Tag Archives: Wool

Wonderwool Wales Part Two – a major purchase

I had a hidden agenda while we were at Wonderwool Wales this year, and it ended with a major purchase. For years I’ve been lusting after a more portable spinning wheel than my Ashford Traditional. Every year I try out … Continue reading

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Walking through a Woolly Wonderwool

Last weekend I visited Wonderwool Wales with two of my favourite people. Although John didn’t actually come in to the show with me, he provided valuable moral support from the cafes of Builth Wells, in the form of encouragement and … Continue reading

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A tip or ten for Wonderwool Wales

It’s craft show tip time! It’s been almost two years since I last went to a craft show, and I’m beyond excited to be heading to Wonderwool Wales tomorrow. Because of living in relative isolation in Devon from September 2015, … Continue reading

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YARNS of Tavistock: Local Yarn Shops

I unexpectedly came across YARNS of Tavistock on Monday morning, and absolutely loved it. I sometimes go in to yarn shops thinking I might do a review of them, and then realise there is nothing to distinguish them from the myriads … Continue reading

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Dr Who Scarf cast on!

I cast on my Dr Who scarf the other day. You have No. Idea. how excited I am about this project, although it has resulted in a little bit of an RSI relapse. I’ll be talking about that later, so hang … Continue reading

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January 2016 FOs: accessorise to the max!

Following on from Wednesday’s post, here is a January 2016 FOs one! I feel like I’ve been really productive this month – whether or not this is actually the case, I’m not sure. At least I have a lot of … Continue reading

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Local Yarn Shops: Country Crafts of Stroud

I’m here to talk about Country Crafts of Stroud, a shop I visited last week while in the town with John and his family. If you missed the Bluestocking Wool Shop review from this same visit, you can find it … 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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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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