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Hanks of yarn on display at a yarn festival

2020 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 local yarn festivals. You will discover many small companies spinning and dying beautiful yarns as well as farmers with flocks of […]

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Colourful hanks of hand-dyed yarn on display at a yarn festival

2020 dates for UK yarn and fibre festivals

Let’s plan a great day out If you’re a knitter or crocheter, then there’s nothing like a day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn. Inhale the yarn fumes and absorb the colour! It’s good for your sense of well-being since you’ll return brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. Take some […]

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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 My up-to-date list of UK yarn and fibre festivals can be found here. A day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn is good for 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 your […]

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Simple sparkly crochet necklaces in various colours.

Sparkly Crochet Necklace Kits

A New Crochet Kit Let me introduce my Sparkly Crochet Necklace kits. These sparkly, delicate beaded crochet necklaces look fantastic and couldn’t be easier to make. I designed these necklaces for new and beginner crocheters to try in mini-workshops. But, you know, more experienced crocheters didn’t want to be left out: everyone enjoys making them!   And why […]

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