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

Wool blankets with either a blankets stitch finish or a fringe finish

Wool Blankets - Blanket Stitch or Fringes Finish

June 15, 2019 1 min read

Customers regularly ask us two questions. Either, can I have this blanket with a fringes finish, or can I have this blanket with a blanket stitch finish? The simple answer to both questions, in most cases, is Yes! If you tell us what you require, we can usually do either finish.

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Preseli Hills or the Preseli Mountains

Preseli Hills Pembrokeshire Wales

June 14, 2019 7 min read

The Preseli Hills are a range of hills in west Wales forming part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with Foel Cwmcerwyn being the highest point at 1758 feet.The Preseli Bluestones of Stonehenge are believed to have come from these hills...

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Hand dyed yarn, dyed with 100% natural dyes. We do not use synthetic dyes.

Hand Dyed Yarn - 100% Natural Dyes

June 14, 2019 4 min read

Hand dyed yarn, dyed with 100% natural dyes is a 100% natural fibre including wool, alpaca, mohair, goat, linen and silk. It is sustainable and renewable and complies with our Sustainability Policy. Official supporter of the worldwide Campaign for Wool

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Welsh Alphabet - Yr Wyddor. The alphabet in Welsh

Welsh Alphabet - Yr Wyddor

June 07, 2019 3 min read

The Welsh alphabet contains 29 (yes not twenty-six as in English) letters but is written in the Latin alphabet just like many languages including English, French, Italian and others. There are no silent letters as is with English. Every letter has a sound in spoken Welsh.

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Welsh sheep breeds gazing in the hills of Wales

Welsh Sheep

June 03, 2019 3 min read

Travelling around Wales by any means of transport and you will see sheep in most parts of the country. According to recent census figures, there are over 10 million welsh sheep compared to 3 million people, a 3 to 1 ratio (3 sheep for every 1 person in Wales) or a third of all UK sheep

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Bradford on Avon Food and Drink Festival

Bradford on Avon Food and Drink Festival

May 31, 2019 3 min read

FelinFach is primarily an on-line Shop but also visits numerous festivals and craft fairs throughout the year. Our first major event of the year will be at the Bradford on Avon Food & Drink Festival on 1st June 2019 in the Humble Country Events Country Village Marquee

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Welsh National Anthem by the James Brothers - Hen Wlad fy Nhadau

Welsh National Anthem

May 30, 2019 4 min read

The Welsh National Anthem - Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers) was composed by father and son Evan and James James in 1856 in Pontypridd. It is an iconic National Anthem and is generally considered to be among the finest anthems of the world. History and lyrics.

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Welsh tapestry blankets cushions and baby blankets - Hiraeth collection

Hiraeth Collection - Welsh Tapestry Blankets

May 23, 2019 2 min read

Our Welsh tapestry Collection is named ‘Hiraeth’ and nothing says Hiraeth more than an iconic Welsh tapestry blanket. Hiraeth is a Welsh concept of longing for home or 'homesickness'. This Collection remains one of our customers favourites.

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Shipping and Delivery

Customers around the World - New Destinations

May 14, 2019 2 min read

FelinFach ships overseas at subsidised rates and has shipped goods to over twenty countries on almost every continent on the planet. These countries range from Norway and Alaska in the North to the Falklands and New Zealand in the South.

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Enfys Fach Welsh Blankets

Enfys - Old Favourite back in Stock

May 08, 2019 1 min read

Enfys is one our old favourites and is now back in stock in a variety of colours. Enfys, meaning rainbow in Welsh, is a good sized multi colour 100% wool throw. The throw has a multi colour warp and a solid weft creating a lovely stripe effect and finished with a purled fringe

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Cardiff Made by Hand Craft Fair

Cardiff Craft Festival

May 01, 2019 3 min read

Formerly Made by Hand, Cardiff, Cardiff Craft Festival is the finest contemporary craft event in Wales at City Hall, Cardiff featuring over 135 makers of highest quality selling directly to the public. Visit it see handmade products from ceramics to leather, from glass to metal and pottery to textiles

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Clothes Moths - protection the natural way

Moth Repellent the Natural Way

April 30, 2019 4 min read

Nobody loves natural fibres more than we do. Cotton, silk, cashmere, mohair and of course wool, we work with them all! We love them because they are natural sustainable products and their distinctive textures are great for fashions and home décor. 

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