Our Mill Open Weekend – Show & Tell Round Up

We want to start by saying a massive woolly thank you to all of you who popped by our Mill Open Weekend a couple of weeks ago. It was such a joyous event with much laughter and nattering, ’tis always a real treat to open our doors and welcome you all inside our Mill! Tea and cake were scoffed, Tops and Yarns were fondled, Machines were admired and mountains of limited edition goodies were cooed over and taken home as souvenirs… We hope that all of you who were able to attend had as much fun as we did.

And, all us Mill folk had such a fab time that we have decided to do it all again next year … so, for your diaries in case you fancy another visit, or want to experience our woolly home for the very first time: The next Mill Open Weekend dates are Sat 6th & Sun 7th June 2020

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#ExmoorSockKAL

Our re-vamped Exmoor Sock Yarn has landed and we’re so thrilled with all your excitement and enthusiasm and support for this new woolly treat. To accompany the yarn, we have launched 6 glorious new patterns created by splendid indie designers. So we thought what better way to celebrate the launch of this scrumptious yarn and abundance of glorious patterns than with a KAL! All designers will be joining us in hosting this over in our Ravelry Group (read on for more info and KAL rules).

It is rather chilly at the moment, so it feels like the ideal time to whip up a few pairs of socks and gloves to keep those finger’s and toes nice and cosy.

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Exciting Autumnal Happenings

Things have been rather bustling here in woolly John Arbon Textiles land. It’s hard to believe it has already been a month since returning from Yarndale.

There have been lots of things keeping us busy…

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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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