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April 2017 Resolutions – peach blossom and spinning

Hurrah, a new resolutions post! Back when I started doing my monthly resolutions, I used to be super ambitious. The more successful I was at completing all the things I set out to do, the more I judged myself against … Continue reading

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Aurora! An antique spinning wheel

Meet Aurora! This is my new spinning wheel, a beautiful, beautiful old girl that my darling daddy gave me for Christmas. There is a lot of work to do on her, so you’ll get that over the next few months, … 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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[GIVEAWAY] Owl Print Panda Stitch Markers CLOSED

I met Amanda of Owl Print Panda for the second time when I was at Edinburgh Yarn Festival. Don’t ask me when the first time was, I can’t remember – I just know I did! Amanda is an amazing knitter … Continue reading

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Local Yarn(?) Shops: the Handweavers Studio

Lucky enough to live a few hundred metres away from the Handweavers Studio, I have never got round to actually reviewing it. Well, my friends, that has all changed! I went in a few weeks ago and spent a good … Continue reading

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FO Friday – Campaign for Wool yarn

I’m really happy to show you pictures of my Campaign for Wool yarn for FO Friday. I finished it last weekend when Craft Boss was round, and it is now sitting on a cajon in the lounge waiting for a … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday – Cheviot Yarn Attempt One

One of my March Resolutions was to “Wheel-spin all of my personally prepared Cheviot fibre.” I’ve so far managed two skeins of Cheviot Yarn, with my third set of singles resting on the bobbins. Hurrah. This has happened because of … Continue reading

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Spinning – Happy New March! Resolutions.

Plutonium Muffins has gone back to spinning. So, what the heck does “Happy New March! Resolutions” mean?! February has treated me┬ábadly, friends. My car tried to break my spirit, at the same time as a wisdom tooth decided that ‘up’ … Continue reading

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Sorting through Cheviot Fleece

When I ordered my spinning wheel, the lady who sold it to me sent me three fleeces, one of which was from a Cheviot sheep in her own flock. I’ve finally given up on spinning my Mudchute Farm fleece, from … Continue reading

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The Spinning Wheel has arrived!

In the last post in which spinning was mentioned, I suggested that there was a slight possibility of me buying a spinning wheel. I was umming and ahhhing over it for about a day, before I just went for it. … Continue reading

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