Ripping Yarns...

Pure, new wool is the perfect winter warmer

dress, cardigan, scarf, tights, trousers, beanie, hat, leggings, jumper, teddy, blanket
  • pictures David Merewether
  • styling Claire Goatman

Melissa: grey belted dress, £70, Country Casuals, Tenterden, tel 01580 762665; beaded cardigan and scarf, patterns available from Laughing Hens, Burwash, tel 01435 883777 www.laughinghens.com; tights, £3.99, Hennes, Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 547103.

Rose: spotty trousers, £21.60, Sprouts, Headcorn, tel 01622 890777; top, £3.99, Hennes, Tunbridge Wells, as before

Pea: denim dress, £25.35, knitted cardigan, £28.80, both Sprouts, Headcorn, as before; 'Rooster' mushroom beanie hat kit, £9.99, Laughing Hens, Burwash, as before; footless leggings, £3.99, Hennes, Tunbridge Wells, as before

George: stripy jumper, £25, Sprouts, Headcorn, as before knitted teddy, Aragon Yarns, Sissinghurst, tel 01580 714400 www.aragonyarns.co.uk blanket: knitted from a selection of patterns available from Laughing Hens, Burwash, as before

cardigan, knitting, scarf

Rose: pink 'Rooster' cardigan, knitting pattern from 'Rooster Book One', £3.50 and 'Rooster' scarf kit, £19.95, both Laughing Hens, Burwash, tel 01435 883777 www.laughinghens.com

cardigan

Pea: stripy cardigan, £32, Sprouts, Headcorn, tel 01622 890777

gold tunic dress, cardigan, dark button top, wellington boots

Melissa: gold tunic dress, £60, Phase 8, Tenterden, tel 01580 765915; oatmeal cardigan, £95, dark button top, £65, both Fenn Wright and Manson, Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 541079; 'Aigle' wellington boots, £110.99, Country Stile, Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 720255/01892 686363

cashmere cardigan, grey tunic dress, silver earrings

black cashmere cardigan, £495, grey tunic dress, £59, both Forrest, Tenterden, tel 01580 762536; tights, £3.99, Hennes, Tunbridge Wells, 01892 547103; grey tights, £3.99, Hennes, Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 547103; silver earrings, £6, Accessorize, Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 616051

roll neck jumper, grey belted dress

knitted fuchcsia roll-neck jumper, knitted with 'Raspberry 'and 'Cherry Classic Romney Aragon yarn, £3.50 a ball, Aragon Yarns, Sissinghurst, tel 01580 714400 www.aragonyarns.co.uk; grey belted dress, £70, Country Casuals, Tenterden, tel 01580 762665

With many thanks to Jane and Adrian at Coopers Farm in Stonegate for letting us photograph in their wonderful house and outbuildings. Their home-reared beef, lamb, veg, eggs and honey are available to buy, tel 01580 200386 or visit www.coopersfarmstonegate.co.uk