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2018 dates for European yarn and fibre festivals

2018 dates for European yarn festivals

Travels with yarn! Whenever I travel abroad I look for yarn local to the place that I’m visiting. One of the easiest ways to track down local yarn in another country is to visit a yarn festival. You will discover many small companies spinning and dying beautiful yarns as well as farmers with flocks of […]

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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

2018 dates for UK yarn and fibre festivals

Let’s plan a great day out If you read this blog regularly you will know that I love to use British yarn. It’s not that I think British yarn is better than yarn from elsewhere, but I think it’s important to support locally produced products and producers. Here in the UK, we are lucky to […]

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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

Fibre and Yarn Festivals 2017-2018

Let’s plan a great day out Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. A day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn is good for sense of your well-being. I know I always return, exhausted, but brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. So, make yourself a hot drink in […]

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Wonderwool Wales: Mohair dyed ringlest from Crafty Goat Club.

Wonderwool Wales 2017

A sunny Wonderwool Wales! Spring is my favourite time of year; I love the Spring flowers and new leaves and (hopefully) blue skies! It’s also the time when my fibromyalgia eases and I feel able to do more without risking a flare-up. So, I’ve been looking forward to Wonderwool Wales for some time. We spent a […]

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UK Craft, Fashion and Textiles Exhibitions, 2017 by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

UK Craft, Fashion and Textiles Exhibitions

Visit Inspiring Craft, Fashion and Textiles Exhibitions There’s something about Spring that makes me want to go out and visit places. I’m really looking forward to visiting Wonderwool Wales later this month. In addition to many yarn festivals, there’s also lots of craft, fashion and textiles exhibitions during the next few months. I’ve selected a few you might like […]

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