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Stashquisition…brought to you by Cascade 220

Forgive me readers, for I have sinned…with a stashquisition of epic proportions. Part of this was necessary, and actually part of my January/February Resolutions…but part of it was just pure frivolity. I’m going to say it’s because my stash is … Continue reading

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Biscotte & Cie Yarn – Review

Biscotte & Cie, a Canadian yarn company, sent me some yarn for review, and I am finally going to finish that! It has taken me a very long time to get this out there, because first off, it took me ages … Continue reading

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Meet the Sheep!

I’m on my way back to London at the moment, thinking about the sheep and how much I’m going to miss them. It’s OK though, I’ve taken loads of film of them, and put together a little video for you … Continue reading

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Adventure Up North

John and I went on an Adventure Up North in August 2014, getting into our car and driving until we found places to stay and things to do. Although we said we were going North, we didn’t get any further … Continue reading

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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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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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Brighton Knit and Make Social

Saturday found me in Brighton with a group of Yarn in the City fans, for the Brighton Knit and Make Social! This was a mini-crawl to Brighton, with a few shops, some good knitting time and some great cake involved… This … Continue reading

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Weaving Simply Stunning Scarves Part One

I bought a loom! I know, none of us has heard me say that for several months…but I have been ‘looming’ away, and after getting bored of doing straight weaving, decided I wanted to learn some new techniques. I could … Continue reading

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Foxy Loxy

I thought I would tell you about Foxy Loxy, the Joeli Caparco pattern that I knitted up and sent to New Zealand for Baby Oliver, the newest arrival to the family! I have not managed to get a photo of … 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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