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Shetland shawl on the Sheepwalk at Wonderwool Wales 2016

Magical Knitting at Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool – Be Inspired! I have been looking forward to Wonderwool Wales for several weeks. So has He Who Doesn’t Knit, although what he actually means is he’s looking forward to walking in the hills near the Royal Welsh Show Ground. Finally the much anticipated weekend arrives, the alarm goes at 5 am and we’re […]

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Machine knitted outfit by Camille Hardwick, The Knitting and Stitching Show, 2014

Fibre, Yarn and Fabric Festival Dates July – Dec 2015

Inspirational Days Out Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. Here are fibre, yarn and fabric festival dates for July to December 2015. I have included their dates, locations and links to websites. July Art in Action 16-19 July 2015 Waterperry House, Waterperry, Oxford, OX33 1JZ Art in Action website. Read about my […]

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Birds and flowers at Woollen Woods 2015, Rushcliffe Country Park

Tales from the Woollen Woods

All Creatures Great and Woollen Woollen Workshops I spent the last two Sundays at Rushcliffe Country Park running free drop-in workshops as part of Woollen Woods 2015. French knitting proved popular with the young and not so young! The young thought it was similar to loom banding while the not so young reminisced about using cotton […]

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Cotswold Lamb from the Pickwick Flock

Wonderful Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool Wales – Sometimes Things Go to Plan! I’ve wanted to go to Wonderwool Wales for several years, but we have always been busy that weekend. Usually I go to Quilts UK in Malvern a few weeks later, however, this year, I’m involved in Woollen Woods instead (more on this later). He Who Doesn’t Knit was disappointed to […]

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Woolly Greeting Cards

Greetings to You! Observant readers may have noticed a few changes to my website recently. The “Patterns” heading has changed to “Designs” and if you hover over this heading you can scroll down to look at patterns, kits or greeting cards. I’ve made greeting cards for many years using stamps and collage and love these quick […]

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Detail of dress by Ilona Karkla - craft

The Big Craft Shows

Diary Dates for the Big Craft Shows Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. In my last post I wrote about some of the smaller, individual and independent shows I have visited and others I’d like to visit. In this post I’m covering UK craft events organised by bigger organisations. Again, I have included their […]

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