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Some thoughts on life, yarn a few other bits!

All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please note that anything pre-January 2018 was originally written in another package. I have transferred it over here but not all the information has translated as it should. 

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BadassFriday

BadassFriday

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 2 weeks you can’t escape hearing about Black Friday... A gratuitous day of fake deals and inbox spam... However we thought we’d do something a bit different... I have spent much of the last year on Zoom (who...

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Like many of my friends and people everywhere, I am appalled at the death of George Floyd and the countless other black people and people of colour who have died unnecessarily. I stand against racism of any sort. I am learning about my white privilege and I am...

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Grease Is The Word

Grease Is The Word

When I was a child my favourite film was Grease. My older sister took me to Shrewsbury, which was the nearest cinema (I grew up in a small market town called Much Wenlock, in Shropshire) and we started queuing at 10.30am for the 1.30 viewing... The queue was already...

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Tracks of My Yarns

Tracks of My Yarns

When I first started dyeing yarn almost 3 years ago, the hardest part for me was coming up with interesting names for them all... Then it came to me - I would name them all after my other big passion in life - music. I am never not listening to music, be it on the...

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We Are In This Together ?

We Are In This Together ?

??????????????????????????????????? It's no secret that I love rainbows ? some of my favourite and most popular colourways are rainbows. Infact, I remember at may last wool fair - Waltham Abbey Wool Show - I sold about 4kg of my Let There Be More Light colourway in...

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Learn To Knit Online

Learn To Knit Online

Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm Given recent school closures and social distancing measures due to Covid19, and following requests from several friends, I have decided to run knitting classes online via Zoom. Below are some videos to help you. This is a completely free workshop...

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Eiffel Tower – a top down jumper in the making…

Eiffel Tower – a top down jumper in the making…

Having wanted to write a straight forward top-down jumper pattern for quite some time, I had no idea quite how long it was going to take... In fact when I edited the images of the various stages I realise that I started the first sample in April last year ?However, I...

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Coronavirus Update

We are in unprecedented times right now so I wanted to you of my current terms and procedures: I will continue to ship orders, however all my local post offices are now closed so I am having to use Parcel2Go/Hermes. I have amended the shipping options and now have to...

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