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Unwilling Wool

If sheep were meant to be shorn

Of their wool,

Why would they need to be held down

As a rule?



What does one do when they acquire an unscoured fleece almost straight off the sheep with no experience whatsoever on scouring, carding, or even spinning? 399 more words


Animals | Golden Fleece

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A golden warm sunlight image taken close-up of a beautiful sheep on a farm.

By odetteholty

Source: 500px.com


Busy Working

Been busy working on my new Block of the Month for 2016.  It’s called Home and Hearth.  Loving how the blocks are stitching up.  Sorry, can’t share anything just yet, but very soon I will  give you a sneak peek.

New Quilt Projects

Yarn spotting at the museum

A lovely family day out at The Black Country Living Museum included three unexpected wool-related sightings!

Skeins of wool in the window of the 1920s  64 more words

Grace update

I finally finished all my motifs for the middle of the Grace Blanket that I am doing (courtesy of My Craft Life on FB) in between all the other gazillion things I’ve been doing and have started to continuously join them. 51 more words


Things in between

I wanted to say firstly, thank you all so much for liking the Bark sock design!  I always find it nerve-racking to issue a sock pattern – to see it so well received is a massive relief and I am very grateful to all of you for your support! 387 more words