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The Haunui Wool Story

Some of you have been aware that in recent months I’ve been stocking a fantastic range of natural coloured wool tops called Haunui New Zealand Halfbred. 903 more words

Finishing handspun yarn - why I think it's a good idea

If you own a How-To-Spin-Yarn book, chances are, you’ve read all about the ‘finishing dilemma:’ after spinning and plying a yarn, should one ‘finish’ it by giving it a nice warm bath, or is it considered finished straight out of the wheel? 384 more words

Fibre Related

Meet Rachel Brown of Porpoise Fur and learn about Yarn in the City Yarn Crawls

Today I’d like to tell you about Rachel Brown from Porpoise Fur. Rachel is American but now lives in the UK. She has been spinning for a number of years and after dabbling in dyeing her own fibre she launched her own online shop selling hand dyed spinning fibre under the name Porpoise Fur. 357 more words


Meet Louise and Spin City

Hi, today I would like to kick off my series of blog posts on the fabulous people I met at the I Knit Fandango show in London last week. 377 more words



Another day, another skein of handspun yarn.

This one is made from a Mix’d tape batt by Wooldancer. These are one of a kind, 50 gram batts that Wooldancer describes as: 192 more words

Fibre Crafts

Latest Skein - Piscean

I’m trying to work my way through my fibre stash at the moment.  I’ve got a few bundles of fibre I haven’t used for much, and it’d be great to get them spun and cleared so the only fibre I have left to worry about is my ouessant fleeces.  289 more words


Birthday Spinning

Sorry about the extended radio silence.  I’ve been doing LOTS of crafting, I just don’t seem to have had the time to post about it.  Well, hopefully that’s going to change and as part of that I’m going to share some of the projects I’ve been getting on with since… wow the end of October, huh? 467 more words