Midway Community

Midway Community Presents

Join us at the Mill on Saturday, July 29th for “Midway Community Presents” – a market event and saskatoon u-pick showcasing some of the local community’s talented growers, artists, and entrepreneurs!   Custom Woolen Mills is nestled out in the country between the towns of Carstairs, Didsbury, and Linden in an area known as Midway […]

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2017 Fibre Artist Millstay and Classes – Sylvia Olsen

If you’ve been reading our blog, then you may already have heard that Sylvia Olsen of Salish Fusion Knitwear is coming to the mill this fall. We are so excited to have her join us in the month of September for the 2017 Custom Woolen Mills Fibre Artist Millstay.   If you aren’t familiar with […]

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Announcing the CWM Natural Dye Club 2017

We are so pleased to offer the inaugural Custom Woolen Mills Natural Dye Club subscription; a collaboration with fibre artist, Megan Samms. This subscription is a knit-along with a twist – it is also a grow-along and dye-along. What does that mean? That means we send you a kit with dye plant seeds for growing, natural […]

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2016 Fibre Artist Millstay – Megan Samms

We are excited to be hosting artist, Megan Samms, Sept 17th through to Oct 15th, as our first resident in what we hope will become an annual program, the Custom Woolen Mills Fibre Artist Millstay.     Here at the mill, we believe that art is an important medium of communication within society. It serves as […]

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Ba Ba Black Sheep Have You Any Wool?

Ba ba black sheep, have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full.   That old nursery rhyme still has meaning today; at Custom Woolen Mills, we are ALWAYS looking for coloured wool! In the old days, while a black sheep was sometimes cursed for its antics (often perceived as not running with the […]

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