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The wool concierge

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The wool concierge

Can the customer questions usually asked in a brick and mortar LYS be answered in the same way when we (shop owners) are now all selling online?

Yes they can, the wool concierge will help you with all your needs. But don't 'forget them' when you leave. 

Or alternatively collect all the information you need from blogposts and shop's f.a.q.'s before you shop, completely for free. 

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Ja, Wol / Nee, Katoen

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Ja, Wol / Nee, Katoen

(Yes, Wool / No, Cotton) When the first wee floers* (I learned to speak a wee bit of Shetland dialect a while back..) start to appear, the first people come into the shop asking for cotton and I always feel conflicted about this little fuzzy plant.  I used to sell cotton but I kind of stopped.  I’ll tell you why... The cotton making industry is hurting the environment. To keep it short but informative, click HERE and find out more on a very short & sweet webpage made by WWF. 20,000 LITERS Is the amount of water needed to produce...

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RALLY DRIVING AND WOOL BUYING (on navigating and choices)

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RALLY DRIVING AND WOOL BUYING (on navigating and choices)

One of my biggest wishes came true last weekend. I went rally driving! Ever since I was a kid I have wanted to step into a car and wildly but intently chase directions. I could picture myself in a cool car with a cool outfit from a very early age. After a lot of slides and theoretic information about what rally driving actually is, me and my man finally went on the road and drove our way through 5 different navigation style maps (I had no idea there were so many…) to find the hidden letters and prove we actually...

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E-wol-lution

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E-wol-lution

We’ve got too much of too much and it’s starting to itch… Little trickles of guilt are seeping through our yarn stash. And at the same time we feel like ‘we’re worth it’. Sounds familiar? Read on. I feel the weight of the ‘too much’ in my shop because people tell me about it all the time and I feel it too but I still need to sell more stuff to be able to earn a living and run my business. There’s a bit of antithesis here. I have been struggling with this thought and where to go with this...

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