Home-grown luxury ~ Romney Marsh Wools

31/05/2015 · 1 comment

in Craft,Crochet,Shop

romneymarsh3Sometimes I wish we were not quite so busy. Back in the early Spring we got an invite from Kent-based yarn company Romney Marsh Wools to go and experience their lambing season. We looked in the diary and just couldn’t make it work. DARN. So frustrating, both my boys love sheep. They have such cute faces and I think Little B is tickled by the thought that I spend so much time making their woolly coats into a myriad of objects/toys/clothes.

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Although I missed out on a trip to see the farm, I have been able to sample the excellent wool that they produce. This Romney Cowl uses the finest aran wool. I believe that natural fibres and neutral tones benefit from the simplest to stitch patterns. Allowing the texture of the yarn to sing. I used 2 balls for this project and made a simple rib pattern using a 5mm hook. The cowl is given a twist before slip stitching two ends together and then without even cutting the yarn length I edged the whole piece with an infinite shell pattern.


A simple yet effective look.


If you are looking for unusual and quality gifts you must go on the website. The sheepskin slippers are luxurious for little and big feet alike. I am also rather greedily looking at the wonderful woollen throws and cushions in neutral shades.

I am challenged constantly to ‘Buy British’ to think about where products come from. The little on-line book that tells the story of the farm is delightful and I would encourage you to read it and enjoy the fabulous images. Do pop over to their website, the cute woolly sheep set would be lots of fun to make! Perhaps I need to order one x

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