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Do you or your partner use the saying ” don’t leave it at your back side”? The wife says it to me a lot (I know you may think this is hard to believe, or not). 461 more words

My New Year's Day cast on socks

This is my first blog post of the new year and I have a finished object to show with you.

I received lots of lovely crafty stuff and several skeins of beautiful yarn from my family for Christmas. 346 more words


For the Love of Wool

Family history has always fascinated me, and I know so little about mine. This year I decided to change that.

In 1955 my Nana’s family moved to Bournemouth from London and my great-grandparents – Mick and Rose Dunlop – took over Evelyn’s Wool on Seabourne Road in Southbourne. 569 more words

Arts And Crafts

Chanel Tweed

I grabbed a bunch of hand spun yarns, warped the loom and just wove. The result was this scarf which is reminiscent of Chanel’s 1950’s era wool woven suits. 42 more words



Yep, the Single Project Status didn’t last long ;)

Last week I started a vintage style cardigan, which is making good progress, but it isn’t the best travel knitting. 123 more words

Time Flips: March Calendar

Sister, are you ready for the March calendar? Here’s what I’m thinking – we need to get these patterns posted a week or two BEFORE the month really gets started so that our stitching sisters can have them in place when it’s time to flip to a new calendar page. 142 more words


Felting with old sweaters

I’m a great recycler, as I suspect many textile lovers are. Much of my business is based on scouring charity shops and jumble sales for items that other people have discarded and transforming them back into desirable objects. 407 more words

Wet Felting