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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. I am slowly going through and editing old posts but please bear with me – if things look a bit strange 🙂

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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 and nobody really knows how the next few weeks/months will pan out. As well as the yarn discounts below, but I just wanted to reassure everyone of a few things: Whilst I am well and am permitted to, I will continue to ship...

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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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Off with a BANG!

Off with a BANG!

So, my first Ōilyarns Club packages went out this week and I'll admit to being more than a little bit nervous.  I wanted to make them extra special to show my thanks for people who had supported and believed in me from the start. I waited until 1st November because I...

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ōilyarns club is almost here!

ōilyarns club is almost here!

My long awaited yarn club is ready to go, with subscriptions opening on 1st October and the first packages going out early November. I've been trying to combine my two passions: yarns and dōTERRA essential oils, and find a way of sharing them with a wider...

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dōTERRA – an essential life

dōTERRA – an essential life

Have you heard of dōTERRA essential oils? You may have heard about them but not really understand what all the fuss is about so let me try and enlighten you... Before I begin, there is SO much to say about these wonderful oils that I could never fit it into one post...

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Moths and what we can do about them…

Moths and what we can do about them…

Last week I returned from a few days away with my boys, to the awful news... we had a moth infestation. Because of my business this is something I dread, however before you worry about anything you may have bought from me, I'd like to state that all of my stock is...

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Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Knitting and its numerous benefits Is knitting good for your health? In a word - YES! I have heard lots of talk about April being Stress Awareness Month so I thought I'd write a short post about how I deal with stress. Mental Health I have always been an anxious...

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