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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 gravitate towards. Oh I'm so excited about the Autumn Box!   The box will include a 50g skein of yarn dyed...

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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. It's even more glorious "in person"! Have a look at the other three stunning bags!   New Colourways and Experiments...

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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 as there were so many talented dyers featured!   Collaboration You may have already come across the Ishrat Hat pattern...

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The (Virtual) Wool Monty!

Unfortunately we can’t be at The Wool Monty this weekend … but the (Virtual) Wool Monty is on!!! So many fabulous vendors will be updating their online shops on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June, 2020 … and so will I! There will be special offers and all sorts of contributions from everyone. I can’t wait to check it out myself! To “attend” the show: Join the (Virtual) Wool Monty Facebook page Or Follow #MontyAtHome on Instagram The shop update is scheduled from 10 am BST on Saturday but I will be popping in here and there on both platforms. One of the things that I’ll be telling you more about (in an Instagram live) is the All Together Sweater...

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