Tag Archives: roving

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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Adventures in Wonder(wool)land


Where to begin? I’m still coming down from my long anticipated high. This year, Wonderwool Wales seemed a little quieter. Perhaps it was because I left my other half with the kids to have a wander around the surrounding areas … Continue reading

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Spinning Rainbows


We have had a very crafty couple of weeks! I have been catching up with some spinning and sewing and even had a go at whittling some crochet hooks from some found sticks. I have to say, the baby yak … Continue reading

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Yarn in York


My internal yarn magnet kicked in very quickly on the night we arrived in York. We were walking along in the darkness, when I had that familiar pull. Moments later we were stood outside Ramshambles, a pretty little yarn shop … Continue reading

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Lace and Snow


We don’t get a huge amount of snow over here. When we do it seems to have two outcomes.  Major panic and everything grinds to a halt, while the other half race to the nearest slope and play in it … Continue reading

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New Year’s Knitolutions


My new year’s resolutions are usually the same every year; drink less coffee, lose weight, cut back on this, start doing that… and these resolutions usually end up forgotten or given up on by the end of January. This year … Continue reading

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Have yourselves a merry little Christmas / Yule / Winter Solstice… whatever…


I love having children this time of year… being Pagan I do wonder about whether or not it is right to celebrate Christmas, but as so much of it is pagan in origin and so much has come from other … 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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Commitment to Teeswater


Don’t you just love it when inspiration strikes, regardless of what time it is? This year, at Wonderwool, I found some amazing fibres. My first problem is having the time to spin / felt them all. Every spare minute I … Continue reading

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