Tag Archives: seasonal

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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An August Giveaway


A friend and I have recently set up a new ‘knitting’ group, Woolgathering at the Tyn-y-Capel . Nestled in the local hilltops we get to admire a stunning view no matter what the weather and enjoy conversation over a pretty … Continue reading

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Midsummer Fae – a donkey short


It is a tradition to make fairy houses at midsummer. It is the time they will visit your garden to celebrate the Summer Solstice, singing and dancing into the wee hours. The morning of the solstice, both Emily and Toby … Continue reading

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Calling in the May!


  What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Mayday? Personally, with me it is the maypole. The maypole is said to represent two things. In times gone by our ancestors believed that spirits … 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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Unicorn in the Forest and a few FOs


We have been going a little sewing mad this week. A friend told me about a shop in Chester that sells wool felt – not the nasty acrylic kind! Toby has had a little gnome production line going on – … 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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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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Blackberry Haze


Blackberry Haze

Blackberry Haze

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