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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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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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FibreShare Vendor

I am really excited to have been chosen to be a featured UK FibreShare vendor in the first 2020 yarn swap. If you haven't taken part in FibreShare before, or are unsure what they are, then head over to their website where you can read all about it and sign up!...

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