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Felt for Foraging and Jam making


Phew, what a crafty week I have put my poor hands through. After discovering a fallen oak branch laden with baby acorns I realised soon would be the time for autumnal treasure gathering in the forest. Technically we have a … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Sole – socks and yarn and mossy trees.


  Ok, I know I said I would write about the yarny side of York this time, but I got very excited this morning when a book I have been waiting for arrived today. I had to share! A friend … Continue reading

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Wool in the Woods


Is it strange to take wool for a walk? I keep finding myself doing it. Both roving and yarn. I usually have a pretty good idea of what I want to do with it as and when I buy it … Continue reading

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Windberry and Cinnamon Jam


A week or so ago we went foraging for wind-berries that hide amongst the heather that covers the local hilltops. An hour or two later and we had half filled our basket and headed down to the hedgerows to gather … Continue reading

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