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Natural Fibres Only

Natural fibres only. Hey everyone! Today I thought I’d talk a bit about how we source our products. Before I get started, there is absolutely a place for acrylic yarns, and I know that others are able to take a different stance on some of this. For us though, these are really important guidelines that we follow, and I’ll explain why. Natural fibres only. Here at EFT we only stock natural fibres or those with, at most, a 25% nylon or acrylic content. We feel really strongly that we need to protect the environment that we live in and that[…]Read More

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Why

Why? Everybody has a reason for what they do in life, and here at EFT, we are no different. This is Nikki’s ‘Why’. I was recently at a business group and somebody asked me why I do what I do. Why it matters so much to me. What is my ‘Why’? This lady, another very epic Wendy, was so taken with what I said that she wrote it down: “I really believe in the power of engaging in the creative process to overcome and tackle hardships in your life.” Nobody has an ‘easy’ life. We all have different challenges to[…]Read More

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The Felty Team

So, who is the wool-obsessed group behind Ewe Felty Thing? The Felty Team. Nikki Small – Nikki is our founder. She is a knitwear designer and dyer and general wool-obsessed person. Despite having a couple of chronic illnesses to contend with, she is always ready with another idea or a new design and believes in the power of art and crafts to heal and help. Wendy Collins – Wendy is Nikki’s right-hand woman. She keeps all of the behind-the-scenes stuff working and makes sure that EFT runs smoothly. Wendy is our crochet queen and has a beautiful shawl (and some[…]Read More

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Where It All Began…

Where it all began. Hello! Ok, so I know that so far this blog has been sporadic at best, but I think the time has come to actually make something of it! So, where shall we start? Let’s go from the very beginning. I hear that it is a very good place to start! Ewe Felty Thing began in 2017 when I (Nikki) started dyeing yarns. I had been knitting, crocheting, felting, and spinning for many years by then, and dyeing seemed to be the next logical thing to add to my wool obsession. I had a small amount of[…]Read More

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