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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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Tapestry weaving by Fiona Rutherford at Art In Action, independent Show

See Textiles at Nine Independent Shows

Banish the Winter Blues Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. I don’t know about you, but the winter months are not my favourite time of year. If it’s not raining, it’s cloudy, dull, damp and cold. We can’t make the Sun come out, but we can look forward to events […]

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Spinning colour at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

A New Show for Me! There are so many yarn, fibre and textile festivals in Britain, it would be impossible to go to all of them. Yesterday I went to the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia, London. Although I’ve been to Knitting and Stitching Shows at Alexandra Palace a few times and Harrogate many […]

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Twist Collection comprises a hat, cowl, mittens and fingerless mittens.

Twist Collection

Twist Collection Sometimes I knit swatches just because I like the look of a stitch pattern and I’m curious as to how something as simple as knit and purl stitches can create the pattern.  Twist Collection started from that sort of curiosity.  I’d seen a stitch pattern that looked woven – not the classic basket […]

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