If you’re ever in Haworth, you really should stop by Daisy Days. You will need to walk up a very steep street to get here:
Can you see how the cobbles are laid horizontally rather than vertically? This was to give horses’ hooves more grip on the very steep climb. Once upon a time there would have been open sewers running down either side of this street. The local water supply ran beneath the church’s graveyard. No surprise that life expectancy was low, though this state of affairs wasn’t untypical. Fortunately, things are better now! There are even half price wool sales:
Inside beautiful shops:
With knitting badges to die for:
If that’s not enough, pop over to A Sewing Odyssey and follow Marie’s guide to fabric shopping and afternoon tea in Skipton (Which links to my original blog post about Yorkshire fabric shopping here. The yin and yang of blogging!)
Ah, Yorkshire! It really is god’s own country.