July and August knitting
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You may have spotted that my family and I moved back to Denmark in July and therefore I never managed to get a knitting update out for that month. So this one will include the knitting I have been doing … Read More

Recycled Sweater Yarn
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I’m quite thrifty! Some of my friend (and definitely my mother) would say that I’m a cheapskate. But I don’t subscribe to this view. I’m just careful with my money, but I also like spending it on stuff that I … Read More

Rare Breed: Red Silk and Khaki Cashmere Sweater Yarn
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‘Hi, I’m 30g or 100m of rare breed yarn. My mom was red silk and dad was a khaki cashmere sweater, Oh, and I’m 16 strands per inch making me the perfect 3-ply yarn’ See what my siblings have to … Read More

Rare Breed: Teal Cashmere Sweater and Soya Yarn
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Yeah! I have been sold and get to go home with a new friend. ‘Hi, I’m 70g or 175m of rare breed yarn. My mom was undyed soya and dad was a pale teal cashmere sweater, Oh, and I’m 14 … Read More

Rare Breed: Teal Merino and White Cashmere Sweater Yarn
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‘Hi, I’m 40g or 120m of rare breed yarn. My mom was a teal merino fibre and dad was a white cashmere sweater, Oh, and I’m 14 strands per inch making me the perfect 4-ply yarn’ See what my siblings … Read More

Rare Breed: Green Merino Sweater and Soya Yarn
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‘Hi, I’m 70g or 113m of rare breed yarn. My mom was undyed soya and dad was a pale green merino sweater, Oh, and I’m 12 strands per inch making me the perfect sports weight yarn’ See what my siblings … Read More

Love Child: Teal Cashmere Yarn
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‘Hi, I’m the love child of a pale teal cashmere sweater that has been carefully 3 plied. I’m 14 strands per inch making me the perfect 4-ply gauge.’ There are three of us left: 54g / 209m 33g / 122m … Read More

Love Child: Khaki Cashmere Yarn
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‘Hi, I’m the love child of a khaki cashmere sweater that has been carefully 3 plied. I’m 14 strands per inch making me the perfect 4-ply gauge.’ There are three of us: 60g / 250m 80g / 374m 75g / … Read More

Love Child: Green Merino Yarn
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‘Hi, I’m the love child of a pale green merino sweater that has been carefully 3 plied. I’m 18 strands per inch making me the perfect 3-ply gauge.’ There are three of us – but we have all been used … Read More

Decorated Spindles
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I have rather taken to decorating with paper and varnish – in other words decoupage. The latest victims of this fancy were my cheap spindles. First I painted them black, and then I decorated the whorl with cuttings from a … Read More

Interested in weaving, spinning or dyeing
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This August the Hampshire Weavers, Spinners and Dyers (WSP) Guild are celebrating their 60th Anniversary with the exhibition “Jubilations” from the 17th-30th August (10.00-17.00) at the Great Hall in Winchester. Admission is free. Come along and enjoy weaving, spinning and … Read More