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Indie Across The Pond!

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Indie Across The Pond!

It's almost time! I'm so excited! If you haven't registered, head over to Indie Untangled to do so. It all kicks off tomorrow, Friday 19th March, 2021 at 9am EDT/1pm GMT/2pm CET. There are Afternoon Tea chats on each of the days as well as Virtual Shopping Sessions (via Zoom). You can even book in a private shopping appointment if there's that something special you're looking for or you need a little helping hand with colour combinations for a particular project. You'll find me on Sunday's Afternoon Tea with the Makers. You might also find me joining in with the games, if...

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Waltham Abbey Wool Show

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Waltham Abbey Wool Show

Have you got your tickets for the first yarn show of 2021? Unfortunately, we're still having to visit yarn shows virtually, but the organisers of WAWS have done a great job putting together this yarn show experience from the comfort of your homes! There is an amazing line-up of designers and podcasters you can meet via Zoom and vendors will be going live over at the WAWS Facebook page. You can catch me there at 3:30 pm GMT. On top of all that, you can also purchase tickets (for ONLY £2) to attend the Zoom Exhibitor Marketplace, where you can visit...

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Yorkshire Yarn Fest - November

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Yorkshire Yarn Fest - November

Virtual Yarn Shows I'm sure I'm not the only one that keeps thinking about all the plans they'd made for 2020. And now as we come to the end of lockdown in the UK, we are told of local lockdowns that are due to start straight after! As anxiety-inducing, frustrating and sad (with the loss of a loved one) a time it has been, I am grateful for the virtual connections and re-connections I've made. I hope you're managing to keep in touch with loved ones and your local community somehow.    Yorkshire Yarn Fest  So to see 2020 off...

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Special Fruity Knitting Fundraiser Colourway

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Special Fruity Knitting Fundraiser Colourway

Some of you might be avid watchers of the Fruity Knitting podcast and will be aware of Andrew's brain tumour diagnosis. If not, this is where they bravely announced the situation. I was deeply saddened by this news. So when Kathryn of Crafternoon Treats posted her idea of forming a Fruity Knitting Yarn community project, I knew I wanted to join in! My Fruity Knitting colourway pre-order will go live tomorrow Sunday 22nd November, 2020 at 10 am GMT. It will be available on Merino Nylon 4-ply and BFL 4-ply. £5 from the sale of each skein will be donated...

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How are you doing?

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How are you doing?

Really. Are you doing ok as we head in to a second lockdown, here in the UK? It is a strange time and I continue trying to stay positive, focusing on activities to keep my mental wellbeing in good shape. Walking, knitting and journaling are a few of the things that I turn to. So as well as the WestKnits MKAL, I signed up for some test knits and hoping to share a finished object with you soon!  There is a small shop update going live today at 6pm GMT with some one of a kind colourways, some lovely 50g...

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