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A Compass and a Love of Nature: Beck Snow Art

If there’s one thing we love to do at Icebreaker it’s to have fun in nature.This is exactly what we did recently when we hosted media from Germany, France, Switzerland and Canada at the launch of our Fall/Winter 2014 Simon Beck for Icebreaker collection. 373 more words


Shades of pink

Yesterday I promised to go into more detail about my sari silk in pink spinning project. While I’m quite aware that no one will be really reading this brand new blog, that’s no excuse for not keeping a promise made to the internet! 600 more words

Fibre Craft

Time freely spent

A few weeks ago, Mr Knitting Theologian requested a vest to wear over his shirts at work. He was rather specific about what he wanted : something relatively close-fitting, grey, in a non-scratchy wool. 378 more words


Merryville Merino Magic

Sheep were the stars of the Sydney Royal Easter Show yesterday, with the major awards presented at the Sheep & Wool Pavilion.

Three prestigious trophies were awarded to various studs. 265 more words

Sydney Royal Easter Show


I have my first big assignment due tomorrow. Its proving to be quite a boring topic. So, instead of just putting my head down and cracking on with it earlier in the week, I faffed about with the overlocker and the merino scraps left over from my Briar. 516 more words


"Bio-Fibersity": Consider Bio-Diversity When Selecting Fibers

Based on the Hepatica coming up in our woods, spring has finally arrived in this part of the country. I say this with some hesitation since our temperature is supposed to drop back into the 40s for highs next week. 906 more words

"Yarn Works" Book


“RittenhouseTown Wrap” by Jocelyn Tunney was recently published on Ravelry. It´s a free knitting pattern. I had in my stash WalkCollection´s Suave DK in the color “Ebony”, that I intended for another shawl. 179 more words