Welcome to this years

Hitchin Festiwool
Saturday 9th November 2019

from 10am - 5pm



The annual Hitchin Festiwool is one of the last wool and yard events of the year. With a diverse range of exhibitors at its heart, workshops, demonstrations and a variety of refreshment concessions, it is very popular with visitors from across the country… and now in it’s 8th year we must be doing something right!

If you are interested in exhibiting at any of this years events, please get in contact. Tickets go on sale later in the year but if you would like us to keep you informed then please join our newsletter.


Festiwool Workshops 2019

There are limited places available for each workshop so book early to avoid disappointment.


Here are a few of the exhibitors at this years event, we will be dedicating a page to each over the coming weeks!



80 Skeins

An Caitin Beag
Beaker Buttons
Bellica Yarns
Bluebell Yarns
Bootiful Things
Botanical Yarn
Charisma Beads
Crystabel’s Crafts
ChrisCross Crafts
Diana’s Home of Crafts
Fox in the City Knits
Foxy Yarn
Heyjay Hand Died Yarns
Heavenly Hookers
Hook & Light
James McIntosh
Knitting Needle Lane                 

Knit Me Sane
Mammoth Woolies
Norah George Yarns
North Herts Guild Of Spinners,Weavers and Dyers
Purple N8
Rosies Moments
Ragged Life
Romney Marsh Wools
Sheepy Things
So Just Shop
The Crafty Bird
The KnitKnacks
Teacup Yarns
TinkyDye Yarns
The Fibre Lounge
The Knitting Swede

Chesfield Downs Golf & Country Club

The Wool Barn
The Wool Kitchen
Third Vault Yarns
Town End Yarns
Truly Hooked
The Haberdashery
Twisted Yarn
Velvet Sixpence
Willow Knits
Wonderful Woolly
Yarn Mixology
Yarns u Like
Yay for Crochet

Boss Hogs Hog Roast

La Crepe Franglaise
Vintage Allsorts  


St Marys Church Hitchin.jpg


Hitchin is a beautiful, historic market town in North Hertfordshire whose prosperity was attributed to the wool trade in the 17th century and boosted further when it became a staging post for those travelling to and from London.

The Market place is cobbled and surrounded by old traditional buildings dating back to the 15th century and you may recognise it from the recent BBC hit Dr Foster.



This years event will be held at on Saturday 9th November 2019, from 10am - 5pm at The Priory School, Bedford Road, Hitchin, SG5 2UR.

Hitchin is situated in North Hertfordshire and just 30 minutes from London, Bedford & Milton Keynes

  • By car - Hitchin is just 6 minutes from the A1(M) junction 8 & 15 minutes from M1 junction junction 10

  • By train - Hitchin is on the East Coast mainline and can be accessed from London Kings Cross/St Pancras, Cambridge & Peterborough.

  • By bus - National Express busses stop in Hitchin





Hitchin Festiwool in pictures...

Hitchin Festiwool attracts a wide range of exhibitors and many visitors to this vibrant event... here is a little taster of what you can expect to see...