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Slow Crafting Podcast : Episode 15 – Crochet-tastic

Only just cross posting this across from YouTube, instructions for working the crochet blanket I mention in the podcast will follow shortly. A bi-weekly podcast charting my efforts to incorporate a slow living/ slow fashion approach to my crafting life … Continue reading

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Slow Crafting Podcast – Episode 8 Plans for Me Made May 2017

Here is the latest episode of the podcast where I talk about my sewing plans for this month and a couple of my recent hand spun yarns. The links referenced can be found over on the episode page for my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

After discovering Alabama Chanin through a number of knitting podcasts (strangely I have never heard the name mentioned on any of the sewing podcasts I follow) I decided to add this book to my birthday wish list this year and luckily my OH listened … Continue reading

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Socks, socks and more socks ( #16pairsin2016 )

At the beginning of the year I decided to take part in a knit along hosted by Tracey from The Passioknit Spinner podcast and Sadie from the Yarnivore podcast. The idea was to knit 16 pairs of socks during 2016. … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a handmade wardrobe.

Part of my year of mindful makes was to make more effort to create a handmade wardrobe, for 4 reasons; If I made them myself I may end up with closes that fitted me better than shop bought clothes I could … Continue reading

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When a crafter moves house.

You know the day is off to a bad start when this is one of your first conversations; OH: What’s your plan for today? Me: Well, I need you to get the suitcases out of the loft and then find … Continue reading

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A mountain of handspun yarn

For several years there has been discussion in the knitting community about whether people are product or process knitters, and I can quite comfortably say I am very much a product knitter but I recently realised that in contrast I am … Continue reading

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