Category Archives: Crafty Roots

Podcast Episode 17: Matsutso

Welcome to Episode 17 of the Plutonium Muffins podcast! I chat about my current works in progress, finishes, future projects, goings on in the world of Monthly Resolutions, as well as the sheep that are now at the farm! Listen … Continue reading

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[COMPETITION] Sheep, sheep, sheep

The sheep are here! If you read last week’s blogpost on Greyface Dartmoors, you’ll know what I’m talking about…but not exactly. I was away from the farm last week, doing things in London, and while I was there my parents … Continue reading

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Sheep Breeds: Greyface Dartmoor

I have exciting news…from Wednesday next week, Plutonium Muffins HQ will be the home of a miniature flock of Greyface Dartmoor sheep. That’s right, stitches, we are going rural! I thought I would do a sheep breeds feature on these sheep, … Continue reading

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Alpaca World

I am a huge lover of Alpaca World Magazine, and was super thrilled when they published my photos of the p-LUSH show in the latest issue of the magazine! For obvious reasons, I won’t post a full photo of the copy, … Continue reading

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Folk Arts with Shooting Roots

I have talked about Shooting Roots before, a folk organisation that John and I are involved in, alternately as tutors and participants at various folk events around the UK. If you’re looking for a better description, here is one in the … Continue reading

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Breeds of Sheep: Ouessant

The Ouessant Sheep was my latest featured breed of sheep on the Plutonium Muffins podcast, in Episode Seven: Kiti. Listen to the episode here! Then sit back and enjoy this little bit of extra information. I queued this post on … Continue reading

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Episode Seven: Kiti

In Episode Seven of the Plutonium Muffins podcast I introduce you to the newest member of the family (it may be temporary!), teach you about the difference between woollen and worsted spinning, and discuss the Ouessant sheep. There’s a small … Continue reading

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East London Knit: a studio visit

It has now been nearly two weeks since I visited Renee in the East London Knit studio in Hackney Wick, London. I’m thrilled to be sharing some photos and information with you – please do go and find out more … Continue reading

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Breeds of Sheep: Navajo-Churro

As promised in the Plutonium Muffins Podcast Episode Four, here’s a bit of extra information on the Navajo-Churro sheep for you! I hope you enjoy it – if there’s anything extra that you would like, or you have any questions, … Continue reading

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Breeds of Sheep: The Mouflon

Following on from the second episode of the Plutonium Muffins Podcast: Gachira, I have been doing a bit more research into the Mouflon sheep! What can I say, I’ve got a lot of time on my hands – and it … Continue reading

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