Following the outstanding success of Blossom and Yarn back in 2015, this July saw the festival return with another creative knitting festival. The Wayland Chamber of Commerce was proud to be a sponsor of the event hosted by 6 of our area’s beautiful churches.
Blossom and Yarn is the brain child of local artist and crafter Lois Gill who, for the second time in two years, worked with a team of volunteers from across the country to create a unique, imaginative and stunning country festival raising much needed funds for parish churches.
The second Blossom and Yarn focused on the biblical theme of creation. Visitors were taken on a wonderful journey through the story of the Creation with a different theme in each church:
St Margaret’s in Breckles showed the bringing forth of the light from the darkness and the creation of Night and Day.
St Peter and Paul’s church in Griston illustrated how the land and sea were separated and showed how the earth plays host to all plant life in its full glory.
St Martin’s Thompson reflected importance of light and the passing of time and Seasons in all their contrasts.
Holy Trinity in Great Hockham showed the creatures of the deepest oceans and all the birds of the air.
St. Botolph’s in Stow Bedon exhibited an amazing array of animals from all over the Earth.
Holy Cross Caston presented the garden of Eden in all its abundance and glory with Adam & Eve .