Welcome to our “How to…” section.

During the weekend, some of our exhibitors will be sharing their experience in a series of demonstration and tutorial videos which they have recorded especially for you. 

Each film will be going live at the times below, so please do keep coming back over the weekend to see what’s new.


Yarndale Welcome


In The Woolshed

Introducing a natural dye palette… 


Marie Wallin Designs

Marie Wallin, a creative, independent knitwear designer shows her love of pattern and colours through her Fairisle designs from the ‘Gentle’ collection. Marie also talks about her yarn, British Breeds, and forthcoming projects planned for 2021.


Caithness Yarns

Join Graeme for a talk about environmental farming and wool quality.


Wool Zone

Mitred squares are a great way to showcase self-shading yarns. Julie from Wool Zone, provides an introduction to this versatile knitting technique based on her Exton cushion cover pattern. You can download the pattern for free from www.woolzone.co.uk.


Arnall-Culliford Knitwear

A magical trick for smoothing your stripes…


Felt By Bridget

A peek into Bridget’s world of felt hat making.


H-anne Made

Make a mini fabric book using appliques and slow stitch. For all abilities.


Hook & Light

Seed to Sweater – Dye with Cosmos.


The Lucet Co

Ziggy Lucet – Fundamental and fast grab techniques.


Janie Crow

Some neat tips for working crochet in the round.



Ann Kingstone Designs

Knitting sheaths were essential tools for Yorkshire knitters of old. Learn how they varied from one dale to another and see how they were used.


Made & Worn

Create your own made to measure jumper with Made & Worn.


Botanical Yarns

Join Sophie from Botanical Yarns.


Juko Designs

Join Juko to learn how to make a stash busting stick woven mat.


Aldersign Designs

Sarah Alderson from Aldersign Designs teaches how to knit backwards – a very useful technique to avoid purling, especially in short rows such as entrelac knitting.


Purl & Jane Yarn & Design Studio

Professional Finishing Techniques with Jane Ellison.


Lucy Locket Land

Lucy Locket Land stands for kindness, friendship and community – just what we need in these challenging times. Come and explore Locket’s Enchanted Woodland.


Wool is the Answer

We’d like to show you how certain types of our hand dyed yarn knits and crochets up. We also show you how different the same yarn can look when different techniques or colours are added.


Otter & Spell

Is there such a thing as sustainable fabric? A discussion with Vicky of Sewstainability.


For the Love of Yarn

Join us for the For the Love of Yarn studio tour, come and see where all the magic happens…



Join Knit2Felt to make Merlin the Owl.


The Woolly Tangle

A short ramble through yarn bases and their differences.

3.30pm – 4.00pm

John Arbon Textiles

Join John Arbon’s virtual mill tour for a glimpse into how yarn is made.


Thanks and goodbye from the Yarndale Team

The Yarndale Team reserves the right, in its discretion, to change or modify this schedule.