At our Mill Open Weekend we asked people to bring along things they had made out of any of our products (ie: yarn spun from our tops or textiles knitted with our yarn or animals made with our socks, etc, etc).
Each person who brought along something was given a raffle ticket and entered in the prize drawer, with the winners (10 from each day) getting a Free Mill Membership.
We were so overwhelmed with all the lovely things you brought along, that we decided to pick 11 winners from each day (so 22 in total).
John and Becky drew the raffle tickets out of a fibre can a couple of days ago…
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.
Here is John, surrounded by a group of eager top lovers first thing in the morning! Continue reading →
We are in the final days of the preparation for our Mill Open Weekend!
And haven’t we been busy!
Yarn, socks, tops and cakes have been made ready for your visits over the weekend!
Here are a few further images to show you the special limited edition Mill Open Weekend Yarn you can get exclusively this weekend!
Today we are spending the day giving final touches to our new Mill Showroom! This you can also visit on other days by appointment if you become a Mill member! Speaking of Membership, don’t forget to bring your made items to enter the prize-draw to win a free Mill Membership!
Tomorrow we will be putting up the marquee and filling it with lots of woolly sale goodies!
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!
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!
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!
As we promised, here is some more information regarding the launch of our new MILL MEMBERSHIP!
And how you can also get a chance to WIN your very own FREE Mill Membership!!!!!!!!!!!!…
To start, this is the card that you will receive if you sign up for the John Arbon Textiles Mill Membership…
It is a fantastic needle gauge Membership Card and, as a Mill Member, it will be sent to you in a special new John Arbon Texitles project bag, along with a mini skien of Knit by Numbers, a button badge … and a choice of either a bag of tops OR a skien of yarn OR a pair of socks!