Welsh Blankets, Tapestry Blankets, Hand Dyed Yarn, Welsh Gifts

Aberfan Disaster

by Morgana . October 15, 2020 5 min read

Aberfan is a former coal mining village near to Merthyr Tydfil. The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic collapse of a coal tip that engulfed Aberfan and its school. It occurred at 9.13am, 21st October 1966 – the stopped clock image encapsulates that moment in time. No survivors were found after 11.00am that day. 116 children and 28 adults died.  Aberfan – remembered and never forgotten...

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Welsh Language in Washington DC

by Morgana . October 10, 2020 2 min read

Built to honour George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. The Memorial Monument on the National Mall in Washington opened on October 9th 1888. Halfway up, there is a stone with the inscription; Fy Iaith, Fy Ngwlad, Fy Nghenedl. WALES. Cymry am byth. (My Language, My Country, My People. WALES. The Welsh Forever)

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Gifts Cards - Gift Vouchers

by Morgana . September 29, 2020 2 min read

Gift Cards are a great present idea for all occasions for loved ones, friends and family. Our Gift Cards do NOT have an expiry date, so no need to keep worrying as to when the Gift Card runs out - it doesn't! These features make the gift cards is a guaranteed people-pleaser. Also the whole amount doesn’t need to be spent in one go. Our gift cards have no additional processing or shipping fees

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Caerphilly Castle

by Morgana . September 28, 2020 3 min read

Occupying over 30 acres, Caerphilly Castle (Castell Caerffili) is second only to Windsor Castle in terms of its sheer size. A ground-breaking design, the castle is heralded as having first introduced the classical concentric design to Britain in the thirteenth century.  It remained an active fortification until the English Civil War. With its violent past now consigned to the pages of history, the castle is a significant and popular tourist attraction.
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7th Wedding Anniversary

by Morgana . September 28, 2020 2 min read

Celebrating your 7th wedding anniversary and are looking for a gift, Copper and woollen products are the traditional gifts. FelinFach has a range of pure new wool goods from the iconic Welsh tapestry blankets, throws and cushions to modern designed throws, scarves, cushions. If you fancy knitting, we have a range of hand dyed yarn, all with natural dyes together with knitting related books and magazines

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Michaelmas Day

by Morgana . September 27, 2020 4 min read

Michaelmas, or the Feast of Michael and All Angels, is celebrated on the 29th of September every year. As it falls near the equinox, the day is associated with the beginning of autumn and the shortening of days; in England, it is one of the “quarter days”. Traditionally, in the British Isles, Michaelmas is celebrated with a well fattened goose family dinner. 

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Owain Glyndŵr Day, 16th September

by Morgana . September 16, 2020 13 min read

Owain Glyndŵr  Day, 16th September, commemorates the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales. Today, he is a figure of mass culture in Wales, with statues, flags and monuments alongside pubs and street names remembering him. He is possibly one of the greatest Welshmen of all time if not the greatest. His name is still remembered and revered today.

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Wool Blankets

by Morgana . September 07, 2020 4 min read

Wool blankets and throws and traditional hand weaving are at the heart of  FelinFach's ethos of "Natural, Traditional, Handmade". All of our wool blankets are traditionally hand woven in Wales on age old looms using the skills and methods of times gone by. Whilst the weaving methods are traditional, our designs, patterns and colours range from not only the traditional but also the contemporary.

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Laine Knitting Books and Magazines

by Morgana . September 01, 2020 19 min read

Laine is a high-quality Nordic knit & lifestyle magazine and publishing house based in Finland. Laine cherishes natural fibres, slow living, local craftsmanship and beautiful, simple things in life. Their intention is to inspire you to gather and share, to be part of a community of like-minded knitters, makers and thinkers from near and far. Knitting is more than just knit, knit, purl. It is a feeling.

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Roald Dahl Day

by Morgana . August 31, 2020 7 min read

Be part of the worldwide celebrations for Roald Dahl's Day on Sunday 13th September 2020! Dahl’s story began in 1916 in when he was born at Villa Marie, Fairwater Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, a house name was named after the first wife. In 1918 his father, Harald, purchased a much grander property, Ty Mynydd (Mountain House in Welsh), a large farm of 150 acres in Radyr, near Cardiff.

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Calon Lan Lyrics

by Morgana . August 19, 2020 5 min read

Calon Lân is a Welsh language song written in the early 1890s. Daniel James, also known by his bardic name of Gwyrosydd, wrote the lyrics and John Hughes the tune. Although both Daniel and John both lived in Swansea, it was in Blaengarw that Daniel wrote the famous words allegedly on the back of a 'fag'  packet. Although Calon Lân has been translated into English, it is almost always sung in Welsh.

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28 House Names in Welsh

by Morgana . August 16, 2020 3 min read

House names in Wales, in the Welsh language are part of a very distinctive, cultural and linguistic heritage. The Welsh language is one of the oldest living languages in Europe and many house names together with the names of farms, features in the countryside and other geographical landmarks form part of this rich heritage. Here's 28 names, one for each letter of the Welsh alphabet.

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