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All that lustres is not silk

Goodness, the weeks since Woolfest have rushed by in a whirl of knitting (yes I caught the stash dash bug), some very exciting secret knitting and a very wonderful trip north. 1,296 more words


Fluff and stuff: a Woolfest haul

Just like last year, I had in mind that I wouldn’t buy yarn at Woolfest, because I have enough at home to open a yarn shop. 656 more words


Wool, glorious wool?

A couple of weeks ago I enjoyed the glorious event that is Woolfest in deepest, darkest Cumbria. I attended last year and was determined to return for its 10th birthday this year. 687 more words


Wonderful Woolfest 2014

Was especially delighted to exhibit at Woolfest this year. The weather was just fantastic as was the show. Somewhat of a challenge setting up a long and skinny stall but it worked. 16 more words

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Not Just For Woolfest

I don’t think you’re ever too old for friendship bracelets. Definitely not yarny ones. Absolutely definitely not Woolfest yarny ones.

I made these for the four of us who went to Woolfest last weekend. 105 more words


Do you know where I left my car keys? ..... The after effects of spending time with women of a certain age!

Yes……. we made it ……we survived Woolfest 2014!

For myself, it has taken almost a full week to recover from the excitement.  For Aurelie, I fear the consequences could be much worse. 607 more words


Wool Fest!

Some friends and I went to a festival this weekend. Nope, not Glastonbury. This one was more wooly than muddy. It was the Woolfest event held in Cockermouth, Cumbria (yep, it’s shot to the top of my all-time list of favourite place names). 349 more words