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