Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support

At this year's event, we included a free pattern in our visitor's guide for the first time, and sold kits to go with that pattern, with the proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support. We have so far raised over £800.00 but have

New sister event!

In 2019 we will be launching our new sister event: Buxton Wool Gathering! For more information you can visit the website or Facebook page.

The countdown begins…

As in the past two years we are busy making sure everything is ready for this years event. There are several new exhibitors – check out the exhibitors list to see who is coming! The details for workshops have been sorted and so

One week to go!

The countdown begins… It’s exciting times and we’re frantically making sure everything is ready for next Saturday. Luckily there are just a few finishing touches to arrange and we know it’s going to be a fantastic weekend. We’ve had a review written

October 2014

Pauline Fitzpatrick I design and make one of a kind freeform crochet wallhangings and garments. Inspiration comes from the wide variety of yarns now available, the natural world and the seasons. I usually start out with a general idea for the piece

Meet the exhibitors

Forest Crafters Hello from Forest Crafters. We are Sue and Rob, a wife and husband team, based in Nottinghamshire who are enthusiastic handcrafters and are looking forward to coming to the Bakewell Wool Gathering for 2014. We produce wool and fibre related

September 2014

Sheep to Chic I’m a visual artist and feltmaker. I live in a small holding on the edge of the Peak District National Park, which provides much of my inspiration for painting and the natural materials (wool and vegetable dyes) for my

New workshops added!

We’ve just added three new workshops! These are a one hour talk and demonstration run by Karen Griffiths of Griffiths Mill. Karen will guide you through what to look for when buying a fleece – what’s good and what’s bad!, choosing a

Meet the exhibitors

Find out more about some of this year’s fantastic exhibitors, and what’s going on at the show. Woolly Chic Woolly Chic sells a beautiful range of 100% British wool and unique Crochet & Knitting Kits. Woolly Chic yarn is produced from the

August 2014

Find out more about some of this year’s fantastic exhibitors, and what’s going on at the show. The Knitting Gift Shop The Knitting Gift Shop was established 3 years ago by Tricia and Ian Fothergill as an online store based in Crook