Page updated 30th January 2017
Welcome to Emma Maye The Wool Boat for exclusive knitwear, photo art and knitting supplies.
Where are we?
This is the page which will tell you where we are now and where we hope to be soon.
This is our plan, though it is subject to change, so please check with us before you set off to find us.
our phone no is 07931 356204
Emma Maye, The Wool Boat
We've are now, at last out on our summer cruise on The Leeds and Liverpool canal
OPENING HOURS at the moment are normally 10-4 to be assured of us being there and not cruised off or gone to the pub :-)
This week’s planned opening places and times for The Wool Boat.
We'll be back outside The Farmers Arms on New Lane near Burscough L40 8JA on Thursday the 23rd Of Feb open 1-4, Friday the 24th Feb open 10-4 Sunday the 26th Feb open 10-4
On the Wool Boat
We've yarn and wool, double
knitting 4 ply, chunky and cotton, we got colours red and blue, hues of yellows
and greens blacks whites creams, fluorescents and twinkles, yarn for socks from
Germany, lovely soft baby Llama from Peru yarn from Lazy Kate's spinning
wheel, Lancashire yarn from sheep in
Silverdale, Yarns from Brett's, Woolly
knits Designer yarns West Yorkshire spinners, needles and notions, patterns and
buttons wooden plastic big and small and toggles anor'al, we've gloves hats jumpers and cowls blankets for babies
scarves for your neck, fingerless mittens for the gardening calendars Christmas
cards, cards for all occasions French knitters and pom pom makers stitch
holders, some dish cloth cotton………….. all on a nice and cosy narrow boat.
When we moor in Parbold we normally are moored near the Windmill art Gallery and the Yours is the earth café
THE PLAN OF OPENING PLACES..........
Next due open in Wheelton over the weekend of
1st and 2nd of October
We where open in Rishton East Lancashire over the weekend of 24th and 25th of September 2016
Gargrave in Yorkshire on the weekend of
13th and 14th of August
We didn't move far in the week from 1st to 5th of August, 7 locks, a mile long tunnel from Barrowford to Foulridge, near Colne. We are moored ready to be open near Café Cargo for the weekend, conformation when we get there.
Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th July at Wheelton
near the top of the locks.
Saturday and Sunday the 23rd and 24th July, Blackburn Canal Festival
As always this is a plan, which could be affected by circumstances beyond our control so it may change!!!please feel free to give us a ring on 07931 356204 to make sure where we are before you set out on a special trip to find us
If you are a group, or organize a club, or organization and would like us to make a stop in your town or village, perhaps for an evening visit to us please get in touch.
Where have we been? and could return to...
We where open outside Botany Bay near Chorley on Wednesday, when it was car boot sale day, the 13th July
Bank holiday weekend 28th to the 30th May 2016
Parbold in West Lancashire
Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd May near the Running Horses pub, Balls Lane Lydiate open 10-5
We're where back at The Farmers Arms on New Lane near Burscough on Thursday afternoon open from 1-5 on 19th of May 2016
The Wool Boat next returns to Parbold quite often..
This was on Feb 7th 2016.
Hi All a pleasant morning here at Burscough Wharf and open until 4 today.
are moored on the Mill Lane car park side of the canal where you are
more likley to get a parking place than on the Wharf car park, and only a
few yards until you are aboard the worlds only floating wool and yarn