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Slow Crafting Podcast – Episode 12: More to life than merino part 2

Oh my word! I totally forgot to cross post this over here a couple of weeks ago so you are getting 2 posts for the price of one today. Episode 13 to follow shortly. Show notes can be found over … Continue reading

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Slow Crafting Podcast – Episode 10 : Where I get giddy about fleece and fibre.

   

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Bakewell Wool Gathering

It may seem like all the American counterpart of the knitting and spinning community spent last weekend at Rhinebeck but I say Rhinebeck Schminebeck it’ all about Bakewell Wool Gathering! In all fairness I am saying that a bit tongue … Continue reading

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Spinning – the Goldilocks equation.

You could be forgiven for thinking that I had dropped off the face of the planet given my blog silence for the last few weeks but in reality I’ve just been swept up in a whirlwind of summer holidays, mummy … Continue reading

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Improvising a Turkish spindle in a Welsh Tepee.

Way off schedule with this week’s post but finally found time to recap my Welsh adventures from last weekend and the surprising amount of crafting I’ve managed to squeeze in this week. Last weekend we had a Crafty Family camping … Continue reading

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Good job I’m not a wool snob!

At some point last year I decided to try and use more real wool yarns when knitting (unless it was for a baby – they only get acrylic) but my budget doesn’t always allow for 100% wool enhancements to my … Continue reading

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The unexpected benefits of being a little bit anti-social

You may have noticed that I missed posting to the blog last week, this was because for once I actually had a social life – by which I mean there was much nattering, cake eating and tea drinking! Most weeks … Continue reading

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