Latest Wool Clip News

Cooperation on workshops creates clutches with style

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


From Fell to Fabulous - a journey with wool as the common thread

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


Three new faces join The Wool Clip

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


Out and about for the Autumn

Members of The Wool Clip will be at Yarndale this weekend (23/24 September) and then at the Kendal Wool Gathering in October. All this plus Alice Underwood is speaking about The Wool Clip cooperative and its work at the 7th North Atlantic Native Sheep and Wool Conference on the Isle of Man 12-15 October.

Thursday 21st of September 2017 - View


Wool Clip members featured in Women's Work exhibition at Acorn Bank

Four members of The Wool Clip, Emma, Jean, Alice and Debbie, feature in one of the large drawings that make up the Women's Work exhibition at Acorn Bank until 27 November. The exhibition is part of the Trust New Art initiative and has emerged from a three-month residency by artist, Freya Pocklington, as the second Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist Fellow at the National Trust property near Temple Sowerby in Cumbria.

Friday 2nd of September 2016 - View


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Woolfest, celebrate nature's finest fibres

Members of The Wool Clip organise Woolfest
Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd June 2018
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