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Handspun socks in use 3

We visited a friend recently and of course, I was knitting away as we chatted.  I explained about the tuff socks naturally project and she brought out her entire sock drawer in which there were quite a few pairs knit by my own hands, some of which I don’t remember knitting!  58 more words

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While I was on holiday, I finished sewing a batch of needle books made from scraps of blanket dyed with various plants.  Now they are waiting to become part of mending kits!

Natural Dyeing

Week 6

During this week we were busing with finding information about natural dyeing. Which kind of natural products we could use and what kind of effect in color it would give. 74 more words

Project Overview Proces

More spinning

…some more fat yarns spun from the fleece of a sheep called Lentil, which have now gone to their new home with a friend who likes to knit fat yarns. 37 more words

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Madder dyeing

There was a very exciting moment in the garden last week.  I was digging out madder roots hoping to create enough space to plant Japanese indigo seedlings (as you do).  201 more words

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The Epiphany of our Lord

January 6 marks the Feast of the Epiphany, when the child Jesus was revealed to the Magi from the east.

I made these felt Magi for my mother as part of a larger nativity scene last Christmas. 45 more words

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Pulling all the strands together

After a whole lot of exploring and trying things out and generally spinning around in circles I finally managed to piece together the creative project I was working on for my first assignment. 640 more words