Fruitful Fusion Blog — seasonal

A New Look and Sale Week!

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A New Look and Sale Week!

It's been a strange year, but I hope you're all enjoying some time (celebrating or not) with loved ones over the holiday period, whether it be safely in-person or virtually. I've been busy with decorating and re-organising things at home and in between, I decided to re-organise the website too! I always found it annoying that the categories wouldn't show up in the side bar. But now that I've changed things a bit, if you click on "SHOP" at the top, you'll see all the categories in the left side bar. Does that make things a little bit easier to...

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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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The Knitting & Stitching Show goes virtual!

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The Knitting & Stitching Show goes virtual!

Beyond Knitting & Stitching This time last year, I'd completely immersed myself in yarn shows! After living away from London for 15 years it was amazing to go back there, with my yarn, and exhibit at The Knitting and Stitiching Show, Alexandra Palace. As we try to make the most of the current situation we're facing, I decided to take part in Beyond K&S. You'll find lots of great vendors in the Shopping Hub (with lots of special offers too) and there are all sorts of workshops taking place. I will have some mini selections going in to the shop, made up...

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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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