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Soup Days

The weather has turned chill and the frost lingers on the rooves of the valley where the sun doesn’t warm them. Hearty soups always appeal to me during weather like this.  304 more words

Rachel Atkinson on Working with Wool

This evening on the cusp of Working with Wool and Wearing Wool, we hear from Rachel Atkinson whom many of you may know through her blog, … 1,082 more words

Working With Wool

Wednesday WIP - Second Chance Saloon

Remember this?

Rescued from its previous incarnation, this yarn is rising from the ashes!

Its new destiny is Akoya by Carol Feller … a neat design, with enough pattern detail to be interesting, without being too complicated. 96 more words

Courtney Stodden Protests Wool, Looks Freezing

She is doing the Lord’s work.

PETA convinced Courtney Stodden to take a stand against wool and encourage others to “save sheep” yesterday in Los Angeles. 21 more words

Attic24 Sunny CAL

Those of you who know me will know I am a big fan of Lucy from Attic24, and have been for many, many years. Her use of bright, cheerful colours and gorgeous designs have really helped revamp the image of crochet for a new generation. 269 more words



So who thinks these are great?! I learnt how to crochet stitch and I love attaching patches and prints to clothes, making them 3D. The wool is also super cosy in the Winter. 18 more words

74/100 Spin Control: Techniques for Spinning the Yarns You Want by Amy King

This was an extremely quick read, but very satisfying as well.  Admittedly most of the books I have read on trying to create the yarn you want recommend, fairly forcefully, keeping a book of samples.  108 more words