Entries by Sue Reed

A Deconstructed Jacket

Jumping on the deconstructed band wagon, although I much prefer my apple crumble the old fashioned way, in a glutenous fruity heap covered in custard, than in its’ separated components a plate. I made this jacket this week, and over on the Facebook, someone suggested it would be good to know if there were any […]


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Facebook Live

I did it! Facebook live that is. There were a couple of clangers, like forgetting to put my lippy on, and forgetting half the products that I wanted to show. I started by explaining how I made armwarmers when I first started woolly pedlaring, but forgot to have pair handy to show folk. Same with […]


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That Old Chestnut – A Healthy Work Life Balance

We’ve just got back from our second 4 mile walk in a fortnight. When you live in beautiful rural Northumberland, it’s a crime not to get outdoors. No need for the gym with hills like these. It’s all about getting a healthy work life balance, which, when you’re self employed, is easier said than done. […]


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Autumn Adventures to Yarndale and Perth

September has seen The Woolly Pedlar on the road again. First of all up to Bonnie Scotland to Perth Festival of Yarn, then this last weekend to Yorkshire and Yarndale. I had promised myself that I would take the day off after Yarndale, but sales were so good at both events I really need to get […]


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On the Road Again. More Tales from the Woolly Garret

You may have read my previous blogpost, where I wrote about how I did things differently this summer. Well, as autumn approaches, I’m back on the road again. On Saturday I’ll be heading up to Perth to set up for Perth Festival of Yarn which is on the Sunday. I’m looking forward to this very […]


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Tales from the Woolly Garret. A Different Kind of Summer.

For the past several years, summer would see me packing up the van and heading off on the road to festivals to sell my woolly wares.  The Green Gathering down in Chepstow in particular, was a firm favourite. This year, however, I decided to do things differently.   I’m no Spring chicken. With Woolfest in […]


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Finding Recycled Wool Knitwear – it’s easier said than done!

If we’ve not met before, let me introduce myself. I’m The Woolly Pedlar, upcycler of waste wool knitwear. I run a small business from my home in Northumberland, recycling wool textiles into new clothing, soft furnishings and accessories. My quest for recycled wool knitwear has taken many twists and turns over the last six years, […]


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