Edinburgh Yarn Festival here we come…

Today at the mill we are busy bustling around and gathering the finishing touches for our stand at Edinburgh Yarn Festival!  Whilst John is finishing off making some specials to bring (he can’t help himself), and packing the van and trailer full of woolly goodies, we thought we would share some of the treats we are bringing up with us.

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Mill Member Treats!

Hello Mill Members!

The snow has now subsided here in North Devon, and to celebrate we have lots of new treats for you on your Secret Mill Members page… from special limited edition Tops to new shades of Yarn, there should be something to tickle everyones fancy!

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Unravel 2018

With Unravel almost a couple of weekends ago, we thought we would share some of our favourite moments from the 10th Anniversary of the yarny festival held in Farnham, Surrey every year.  But firsty, thank you very much to the organisers and everyone as always for coming by our stand.

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Preparing for Unravel

We are gearing up for our first show of the season here at our Mill in North Devon…

The Mill folk are busy spinning sumptuous Yarns and preparing beautiful Tops, whilst the Shop folk are fluffing and labelling Yarn that is busily coming off ‘Gillian’ (our skein winder at the Mill).

The first show of 2018 is Unravel which we have proudly been attending for many years now. This fab show in Farnham, Surrey is celebrating its 10th year this year. Happy 10 year anniversary! We will be bringing along a myriad of colourful Yarns and Tops to celebrate.


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Happy New Year and info about this years Open Weekend

Happy new year from all of us at John Arbon Textiles! We hope you managed to get in lots of spinning, knitting and all other crafty goodness over the festive holidays!

We are now back from our break and full of vim and vigour for the new year ahead!  Kevin and Butler (the spinners) are both spinning away at the Mill and we are busy making lots of lovely tops and yarns.

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Merry Christmas!

With the holidays fast approaching we are busy festooning the tree whilst slurping mulling wine.   But we wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very very Merry Christmas, and thank you so much for your continuous support and encouragement throughout the year.  We wouldn’t be able to do it without you!  May you forever be surrounded by woolly wonders and have warm and cosy feet.  Merry Christmas.
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Christmas Sock Treats!

Tis that time of year again when all the festive merry-making has begun… and, to coincide, you should now all have a copy of our latest John Arbon Textiles catalogues – 2 this year, one just for our lovely Socks and the other full of Yarny things (these accompany our up-dated website).
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Bath Christmas Market

We are home and unpacked from the first ever Nottingham Yarn Expo! Thanks so much to everyone who came and visited the stand.  We had a great weekend, and we loved the venue of Nottingham Uni.  Frankie had a successful first solo show selling all her patterns alongside us – it was lovely to have her there.

We particularly loved the string quartet and harp playing over the weekend – a lovely touch.

Oh, and we had a great curry one evening – it was amazing and they even produced real hot towels at the end of the night!

We are now busily packing up for our next show, Bath Christmas Market. This is all about the socks and cosy feet.  It is that time of year already! We are looking forward to being cosied up in our normal chalet on York Street (no.114 – near the end where York St meets Stall St).

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Have you seen our new catalogue?

By now you should have received your new John Arbon Textiles yarn catalogue and Arbon Socks catalogue. We hope you love the new look and photos in the catalogues, as well as our updated website.

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