Straight needles

The other week I had a bit of a revelation. I thought that the love for straight needles was well and truely dead. When seeing them in a yarn store I always wonder how long they have been sitting there.…

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Woolen-Spun Cormo by ElsaWool

I’m really excited to share with you a new feature I plan to have alongside every pattern. In the hopes of connecting you more with the yarn we spend so much of our time knitting with, I will dedicate a post…

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Currently

Oh there is such a buzz about the place these days. The farm is busy and bustling, keeping us on our toes, long summer days are enticing us to spend every daylight hour outside and with due date around the…

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Pots of colour

Not a lot of knitting has been going on. Not only was this past week silly busy, but my current inability to sit comfortably for any length of time has pushed me in other directions. I treated myself to some…

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June etsy shop update

Whilst I made the decision not to dye seasonal collections of yarn any more, I’m still playing around with my yarn and the pigments I find growing around me. It’s too much fun! In a far more relaxed way I…

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Winter Collection 2012

  As we dance around the chaos of the season – interrupting winds, power cuts a plenty, rivers past our front door, lakes taking up residency in the pastures, mud, [mud, and more mud] and an upcoming kidding season, along…

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Autumn in handspun

My great intentions of 20 minutes and 1oz a day lasted until I had spun up all my Autumnal fiber, but then, as I could have predicted, my plans fell by the wayside, just as much as my inability to…

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Off the needles : Low Tide

  I’ve learned a new trick. Last week Mister and I took a few days off to go hide away in a cabin in the woods. Not much preparation was needed for our mini getaway and so I spend most…

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