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De Beauvoir house filled with wool is knit unusual

PUBLISHED: 09:25 11 October 2016 | UPDATED: 09:25 11 October 2016

The house in De Beauvoir decked out entirely in wool. (PHOTO: Peter Dixon)

The house in De Beauvoir decked out entirely in wool. (PHOTO: Peter Dixon)

Copyright: Peter Dixon

An entire house has been decked out with anything and everything made of wool – including bed spreads, mattresses, lamp covers and carpets.

The house in De Beauvoir decked out entirely in wool. (PHOTO: Peter Dixon)The house in De Beauvoir decked out entirely in wool. (PHOTO: Peter Dixon)

The Georgian house in Englefield Road, De Beauvoir, has been turned into a teaching and event space by the Campaign for Wool to showcase the natural fibre.

The house opened to the public for seven days of craft sessions yesterday for “Wool Week”.

A woolly hat knitting workshop takes place on ‘Woolly Hat Day’ on Friday.

A tailoring workshop with one of the most established Savile Row tailoring houses, Anderson & Sheppard, can be booked through Eventbrite.

Meanwhile acoustic gigs organised by SofarSound will be taking place in the wool-insulated basement kitchen.


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