UK Accessory maker Bertie and Poppet sells darling project bags, DPN holders and more. Maker Gill Page has a keen eye for fabric and whimsy.
Knitting/Crochet: Progress Keepers
Farmer and herder Sue lives a hill farm called Fingland in the Scottish Borders with partner Joe and grandson Callum. Sue has always loved the outdoors and working with animals. In addition to yarn and fibre, Hawkshaw Sheep sells a variety of yarnie accessories, including gorgeous shawl pins.
FelinFach Natural Textiles is an independent Welsh company based at a 200-year-old former flour mill in the Preseli mountain area of Pembrokeshire. In addition to beautiful natural-dye yarns, FelinFach sells amazing yarn bowls and notions, including CocoKnits and Cohana.
Kitty is the creator behind the well-made project bags, stitch markers and more at Candy Skull Crafts. “I’ve faced a lot in my (many!) years,” Kitty says. “I’m now a wheelchair user due to hEDS and POTs, which are disorders of the connective tissue and autonomic nervous system. When I was spending a lot of time in hospital I decided to stop focusing on what I could no longer so & start doing something positive. … I now use my creative side as positive mental therapy.”