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Playing with Plying

A few weeks ago, the rather marvellous Verity from Truly Hooked [1] sent me a braid of dyed merino to test. Never one to turn down free fibre, I jumped at the chance! 300 more words


Dusk at Brodgar


When I was a child, a beautiful sunset was one of the greatest delights of nature. The colours in this fibre initially reminded me of northern lights, with the bold sweeps of magenta. 149 more words



100% natural, New Zealand made, antibacterial, silky soft amazing merino wool.

Admittingly, I have a few merino things I bought a while back which are just at my mums at the moment – however recently I’ve fallen in love with the Mokopuna range. 273 more words


Earthy tones

There has been spinning! I made some purchases in a destash recently and so have acquired fibres I wouldn’t ordinarily buy.  This is naturally dyed fibre by a verb for keeping warm; merino/silk/yak in ‘sticks and stones’ colourway. 62 more words

Natural Dyeing



This was my first attempt at a gradient yarn. The colours were inspired by the character of Venger from the Dungeons and Dragons cartoon series. 179 more words


Brioche Sweater

Some time last year I wrote about my intentions of knitting a sweater, based on a picture from an 1950s Dutch knitting book called  1,089 more words