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Tapestry weaving with West Dean College at Art in Action 2015

Art in Action 2015

It’s July, It’s Art in Action 2015 On Saturday we went to Art in Action 2015, one of our favourite events. One of the joys of Art in Action is to watch artists and craftspeople demonstrate their skills and discuss their work with them. “How do you do… ?” is a common question. I love finding out the techniques used in […]

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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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Two cute knitted bunnys made from one square of garter stitch

How to Make a Bunny from a Knitted Square

Tips on Making a Bunny from a Knitted Square I’ve been demonstrating how to transform a knitted square into a bunny to various groups of knitters, since I wrote the introduction to Bunny from a Square. There’s always a moment when people see the bunny emerging from the square; it’s quite magical if you have never seen this. […]

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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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