The Wool Clip cooperative has two new members, one a familiar face and one a completely new business. Julia Neubauer and Chloe Randall both use knitting techniques to create their designs but their work is very different and a great indicator of the variety that’s possible with wool and available from this Cumbrian co-operative.
Thursday 24th of October 2019 - View
Wool Clip member and upcycler extraordinaire, Sue Reed, won the Sustainable Craft Company category of the Craft Business Awards earlier this year and the magazine features a full interview with Sue in the August 2018 issue. For anyone who has seen Sue's work in the Caldbeck shop or at Woolfest and who enjoys her social media posts, this is well worth a read.
Monday 13th of August 2018 - View
Two Wool Clip members, Jan Beadle and Emma Redfern, are cooperating on a unique workshop. Based at The Eden Workshop, the two-day course starts with a day of weaving with Jan to create tweed cloth and each participant then spends the following day with Emma, making a wooden-handled clutch bag with their tweed.
Thursday 26th of April 2018 - View
Members of The Wool Clip are working on a selection of special designs and new pieces for an exhibition at Upfront Gallery, opening on Friday 30 March and running for six weeks.
From Fell to Fabulous is described as "A journey with wool as the common thread: from humble origins on the fells, incorporating skill, innovation and flair, all the way to the fabulous." The Gallery exhibition will be open from 10am to 4:30pm every day except Mondays (unless a Bank Holiday) and Upfront is just a short drive from The Wool Clip shop at Caldbeck.
Monday 26th of February 2018 - View
The Wool Clip cooperative has three new members in time for the Caldbeck shop re-opening this weekend (3 and 4 February 2018). Ruth Clayton, Ellie Langley and Ange Percy all work with wool and they will be adding their skills and designs, bringing the membership to 15 designers and makers.
Friday 2nd of February 2018 - View