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Another little wrap

Rohrspatz Wollmeise 100% pure wool ‘nautical miles’ I used 100gms from a 150gm hank so lots left to crochet the edges (once I learn how) I used my new blockers (knit pro via Amazon) for the first time.  Advertisements

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I have a plan for this soft and quite delicious yarn. Happy anniversary to me 

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A day out

Do you want to spend a day in Cambridge? We left home at 10.15, an hour later the A14 was closed due to an accident. We decided to detour to Huntingdon instead, a quick look at the internet gave us … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Bliss

I am back to having three spinning wheels, the beautiful Bliss went to a new home. Not because I didn’t like it, l loved it, but..I ran out of space and had to keep moving it to reach stuff. It … Continue reading

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Ply day

I needed bobbins so plied everything I had spun.  The four small hanks were plied from a centre pull ball. Left overs from plying full bobbins.  I decided I needed something a bit brighter so made some batts using the … Continue reading

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When I ordered it, I was told it would take weeks. It came in 6 days! I appear to have acquired two spinning wheels this week. Guilty face on. 

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One out, one in

On Sunday I said goodbye to the Lendrum spinning wheel that I had wanted so much. I hope that it is happy in its new home and gets lots of use. On Monday morning an ad appeared on the Ravelry … Continue reading

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In my quest for a hobby which I can do without over using my thumbs, I listened to my friend Julie. Julie recommended weaving but I found my 24″ rigid heddle loom a bit daunting so I purchased a 10″ … Continue reading

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Darley Dale and Cromford mill

our sit and stitch group had a rather nice day out, we went to Cromford Mill first, where we ate scones, drank tea and did a little shopping at QuiltEssential. Tina and I enjoyed the Mill  talk too.  we then … Continue reading

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WonderWoolWales part two

  We were toasty warm on Saturday night. The first job was to bring in the shopping and screw the feet onto the heaters. Happily, for some inexplicable reason I had brought screwdrivers with me. The little Victoria’s came out … Continue reading

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