On our up-dated website and in our new catalogue you will find a number of new scrummy things!
In sock world we have brand new and improved Alpaca Bed socks! A more snugg and cosy fit in lovely new colours, these socks are perfect for wearing when relaxing (or knitting) in front of the fire and or cosy in bed. The new colours are available in size 4-7, and select colours are also available in size 8-10 too.
The launch of our Mill Membership is complete and the first Membership packs have been sent out in the post.
So we hope all you Mill Members have received your packages, with your special John Arbon Textiles needle gauge Membership card that has your Mill Membership number on the back … hope it made you smile!
And we had our first Mill Members come and visit the brand new show room AND have a mill tour! A couple of those visiting had even won their free membership in the raffle at the Open Weekend. A group of splendid ladies and one lovely man, who were on a camping holiday and they had all brought their spinning wheels along for a grand spin-along around the campfire. (HOW GREAT IS THAT!?) Continue reading →
We are now back into spinning world at the Mill after the whirl wind of Wonderwool Wales 2015! What a fab show, it’s one that we always enjoy doing.
John had lots of fun in ‘Top of the Tops’ corner as always! Lots of spinning folk visited our array of Mill cans brimming over with lovely fluff!
We took along a few new colours and fibre blends, created by Frankie.
You may already have come across one of our favourite new yarns, Alpaca Supreme 4 Ply. It’s a blend of naturally coloured British Alpaca in Black, Brown and Fawn with Organic Falklands Merino and Mulberry Silk. We think we’ve hit the perfect balance between the weight and warmth of alpaca, light softness of merino and luster of silk. The finished yarn is warm, shiny, knits up like a dream and looks fab in stocking stitch as well as complex stitch patterns; in other words, we’re pretty pleased with ourselves.