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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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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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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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