Cornish Organic Wool News

Julia's Loopy Sheep Tea Cosy a Hit with 'People's Friend' readers

Loopy Sheep Tea Cosy

Julia recently designed a Loopy Sheep Tea Cosy for 'Peoples' Friend' Magazine.

I (Matt) was convinced that this was rather pointless as who uses tea pots any more!!  

I've had to eat my words.It has proved so successful that I've now had to include it on our site.

Knitters from Canada and USA come to see Cornish Organic Wool

Knitters from Canada and USA

Our visitors having a go with the 'largest knitting needles in the world'

Extract from 'The Cornishman'


- 17 May 2007  

Cornish Organic Wool launch into retail sector

launch into retail sector

Matt and Julia Hopson have just launched Cornish Organic Wool into the retail sector at the Craft Hobby and Stitch International at NEC in Birmingham. The response was overwhelming and over the next few months retailers will be stocking our wool, kits and stuffing.

Julia Gains Guinness World Record


Julia gains Guinness World Record for knitting with 'the largest knitting needles in the world'.
As part of National Knitting Week in October 2006 Julia Hopson of Cornish Organic Wool was awarded The Guinness World Record for ‘Knitting with the Largest Knitting Needles’.Julia knitted a tension square of ten stitches and ten rows in stocking stitch using knitting needles that were 6.5cm in diameter and 3.5 meters long. These were ten times the size of a standard 6.5mm and 35cm long knitting needle. The yarn was rope of 12mm in diameter.