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About Us

Adelaide Walker has been supplying fibres to the textile craft industry for over 35 years, and we pride ourselves on continuing to deliver friendly and helpful customer service and high quality fibres. The good news is that the business is run by fibre nuts, we love the stuff and the smell and feel of the fibres is just wonderful. We make felt and spin so you can be confident that we understand your needs.

Angela

Angela Barrow - taught knitting, embroidery, and crochet by her Grandma, Angela then spent a career in marketing, public relations and communications. She began working with wool fibres around fifteen years ago and is now a City & Guilds qualified feltmaker who teaches this fascinating art. Although relatively new to spinning, she is really enjoying exploring this absorbing craft.

Simon

Simon Battersby - Simon isn't a fibre nut, yet, but is slowly being drawn further into the joys of wool. Having tried his hand at drop spindling he's discovered the ease and possibilities of needle felting. You'll meet him in the shop and at shows and he also provides IT support, accountancy and porterage.

Who is Adelaide Walker?

The business originally grew from Walker's who sold wool commercially in Bradford. In the 1970s, a separate business was created to serve the craft industry, which was originally located in Adelaide Street, in Bradford, hence the name Adelaide Walker. We do occasionally get letters addressed 'Dear Adelaide...' but in fact there never was such a person.