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Merino in the Mountains

Lorene, Icebreaker’s Chamonix, France Store Manager, shared this amazing paragliding adventure with us:

When we opened the first Icebreaker store in Europe more than 4 years ago, I was looking for the best outdoor group in town to test Icebreaker gear…enter PGHM − police units of the French National Gendarmerie who specialize in the relief and assistance of victims in hazardous mountain environments.

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Yarn for a special occasion

This is beautiful soft merino I purchased from Paradise Fibers.  I originally intended to experiment with dyeing and blending with Angora and glitz.   I got this because of a post by my blog friend, The Brave Little Thread, in which she extolled the virtues of her buttery bliss.   83 more words


Playing with Eco dying, Exhibition & Kilkenny Arts Week.

Is it just me but the Summer seems to be flying by, here we are three quarters of the way through July, glorious weather, workshops happening, spinning being done but very slowly with a lot of vm removal and I mean a lot along with tons of combing before spinning and for once I really am not enjoying it, though on the bright side hopefully a friend will have some yarn which she can knit something with. 154 more words


Fried that squash blossom

Good god, this was a long suffering spin.

And I blathered on so much about it…

Last year, I was thrilled to buy the wool – … 182 more words


Tour de Fleece 2014: Days 1-7

In an effort not to bore the living daylights out of everyone I decided to only post my Tour de Fleece (TdF) progress every week or so. 361 more words


Meet our winning designs

We’re excited to announce the winners of our graphic design contest, “The World’s Greatest T-Shirt Design Challenge”! After narrowing down the best designs from over 1,200 entries, we invited fans to vote for their favorite. 144 more words