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The January Wanderlust Yarn Club is finally here!

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The January Wanderlust Yarn Club is finally here!

January Wanderlust Yarn Club I'm serious! I know it's almost the end of the longest month of the year. But somehow, between moving into my dye space, working on and submitting tax returns and having all of the offspring at home, I forgot to list the Mystery Yarn Club for January! I do apologies. It's now on the website, where it shall remain for another week, after which I will be making sure your orders go out within the first week of Februrary.The inspiration for this colourway comes from a beautiful piece of African wax cloth that was part of a set...

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The Autumn Box - A Wonderful Collaboration

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The Autumn Box - A Wonderful Collaboration

Some of you will already have heard about the collaboration with Ellen of KaLokShekEllen and Verity of Truly Hooked. We're having lots of fun putting together a delightful celebration of Autumn! For an Autumn baby, I seem to be more attached to warmth and sunshine. I'd have to put that down to travelling a lot as I was growing up and probably also, living in warmer parts of the world. But I do love connecting with the seasons, whether it be in the food I cook, seeking out seasonal hints with the children when out walking, or the colours I...

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August Yorkshire Yarn Fest

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August Yorkshire Yarn Fest

It's that time again! It's virtual Yorkshire Yarn Fest! As usual, you can find me over at the Yorkshire Yarn Fest Instagram account (at 2:45 pm BST) chatting away about the update. Feel free to let me know if there's anything you'd like to see close up. There are so many amazing vendors taking part. Do join us there!    Wonderful Woolly Originals Creations But before I share more about the update have a look at this!  Isn't it just beautiful! Sarah of Woolly Originals has made this lovely bag using 100% merino in the Red Sea and Cinnamon colourways....

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A Quick Catch Up!

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A Quick Catch Up!

Time seems to get away from me! So here's a little catch up of what's been going on around here.  Around the Web Anne Butera of My Giant Strawberry, had a chat with me about inspiration (you'll find the video here). Anne and I have been in touch online since 2012, when I was still in Saudi Arabia. So it was amazing to finally talk to her!    BIPOC Makers Project ran a special feature on their Instagram account called July To Dye For, where they highlighted my yarn on one of the days! That was just wonderful of them especially...

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