Our 20 Highlights of 2020

Dec 2020

After a year of stress and worry, we’ve decided to take a moment to realise all that we’ve achieved as a community throughout 2020 and to spread a bit of positivity. We’ve listed our top 20 highlights of 2020, a time in which we navigated through so many obstacles, with our amazing community of customers by our side, and fought to give you all the best version of Woolyknit that we could!

We’d love to hear what your 2020 highlights have been – why not leave them in the comments section!

01 The launch our brand new website, making it so much easier for our customers to shop with us!

02 We were able to adapt to the Covid restrictions and continue to send out our wool to our fantastic customers

03 The expansion of our cone ranges! We love giving you more products to choose from and you can expect even more from our cone range in 2021 (keep your eyes peeled if you love to knit with aran weight yarn!)

04 Our sock yarn has been a huge hit this year! So we’ve decided to expand our colour selection in 2021!

05 Lottie the beloved office dog lost the weight that she needed to (and put a few lbs back on…)

06 Morale in the office has hit an all time high this year, despite Covid – we’re all so excited about what’s to come in the new year!

07 The fluorescent range has been a great success after months of perfecting the dying technique

08 We began to source our brand new Egyptian cotton range which is being released in 2021

09 The virtual shows! 2020 has brought us lots of virtual events such as Wonderwool Wales, Yarndale, Kendal Wool Gathering and Buxton Wool gathering. We have loved the challenge of this new show format and it was great to interact with you all safely online!

10 Woolyknit went international!

11 We launched our brand new blog which created a space for us to share all of your amazing yarn creations in our Your Wooly Knits series

12 The 4ply Acrylic range! You all LOVED the new acrylic range and we have loved seeing what you’ve made with it

13 We interviewed some amazing makers in our Meet the Maker series, including Doris Poms, Made by Busby, Sally Butcher and Wiseheart Textiles

14 Our Yarn2Cone range was featured in London Fashion Week by the amazing fashion designer Charles Jeffrey Loverboy!

15 We collaborated with the lovely Meg of No Frills Knitting to bring you a fantastic sock pattern to use with our Nylon Wool range

16 We have loved talking to our amazing customers over email, phone and social media – your opinion is valued so greatly in the Woolyknit office

17 We’ve been working on some brand new patterns written by some very talented freelance pattern writers (coming 2021!)

18 Our brand new winding machine! We are now winding our own yarn at Warth Mill!

19 The feedback we’ve had from customers has been amazing and we have loved hearing that our customers are loving their parcels!

20 2020 has given us the drive and determination to make 2021 even better!

We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to all of our customers who have supported us this year, you are all fantastic and we can’t wait to bring you more amazing yarns in 2021!

2020 has been a rocky rollercoaster for everyone around the world, so let’s spread some positivity – leave your 2020 highlights in the comments below!

1 Comment

  1. Sarah mackay

    Have loved the British Wool cones for jumper knitting this year. And have finally discovered the sock yarn and how to knit socks on my machine. Looking forward to the new colours in 21


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