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Deerstalker hat – you know, the Sherlock Holmes hat! The one with the ear flaps? Yes? No, actually… Yes, Deerstalkers are the hats with the flaps and are iconically synonymous with Sherlock Holmes. However, did you know, Conan Doyle never mentions a deerstalker once? It was actually Sidney Paget who pencilled the famous image for… Read more »

Twool - Kim Stead, Charlotte Stead, Elizabeth Shepley, twool British Wool Hats

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And not just because the first of the autumn storms is battering the UK as I type this, but because twool have launched their range of British Wool hats! Supporting British farming and heritage manufacturing, twool cloth is made from the wool of rare breed Whiteface Dartmoor sheep and is woven in Yorkshire, perfect provenance… Read more »

Twool - 3 star gold on the twool Chelsea Flower Show stand summer 2018

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It’s early June and the baby squirrels have commandeered the ground feeder just out on the patio here at twool HQ. We’re having the smallest of sit-downs, just for a mo. To catch our breath, to make some calls, to take stock. Literally. Chelsea Flower Show is huge for us, it’s such a massive show,… Read more »

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Q: Hi Tom, thanks for joining us today in the twool shed. You’ve got a pretty hectic schedule with RHS Chelsea just around the corner, so we appreciate you giving us your time.   🍅 Thanks for having me. It’s smaller in here than I was expecting… Q: Um, funny you should say that.   🍅 Yes,… Read more »

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the highlight of our show year at twool HQ and we’re now just weeks away! (RHS Chelsea Flower Show runs 22nd – 26th May) This year, we’re tremendously pleased to announce that our stand is being sponsored by The Organic Gardening Catalogue – one of our longest standing wholesalers. We’ve… Read more »

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Being sustainable in the garden is a hugely important part of life here at twool HQ – and that includes our bean poles! Sustainable gardening is at the very heart of the innovation that is twool – a British wool twine alternative to imported quick-to-rot jute twine. But it doesn’t stop with the garden twine…. Read more »

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January. JANUARY! Happy New Year everyone! It’s been all go here at twool HQ – guest blogger, Alison has kindly written a Winter Garden post for us – enjoy 🙂 Winter is the time to prune grape vines although as with pruning anything avoid frosty weather as freezing temperatures can damage the cut surfaces, as… Read more »

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As we come to the end of another #WoolWeek, we thought we’d take a look at weaving.   Our cloth is woven in Yorkshire. Kathryn, from Calder Weaving – the mill we use for weaving our cloth – kindly answered some of our questions: What do you love about weaving with British wool? It’s great to… Read more »

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As Wool Week draws to a close, we turn to guest blogger, Alison Marsden for pearls of wisdom as we move through the Autumn garden… Autumn is a season of contrast and change, with misty mornings and warm sunny mid-days – when it is not raining – and the bright colours of leaves and berries… Read more »

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Let’s all make one change for Wool Week! With our 7th clip collection behind us, we’re all about using the raw materials and by-products all around us to create a range of functional, top class products. If you’re familiar with what we do here at twool HQ, you’ll know it all started with the garden twine…. Read more »