North Highlands. It wasn’t until...

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Take Your Knitting Outside - Competition Winner!

Take Your Knitting Outside - Competition Winner!

Wow, wasn't July an outstanding month of outdoorsy weather? Perfect conditions for crafting outside! We had lots of lovely entries to our first photo competition. It was inspiring seeing all the beautiful works in progress and hearing the stories alongside the images. We picked a winner at random to win the £10 WOTE gift voucher. Ella recruited her children to help with the process. And the winner is... Congratulations!  Thank you to everyone who entered - it was a lot of fun. Hopefully we'll have plenty more beautiful weather to enjoy our favourite pastimes outside! 

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Take Your Knitting Outside - Photo Competition!

Take Your Knitting Outside - Photo Competition!

Earlier this month Wool on the Exe celebrated Worldwide Knit in Public day by packing our bags with yarn and knitting outside Exeter central library. The weather was kind and we had the most wonderful afternoon together. Sitting, chatting, knitting, crocheting and enjoying the outside. It was smiles and relaxation all round. I'd go so far as to say that it felt medicinal to me! We all agreed that we should knit outside together more often. Beer gardens were suggested! To celebrate the joy of knitting outside, particularly at this time of year, Wool on the Exe is launching a...

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Adventures in Yarn!

Adventures in Yarn!

Welcome to the Wool on the Exe blog!  Wool on the Exe is a yarn shop in Exeter, Devon, UK run by Debbie Judd with help from Sam, Gail and Ella. Between us we have many years of expert experience in knitting and crochet to share with you! Wool on the Exe specialises in beautiful British yarn, as well as selling fibre art accessories and artisan gifts.  Like many yarn shops, we also run regular knitting groups, and fibre art workshops for all abilities.  However, Wool on the Exe is unusual in that we are also part of a community interest company...

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