Category Archives: Spinning

Dandelion Yarn

I know, things have (again) been quiet around here – I’ve been making, among other things, Dandelion Yarn! I’ll explain in a moment, but in the meantime here’s a little update on where I will be in the next couple … Continue reading

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Towersey Festival – the Craft Fair

I’m back in London after a very successful Towersey Festival! I taught 12 people to spin, 2 of whom were children. A three year old girl had a go on my spinning wheel, I introduced a number of spinners to … Continue reading

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Plutonium Muffins at Towersey

Long-time readers of the blog will know about Towersey, a folk festival I’ve been going to for years. Located in Oxfordshire, this wonderful festival started in 1965, and each year gets bigger and better. I have always loved the vendors … Continue reading

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[GIVEAWAY] Spin City UK CLOSED

It’s time to announce the Spin City UK giveaway that I’ve been sitting on for a couple of months! When I helped out on the Spin City UK stand at iKnit Fandango, I came away with some goodies for myself … Continue reading

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Antipodean Fibre Haul Part 2

Part One of my fibre haul can be found here – I recommend you read that first, as this is the second part! After Melbourne we flew to New Zealand, where I was super inspired by the lakes and ocean … Continue reading

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Antipodean Fibre Haul Part 1

It’s time to talk about fibre. This post was supposed to come yesterday, but it has taken me what feels likeĀ forever to take photos and edit all of them so that I can show them off! I was then going … Continue reading

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Friday Round-up: sewing, sewing, spinning

This week has disappeared in a spiral of sewing and spinning – I’m so surprised it is already Friday! (I actually don’t think I know what day it really is? Monday?!)Anyway, with instant gratification something that I’ve been needing, as … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Cowl

I decided to take the Bank Holiday off – which means that although I didn’t do any blogging, I got loads of stuff done! The big news item is that I’ve finished Naloa! I haven’t posted any photos of it … Continue reading

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Friday Roundup: Yarn, People, Projects

I am grateful for yarn, the people I love, yarn and the cat. I’m also grateful that I need to do this Friday recap, because I’m feeling particularly miserable right now and it can only be good having to focus … Continue reading

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Follow Me Down Cousin Jack

If you’re a long-time reader of this blog, you’ll know that I have been working on the alpaca yarn project “Follow Me Down, Cousin Jack” for the longest time. Today is a fire-in-my-belly inspirational type of post to give myself … Continue reading

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