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The Bulky Berkshire Collection

I have collected here what I have named the “Bulky Berkshire Line” of my winter wear. All items in this collection are made with Valley Yarn’s “Bulky Berkshire,” which is a remarkably soft and sumptuous blend of alpaca and Peruvian wool. 477 more words


Fibershed process: washing and scouring

At its most basic, scouring is a way of cleaning textile fibres. Wool that’s been shorn from a sheep is known as greasy, or raw wool. 1,005 more words

Fibreshed Victoria

Why Support Small Business?

Small Business Saturday is a shopping event held annually during Thanksgiving weekend and one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. It encourages people across America to shop local businesses, which strengthens the economy and puts people to work. 301 more words

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Behind the Scenes: Christmas 2015

The weather is changing, the winter coats are out, and the Builder’s Club Warehouse is full of Christmas furni, which can only mean one thing…it’s almost Christmas! 1,190 more words


Featured FO: Hut 8

Today I thought I’d show you my lovely Hut 8 cardigan. I finished it ages ago (in April), have worn it loads, and finally got these pics when we were in Ireland in June (and it’s now November, ahem).. 147 more words


Scarf work in progress

Here is a scarf I’ve been working on since the Knitting and Stitching show at Ally Pally.
It’s not for me, it’s for my lovely fiancé, who picked the colours and stitch pattern. 102 more words