Fruitful Fusion Blog

Collaborations Galore!

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Collaborations Galore!

I'm not sure what happened this week! I moved the dyeing in to the "Dye Shed" and all of the collaborations happened at the same time! Well, by "all" I mean two! And I've absolutely loved working with some amazing people! Around The World in 80 Socks by Mina Philipp When Mina Philipp, the designer and podcaster also known as the Knitting Expat, asked me if I'd like to dye something up for her upcoming sock club, of course I had to! I dyed up London Dusk, inspired by Mina's hometown, as well as my own, London! If you didn't...

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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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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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New Year, New Yarn Storage?

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New Year, New Yarn Storage?

As I said previously, there's a lot of re-organising going on here. I now have an allocated space for packing all of your orders, storing all of the yummy, dyed and dried squishiness (no more dining table yarn-skeining sessions) and for typing and sending out these emails! Woohoo! There is actually another new space I can't wait to share with you, but it needs a little tidy up first!As for all of my yarny WIPS (Works In Progress), they are still being sorted out. I don't know about you, but I have LOADS! So now, I'm working my way through...

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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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