Open weekend… hurrah!

Firstly, thank you so very much to everyone who came to our Mill Open Weekend and made it such a special event!  We all had a fantastic time and hope you all did too…

It was so wonderful to be able to spend a couple of days letting you lovely folk have a look around the Mill where all the magic yarn and top making happens!  We hope you had a fabulous time and got to know a bit more about our process and some of our fibre secrets!

We are now back into normal Mill mode.  After having a tidy up and finishing off the cakes, we are prepping for Proper Woolly, our next show in a couple of weeks!

Anyway, here are a selection of images from the weekend.

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Here is John, surrounded by a group of eager top lovers first thing in the morning!
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Open Weekend Preperation

our Open Weekend is almost upon us!

Just a reminder of the exciting things we have in store…

We have our MILL MEMBERSHIP LAUNCH!
So don’t you forget your fibreous goodies made from any of our products to enter into the lucky dip for a chance to win a free life time Mill membership.
Be it a spun yarn, a made garment, a sock animal transformed from an old pair of socks, or even a needle felted John Arbon figure, etc etc, we would love to see it all!

Find out more about the mill membership HERE.
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Open weekend!

With our Mill open weekend just around the corner (just over a week away), we are busy as can be spinning, plying, skeining and preparing lots of tops for your fondling pleasure.
We have created a special Mill Open weekend YARN! A one-off limited edition run only to be available at this Open Weekend. We are not going to tell you what blend it is, but here is a first look at it!

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If you are able to come along on 16th & 17th May (see more Open Weekend info here), we would like to share a few pictures to get you in the mood!

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5 DAYS TO THE BIG MILL SALE!

Hi folks!

So the John Arbon big mill sale has come around fast with only 5 days to go now! So this week we are going to be as busy as very busy bee’s labelling yarn and sprucing and polishing our fantastic vintage machinery!
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the move continues…

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As our mill move continues, more machines are being broken down each day and slowly carted to their new home. Here is a look at the carder (who we call Chapman) being lifted out of place. Chapman is the largest and heaviest machine on the team, and took rahter a lot of time and effort to move from our old basement mill.

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