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Using Art Yarn. Part 1: The Easter Chicks

The possibilities for art yarn, both creating it and using it, are limitless. However sometimes people struggle to know what to do with this yarn that may be bulky, irregular, highly textured, short of yardage and, above all, fun. 449 more words


TdF 2016 Prep :D

So far I’ve:

  • realized my fave spindle is broken and my second fave is missing
  • ordered a replacement (hasn’t arrived yet)
  • rigged up a temporary fix…
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Moar Yarn!

I’ve just listed another 12 DeStash Yarn listings in my Etsy shop and I’m about to list a ton of hand spun art yarn! Need a little fun accent on a project? 36 more words


The Sun Has Got It's Hat On (fingers crossed)!

I am keen to start experimenting with dyeing yarn, and with this in mind I acquired a Solar Dyeing Kit when I was at Wonderwool at the weekend. 273 more words


Getting Antsy

Spinning has been on my mind a lot lately, even if it hasn’t been actually in my hands. For one, I set a goal back in January… 449 more words


Down to the Wire

March was a month of courses and learning new skills. I really enjoy learning new crafts and in Manchester one of the best places to go for new lessons is The Ministry of Craft. 380 more words

Knitted Accessories

Going Round in Circles

Despite the fact that I have been shovelling chocolate into my face like a woman possessed this Easter, I have also been reading up on, and researching, my latest weaving obsession… 321 more words