Wool Week 2017

Wool Week is an annual event set to educate, inspire and promote the benefits and the versatility of wool in fashion, furnishing and everyday life, in the UK. The tradition of using wool to produce clothing dates back several thousand years in Scandinavia. Not only were wool well suited for the harsh climate, it also has a unbelievable long lifespan. A few years back a wool tunic was found in a...

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Children’s Wool Clothing – 10 Favourite Fashion Brands for Kids

Did you know this week is Wool Week? From 10th to 16th the Campaign for Wool will be hosting numerous of events to raise awareness of wool as a sustainable material for clothing. What better week to share our favourite 10 brand that does children's clothing in wool!? Wool is a lot more than many think; Wool is a textile fiber from sheep and cashmere from goats, mohair from goats, qiviut from...

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We are Celebrating WoolWeek with WoolLand Children’s Essentials

WoolLand offers Norwegian high quality merino wool underwear for the whole family that stands out in design, quality and that easily can be used as a basic wardrobe during the colder months. The new Autumn Winter collection comes in a range of delicate colours, contains twice as much wool in a lovely merino quality with a silk feel to it, perfect as daywear during Winter. Woolland was...

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Wool Week, (Scandinavian) knitting events taking place in London

The Campaign for wool began October 2010 with the surreal launch, fifty gazing sheep in London’s historic tailoring street Savile Row, with the aim to highlight not only the strong traditions but the benefits of the natural material wool in design in fashion, both with felting and knitting. And knitting's not only for Grandma! The once male-only occupation, back in Paris in 1600 century, has...

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Wool Week 14th – 20th October 2013

The Campaign for Wool stages Wool Week, a week long festival of events and workshops celebrating wool. The Campaign for Wool was initiated by its patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, in order to raise awareness amongst consumers about the unique, natural and sustainable benefits offered by wool. The week long celebration, the Wool Week is commencing today, Monday 14th October. See...

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Love wool, love Woolland

It's wool week in the UK, 15 - 21 October hosted by the Campaign for Wool. This is a international event, also taking place in the Scandinavian countries as they have a strong tradition of using wool in fashion. Use of wool in fashion is probably so popular because of the colder months, very much similar to tho the UK (with temperatures sinking to Arctic conditions). Several shops in Norway sell...

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