About Little Wren Pottery

Hi there, I notice you're looking to buy one of my hand crafted pottery yarn bowls!

You can check to see if I have any in stock in my Etsy shop, Folksy shop or you can get in touch with me directly in the studio to place your order and I'll make one just for you.
28 Oct 10

Latest stockist – The Knit Studio

The Knit Studio is one of Newcastle’s newest knitting shops based in the historic Blackfriars Priory which was originally constructed in the 13th century. If you’ve never been there you can find it sandwiched between ‘The Gate’ complex and Chinatown.

Anne Makepeace runs the shop and it stocks some unique yarns such as Colinette, Adriafil and Regia. You can also find a large selection of British yarns, its great to see beautiful local yarns in some fabulous colourways.
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19 Oct 10

Latest stockist – Jane Crowfoot

Recently I completed my first wholesale order for Jane Crowfoot, she’s currently selling some of my yarn bowls which is one of the reasons why I don’t currently have any in stock!

Jane studied textile design at Winchester School of Art specialising in knitting and has since worked alongside Rowan yarns and Debbie Bliss. She currently works as a mobile consultant and tutor giving knitting and crochet workshops.


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18 Aug 10

Pottery now in red!

I wanted to respond directly to a few of the comments left in my survey and let you have a peek at what I’m currently working on.

The most requested colour in the survey was red. I’d been thinking about introducing red into my glaze collection since I’d been asked for it on occasion in the past. So guess what?

I now have a red glaze! Its a beautiful Tivoli Red which gives a deep ruby colour when its thick or fabulous shaded tones when its spread thinner.


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24 Feb 10

Custom orders

I’ve recently started doing custom orders in my shop, I managed to get the ball rolling with Shadow from FeltFusion.

She requested two items a berry bowl and yarn bowl.

The first step was to sketch out some designs of how the bowls might look once finished. Then it was on to the wheel to try and make these bowl designs become a reality.

Up until this point all was going well, however I had ordered a new kiln and it arrived new and shiny in January. I was quite eager to take it for a proverbial spin and loaded it up for its very first firing.
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