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Things are progressing

Pleased to say Clive is progressing well (touch wood) with his recovery from his hip operation.Not using any crutches or sticks at all now.It made such a difference the surgeon doing the operation in a different way to the way his left hip was done (no thigh muscle cut this time) and he also managed to balance up the length of each leg better so now they are more or less same length. 581 more words

Woolfest Update! — Creative Fibre Auckland

The weather for tomorrow looks like it’s going to be awful! Wear your wellies and bring a brolly! All our traders are undercover, but you may get a little damp getting to us.

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April Showers

I have been working in the knitting industry for over eight years – and it still takes me by surprise every year how incredibly busy April and May are! 171 more words

Workshops, Shows & Events!

I was very excited this week to find out that I’ve been accepted for Yarndale again! It was so good last year to meet people who I know from the world of social media, and to see the familiar faces of people I’ve met at workshops, shows and events over the years. 392 more words

Daily Photo: Festivals 2

Part of the Daily Photo series of photos taken and curated by Jeni Reid especially for WOVEMBER. For the WEARING WOOL phase of WOVEMBER we are delving into the joy of WOOL FESTIVALS – surely some of the best places to see WOOL being worn, and also some of the best places to see how we collectively wear WOOL as a cultural meeting point! 79 more words

Working With Wool

Bookshop Bunnies

Hello All

Still here! Miracles will never cease. Good job too as I have a trio of little chums to introduce you to. Back in March my very good friend B and her husband re-located their home and wonderful bookshop, … 218 more words



I’m very pleased to be able to announce the release of my newest shawl pattern, Anthriscus.

Launched at Woolfest, Anthriscus is a ‘V’ shaped shawl knit from tip to tip, starting at one end and increasing to the centre, working a contrast central section with short rows then working decreases in the third colour to the opposite tip.  456 more words